Community Bank N.A. donates comfort packs to CASA

Submitted Photo Pictured (left to right): Community Bank N.A. District Manager Lisa Allenson, Customer Service Representative Nancy Pavolko, Head Teller Chris Overturf, Retail Services Officer Amy Shelters and Teller Meghan Allenson.

MAYVILLE — Local Community Bank N.A. branches recently presented Court Appointed Special Advocates of Chautauqua County with comfort packs to help support its mission of helping local foster care children in need. Comfort packs are given to foster children who otherwise would have no way to carry their belongings from home to home.

Established in 2003, CASA provides a powerful voice for abused and neglected children in the foster care system. CASA trains and supports court appointed, and adult volunteers who advocate for the more than 110 children in the Chautauqua County foster care system. To learn more about the organization, visit

If you are interested in donating comfort packs to CASA of Chautauqua email Carrie Rinehart at or by calling 753-4132.

About Community Bank System Inc.

Community Bank System Inc. operates more than 190 customer facilities across Upstate New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania through its banking subsidiary, Community Bank N.A. For more information about Community Bank, visit or

About CASA of Chautauqua County, Inc.

CASA of Chautauqua County, Inc. is a nonprofit agency that helps advocates for the best interest of abused and neglected children in foster care. CASA relies on trained adult volunteers who are appointed by the Chautauqua County Family Court judge to advocate for abused and neglected children in court. The mission of the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program in Chautauqua County is to provide an independent voice in court, advocating for the best interest of abused and neglected children in the pursuit of safe and permanent homes.