HINESBURG G. Kenneth Perine, president and chief executive officer of National Bank of Middlebury, was presented the 2008 Outstanding Community Service Banking Award at the Vermont\New Hampshire Bankers Association Annual Convention recently. Perine was recognized for his exemplary commitment of service to the community. Perines prior service to the community includes membership on numerous boards of directors, including the Addison County Chamber of Commerce; Vermont Catholic Charities; the Gailer School; Hospice Volunteer Services; Addison County Community Trust; United Way of Addison County; Housing Vermont, and Addison County Economic Development Corporation. Currently, Perine serves as a director and vice chairman of Porter Medical Center; treasurer of Middlebury ID 4 School; a trustee of the Middlebury Community House; chair man of the Middlebury Downtown Improvement District Commission; a director of the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board; a director of the Town Hall Theater; a member of the Vermont Business Roundtable; and a member of the Business Advisory Council for Congressman Peter Welch. This reward honors exceptional dedication to civic responsibility and community service. The bank has offices on Main Street, Seymour Street, and Route 7 South in Middlebury, Carver Street in Brandon, Main Street in Bristol, Commerce Street in Hinesburg, and Green Street in Vergennes.