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Liberty National Bank, First Federal Community Bank, and FHLB Dallas Award $20K Partnership Grant to New Hope Center of Paris

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PARIS, Texas, Sept. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join Liberty National Bank in Paris, First Federal Community Bank, and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) as they present $20,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to New Hope Center of Paris, Texas.

New Hope Center of Paris will use the funds to purchase kitchen appliances and items for laundry facilities at a new shelter site in Paris. New Hope Center of Paris provides low-income housing, food, and other support services to women and children recovering from homelessness.

FHLB Dallas awarded $225,000 in grants through its PGP this year. The grants provide funding for the operational needs of community-based organizations involved in affordable housing and community development.

WHEN: 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 17, 2013
WHO: Gay Ballew, Executive Director, New Hope Center of Paris
Richard Amis, President and CEO, First Federal Community Bank
Carl Cecil, President, Liberty National Bank in Paris
Teresa Woodard, VP, Mortgage Lending, Liberty National Bank
Greg Hettrick, VP, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas
Andrea Williams, Chief of Staff for State Representative George Lavender, District 1
Lawrence Malone, Commissioner Precinct One, Lamar County Commissioners Court
Lonnie Layton, Commissioner Precinct Two, Lamar County Commissioners Court
Rodney Pollard, Commissioner Precinct Three, Lamar County Commissioners Court
Keith Mitchell, Commissioner Precinct Four, Lamar County Commissioners Court
WHERE: New Hope Center (in the chapel)
777 Bonham Street
Paris, Texas 75460

CONTACT: Corporate Communications Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas www.fhlb.com (214) 441-8445 Follow us on Twitter @FHLBDallas

Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas