Community Trust Bank and FHLB Dallas Award $14K Grant to Home Coalition of NE LA

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MONROE, La., Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and Community Trust Bank at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, as they present the HOME Coalition of Northeast Louisiana with a $14,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award.

The HOME Coalition is a Monroe, Louisiana-based coalition of nonprofits, government agencies, faith-based groups, businesses, and individuals concerned with homelessness in Northeast Louisiana.

The nonprofit organization will use the grant to help fund a planning coordinator position.

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

WHEN: 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 23, 2013
WHO: Billy Haddad, SVP of Business Development, Community Trust Bank
Shelia Grayson, VP, Community Reinvestment Officer, Community Trust Bank
Ella Nimmers, Board of Directors, Home Coalition of Northeast LA
Greg Hettrick, VP, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas
WHERE: Forsythe Banking Center (Community Trust Bank)
2400 Forsythe Avenue
Monroe, Louisiana 71201

CONTACT: Corporate Communications Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas www.fhlb.com (214) 441-8445

Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas