MONROE, La., Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), BancorpSouth Bank, Community Trust Bank, Cross Keys Bank, IBERIABANK, Ouachita Independent Bank, and Progressive Bank at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 23, 2013, as they present $20,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) awards to a Monroe, Louisiana, nonprofit.
NOVA Workforce Institute of Northeast Louisiana (NOVA) plans to use the PGP funds to assist with organizational capacity building, assist with applying for grants, and/or other funding or contractual services. NOVA connects the workforce needs of employers with Northeast Louisiana residents in search of living wage jobs and benefits.
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:||11:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 23, 2013|
|WHO:||The Honorable Francis Thompson, Louisiana State Senate, District 34|
|The Honorable Jay Morris, Louisiana State Representative, District 14|
|L.J. Holland, NELA Market President, BancorpSouth Bank|
|Joey McGinn, SVP of Commercial Lending, Community Trust Bank|
|Shelia Grayson, VP, Community Reinvestment Officer, Community Trust Bank|
|Michael Vizard, President and CEO, Cross Keys Bank|
|Greg Kahmann, SVP, Commercial Lending, IBERIABANK|
|Patti Bates, VP, Human Resources Director, Ouachita Independent Bank|
|Jeff Laudenheimer, VP- Private Banking, Progressive Bank|
|Ashley West, AVP-Community Relations, Progressive Bank|
|Greg Hettrick, VP, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas|
|Paul West, Executive Director, NOVA Workforce Institute of Northeast Louisiana|
|WHERE:||Monroe Chamber of Commerce|
|212 Walnut Street, Suite 100|
|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