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MEDIA ADVISORY -- FHLB Dallas Joins Comerica Bank in Presenting $20,000 Grant to Housing Opportunities of Fort Worth Inc.

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FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and Comerica Bank at 2:00 p.m., Friday, November 15, 2013, as they award $20,000 through the Partnership Grant Program (PGP) to Housing Opportunities, Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas.

Housing Opportunities of Fort Worth is a nonprofit established to assist low-to-moderate-income families in accessing and maintaining, affordable homeownership through homebuyer education and housing counseling. This 25-year-old organization provides one-on-one services to a vast majority of their customers and delivers in both Spanish and English

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: 2:00 p.m., Friday, November 15, 2013
WHO: The Honorable Danny Scarth, City of Fort Worth Councilmember, District 4
The Honorable Lon Burnam, Texas State Representative, District 90
Lueretha Slack, VP, North Texas CRA Market Manager, Comerica Bank
Don Hellman, Fort Worth Market President, Comerica Bank
David O'Brien, Jr., Executive Director, Housing Opportunities of Fort Worth, Inc.
Cara Smith, Director of Counseling, Housing Opportunities of Fort Worth, Inc.
Greg Hettrick, VP, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas
WHERE: Comerica Bank
1560 W. Magnolia
Fort Worth, Texas 76104

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

Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

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