HOUSTON, 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., Thursday, November 14, 2013, as they award $20,000 through the Partnership Grant Program (PGP) to Houston Citizens Chamber Foundation.
Houston Citizens Chamber Foundation is a nonprofit established to give support toward advancing, educating, equipping and empowering minority business entrepreneurs, professionals, and students. This 37-year-old entity has partnered with local businesses and higher education institutions to assist minority entrepreneurs in generating and facilitating growth for their businesses by providing technical assistance services.
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., Thursday, November 14, 2013|
|WHO:||Eric Lyons, President, Houston Citizens Chamber Foundation|
|William Traylor, Board Chair, Greater Houston Black Chamber (GHBC) Board of Directors|
|Vernita Harris, 1st Vice Chair, GHBC Board of Directors|
|Courtney Johnson-Rose, 2nd Vice Chair, GHBC Board of Directors|
|Kimberly Williams, GHBC Board Member|
|Lucy Bremond, GHBC Board Member|
|Kevin Riles, GHBC Board Member|
|Joi Beasley, GHBC Board Member|
|J. Downey Bridgwater, Houston Market President, Comerica Bank|
|Vanessa T. Reed, AVP, South Texas CRA Manager, Comerica Bank|
|Greg Hettrick, VP, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas|
|WHERE:||Houston Citizens Chamber Foundation|
|3040 Post Oak Blvd., Ste 1600|
|Houston, Texas 77056|
CONTACT: Corporate Communications Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas www.fhlb.com (214) 441-8445
Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas