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MEDIA ADVISORY -- FHLB Dallas Joins First Community Bank in Presenting Two $10,000 Grants to Local Nonprofits

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BATESVILLE, Ark., Nov. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and First Community Bank at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 18, 2013, as they award two $10,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) awards to local Batesville, Arkansas, nonprofits.

Hill Haven Manor, Inc., a senior residential center, will use the grants for soft costs associated with engineering services to remodel its existing units to allow for the installation of stackable washers and dryers. Family Violence Prevention, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to providing services for victims of violence, plans to use the PGP funds to assist with upkeep and deferred maintenance on its local facilities.

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., Monday, November 18, 2013
WHO: The Honorable David Wyatt, Arkansas State Senator, District 12
The Honorable James McLean, Arkansas State Representative, District 72
The Honorable Rick Elumbaugh, Mayor of the City of Batesville, AR
Pat Dunhegan, Executive Director, Hill Haven Manor, Inc.
Sylvia Crosby, President, Hill Haven Manor, Inc.
Patty Duncan, Executive Director, Family Violence Prevention, Inc.
Dale Cole, Chairman/CEO, First Community Bank
Boris Dover, President/COO, First Community Bank
Shalyn Carlile, Secondary Mortgage Market Coordinator, First Community Bank
Luanne Gregory, Branch Communications Coordinator, First Community Bank
Greg Hettrick, VP, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas
WHERE: Community Room
First Community Bank
1325 Harrison Street
Batesville, AR 72503

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

Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas