MEDIA ADVISORY -- FHLB Dallas Joins Veritex Community Bank in Presenting a $4,000 Grant to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland

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GARLAND, Texas, Nov. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and Veritex Community Bank at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 26, 2013, as they award $4,000 through the Partnership Grant Program (PGP) to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland (HFHGG).

HFHGG is a nonprofit established to provide homeownership opportunities to low- and moderate-income families through the rehabilitation of older homes and the construction of new homes. Over the last 20 years, HFHGG has rehabbed 47 homes and built 30 new homes. It will use the grant for organizational capacity building by offsetting operational and staffing expenses.

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: 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 26, 2013
WHO: The Honorable John Carona, Texas State Senator, District 16
The Honorable Angie Chen Button, Texas State Representative,
District 112
The Honorable Douglas Athas, Mayor of the City of Garland, Texas
Marty Rogers, Executive Director, HFHGG
Bob Whitlock, Board President, HFHGG
Beth Leos, Director of Development, HFHGG
James Miller, EVP and Chief Lending Officer, Veritex Community Bank
Mark Smith, Market President, Lakewood, Veritex Community Bank
Lorrie Cantrell, Vice President, Veritex Community Bank
Greg Hettrick, VP, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas
Michael Lambert, Government & Industry Liaison, FHLB Dallas
WHERE: Veritex Community Bank
622 Clara Barton Blvd.
Garland, Texas 75042

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

Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas