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,|
|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 www.fhlb.com (214) 441-8445
Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas