DALLAS, Oct. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join representatives from Comerica Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) as they present a $30,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award to the Business Assistance Center in Dallas, Texas, on Thursday, October 18, 2012.
The Business Assistance Center will use the funds toward its micro-enterprise program, a 16-week training course of instruction, education, planning, and business development for new business owners.
Also joining Comerica and FHLB Dallas will be State Representative Yvonne Davis, District 111 and State Senator Royce West, District 23.
FHLB Dallas awarded $225,000 in grants through its PGP this year. The funds provide funding for the operational needs of community-based organizations involved in affordable housing and community development.
|WHEN:||10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 18, 2012|
|WHO:||State Representative Yvonne Davis, Texas, District 111|
|State Senator Royce West, Texas, District 23|
|Shawn Williams, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, City of Dallas|
|Van G. Howard, Executive Director, Business Assistance Center|
|Hollis Brashear, Chairman Emeritus, Business Assistance Center|
|Lonzie Greene, Treasurer, Business Assistance Center|
|Terry Allen, Business Development Director, Business Assistance Center|
|Cruz Juarez, Administrative Assistant, Business Assistance Center|
|Lueretha Slack, Vice President, North Texas CRA Market Manager, Comerica Bank|
|Debbie Tucker, Banking Center Manager, Comerica Bank|
|Bruce Hatton, Vice President and Director of Affordable Housing, Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas|
|Michael Lambert, Government & Industry Liaison, Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas|
|2875 W. Wheatland Road|
|Dallas, TX 75237|
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CONTACT: Corporate Communications Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas www.fhlb.com (214) 441-8445
Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas