Media Advisory -- Comerica Bank and FHLB Dallas Award $30K Partnership Grant to Assist Dallas Nonprofit With Small Business Training Program

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Logo

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
WHERE: Comerica Bank
2875 W. Wheatland Road
Dallas, TX 75237

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas logo is available at

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

Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas