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Media Advisory -- Local Banks Award $40K to MainStreet Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, N.M., Dec. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join representatives from Community 1st Bank Las Vegas, Southwest Capital Bank, and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, as they present $40,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to MainStreet Las Vegas.

MainStreet Las Vegas will use the funds to support some of its existing programs, such as a project to renovate the historic downtown area, and for other administrative purposes.

FHLB Dallas awarded $225,000 in grants through its PGP this year. The program provides funding for the operational needs of community-based organizations involved in affordable housing and community development.

WHEN: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2012
WHO: Mayor Alfonso E. Ortiz, Jr., Mayor, City of Las Vegas
Cynthia Collins, Executive Director, MainStreet Las Vegas
Ray Litherland, CEO and Chairman, Community 1st Bank Las Vegas
Keith Tucker, President, Community 1st Bank Las Vegas
Greg Levenson, President and CEO, Southwest Capital Bank
Mike Melton, Executive Vice President, Southwest Capital Bank
Greg Hettrick, Vice President and Director of Community Investment, Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
WHERE: Las Vegas Visitors Center (inside the old Depot Station)
500 Railroad Avenue
Las Vegas, NM 87701

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=3013

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

Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas