MEDIA ADVISORY -- FHLB Dallas and First Guaranty Bank Present Nebillie, Inc. a $500K AHP Grant

| Source: Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

HAMMOND, La., Dec. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join Mayor Mayson Foster, along with representatives from First Guaranty Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), today as they announce a $500,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant to Nebillie, Inc.

Nebillie, Inc. will use the money to renovate the Terrace of Hammond apartments. The project involves the rehabilitation of 11 residential buildings and one clubhouse, which will result in 79, one-, two-, and three-bedroom rental units.

AHP grants are awarded through FHLB Dallas member financial institutions, such as First Guaranty Bank, to assist in the development of affordable owner-occupied and rental housing for very low- to moderate-income households. This year, FHLB Dallas awarded $11.3 million in AHP funding to 36 projects across its five-state District of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Texas.

The public and media are welcome to attend the event.

WHEN 1:00 PM: Monday, December 2, 2013 
WHO: The Honorable Mayson Foster, Mayor of the City of Hammond, LA
  The Honorable Ben Nevers, Louisiana State Senator, District 12
  The Honorable Chris Broadwater, Louisiana State Representative, District 86
  Arby Smith, Owner, RichSmith Development
  Keith Richardson, Owner, RichSmith Development
  Kristina Knight, Vice President of Acquisitions, RichSmith Development
  Danielle Nall, Vice President of Development, RichSmith Development
  Pete Panepinto, Director of Administration, City of Hammond
  Johnny Blount, City of Hammond Council Member, District 1
  Lacy Landrum, Grants Administrator, City of Hammond
  Alton B. Lewis Jr., CEO and President, First Guaranty Bank
  Andrew Gasaway Jr., Board Secretary, First Guaranty Bank
  Randal A. McDonald, SVP and Chief Risk Officer, First Guaranty Bank
  Eric J. Dosch, Chief Financial Officer, First Guaranty Bank
  Larry A. Stark, Executive Vice President, First Guaranty Bank
  Desiree B. Simmons, AVP, Marketing and Training, First Guaranty Bank
  Greg Hettrick, VP, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas
  Michael Lambert, Government & Industry Liaison, FHLB Dallas
WHERE:   First Guaranty Bank
  400 E. Thomas Street
  Hammond, LA 70401
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