FHLB Dallas Collaborates With Three Local Banks to Award Partnership Grant

FHLB Dallas, American State Bank, Citizens Bank and First Bank & Trust Award $18,000 in Partnership Grants

LUBBOCK, Texas, Sept. 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Wednesday, September 30, 2009 representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), American State Bank, Citizens Bank, and First Bank & Trust will award Partnership grants to North & East Lubbock Community Development Corporation (North & East Lubbock CDC).

The grants total at $18,000 to assist North & East Lubbock CDC with operational costs as it continues its mission to promote affordable housing and economic development in the Lubbock community. First Bank & Trust will host a check presentation and media event.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 - Lubbock, Texas

 WHEN:     2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 30, 2009

 WHERE:    FirstBank Centre
           9816 Slide Road
           Lubbock, Texas 79410

 WHO:      Quincy White, North & East Lubbock CDC Executive Director
           Velma Lethridge, North & East Lubbock CDC Board Secretary
           Irasema Velasquez, North & East Lubbock CDC Board Advisory
           Nathan Cage, North & East Lubbock CDC Board Member
           Vanessa Perez, North & East Lubbock CDC Housing Counselor
           Brian Piscacek, North & East Lubbock CDC Planning and
                           Research Assistant
           Greg Jones, American State Bank Executive Vice President
                       and North & East Lubbock CDC Board Treasurer
           Randy Jordan, Citizens Bank Executive Vice President
           Monty Long, Citizens Bank Senior Vice President
           Bill deTournillion, First Bank & Trust Senior Vice
                               President of Marketing and Strategic
           Andy Hartman, First Bank & Trust Director of Marketing
           Greg Hettrick, FHLB Dallas Vice President and Director of
                          Community Investment
           Ashley Shannon, FHLB Dallas Marketing and Communications

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