Home Bank's Bordelon to Ring Nasdaq Closing Bell

Nov 17, 2008, 18:00 ET from Home Bancorp, Inc.

LAFAYETTE, La., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Home Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: HBCP), the holding company for Home Bank (www.home24bank.com), announced today that John W. Bordelon, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank, will preside over the Nasdaq closing bell ceremony on Thursday, November 20, 2008. The Company's stock began trading on the Nasdaq Global Market on October 3, 2008.

John W. Bordelon, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are honored to have been invited by Nasdaq to ring the closing bell in celebration of our successful initial public offering and 100th anniversary. We are incredibly fortunate to serve communities with such rich cultures and an overriding spirit of entrepreneurship. The $89 million in capital raised through our initial public offering will help us reach more potential customers searching for a strong, community-focused bank."

To view the closing bell ceremony live, visit http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 20, 2008.

Chartered in 1908 as Home Building and Loan, Home Bank is one of Louisiana's most stable financial institutions, building on the future by doing what's right for our customers today. Personal banking is our trademark and will continue to be as we move forward with innovative banking options and new technology for our customers. Over the past century, Home Bank has always gone above and beyond, striving to be good for business and good for life.

SOURCE Home Bancorp, Inc.