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Aug 28, 2015, 17:29 ET
Destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the New Orleans Mission Family Center reopened in 2009 with help from a $350,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). Additional special grant funds totaling $3 million for housing, $1.3 for small businesses, and $200,000 for nonprofits were awarded by FHLB Dallas after the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005.

FHLB Dallas Looks Back 10 Years Post-Katrina

 Community lenders along the Gulf Coast rose to a challenge that began 10 years ago tomorrow, and at times, seemed insurmountable —...

Aug 28, 2015, 09:51 ET
The public is invited to submit photos to Community Bank of the Chesapeake's 2016 Calendar Contest, running now through September 25.

Community Bank of the Chesapeake Announces Kickoff of 2016 Calendar Contest

 Community Bank of the Chesapeake is now accepting submissions for its annual Calendar Contest. The public is invited to submit original...

Aug 28, 2015, 08:47 ET

ISBA Announces Third Quarter 2015 Dividend

 Isabella Bank Corporation (OTCQX:ISBA), announced today that the Board of Directors of the Corporation declared a third quarter cash dividend...

Aug 27, 2015, 10:04 ET

Bank of South Carolina Corporation Declares Dividend

 At its August 27, 2015 meeting, the Board of Directors of Bank of South Carolina Corporation the parent company for The Bank of South...

Aug 27, 2015, 09:01 ET
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Benjamin Wynd, CPA Joins Franklin Financial Network, Inc. Board of Directors

Franklin Financial Network, Inc. (NYSE:FSB) announced today that effective August 25, 2015, Benjamin Wynd, CPA has been appointed to the Board...

Aug 27, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Fortifying Your Business: Bank of the West Manufacturing Report Highlights Fraud and Security Issues and Provides Preventative Measures for Small and Midsized Businesses

Bank of the West announced today the publication of "Fortifying Your Business: Fraud and Security Measures for U.S. Manufacturers," a  paper...

Aug 26, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Comerica Bank's Texas Index Sees Smallest Decline of 2015

 Comerica Bank's Texas Economic Activity Index eased in June, decreasing 0.6 percentage points to a level of 96.0. June's reading is 23 points,...

Aug 26, 2015, 12:58 ET
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Celtic Bank Facilitates Multiple Commercial Renewable Energy Projects

 Celtic Bank is pleased to announce that it recently facilitated several small to mid-scale commercial solar renewable energy projects...

Aug 26, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Comerica Bank's California Index Sees Third Consecutive Gain

 Comerica Bank's California Economic Activity Index grew in June, increasing 0.4 percentage points to a level of 121.1. June's reading is 37...

Aug 26, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Comerica Bank's Michigan Index Continues Strong Gains for Third Month

 Comerica Bank's Michigan Economic Activity Index grew in June, increasing 1.9 percentage points to reach a level of 126.8. June's reading is...

Aug 26, 2015, 09:30 ET

TD Bank Florida Pulse Check Finds Small Business Owners Optimistic about Business, Meeting Revenue Goals

 Florida small businesses are on track to meet or exceed their revenue goals for 2015, according to the second annual Florida Small Business...

Aug 26, 2015, 08:18 ET
With 100 days to holidays, SunTrust helps people prepare for upcoming spending.

100 Days to Holidays: SunTrust Helps People Prepare for Upcoming Spending

 August 29 marks 100 days until the first December holiday and SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) is offering financial strategies to help people...

Aug 25, 2015, 18:04 ET
Retired prep cook Fay Johnson, now living on disability, was awarded a Special Needs Assistance Program (SNAP) grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). SNAP grants are available through FHLB Dallas' participating members, like The First, A National Banking Association, to assist income-qualified, special-needs homeowners with necessary home repairs and modifications.

SNAP Grant Funds Mississippi Resident's Home Repairs

 The floors in Fay Johnson's Waveland, Mississippi, home were buckling. The electrical system had problems, and the bathroom sink and toilet...

Aug 25, 2015, 16:39 ET
California Bank & Trust voted "Best Bank" and "Best Commercial Bank" in San Diego.

California Bank & Trust Voted "Best Bank" In San Diego For Fifth Consecutive Year

California Bank & Trust (CB&T) has been voted "Best Bank" and "Best Commercial Bank" by the readers of the San Diego Union-Tribune. San...

Aug 25, 2015, 09:30 ET
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Bank of the West Strengthens its Retail Banking Group with Strategic SBA Business Developer Hires

 Bank of the West announced today the addition of three new Small Business Administration (SBA) Business Development Officers in its Retail...

Aug 24, 2015, 10:38 ET
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Food Bank For New York City Launches 10th Annual "Go Orange To End Hunger"™ Campaign During September's Hunger Action Month

Food Bank For New York City, the city's major hunger relief organization, is launching its 10th annual monthlong Go Orange to End Hunger™...

Aug 21, 2015, 12:24 ET
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State-Investors Bank, FHLB Dallas Ramp Up Assistance to New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity

 In 1987, Barbara Thibodeaux inherited the New Orleans, Louisiana, home where she was raised. Today, at 70, arthritis in her knees means Ms....

Aug 21, 2015, 12:10 ET

SunTrust a Founding Partner of New Atlanta Stadium

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) today announced that it has become a founding partner of the new home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC...

Aug 21, 2015, 11:58 ET
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State-Investors Bank, FHLB Dallas Ramp Up Assistance to New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity

 In 1987, Barbara Thibodeaux inherited the New Orleans, Louisiana, home where she was raised. Today, at 70, arthritis in her knees means Ms....

Aug 20, 2015, 18:52 ET
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Santa Cruz County Bank Promotes Angelo DeBernardo, Jr. to Chief Lending Officer

 Santa Cruz County Bank (OTCQX: SCZC), a locally owned and operated full-service bank headquartered in Santa Cruz County, today announced the...