Mississippi Dignitaries to Attend Check Presentation as Panola Habitat for Humanity Receives a $24K Grant

*** MEDIA EVENT: Check Presentation, 11:30 a.m., November 10***

Nov 09, 2015, 15:12 ET from Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

BATESVILLE, Miss., Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson (D-2) and Batesville Mayor Jerry Autrey are scheduled to attend a $24,000 Partnership Grant Program check presentation to Panola Habitat for Humanity on November 10. The collective contribution, which will be used to hire staff to assist in fundraising efforts, comes from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), First Security Bank, and Guaranty Bank and Trust Company.

The check presentation will take place at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 10 at Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, 1200 Highway 6 East in Batesville, Mississippi. The media is encouraged to attend.

PGP awards provide grants up to $12,000 to community-based organizations (CBOs), like Panola Habitat for Humanity. The funds may be used for research, organizational capacity-building, grant- and funding-application assistance, or contractual services. Through PGP awards, FHLB Dallas matches a member's contribution to a CBO of $500 up to $4,000 at a 3:1 ratio. The grants are offered once a year through FHLB Dallas members. In 2015, FHLB Dallas awarded $225,000 in PGP funds. For more information, visit fhlb.com.

WHAT: Check Presentation

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 10, 2015

WHO: Jerry Autrey, Mayor, City of Batesville, Mississippi 
Rep. Bennie Thompson, U.S. Congressman, 2nd District  
Keith Buck, City President, Batesville, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company
Connie Hawkins, CFO, Cashier & EVP, First Security Bank; President, Panola Habitat for Humanity
Bob Wadsworth, Board Member, Panola Habitat for Humanity 
Greg Hettrick, Vice President, Community Investment, FHLB Dallas

WHERE: Guaranty Bank and Trust Company                             
1200 Highway 6 East 
Batesville, MS 38606


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