Media Advisory: Four Banks to Join FHLB Dallas to Award $37K to Lufkin Nonprofit

***1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 11, 211 E. Shepherd Avenue Suite 110, Lufkin, TX***

LUFKIN, Texas, October 07, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will join Austin Bank, Texas N.A.; Cadence Bank, Southside Bank and VeraBank to award $37,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funding to Lufkin Neighborhood STRONG. The funds will be awarded during a ceremonial check presentation on Tuesday, October 11, at the Lufkin Neighborhood STRONG office in Lufkin, Texas. The media is encouraged to attend.

Lufkin Neighborhood STRONG assists elderly disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners in Angelina and adjacent counties to repair homes for improved accessibility. The grant proceeds will be used for salaries, training and costs associated with applying for additional sources of funding.

FHLB Dallas provides up to a 3:1 match of member contributions to provide a match of up to $12,000 per member to promote and strengthen relationships between community-based organizations and FHLB Dallas members.


Check presentation for Lufkin Neighborhood STRONG


1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 11, 2022


Debbie Braune, Senior Vice President, Risk Management, CRA Officer, Austin Bank, Texas N.A.

Chase Luce, Vice President, Austin Bank, Texas N.A., Treasurer of Lufkin Neighborhood STRONG

Joe Rich, Market President, Cadence Bank

Codie Jenkins, Executive Vice President, Southside Bank

Lauren Cox, Vice President, Mortgage Lender, VeraBank

Kyle King, Commercial Credit Analyst II, VeraBank

Wayne Lawrence, Executive Director, Lufkin Neighborhood STRONG

Melanie Dill, Community and Economic Development Product Manager, FHLB


Lufkin Neighborhood STRONG, 211 E. Shepherd Avenue, Suite 110, Lufkin, TX

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