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Banks to Present Career Gear of Greater Houston with $16K Grant

Veritex Community Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $16,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Career Gear of Greater Houston during a ceremonial check presentation August 9.

Career Gear of Greater Houston is a nonprofit that works to encourage the economic independence of underserved men and male youths. Its services include financial literacy training, career development and life skills.

The media is encouraged to join local dignitaries and bank representatives for the check presentation at 3:00 p.m. August 9 at Career Gear of Greater Houston, 750 Sharpstown Center, in Houston, Texas.

The structure of the PGP enables FHLB Dallas member institutions like Veritex Community Bank to contribute $500 to $4,000 to a community-based organization, which FHLB Dallas matches at a 3:1 ratio.

For more information about the PGP, visit fhlb.com/pgp.

WHAT:

Check Presentation

 

 

WHEN:

3:00 p.m., August 9

 

 

WHO:

Courtney Taylor, Community Development Officer, Veritex Community Bank

 

Jamay Schardien, Executive Director, Career Gear of Greater Houston

 

Aaron Hilker, Program Coordinator, Career Gear of Greater Houston

 

Alexander Okwonna, Board Member, Career of Greater Houston

 

GeGe Suttman, Board Member, Career Gear of Greater Houston

 

 

WHERE:

Career Gear of Greater Houston

 

750 Sharpstown Ctr.

 

Houston, Texas 77036

 

Contacts

Corporate Communications                                                                        

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

fhlb.com

(214) 441-8445

 

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