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Red River Bank to Award $7,500 Grant to Louisiana Neighborhood Organization

December 3, 2019 GMT

ALEXANDRIA, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2019--

Red River Bank will award $7,500 to the GAEDA Revitalization Corporation (GRC), which the organization will use to further its mission. Red River Bank received the 2019 CARE Award in October from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). An acronym that stands for “Community Area Revitalization Efforts,” the CARE Award recognizes Red River Bank’s commitment to affordable housing and community revitalization. As part of the award, Red River Bank received $7,500 to donate to support a community-based organization of its choice.

The media is encouraged to join local dignitaries and bank representatives at a check presentation at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, at Red River Bank’s offices at 1412 Centre Court Drive, 3 rd Floor Board Room in Alexandria.

Since opening in 1999, Red River Bank has leveraged $9.1 million in FHLB Dallas grants and community investment funds to assist 530 households. Programs include down payment and closing cost assistance for first-time homebuyers, affordable housing grants for the construction of housing for elderly and other special-needs households and housing repair and rehabilitation assistance for veterans.

For more information about the community investment products from FHLB Dallas, visit fhlb.com/community.

WHAT:

Check Presentation

 

 

WHEN:

2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 3, 2019

 

 

WHO:

Blake Chatelain, President and CEO, Red River Bank

 

Tammi Salazar, Executive Vice President, Red River Bank

 

Jannease Seastrunk, Vice President, Community Relations/CRA Officer, Red River Bank

 

Donna Howe, Central Louisiana Office Manager, Office of Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-LA

 

Tommie Seaton, Regional Director, Office of Senator Bill Cassidy, R-LA

 

Willie Spears, Executive Director, GAEDA Revitalization Corporation

 

Greg Hettrick, First Vice President, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas

 

 

WHERE:

Red River Bank

 

1412 Centre Court Drive, 3 rd Floor Board Room

 

Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

 

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CONTACT: Corporate Communications

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

fhlb.com

(214) 441-8445

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA LOUISIANA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: FUND RAISING BANKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PHILANTHROPY

SOURCE: Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

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