Other Philanthropy

$8K in Grants to Be Awarded to The CEO Mind Foundation of Baton Rouge

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 10:12pm

Home Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $8,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to The CEO Mind Foundation of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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  • Home Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $8,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to The CEO Mind Foundation of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • The PGP funds will help pay for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) related programming and mentorship for youth at the Youth Empowerment Zone and Community Empowerment Zone centers in Baton Rouge.
  • The media is encouraged to join local dignitaries and bank representatives at a check presentation at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, November 21 at 4000 Gus Young Avenue in Baton Rouge.
  • The structure of the PGP enables FHLB Dallas member institutions, like Home Bank, to contribute $500 to $4,000 to a community-based organization (CBO), which FHLB Dallas matches at a 3:1 ratio.

$16K in Grant Funds from Banks to Be Awarded to Benefit Special-Needs Adults

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 10:10pm

Rio Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $16,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to C.A.M.P.

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  • Rio Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $16,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to C.A.M.P.
  • University, a McAllen, Texas-based nonprofit that benefits special-needs young adults through occupational therapy, special education and rehabilitative services.
  • The funds will help pay for a feasibility and planning study of providing group housing for C.A.M.P.
  • Local dignitaries will join bank representatives at a check presentation at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Rio Bank in McAllen.

$8K Grant to Be Presented to Baton Rouge Nonprofit

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 9:27pm

Home Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $8,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to the organization, 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge.

Key Points: 
  • Home Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $8,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to the organization, 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge.
  • The PGP funds will help fund the organizations community-based programs in the areas of mentoring, education, economic empowerment and health and wellness.
  • The media is encouraged to join local dignitaries and bank representatives at a check presentation at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 21 at 2050 North Foster Drive in Baton Rouge.
  • The structure of the PGP enables FHLB Dallas member institutions, like Home Bank, to contribute $500 to $4,000 to a community-based organization, which FHLB Dallas matches at a 3:1 ratio.

First National Bank of Louisiana and FHLB Dallas to Award $24K to Educate Youth

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 9:52pm

First National Bank of Louisiana and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $24,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Empowering the Community for Excellence, which provides assistance to at-risk children to improve their academic performance.

Key Points: 
  • First National Bank of Louisiana and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $24,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Empowering the Community for Excellence, which provides assistance to at-risk children to improve their academic performance.
  • The grant will pay for computers, a printer, instructional materials and two high school mentors and tutors.
  • The media is encouraged to join local dignitaries and bank representatives at a check presentation at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 21 at First National Bank of Louisiana, 128 North Parkerson Avenue in Crowley.
  • The structure of the PGP enables FHLB Dallas member institutions like First National Bank of Louisiana to contribute $500 to $4,000 to a community-based organization, which FHLB Dallas matches at a 3:1 ratio.

AMC Theatres® Supports Will Rogers’ Brave Beginnings Program on World Prematurity Day, November 17

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:19pm

AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC), the largest theatrical exhibitor in the United States and the world, today announced its support, through its AMC Cares Charitable Fund, of Brave Beginnings, a program from the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation.

Key Points: 
  • AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC), the largest theatrical exhibitor in the United States and the world, today announced its support, through its AMC Cares Charitable Fund, of Brave Beginnings, a program from the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation.
  • The AMC Cares Charitable Fund will make a $1 donation to Brave Beginnings for every AMC Kids Pack purchased in an AMC theatre between Nov. 17, which is World Prematurity Day, through Nov. 30, up to $200,000.
  • Since its founding, Brave Beginnings has issued more than $8 million in grants, supporting 175 hospitals and more than 175,000 babies.
  • Family movie-going is core to AMC Theatres, especially during the holidays, and Brave Beginnings is a cause thats near and dear to us at AMC, as well as so many of our guests, said Ryan Wood, Head Film Buyer, AMC Theatres.

$20,000 in Grants Awarded to Project Build a Future of Lake Charles

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:03pm

First National Bank of Louisiana, First Federal Bank of Louisiana and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $20,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Project Build a Future in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Key Points: 
  • First National Bank of Louisiana, First Federal Bank of Louisiana and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $20,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Project Build a Future in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
  • The funds will help the nonprofit organization purchase home sites, improve those sites, develop a smaller home plan and develop new counseling and training for low-income working families seeking to buy a new home.
  • The media is encouraged to join local dignitaries and bank representatives at a check presentation at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 20 at 707 South Lyons Street in Lake Charles.
  • The structure of the PGP enables FHLB Dallas member institutions to contribute $500 to $4,000 to a community-based organization, which FHLB Dallas matches at a 3:1 ratio.

First Interstate BancSystem Board Announces Death of Board Member Randall Scott

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 6:11pm

It is with great sadness that First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIBK) announces that board member Randall (Randy) I. Scott passed away on November 9 in Billings at the age of 65.

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  • It is with great sadness that First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIBK) announces that board member Randall (Randy) I. Scott passed away on November 9 in Billings at the age of 65.
  • Randy Scott devoted nearly 45 years to serving the bank, starting with his work as a bank teller while attending Rocky Mountain College.
  • In 1993, he was elected to the Board of First Interstate BancSystem, providing steady leadership up until his death.
  • He was on both the Scott Family Council and the Board of Scott Family Services Corporation, serving as their Chair since 2014.

Cummins Unveils New Environmental Sustainability Strategy to Address Climate Change, Conserve Natural Resources

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 7:00pm

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today its next environmental sustainability strategy, which includes science-based goals that meet or exceed the goals in the United Nations Paris agreement on climate change.

Key Points: 
  • Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today its next environmental sustainability strategy, which includes science-based goals that meet or exceed the goals in the United Nations Paris agreement on climate change.
  • Its clear that government, businesses, nongovernmental organizations, and communities must unite behind swift, decisive action to address the environmental threats we face.
  • The strategy, called PLANET 2050, is focused on three priority areas: addressing climate change and air emissions, using natural resources in the most sustainable way, and improving communities.
  • In 2019, Cummins was named to the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for a 14th consecutive year.

Venus de Miles, Colorado’s Largest Women’s Bike Ride, Announces New Location for 2020 Event and Special Flash Sale Registration Rate

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 5:58pm

The course will run along the scenic St. Vrain River on Aug. 29, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • The course will run along the scenic St. Vrain River on Aug. 29, 2020.
  • As part of the announcement, event organizers are offering a special flash sale early registration rate of $60 for the 13th annual event through Nov. 30, 2019, available online at: www.venusdemiles.com/register .
  • The non-competitive event welcomes women of all ages and athletic abilities to participate in a fun and inspiring day while giving back to their community.
  • These students have overcome challenges such as homelessness, poverty, violence, and other dire circumstances to become mentors, pioneers, researchers, activists, and advocates.

Battelle Supports American Heart Association With $600,000 Grant

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 1:00pm

On National Philanthropy Day, Battelle announces a grant of $600,000 to the American Heart Association to support signature events and programs of the American Heart Association in Central Ohio (AHA) and in Battelles regional locations across the country.

Key Points: 
  • On National Philanthropy Day, Battelle announces a grant of $600,000 to the American Heart Association to support signature events and programs of the American Heart Association in Central Ohio (AHA) and in Battelles regional locations across the country.
  • The grant will be distributed during the next three years and adds to the $7.1 million that Battelle donated to education and philanthropic causes during the past fiscal year.
  • Battelle will participate as a Life is Why sponsor at all 2020, 2021 and 2022 signature events: the Go Red for Women Luncheon, Heart Ball and Heart Walk.
  • These are two reasons why we support the American Heart Association.