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For immediate release: March 21, 2006

Dallas Fed Summit to Feature Innovative Resources
for Community Development

DALLAS—Innovative investment models, problem-solving strategies and creative partnerships utilized by Texas-based community development initiatives will be highlighted at a summit sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and Texas Mezzanine Fund, Inc.

“Momentum Texas II: The Best of Texas” will be April 6 at the Dallas Fed, 2200 N. Pearl St. Participants can register at

The summit will be held in cooperation with Fannie Mae, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Federal Home Loan Bank, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Office of Thrift Supervision.

Speakers will focus on community development investment resources, economic development and business lending, and housing and community development.

Walt Humann, civic leader and champion for the revitalization of the Jubilee Park community in Dallas, will deliver the luncheon address.

Presenters also will include Rod Radle of San Antonio Alternative Housing Corp.; Steve Carriker of the Texas Association of Community Development Corporations; Nancy Hanson of the Lower Valley Housing Corp.; and Doug Dowler of Pineywoods Home Team.

Stephan Fairfield of Covenant Community Capital Corp. in Houston will provide closing remarks.

For more information about the conference and a list of confirmed speakers, visit


Media contact:
James Hoard
Phone: (214) 922-5307