American State Bank and FHLB Dallas Fund $20K Grant to Craft Brewery

Media Event, Noon, Thursday, April 27, 2017

TYLER, Texas--()--ETX Brewing Company, a startup craft brewery in downtown Tyler, Texas, will be awarded a $20,000 Economic Development Program Plus (EDPPlus) grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and member institution American State Bank. The check presentation will take place at noon, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the ETX Brewing Company, 221 S. Broadway Avenue, Tyler, Texas 75702. A tour of the facilities and interview opportunities will be available. Media outlets are encouraged to attend.

ETX Brewing Company was established in September 2013 by brothers Brian and Matt Gilstrap to pursue their passion of brewing craft beer. The company received a loan from American State Bank that was funded by an Economic Development Program advance from FHLB Dallas. An accompanying $20,000 EDPPlus grant will be used to hire one employee and purchase new equipment. The EDPPlus program awards grants up to $20,000 to qualifying small businesses to promote economic development and create or retain jobs in underserved areas. EDPPlus grants are awarded through FHLB Dallas member institutions in conjunction with EDP advances.

   

WHAT:

Check Presentation
 

WHEN:

Noon, Thursday, April 27, 2017
 

WHO:

Kelly Sanders, President & CEO, American State Bank

Bruce Thomson, Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer, American State Bank

John Falls, Executive Vice President, Controller, American State Bank

Brian Gilstrap, Co-owner, Brewmaster, Sales, ETX Brewing Company

Matt Gilstrap, Co-owner, Brewmaster, Tap Room Manager, ETX Brewing Company

Annie Gilstrap, Co-owner, Director of Social Media, ETX Brewing Company

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

Jeff Sabin, Senior Sales Manager, FHLB Dallas

 

WHERE:

ETX Brewing Company
221 S. Broadway Avenue
Tyler, TX 75702

Contacts

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
Corporate Communications, 214-441-8445
fhlb.com

Release Summary

ETX Brewing Company in Tyler, Texas will be awarded a $20,000 small-business grant from American State Bank and FHLB Dallas on Thursday, April 27 at noon at ETX Brewing Company, 221 S. Broadway.

Contacts

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
Corporate Communications, 214-441-8445
fhlb.com