Bank, church help out at Decatur Housing Authority

By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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The Decatur Housing Authority, a low-income housing facility managed by the city of Decatur, received a generous donation from View Point Bank of Plano after it acquired banks in Jack and Wise counties.

Cindy Maxwell-Bathea, the bank’s CRA development officer, has been in contact with Kim McGilvray, the executive director of the Decatur Housing Authority, discussing ways to offer assistance for the complex and tenants.

They presented the DHA with a $5,000 donation Oct. 30 to assist the housing authority with the development and improvement of the complex.

View Point Bank also brought individual household screwdriver/socket tool kits to provide to all tenants at the Decatur Housing Authority.

McGilvray said the Decatur Housing Authority appreciates the generous donation, which will benefit the tenants.

Also, First United Methodist Church of Decatur will deliver Thanksgiving baskets to all the tenants of Decatur Housing Authority Saturday, Nov. 17.

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