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4/24/2012

PlainsCapital Bank Commits Funds to Museum of Texas Tech University

Contribution will support ‘Celebrating Our Heroes’ exhibits throughout Lubbock    

PlainsCapital Bank today announced it has made a $25,000 donation to the Museum of Texas Tech University Association and will serve as sponsor of the “Celebrating Our Heroes” series, a robust collection of collaborative exhibits throughout the city of Lubbock that will honor veterans this June to September.

The Museum of Texas Tech University, the Silent Wings Museum and the Science Spectrum will feature related exhibits honoring veterans of all branches of the military from all wars.

“Our vision was to create a community-wide partnership of Lubbock’s local museums to celebrate our military heroes and bring the community together,” said Kay Davis, “Celebrating Our Heroes” committee co-chair. “We are thrilled with the level of participation throughout the city of Lubbock, that, along with our generous sponsors, have made this series possible.”

Many special events are scheduled in Lubbock as part of “Celebrating Our Heroes” including:

  • June 1: Museum of Texas Tech University Gala, a ticketed fundraising event

  • June 6-9: Silent Wings Museum commemorates D-Day with free admission, special exhibits and a reception

  • June 15: Opening of Peter Hurd WWII Sketches and WWII Galleries Exhibits at the Museum of Texas Tech University

  • July 15: Opening of “Memories of WWII” Associated Press Photography Exhibit and family picnic at the Museum of Texas Tech University

  • June 30-July 8: Science Spectrum Military Family Membership Program

  • August 25: Opening of “Black Wings: American Dreams of Flight” Exhibition reception at the Museum of Texas Tech University

“We are honored to be part of this project and continue to support Texas Tech University and the city of Lubbock,” said John Owens, West Texas region chairman of PlainsCapital Bank. “This series of events will not only serve to recognize our veterans but to bring the community together to honor those who have served our country.”

For more information about this summer’s events visit www.celebratingourheroes.com. About PlainsCapital Bank

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank has the strength and stability of $5.7 billion in assets, operates 34 Texas branches and has more than 630 employees providing highly personalized relationship banking through a single point of contact. Offering commercial lending, treasury management, small business banking, private banking, and trust and wealth management services, PlainsCapital Bank empowers responsive, local decision making in each of its major markets: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Lubbock and San Antonio. Find more information at PlainsCapital.com.

Source: Dec. 31, 2011 Consolidated Report of Conditions and Income for PlainsCapital Bank 

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