May 2006

Contact: Chris Davis (805) 687-3322

Mid-State Bank Continues Financial Assistance to Peoples' Self-Help Housing through Support of Anniversary Campaign

--Media Advisory--

Funds will Help Ensure Affordable Housing Programs for Central Coast Families

Who: Peoples' Self-Help Housing Executive Director Jeanette Duncan and Mid-State Bank & Trust representative Susan Henslin and other invited guests will participate in an official check presentation.

What: Mid-State Bank & Trust Foundation will present Peoples' Self-Help Housing with a $2,000 check for the organization's 35th Anniversary Campaign. The 35th Anniversary “Dream Builders” Campaign helps support many of the educational opportunities provided by Peoples’ Self-Help Housing.

Over the years Mid-State Bank & Trust Foundation has significantly supported the growth of Peoples' Self Help Housing affordable housing developments and specifically the Endowment Fund. The earnings from this perpetual endowment provide Peoples' Self-Help Housing with a permanent source of funding to support programs and on-site services to residents along the Central Coast for years to come.

When: Tuesday, May 9, 2006, 3:30 pm.

Where: Los Adobes de Maria II, 1148 W. Boone Street, Santa Maria, CA

Peoples' Self-Help Housing is an award winning non-profit organization with 35 years of experience developing housing for low-income and special needs households on California's Central Coast (Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura Counties). PSHH also provides comprehensive health, social service and educational programs for Peoples' residents.