April 2007

Media Contacts: Chris Davis/Marjorie M. Wass (805) 687-3322

Mid-State Bank’s Contribution Brings Total Support
of Peoples' Self-Help Housing to Over $40,000

--Media Advisory--

Funds Will Help Ensure Affordable Housing Programs for Central Coast Families

April 10, 2007--Mid-Sate Bank & Trust shows its ongoing support for Affordable Housing programs again, by presenting Peoples’ Self-Help Housing with a generous donation to their Endowment Fund.

“Over the years, the Mid-State Bank & Trust Foundation has consistently supported our efforts to develop more affordable housing, but specifically our Endowment Fund. Each donation to Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is a declaration of their commitment to address the issue of affordable housing on the Central Coast,” said Jeanette Duncan , Executive Director, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing.

Who: Peoples' Self-Help Housing representatives including Jeanette Duncan, Executive Director; Annette Montoya, Corporate Communications Manager; Carolyn Johnson, Board of Directors representative, Mid-State Bank & Trust representatives include Steve Harding, President/Community Banking; Clarence Cabreros, Senior Vice President/Real Estate Industries Group; Susan Henslin, Vice President/Real Estate Industries Group; Tom Parsons, Vice President/Events Manager.

What: Mid-State Bank & Trust will present Peoples' Self-Help Housing with a $5,000 check, bringing their total contributions to over $40,000.

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2007, 1:30 PM (Sharp)

Where: Mid-State Bank’s Arroyo Grande Branch, 1026 East Grand Avenue

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is an award winning non-profit organization with 36 years of experience developing affordable housing and community facilities for low-income and special needs households. With over 1,000 homes completed and over 1,200 rental units owned and managed by PSHH, PSHH continues to strengthen its reputation and leadership position as the premiere affordable housing and community developer on the Central Coast. PSHH is committed to developing vibrant neighborhoods, building attractive, high quality housing and providing innovative community services, so their residents have every possible opportunity to succeed in life.