WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 15, 2003--Washington Trust
Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:WASH), a $1.8 billion bank headquartered in
Westerly, R.I., will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss
first quarter earnings on Thursday, April 17 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern
This call is being webcast by CCBN and can be accessed through
Washington Trust's website, www.washtrust.com.
The webcast is also being distributed over CCBN's Investor
Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors.
Individual investors can listen to the call through CCBN's individual
investor center at www.companyboardroom.com or by visiting any of the
investor sites in CCBN's Individual Investor Network. Institutional
investors can access the call via CCBN's password-protected event
management site, StreetEvents (www.streetevents.com).
Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company of The
Washington Trust Company, a Rhode Island chartered community bank
founded in 1800. The Bank offers a full range of financial services,
including trust and investment management, through its offices in
Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut. Washington Trust Bancorp,
Inc's common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market(R) under the
symbol WASH. Investment information about the Corporation is available
CONTACT: for Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
Elizabeth B. Eckel, 401/348-1309
SOURCE: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.