WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2003--John C. Warren,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and David V. Devault, Executive
Vice President, Treasurer and CFO, of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
(NASDAQ National Market; symbol: WASH), will present at The Wall
Street Analyst Forum on Monday, November 10, 2003 at 9 a.m. Washington
Trust is one of 11 corporations invited to present in the Forum's
regional banking industry group.
A live webcast of Washington Trust's audio and visual presentation
can be viewed in the Investor Relations section of the Bank's website,
http://investorrelations.washtrust.com. A replay of the webcast will
be available shortly after the conclusion of the live presentation.
The Wall Street Analyst Forum is the largest non-brokerage sponsor
of analyst conferences in the United States, sponsoring four annual
conferences in New York City. These conferences have been conducted in
New York, London, and other major financial centers involving 3,000
leading NYSE/NASDAQ/AMEX corporations and the attendance of over
15,000 analysts and portfolio managers. They receive coverage in the
Wall Street Journal, Barron's, CNBC, Bloomberg, and in other financial
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
on the Internet at http://investorrelations.washtrust.com.
CONTACT: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
Elizabeth B. Eckel, 401-348-1309
SOURCE: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.