WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2004--Washington Trust
Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:WASH), a bank headquartered in Westerly, R.I.,
will announce fourth quarter earnings on Thursday, January 22, 2004
and host a conference call on Friday, January 23, 2004, beginning at
Earnings Release: After the market closes on Thursday, January 22,
Conference Call: 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, Friday, January 23, 2004
This call is being webcast by CCBN and can be accessed through the
investor relations section of the Washington Trust website,
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.fulldisclosure.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: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
Elizabeth B. Eckel, 401-348-1309
SOURCE: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.