WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 23, 2006--Washington Trust
Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:WASH), the publicly-owned holding company of The
Washington Trust Company, headquartered in Westerly, R.I., will
announce first quarter earnings and host a conference call on Monday,
April 24, 2006.
Earnings Release: 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time
Conference Call: 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
This call is being webcast by VCall and can be accessed through
the Investor Relations section of the Washington Trust website,
www.washtrust.com. To listen to a replay of the conference call, dial
(877) 660-6853, and enter Account #: 286 and Conference ID #: 193942.
The replay will be available until 11:59 p.m. on April 30, 2006.
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corporate events, visit www.washtrust.com and select the Investor
Relations tab on the home page, then click on Email Notification.
Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. is the publicly-owned holding
company of The Washington Trust Company, a Rhode Island-chartered bank
founded in 1800. Through the Bank and its other subsidiaries,
Washington Trust offers a broad range of financial services, including
wealth management, by way of its branch offices in Rhode Island,
Massachusetts and southeastern Connecticut. Washington Trust Bancorp,
Inc.'s common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market(R) under the
symbol WASH. Investor information is available on the Corporation's
web site: www.washtrust.com.
CONTACT: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.Elizabeth B. Eckel, 401-348-1309
Senior Vice President, Marketing
SOURCE: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.