WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: WASH), has announced that
its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Tuesday, April 22,
2008, at the Westerly Public Library, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern
Standard Time. The Library is located at 44 Broad Street in downtown
Westerly, across the street from Washington Trust's corporate
headquarters. Free parking is available in the Washington Trust
The meeting will be held for the purpose of considering and acting
upon the following:
1. The election of five directors for three year terms, each to
serve until their successors are duly elected and qualified; and
2. Such other business as may properly come before the meeting, or
any adjournment thereof.
The record date for the Annual Meeting is February 25, 2008. Proxy
statements, 2007 Annual Reports to Shareholders, Annual Reports on
Form 10-K for the year-ended December 31, 2007, voting materials and
meeting information will be mailed on March 14, 2008, to shareholders
Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. is the parent of The Washington
Trust Company, a Rhode Island state-chartered bank founded in 1800.
Washington Trust offers personal banking, business banking and wealth
management services through its offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts
and southeastern Connecticut. Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.'s common
stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market(R) under the symbol WASH.
Investor information is available on the Corporation's web site:
Source: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.