Washington Trust Announces Date of Fourth Quarter & Year-End 2012 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

  Washington Trust Announces Date of Fourth Quarter & Year-End 2012 Earnings
  Conference Call and Webcast

Business Wire

WESTERLY, R.I. -- January 8, 2013

Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select^®: WASH), the
publicly-owned holding company of The Washington Trust Company, will announce
fourth quarter and year-end earnings and host a conference call as follows:

                           
Earnings Release:                Wednesday, January 30, 2013, After Market
                                 Close
Conference Call:                 Thursday, January 31, 2013, 8:30 a.m. Eastern
                                 Time
Participant Dial In:             1-866-250-8117 (Toll-Free)
International Dial In:           +1-412-317-6011
Canada Dial In:                  1-855-669-9657 (Toll-Free)
Webcast:                         Washington Trust’s website, www.washtrust.com
                                 in the Investor Relations section
                                 
                                 Available 1 hour after the end of the
Teleconference Replay:           conference through February 15, 2013 at 9:00
                                 am ET.
                                 
Replay Number US:                1-877-344-7529 (Toll-Free)
Replay International:            1-412-317-0088
Conference Number:               10023365
                                 

Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc, is the parent of The Washington Trust Company,
a state-chartered bank headquartered in Westerly, Rhode Island. Founded in
1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and is the
largest independent bank headquartered in Rhode Island. Washington Trust
offers a full range of financial services, including commercial banking, small
business banking, personal banking, and wealth management and trust services
through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts.
The Corporation’s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Select® Stock
Market ^ under the symbol WASH. Investor information is available on the
Corporation’s web site: www.washtrust.com.

Contact:

Washington Trust
Elizabeth B. Eckel, 401-348-1309
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Investor Relations
ebeckel@washtrust.com