Washington Trust Announces Date of Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

WESTERLY, R.I., Oct. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:WASH), the publicly-owned holding company of The Washington Trust Company, will release third quarter 2014 earnings and the Corporation's executives will host a conference call as follows:

Earnings Release: Monday, October 20, 2014, After Market Close
Conference Call: Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time
Participant Dial In: 1-877-407-0784 (Toll-Free)
International Dial In: 1-201-689-8560 (Toll-Free)
Webcast: Washington Trust Bancorp's website,
Teleconference Replay:
Start Date: 10/21/14 (11:30 am Eastern Time)
End Date: 10/31/14 (11:59 pm Eastern Time)
Replay Pin Number: 13591326
Replay Number US: 1-877-870-5176 (Toll-Free)
Replay International: 1-858-384-5517 (Toll-Free)

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 OMX® Stock Market under the symbol WASH. Investor information is available on the Corporation's web site: www.washtrustbancorp.com.

CONTACT: Elizabeth B. Eckel Senior Vice President, Marketing & Investor Relations Telephone: (401) 348-1309 E-mail: ebeckel@washtrust.com

Source:Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.