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Washington Trust Makes Charitable Donations on Behalf of Employees Recognized for Spirit and Community Service

March 21, 2016

The Washington Trust Company recently recognized three employees for standout performances both on the job and in the community. The Bank awarded each of the three employees with $1,000 to donate to the non-profit(s) of their choice.

March 21, 2016

Westerly, RI – The Washington Trust Company recently recognized three employees for standout performances both on the job and in the community. The Bank awarded each of the three employees with $1,000 to donate to the non-profit(s) of their choice.

Kristin Battisti, Vice President, Compliance Officer, and Brian Pereira, AVP, Technology Services, each earned The Spirit of Washington Trust Award. This award recognizes employees who, by example or through contributions, clearly distinguish themselves as role models for others. Battisti donated $1,000 to benefit the Ocean Community YMCA- Reach Out to Youth Campaign. Pereira donated $1,000 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

Linda Aldrich, Post Closing/Quality Control Specialist, received the Community Service Award. This award is given to an employee who has made significant contributions to the local community through their personal donations of time, talent, and/or fundraising. The Award recognizes that, through their community involvement, the employee has represented the Bank’s core value of “community” and has therefore served as a role model for their fellow employees. Aldrich donated $500 to the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation and $500 to the Rhode Island Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

ABOUT WASHINGTON TRUST® Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and one of the Northeast’s premier financial services companies. Washington Trust offers a full range of financial services, including commercial banking, mortgage banking, personal banking and wealth management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ OMX®: WASH). Additional information on Washington Trust and its subsidiaries can be found at www.washtrust.com.



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