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Washington Trust Presented With Gold Award for Brand at 2016 New England Financial Marketing Awards

May 26, 2016 - The Washington Trust Company was presented the Gold Award for Brand at the 2016 New England Financial Marketing Awards held last Thursday, May 12th at The Hyatt Regency in Newport, Rhode Island. The gold award was presented in recognition of Washington Trust’s comprehensive 2015 branding campaign.

Washington Trust Collects 4.75 Tons of Peanut Butter for 16th Annual Peanut Butter Drive Benefitting Area Food Pantries

May 24, 2016 - The Washington Trust Company collected approximately 9,500 pounds, or more than 4.75 tons of peanut butter during the sixteenth annual Washington Trust Peanut Butter Drive to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and 15 local food pantries across Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut. Washington Trust has collected more than 120 tons of peanut butter since launching the drive in 2001.

Washington Trust Provides $10 Million in Financing for Two Residential Properties in West Haven, CT

May 17, 2016 - Washington Trust's Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $4.7 million to Forest Hills Place Limited Partnership and $5.3 million to Elm Regency Limited Partnership for the refinancing and capital improvements of two apartment buildings in West Haven, Connecticut.

Washington Trust Provides $12.5 Million in Financing for Off-Campus Student Housing Complex Adjacent to the University of Connecticut

May 11, 2016 - Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $12.5 million to Celeron Square Associates, LLC, for the refinancing of an off-campus student housing complex adjacent to the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut.

Washington Trust Provides Commercial Financing to Visiting Nurse of HopeHealth, Formerly Visiting Nurse Home Care, in Lincoln, RI

April 29, 2016 - The Washington Trust Company recently provided commercial financing to Visiting Nurse of HopeHealth, formerly Visiting Nurse Home Care, an independent, non-profit, community-based home health care provider located in Lincoln, RI.

Washington Trust Named to KBW "Bank Honor Roll" for Fifth Consecutive Year

April 15, 2016 - For the fifth consecutive year, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. (KBW) has named Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ OMX®: WASH) to its “2015 Bank Honor Roll” of superior performers. Selected from a list of nearly 400 companies listed on the NYSE and Nasdaq exchanges, Washington Trust is one of only 18 companies nationwide to be chosen for the Honor Roll; it is also the only Rhode Island bank, and one of only three financial service companies in New England to be selected.

Washington Trust Provides Commercial Financing to Strategic Marketing & Promotions in Pearl River, NY

February 10, 2016 - The Washington Trust Company recently provided commercial financing to Strategic Marketing & Promotions, Inc., a full service marketing company headquartered in Pearl River, NY.

Washington Trust Holds Ribbon Cutting for Newest Branch on the East Side of Providence, RI

February 4, 2016 - Washington Trust, the largest state-chartered bank headquartered in Rhode Island, kicked off the opening of its 21st branch at 229 Waterman Street on the historic East Side of Providence, Rhode Island with a ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, February 3rd. Washington Trust Chairman and CEO Joseph MarcAurele and President and COO Edward “Ned” Handy were joined by Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, Rhode Island Lt. Governor Daniel McKee and Liz Tanner, VP of Client Services for the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation who was there representing the office of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo.

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