September 11, 2018 Westerly, RI – The Washington Trust Company will hold a free Community Shred Day at eight of its branches across Rhode Island and one in Connecticut from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Everyone, including Washington Trust customers and non-customers alike, are invited to take part in the event and have their documents shred. All paper, including: Invoices, timecards, contracts, tax returns, insurance records, legal documents, leases, computer printouts, customer lists, sales figures, sealed bids, statements, balance sheets, personnel records, newspapers, magazines, junk mail, etc. will be accepted. Staples, rubber bands, folders and paper clips do NOT need to be removed. There is a two box maximum per person. More information can be found at: https://www.washtrust.com/Shred Washington Trust will also be collecting canned goods to benefit local food pantries ahead of the upcoming holiday season. When: Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: The following Washington Trust branch locations… Coventry, RI - 732 Tiogue Avenue, Coventry RI 02816 Cranston, RI - 645 Reservoir Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910 Johnston, RI - 1383 Atwood Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919 Narragansett, RI - 20 Point Judith Road, Narragansett, RI 02882 North Kingstown, RI - 7625 Post Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852 Rumford, RI - 330 Newport Avenue, Rumford, RI 02916 Warwick, RI - 236 Centerville Road (Rte. 117), Warwick, RI 02886 Westerly, RI - 126 Franklin Street, Westerly, RI 02891 Mystic, CT - McQuade's Marketplace Branch, 14 Clara Drive, Mystic, CT 06355 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: WASH). Additional information on Washington Trust and its subsidiaries can be found at https://www.washtrust.com/.