Washington Trust Selects June I Luv RI Photo Contest Winner
Newport Pell Bridge Photo Appears in June Issue of RI Monthly
WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Washington Trust (WASH) and Rhode Island Monthly recently announced that Newport Pell Bridge Silhouette, a photo taken by Eric Full of Portsmouth, R.I., is the recent winner of the I Luv RI 2012 photo contest and is featured in the June 2012 issue of Rhode Island Monthly Magazine.
"Newport Pell Bridge" by Eric Full is the June 2012 I Luv RI Photo Contest Winner sponsored by Washington Trust and RI Monthly Magazine. (Photo: Business Wire)
I shoot a lot of coastal scenery; however, the intensity of the colors of this shot made this photograph stand out to me. The Newport Pell Bridge is a beautiful representation the state of Rhode Island, said Full.
We are pleased that the Newport Pell Bridge was selected as the photo contest winner," stated Joseph J. MarcAurele, Washington Trust Chairman, President and CEO. "The Newport Pell Bridge is one of many images that symbolize Rhode Island as the Ocean State. In addition to its beauty, the Newport Pell Bridge also plays an important role in trade, travel and tourism in Rhode Island.
The I Luv RI photo contest is sponsored by Washington Trust in conjunction with Rhode Island Monthly. Photographers may enter by sending their favorite Rhode Island photo to: www.rimonthly.com/ILUVRI, or by visiting www.iluvri.com.
Each month in 2012, a winning photo will be selected and published in Rhode Island Monthly magazine. Monthly photo winners also receive an I Luv RI gift basket full of Rhode Island items, and one of twelve special Rhode Island experiences, including stays at Rhode Islands best resorts, such as Watch Hills Ocean House; The Chanler at Cliffwalk in Newport; the Harborside Inn or RI Hotel Manisses, on Block Island; or receive special VIP experiences at the Pawtucket Red Sox, the Providence Bruins, Trinity Repertory Company, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Roger Williams Park Zoo, Warwick Mall and Yawgoo Valley Ski Resort; or a Cake A Month from Rhode Islands own Greggs Restaurants.
The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., a $3 billion corporation 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. A state-chartered bank, 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 Corporations common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Select® Stock Market under the symbol WASH. Web site address: www.washtrust.com.
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Elizabeth B. Eckel, 401-348-1309
Source: Washington TrustCopyright Business Wire 2012