Sandy Spring Bancorp Announces 1st Quarter Dividend.
OLNEY, Md., March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sandy Spring
Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of Sandy Spring Bank, announced that
its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of
$0.23 per share for the 1st quarter of 2007. Compared to the first
quarter of 2006, this first quarter dividend for 2007 represents an
increase of $0.01 per share. The dividend is payable on March 22, 2007
to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 12, 2007.
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About Sandy Spring Bancorp/Sandy Spring Bank
With $2.6 billion in assets, Sandy Spring Bancorp is the holding
company for Sandy Spring Bank and its principal subsidiaries, Sandy
Spring Insurance Corporation, The Equipment Leasing Equipment Leasing is a financing option to lease equipment for a certain amount of time. Leasing Benefits
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Financial Services, Inc. Sandy Spring Bancorp is the third largest
publicly traded banking company headquartered in Maryland. Sandy Spring
is a community banking organization that focuses its lending and other
services on businesses and consumers in the local market area.
Independent and community-oriented, Sandy Spring Bank was founded in
1868 and offers a broad range of commercial banking, retail banking and
trust services through 38 community offices in Anne Arundel, Carroll,
Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George's counties in
Maryland This is a list of the twenty-four counties and county-equivalents in the U.S. state of Maryland. Though an independent city rather than a county, the City of Baltimore is considered the equal of a county for most purposes and is a county-equivalent. , and in Fairfax and Loudoun counties in Virginia The Commonwealth of Virginia is divided into 95 counties and 39 independent cities, which are considered county-equivalents for census purposes. Note that the map in this article, taken from the official United States Census Bureau site, includes Clifton Forge as an independent city. . Through its
subsidiaries, Sandy Spring Bank also offers a comprehensive menu of
leasing, insurance and investment management services. Visit
http://www.sandyspringbank.com/ to locate an ATM near you or for more
information about Sandy Spring Bank.
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CONTACT: Hunter R. Hollar, President & Chief Executive Officer,
HHollar@sandyspringbank.com, or Philip J. Mantua Mantua (măn`chə, –tə), Ital. Mantova, city (1991 pop. 53,065), capital of Mantova prov. , Executive V.P. &
Chief Financial Officer, PMantua@sandyspringbank.com, both of Sandy
Spring Bancorp, Inc., +1-800-399-5919
Web site: http://www.sandyspringbank.com/