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BARNETT GIVES TO NAACP SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND

 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Barnett Bank is contributing $7,500 to the NAACP Special Contribution Fund to support programs designed to improve the quality of life in African-American communities.
 The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will use the funds to promote educational opportunities, to expand employment and economic development and to develop leadership qualities among African-American youth. Barnett has also supported the NAACP in the past through the cooperative Barnett Minority Scholarship Program, which awarded scholarships to four disadvantaged minority high school students.
 With $38 billion in assets and 633 offices in Florida and Georgia, Barnett Banks, Inc. (NYSE: BBI) is the leading financial institution in Florida and the 18th-largest in the United States. The company's stock (BBI) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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 /CONTACT: Bob Stickler of Barnett Banks, 904-791-5437, or home, 904-396-9284/
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