Rurban Financial Corp. Announces Release Date Of First Quarter 2013 Earnings And Annual Meeting Date

DEFIANCE, Ohio, March 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rurban Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:RBNF) plans to announce its first quarter 2013 results on Monday, April 22, 2013 after the market closes.

The Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Founder's Hall, located within Sauder Village at 22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH. All shareholders of record as of February 26, 2013 are invited to attend. More information may be found on the Company's corporate website, www.rurbanfinancial.net .

About Rurban Financial Corp.

Based in Defiance, Ohio, Rurban Financial Corp. is a financial services holding company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries: The State Bank and Trust Company (State Bank) and RDSI Banking Systems (RDSI). State Bank operates through 17 banking centers in seven Northwestern Ohio counties, and one center in Fort Wayne, Indiana; and three loan production offices: two in Columbus, Ohio and one in Angola, Indiana. The Bank offers a full range of financial services for consumers and small businesses, including wealth management, mortgage banking, commercial and agricultural lending. RDSI provides item processing services to community banks located in the Midwest. Rurban's common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol RBNF.
CONTACT: Investor Contact Information:         Anthony V. Cosentino         Executive Vice President and         Chief Financial Officer         419.785.3663         Tony.Cosentino@thebank-sbt.com