The Company has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the Rights Offering. Stockholders should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and this Rights Offering. The documents are available free of charge by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov.Any questions or requests regarding the Company or the rights offering may be directed to AST Phoenix Advisors, the information agent for the Rights Offering, at (877) 478-5038. Banks and brokers may contact AST Phoenix Advisors at (212) 493-3910. Caution About Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements made in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are statements that include projections, predictions, expectations, or beliefs about events or results or otherwise are not statements of historical facts, such as statements regarding the purpose, timing, consummation and consequences of the transactions described herein, including the rights offering. Although the Company believes that its expectations with respect to such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions within the bounds of its existing knowledge of its business and operations, there can be no assurance that actual results, performance or achievements of the Company will not differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ significantly from those described in the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to those described in the cautionary language included under the headings "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in the prospectus for the Rights Offering, and in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, the Company’s Quarterly Report for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2012 and other filings made with the SEC.
About Community Financial Shares, Inc.Community Financial Shares, Inc. is a bank holding company, headquartered in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, whose wholly-owned subsidiary, Community Bank-Wheaton/Glen Ellyn, is a state-chartered commercial bank insured by the FDIC. The Bank provides banking services common to the industry, including but not limited to, demand, savings and time deposits, loans, mortgage loan origination for investors, cash management, electronic banking services, internet banking services including bill payment, Community Investment Center services, and debit cards. The Company’s common stock is quoted on the OTCQB under the symbol “CFIS”. More information can be obtained by visiting CFIS's web site at www.cbwge.com (which is not a part of this press release).