DCB Financial Corp Holds Annual Meeting, Re-elects Directors, Approves Proposals

Jul 14, 2003, 01:00 ET from DCB Financial Corp

    DELAWARE, Ohio, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DCB Financial Corp
 (OTC: DCBF), the parent company of The Delaware County Bank and Trust Company,
 held its Annual Shareholders Meeting on July 8 at their Corporate Headquarters
 in Lewis Center, Ohio.
     In the business portion of the meeting, Jeffrey T. Benton, G. William
 Parker and Gary M. Skinner were re-elected as directors to serve a three-year
 term. Also approved were several proposals to amend DCBF's Articles of
 Incorporation and Code of Regulations to bolster the company's anti-takeover
     With nearly 150 shareholders and guests in attendance, Jeff Benton,
 President and CEO, reviewed the company's recent record performance and
 presented his long-term goals and plans for The Bank. During the First Quarter
 of 2003, DCBF announced quarterly earnings of $1.49 million and increased
 their quarterly dividend by 11%.
     "We are quite pleased with the direction your company is headed. We have
 accomplished a lot in just the first six months of 2003 and have put detailed
 plans in place for the rest of the year and beyond to improve the company's
 performance," noted Jeff Benton, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We
 will continue to work hard to improve our shareholder value."

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