Rurban Financial Corp. to Release Fourth Quarter 2009 Earnings January 27, 2010

Webcast Alert: Conference Call Scheduled for 4:00 p.m. (ET) January 28, 2010

Jan 27, 2010, 08:00 ET from Rurban Financial Corp.

DEFIANCE, Ohio, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rurban Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: RBNF), a leading provider of full-service banking, investment management, trust services and bank data and item processing, announced that it plans to release fourth quarter earnings on January 27, 2010 after the market closes. This release and the subsequent conference call will contain end of year and fourth quarter financial information and an update relative to the RDSI contemplated spin-off, Rurban's data processing subsidiary.  The news release will be available on Rurban's website:

Kenneth A. Joyce, Executive Vice Chairman, will host a conference call at 4:00 p.m. (ET) on January 28, 2010 to recap the Company's quarterly earnings and provide an RDSI update.  The conference call may be accessed via the Internet (listen only mode) live during the call at these web addresses: or  The conference call will also be available for replay through February 18, 2010 at these same web addresses.

About Rurban Financial Corp.

Rurban Financial Corp. is a publicly-held financial services holding company based in Defiance, Ohio.  Rurban's wholly-owned subsidiaries are The State Bank and Trust Company, including Reliance Financial Services and RDSI Banking Systems (RDSI), including DCM.  The State Bank and Trust Company offers financial services through its 19 banking centers in Allen, Defiance, Fulton, Lucas, Paulding, Williams and Wood Counties, Ohio and Allen County, Indiana and a Loan Production Office in Franklin County, Ohio.  Reliance Financial Services, a division of the Bank, offers a diversified array of trust and financial services to customers throughout the Midwest.  RDSI and DCM provide data and item processing services to community banks in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio and Wisconsin.  Rurban's common stock is quoted on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol RBNF.  The Company currently has 10,000,000 shares of stock authorized and 4,861,779 shares outstanding.  The Company's website is

Forward-Looking Statements

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