ADVISORY, Jan. 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) --
What: William R. Hartman, Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Republic Bancorp (CRBC) will preside over the opening bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Kristine Brenner, Director of Investor Relations (810) 257-2506; cell: (989) 277-7270 Don Hoffman, Public Relations Manager (810) 237-4986 NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; mobile - 347.219.9539 Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQ.com
The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.
About Citizens Republic Bancorp (CRBC):
Citizens Republic Bancorp is a diversified financial services company providing a wide range of commercial, consumer, mortgage banking, trust and financial planning services to a broad client base. Citizens Republic Bancorp serves communities in Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Indiana as Citizens Bank and Republic Bank and in Iowa as F&M Bank, with a total of 269 offices and 286 ATMs. Citizens Republic Bancorp is the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Michigan with roots dating back to 1871. Citizens Republic is the 45th largest bank holding company headquartered in the United States with $14.0 billion in assets. More information about Citizens Republic Bancorp is available at www.citizensonline.com.