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Benchmark Bankshares, Inc. Declares Semi-Annual Dividend

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KENBRIDGE, VA - Benchmark Bankshares, Inc. (BMBN), the Kenbridge-based hold­ing company for Benchmark Community Bank, recently announced the declaration of a semi-annual dividend of $0.25 per share to holders of common stock of the company.  The current dividend is an 8.7% increase from the dividend of $0.23 per share declared in December 2017.  

The record date for shareholders entitled to payment of the dividend will be the close of business, 4:00 P.M., on July 2, 2018, with payment to occur by July 31, 2018

The common stock of Benchmark Bankshares, Inc. trades on the OTC Pink marketplace under the symbol BMBN. Any stockbroker can assist with purchases of the company's stock, as well as with sales of holdings.

Benchmark Community Bank, founded in 1971, is head­quartered in Kenbridge, VA. It is the company's sole subsidiary which oper­ates fourteen banking offices through­out central Southside Vir­ginia and northern North Carolina. Additional information is available at the company’s website,www.BCBonline.com.

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