SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 16, 2011 (December 13, 2011)
CROGHAN BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Commission File Number)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(IRS Employer Identification Number)|
|323 CROGHAN STREET, FREMONT, OHIO||43420|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
Announcement of Quarterly Dividend
On December 13, 2011, the Board of Directors of Croghan Bancshares, Inc. approved the declaration of a shareholder dividend for the fourth quarter of 2011. The fourth quarter dividend of $.32 per share will be payable on January 31, 2012 to shareholders of record on January 13, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CROGHAN BANCSHARES, INC.|
Date: December 16, 2011
Kendall W. Rieman, Treasurer