Mercantile Bank Corporation Announces Webcast of Fourth Quarter 2011 Conference Call

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 4, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercantile Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:MBWM) will hold a conference call to discuss fourth quarter results on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

Date: January 18, 2011

Time: 10:00 AM ET

Listen via Internet: https://www.mercbank.com/investor/index.asp

Schedule this webcast into MS-Outlook calendar (click open when prompted):
http://apps.shareholder.com/PNWOutlook/t.aspx?m=45394&k=135E487B

Toll-free: (877) 303-9123

Telephone: (970) 315-0421

Access code: 32727607

The webcast can be accessed live via the company's website, www.mercbank.com. An audio archive will be available on the Mercantile website for one month following the call.

About Mercantile Bank Corporation

Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mercantile Bank Corporation is the bank holding company for Mercantile Bank of Michigan. Founded in 1997 to provide banking services to businesses, individuals, and governmental units, the Bank differentiates itself on the basis of service quality and its banking staff expertise. Mercantile currently has seven full-service banking offices in Grand Rapids, Holland, and Lansing, Michigan. Mercantile Bank Corporation's common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "MBWM."

CONTACT: Mercantile Bank Corporation Charles Christmas, CFO 616-726-1202 cchristmas@mercbank.com