CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 12, 2011) - WOODROSE CORPORATION (TSX VENTURE:WRS.H) (the "Corporation") August 12, 2011. The Corporation is pleased to announce that pursuant to the approval of shareholders received on July 19, 2011, the stated capital of the common shares has been reduced from $1,552,671 to $2,772 resulting in a special distribution of $0.15 per common share.

The Corporation is also pleased to announce that a one time special dividend of $0.05 has been declared on the common shares. For Canadian resident shareholders the special dividend is designated as an "eligible dividend" for purposes of the enhanced dividend tax credit rules contained in the Income Tax Act (Canada) ("Tax Act") and any corresponding provincial and territorial tax legislation. The payment of the special dividend to non-resident Canadian shareholders will be subject to with-holding taxes in accordance with the provisions of the Tax Act.

The special payment of $0.15 per share and special dividend of $0.05 per share will be payable to shareholders of record on August 19, 2011, on or about August 24, 2011.

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Contact Information:

Woodrose Corporation
Gary Calderwood
(403) 255-7712 or 1-800-265-7711