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Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Financial Results to be released on Wednesday March 1, 2017

NYSE-MKT: ASM
TSX-V: ASM
FSE: GV6

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX-V, ASM: NYSE-MKT; "Avino" or "the Company") plans to announce its Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

In addition, the Company will be holding a conference call for analysts and investors on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 8:00 am Pacific Standard Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time) to review the results.

Conference Call Numbers:

  • Toll Free in Canada and USA: 1-800-319-4610
  • Outside of Canada and USA: 1-604-638-5340

No pass-code is necessary to participate in the conference call; participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A portion of the call.

Participants should dial in 10 minutes prior to the conference call.

The conference call will be recorded and the replay will be available on the Company's website within one hour following the conclusion of the call.

About Avino

Avino's is a silver and gold producer with a diversified pipeline of gold, silver and base metals properties in Mexico and Canada employing approximately 500 people. Avino produces from its wholly owned Avino and San Gonzalo Mines near Durango, Mexico, and is currently ramping up for future production at the Bralorne Gold Mine in British Columbia, Canada. The Company's gold and silver production remains unhedged. The Company's mission and strategy is to create shareholder value through its focus on profitable organic growth at the historic Avino Property near Durango, Mexico, and the strategic acquisition of mineral exploration and mining properties. We are committed to managing all business activities in an environmentally responsible and cost-effective manner, while contributing to the well-being of the communities in which we operate.For more information, please visit Avino's website at www.avino.com

On Behalf of the Board

"David Wolfin"
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David Wolfin
President & CEO

Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd.

Safe Harbor Statement - This news release contains "forward-looking information" and "forward-looking statements" (together, the "forward looking statements") within the meaning of applicable securities laws and the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including our belief as to the extent and timing of various studies, and exploration results, the potential tonnage, grades and content of deposits, and timing, establishment, and extent of resource estimates. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release and the dates of technical reports, as applicable. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, as there can be no assurance that the future circumstances, outcomes or results anticipated in or implied by such forward-looking statements will occur or that plans, intentions or expectations upon which the forward-looking statements are based will occur. While we have based these forward-looking statements on our expectations about future events as at the date that such statements were prepared, the statements are not a guarantee that such future events will occur and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors which could cause events or outcomes to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Further details concerning the risk factors applicable to Avino and its business are discussed in Avino's Form 20-F dated April 7, 2016 under the heading "Item 3.D.:Key Information – Risk Factors", and filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com under Avino's profile, as well as on EDGAR at www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.

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