July 08, 2010
Hawthorne Announces Results From Annual General Meeting and the Appointment of a New Director

 Hawthorne Gold Corp. ("Hawthorne" or the "Company") (TSX-V: HGC) Hawthorne Gold Corp. ("Hawthorne" or the "Company") (TSX-V: HGC, US: HWTHF) is pleased to announce that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting held on June 24, 2010 (the "Annual Meeting") were duly passed.

The shareholders have re appointed Richard J. Barclay, Michael J. Beley, Harvey Brooks, Bernard Kahlert, Donald R. Siemens and Dale A. Sketchley as directors of the Company and appointed Zheng Zhou, Chairman and CEO of China Minerals Holdings Limited, as a new director at the Annual Meeting.

Davidson & Company LLP, Chartered Accountants were appointed auditor of the Company and the continuation of the Company's share option plan dated for reference February 7, 2007 was approved at the Annual Meeting.

Subsequent to the Annual Meeting, Mr. Cory Kent has been appointed a director of the Company, subject to regulatory approval. Mr. Kent is an experienced mining lawyer and has directorship experience with companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchange.

About Hawthorne Gold Corp.

Hawthorne Gold Corp. is a Canadian-based gold exploration and development company with key properties located in British Columbia, Canada. Hawthorne is led by well-respected mining leaders Richard Barclay and Michael Beley. Hawthorne's goal is to become a junior gold producer by working towards production at Table Mountain and the continued resource development at the nearby Taurus deposit.

For more information on Hawthorne, contact Robert Ferguson toll free at 1-888-629-1505 or the Company at (604) 629-1505, or you can visit Hawthorne's website at www.hawthornegold.com.


"Michael J. Beley"


Certain information regarding the Company including management's assessment of future plans and operations, may constitute forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws and necessarily involve risks associated with mining exploration and development, volatility of prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision of resource estimates, environmental and permitting risks, access to labour and services, competition from other companies and ability to access sufficient capital. As a consequence, actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy of accuracy of this release.

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