LANCASTER, Pa., July 23 Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EIHI) announced today that it plans to release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009, following the close of market trading on Thursday, August 6, 2009.
EIHI will host a conference call on Friday, August 7, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. ET to review the Company's 2009 second quarter results. The conference call will feature remarks by Bruce M. Eckert, Chief Executive Officer, Michael L. Boguski, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Kevin M. Shook, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer. The dial-in number for the conference call is (800) 860-2442 (toll-free) and (412) 858-4600 (international). The conference call is also available via Web cast and can be accessed through the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site at http://www.easterninsuranceholdings.com. Please note that the Web cast is a listen-only mode.
For interested individuals unable to join the conference call, a replay of the call will be available through August 17, 2009, at (877) 344-7529 (toll-free) and (412) 317-0088 (international). The replay conference number for the call is 432400. The online archive of the Web cast will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site for one year following the call.
EIHI operates through its subsidiaries a domestic casualty insurance group specializing in workers' compensation, a domestic accident and life insurance company, a third-party claims administration company, and a run-off reinsurance company.
EIHI's corporate offices are located at 25 Race Avenue in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The company's Web address is http://www.easterninsuranceholdings.com.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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SOURCE Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc.