ADVISORY, Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) --
What: Bruce Eckert, Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. (EIHI) will preside over the closing bell to celebrate the Company's recent initial public offering on NASDAQ. Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. listed in June 2006. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 at 4 p.m. ET Contacts: Bob Gilpin, Senior VP Marketing, Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. 717.808.3745; firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; 347.219.9539 Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQ.com
The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8 The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm
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About Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. (EIHI)
EIHI operates through its subsidiaries a domestic casualty insurance group specializing in workers' compensation, a domestic accident and life insurance company, an offshore specialty reinsurance company and a third-party claims administration company. In June 2006, EIHI completed a stock offering in which it sold 7,475,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $10 per share, raising gross proceeds of $74.75 million. EIHI is located at 25 Race Avenue in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The company's Web address is www.easterninsuranceholdings.com.