CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 7, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Homeowners Choice, Inc. (Nasdaq:HCII), a Florida-based provider of homeowner's insurance, today announced that Paresh Patel, its Chairman of the Board, is scheduled to present a corporate overview at Sidoti & Company's First 2010 Micro Cap Conference on Monday, Jan. 11, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.

The Homeowners Choice presentation is scheduled for 9:50 am Eastern Time. Mr. Patel will also participate in a question and answer session following the presentation and one-on-one meetings throughout the day.

About Homeowners Choice, Inc.

Homeowners Choice, Inc. is a Florida-based insurance holding company headquartered in Clearwater. Through its subsidiary corporations, Homeowners Choice provides property and casualty homeowners' insurance, condominium owners' insurance and tenants' insurance solely to Florida property owners. Founded in 2006, Homeowners Choice today serves approximately 75,000 policyholders throughout Florida representing approximately $100 million in annualized premiums. The company's common shares trade on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol HCII and were recently added to the Russell Microcap Index. Warrants trade on the same market under the ticker symbol HCIIW. More information about Homeowners Choice, Inc. is available at

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