CLEARWATER, Fla., April 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Homeowners Choice, Inc. (Nasdaq:HCII), a Florida-based provider of homeowners' insurance, today announced that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 20, 2010 at Safety Harbor Resort and Spa in Safety Harbor, Fla. at 3:00 p.m. Shareholders will be admitted beginning at 2:30 p.m. The record date for the meeting has been set as Tuesday, April 6, 2010. Shareholders of record at the close of business on the record date will be entitled to vote in the meeting. The meeting agenda includes election of directors, ratification of the company's outside auditors and a presentation by the company's management.

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.  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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