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Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) announced that Christopher J. Benjamin, senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of Alexander & Baldwin, will present an overview of the company's businesses at the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference in Coral Gables, Florida. Mr. Benjamin is scheduled to deliver the presentation at 8:25 A.M. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, February 17, 2011 and will respond to questions from participants at the conference. Company will provide access to the presentation slides on its website during the presentation. Access to the slides will be available at this link:

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates in transportation, real estate, and agribusiness industries in the United States. The company was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.

*****  National Health Partners, Inc. (OTC:NHPR)

National Health Partners, Inc., a leading provider of unique discount healthcare membership programs, recently announced that NHPR has achieved positive earnings for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 compared to a loss of $522,542 for the same period last year. Revenues for the 3rd quarter grew 12.3% over the same period last year. NHPR attributes the net earnings to the significant cost-cutting initiatives taken over the past couple of quarters and which is continuing in the 4th quarter.

National Health Partners, Inc. sells their CARExpress membership programs directly and indirectly through a variety of marketing and distribution partners. NHPR’s programs typically range in price from $9.95 to $39.95 per month, depending upon the program selected. NHPR also offers features to encourage potential members to try out NHPR’s CARExpress membership programs, including refund guarantees and “trial” periods of free or discounted membership. Healthcare products and services are bundled, priced and marketed utilizing relationship marketing strategies to target the profiled needs of NHPR’s customers. The discounted prices paid by NHPR’s members typically range from 20% to 50% off providers’ usual and customary fees. These discounts are designed to save the individual substantially more than the cost of the program itself.

National Health Partners, Inc. is a leading national healthcare savings organization that provides unique discount healthcare membership programs to uninsured and underinsured people through a national healthcare savings network called "CARExpress."

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Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE:CW) - Martin R. Benante, Chairman and CEO, announced that the Board of Directors declared a dividend of eight cents ($0.08) per share on Curtiss-Wright Common Stock, payable April 15, 2011 to stockholders of record as of April 1, 2011.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a diversified company headquartered in Parsippany, NJ. The company designs and manufactures products for motion control and flow control applications, and provides a variety of specialized metal treatment services. The firm employs approximately 7,600 people worldwide.


WGL Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WGL) the parent company of Washington Gas Light Company (Washington Gas) and other energy-related subsidiaries, reported net income determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America (GAAP) for the quarter ended December 31, 2010, of $65.2 million, or $1.28 per share, compared to net income of $47.6 million, or $0.94 per share, reported for the quarter ended December 31, 2009. For the quarter ended December 31, 2010, our regulated utility segment reported net income of $40.7 million, or $0.80 per share, compared to net income of $40.7 million, or $0.81 per share, reported for the first quarter of the prior fiscal year. After adjustments, non-GAAP operating earnings for the regulated utility segment were $44.3 million, or $0.87 per share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2010, compared to non-GAAP operating earnings of $43.9 million, or $0.87 per share, for the same quarter of the prior fiscal year.

WGL Holdings, Inc. engages in the delivery and sale of natural gas, and provides energy-related products and services in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware. The company was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia.



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