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Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq:SMBL) will host a live audio webcast at on August 4, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss 2011 second quarter results, which will be issued at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET the same day. The webcast will be in listen-only mode. The webcast link can be found in the website's Investor Center, in Investor Info under Upcoming Events. Investors and analysts may participate via conference call by dialing 1-800-895-0198 from the United States or 1-785-424-1053 from elsewhere. The conference ID is 7BALANCE. To ensure access to the conference call, participants should dial in at least 10 minutes before the call starts. A rebroadcast will be available until August 18, 2011, and can be accessed by dialing 1-800-283-4799.

Smart Balance, Inc. is committed to providing superior tasting heart healthier alternatives in every category it enters by avoiding trans fats naturally, balancing fats and/or reducing saturated fats, total fat and cholesterol.


Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:PWRD) a leading online game developer and operator based in China, announced that it will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders at the offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, 42nd Floor, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong, on August 21, 2011 at 2:00 PM (Hong Kong time). Holders of record of ordinary shares of the Company at the close of business on July 26, 2011 are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the annual general meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof. Holders of the Company's American depositary shares ("ADSs") who wish to exercise their voting rights for the underlying ordinary shares must act through the depositary of the Company's ADS program, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas.

Perfect World Co., Ltd. is a leading online game developer and operator based in China. Perfect World primarily develops online games based on proprietary game engines and game development platforms.


Northrim BanCorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:NRIM) reported that net income increased 49% to $3.2 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2011, compared to $2.1 million, or $0.33 per diluted share in the second quarter a year ago. In the first quarter this year, Northrim earned $2.5 million, or $0.37 per diluted share. For the first six months of 2011, net income grew 40% to $5.6 million, or $0.86 per diluted share, compared to $4.0 million, or $0.62 per diluted share, in the like period a year ago. Nonperforming assets declined to $16.9 million, or 1.61% of total assets at June 30, 2011, compared to $22.2 million, or 2.02% of total assets at March 31, 2011, and $28.4 million, or 2.82% of total assets a year ago, due in part to the sale of a $3.8 million condominium complex that was classified as other real estate owned and that generated a gain on sale of $449,000.

Northrim BanCorp, Inc., through its subsidiaries, which provides a range of banking products and services to businesses, professionals, and individuals in Alaska. Its deposit services include noninterest-bearing checking accounts and interest-bearing time deposits, checking accounts, and savings accounts.

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

National Health Partners, Inc. is a national healthcare savings organization that provides discount healthcare membership programs to uninsured and underinsured people through a national healthcare savings network called "CARExpress." CARExpress is one of the largest networks of hospitals, doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other healthcare providers in the country and is comprised of over 1,000,000 medical professionals that belong to such PPOs as CareMark and Aetna. National Health Partners, Inc primary target customer group is the 47 million Americans who have no health insurance of any kind. The company's secondary target customer group includes the millions of Americans who lack complete health insurance coverage.

The United States relies on a third-party payment system whereby individuals and employers purchase insurance that allows patients to receive healthcare services that are in turn paid for by insurance providers. For the elderly and disabled, the government assumes the role of the insurer, using funds from payroll taxes (rather than insurance premiums) from current workers to pay medical providers for care provided to those currently enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid, and other public healthcare programs.

National Health Partners, Inc. (OTC:NHPR), a leading provider of unique discount healthcare membership programs, announced that it has entered into agreement with a major Hispanic marketing group for the sale of its CARExpress programs. The company also sees growth in new sales of memberships of more than 300% thru the remainder of the year.

Under the new agreement, this national Hispanic marketing group will be promoting the company's CARExpress discount healthcare membership program to Hispanic communities located across the United States, with particular focus on cities and regions containing a large number of Hispanics. With the previously announced plans to increase monthly sales by 75% with its newest and most successful marketing partner, the company now expects sales of new members to grow more than 300% thru the remainder of the year.

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LHC Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:LHCG), a national provider of home health and hospice services, announced details for the release of its results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. LHC Group plans to issue its earnings release for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011, after the market closes on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, and will host a conference call on Thursday, August 4, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. The toll-free number to call for this interactive teleconference is (866) 393-1608 (international callers should call 973-890-8327). A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available through midnight on Friday, August 12, 2011, by dialing (800) 642-1687 (international callers should call 706-645-9291) and entering confirmation number 44149673.

LHC Group, Inc. is a national provider of home health and hospice services, providing quality, cost-effective healthcare to patients within the comfort and privacy of their home or place of residence.



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