Alderwoods Group, Inc.

Alderwoods Group, Inc.

March 28, 2005 11:08 ET

Alderwoods Group Sets Date of Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Release and Conference Call


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FOR: ALDERWOODS GROUP, INC.

NASDAQ SYMBOL: AWGI

MARCH 28, 2005 - 11:08 ET

Alderwoods Group Sets Date of Fourth Quarter and
Year-End Earnings Release and Conference Call

CINCINNATI, OHIO--(CCNMatthews - March 28, 2005) - Alderwoods Group,
Inc. (NASDAQ:AWGI) today announced that it intends to release its fourth
quarter and year-end financial results for fiscal 2004 and file its
Annual Report on Form 10-K after market close today, Monday, March 28,
2005. Alderwoods Group will host a conference call to review its
financial results on Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. eastern time.

To participate in the conference call, please dial in approximately 5
minutes ahead of time to one of the following numbers:

- Toll-free number for participants dialing from inside the United
States or Canada is 1.800.640.7112.

- The local number for participants calling from outside the United
States or Canada is 1.416.620.2419.

Interested parties may listen to the audio webcast via the Alderwoods
Group website at http://www.alderwoods.com.

Replays of the conference call will be available in two formats
following the completion of the conference call. A telephone replay will
be accessible until April 12, 2005 by dialing 1.800.558.5253 or
1.416.626.4100 and quoting reservation number 21236588. An archived
replay of the webcast will also be available through the Alderwoods
Group website at http://www.alderwoods.com.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Alderwoods Group, Inc.
    Kenneth A. Sloan
    Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 498-2455
    (416) 498-2449 (FAX)
    ken.sloan@alderwoods.com
    or
    Alderwoods Group, Inc.
    Chaya Cooperberg
    Director, Investor Relations and Communications
    (416) 498-2802
    (416) 498-2449 (FAX)
    chaya.cooperberg@alderwoods.com