MARIETTA, Pa., Oct. 1, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Donegal Group Inc. (Nasdaq:DGICA) (Nasdaq:DGICB) announces that the Company will hold a live webcast on Friday, October 22, 2010, beginning at 11:00AM Eastern Time. At that time, the Company will discuss results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. The Company will release its quarterly results on this same date prior to the opening of regular trading on the NASDAQ Stock Market.

You may listen to the webcast by accessing the event link in the Investors area of Donegal Group's website ( www.donegalgroup.com ).

Donegal Group Inc. is an insurance holding company whose insurance subsidiaries offer personal and commercial property and casualty lines of insurance in four Mid-Atlantic states (Delaware, Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania), three New England states (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont), seven Southeastern states (Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia) and six Midwestern states (Iowa, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin).

The insurance subsidiaries of Donegal Group Inc. and Donegal Mutual Insurance Company conduct business together as the Donegal Insurance Group. The Donegal Insurance Group has an A.M. Best rating of A (Excellent) and has been ranked among the top 50 performing property-casualty insurance companies nationwide in each of the past six years by Ward Group, a Cincinnati-based operational consulting firm specializing in the insurance industry.
CONTACT:  Donegal Group Inc.          Jeffrey D. Miller, Senior Vice President            and Chief Financial Officer          (717) 426-1931          Fax: (717) 426-7031          jeffmiller@donegalgroup.com