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EMC Sponsors Des Moines Fight For Air Climb

DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 22 2019—EMC Insurance Companies today announced its presenting sponsorship of the 2019 American Lung Association Fight For Air Climb in Des Moines. This annual event, set for April 7, raises funds for lung cancer research and local programs to help people who suffer from lung disease. Event participants race up the stairs of one, two, three or four downtown Des Moines buildings—EMC, the Financial Center, Hub Tower and the Ruan Building—for a total of 85 floors and 1,796 steps.

“We support the communities where our team members work and live. The American Lung Association’s fundraising promotes clean air and healthy lungs, so EMC is proud to sponsor the Fight For Air Climb,” says Bruce Kelley, EMC president and chief executive officer. “Let’s all get behind this fun and inspiring event in April.”

EMC has been a long-time supporter of the Fight For Air Climb and has consistently had team members take part in the event. EMC is proud to be participating on a larger scale this year.

About EMC Insurance Companies

EMC Insurance Companies is among the top 60 insurance organizations in the country based on net written premium, with more than 2,500 employees. Employers Mutual Casualty Company (EMCC) was organized in 1911 to write workers’ compensation protection in Iowa. Today, operating under the trade name EMC Insurance Companies, the company provides property and casualty insurance products and services throughout the United States and writes reinsurance contracts worldwide. EMCC is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit

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