FREMONT, Mich., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fremont Insurance announced today its sponsorship of the 2011 USCA Canoe & Kayak National Championships race on the Muskegon River in Newaygo, Michigan this August. The Company's sponsorship will help support local and national media covering the race by providing infrastructure connections, such as Wi-Fi and electrical access, at designated areas during the race.
In the only international athletic competition in Michigan this year, nearly 1,000 participants from across the United States, Canada, and beyond will canoe, kayak and paddle down the Muskegon River in the final event of the competitive paddling season.
"We are thrilled to be a part of this competition that brings the world's best paddlers to Michigan waters," said Kurt Dettmer, Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Fremont Insurance. "As part of Fremont's Pure Michigan initiative, we are proud to support an event that really highlights the great natural resources Michigan has to offer, and excited that our sponsorship will go towards making it easier for the media to share imagery of Michigan with their audiences throughout the world."
The Newaygo Nationals races will begin Tuesday, August 9 and run through Sunday, August 14. Events include canoe and kayak sprints, canoe instructor certification courses, youth sprints, biathlons, marathons and costume and fun paddling.
"We truly appreciate Fremont's involvement to help us share news of the National Championships far and wide," said Scott Faulkner, Treasurer of Newaygo Nationals. "Newaygo is excited to host an event that will properly showcase these incredible athletes, and none of it would be possible without the community support we continue to receive."
For more information about the Newaygo Nationals Championships, please visit http://newaygonationals.com.
About Fremont Michigan InsuraCorp, Inc.
Fremont Michigan InsuraCorp, Inc. (www.fmic.com) is the holding company for Fremont Insurance Company. Headquartered in Fremont, Mich., the company provides property and casualty insurance to individuals, farms and small businesses exclusively in Michigan. Fremont Michigan InsuraCorp's common stock trades under the symbol "FMMH."
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