MyInsuranceExpert.com Joins Alex’s Army: Insurance company makes fun and fitness while making a difference

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TROY, MI- April 20, 2011 – MyInsuranceExpert.com has announced its participation in the Dexter Ann Arbor Run (DXA2) on June 5. A team of runners and walkers cheekily named “Follow Me to the Beer Tent” has chosen Alex’s Army as the charity that will benefit from its sweat.

Follow Me to the Beer Tent

TROY, MI- April 20, 2011 – MyInsuranceExpert.com has announced its participation in the Dexter Ann Arbor Run (DXA2) on June 5. A team of runners and walkers cheekily named “Follow Me to the Beer Tent” has chosen Alex’s Army as the charity that will benefit from its sweat.

On Monday, March 14th, Alex’s family got the devastating news that he has a rare cancer called neuroblastoma. The primary tumor has been removed, but not before the cancer spread to many parts of his bone marrow making his condition a critical stage 4. Alex’s best chance of recovery is an expensive experimental treatment which is not covered by his health insurance.

Employees have been invited to participate in the fundraising efforts by securing sponsorships and/or reservations for a special event package. For just $10 per person (minimum), MyInsuranceExpert.com is donating round-trip shuttle service to the run from its Troy headquarters and free team t-shirts for adults, allowing 100% of funds collected to be donated to Alex’s Army.

“This cause is close to our hearts, as Alex is a family member of one of our Advisors,” said Lorne Zalesin, CEO of MyInsuranceExpert.com. “It’s just another great example of how people who work at My Insurance Expert are considered family. It’s just what you do.”            
In preparation for the event, runners meet weekly at MyInsuranceExpert.com’s Troy headquarters - rain or shine - for a one-hour training session. The team then uses the company’s complimentary gym memberships to clean up before starting their day at work, helping people from all over the country acquire affordable life insurance.

About MyInsuranceExpert.com
With more than three decades of experience, MyInsuranceExpert.com is a Michigan-based company offering affordable insurance services and support throughout the United States. MyInsuranceExpert.com has been honored with Top Workplaces awards from The Detroit Free Press in 2009 and 2010, Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2010, Michigan 50 Companies to Watch in 2011 and recently announced plans to hire more than 100 people. For more information, please visit http://www.MyInsuranceExpert.com

About the Dexter Ann Arbor Run
The Dexter Ann Arbor Run (DXA2) is celebrating its 38th event on June 5, 2011. It boasts the USATF National Masters Championship, part of the USATF National Master Team Series and is designated as the Road Runners Club of America state half-marathon championship. For more information visit http://www.dexterannarborrun.com.

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