Event Recap: 2015 Fight For Air Climb - Hartford
16 employees of Kelser Corporation headed to Connecticut’s tallest building determined to climb their way to the top of City Place 1. Every member of the Kelser Krew successfully muscled up 795 stairs in attempts to raise funds and spread awareness for the American Lung Association. The company is proud to be an annual participant in the climb and a longtime supporter of the ALA. This year the Krew was able raise $4,390.00 for the cause!
After 37 flights, climbers still had enough energy to join other participating teams at the Russian Lady for brunch, refreshments and prizes. Competitors came together to celebrate one another’s willpower and completion of the 2015 Fight for Air Climb - Hartford as well as the $126,958 the event raised to date.
About the ALA:
The American Lung Association of the Northeast is part of the American Lung Association, the oldest voluntary health organization in the U.S. Established in 1904 to combat tuberculosis; our mission today is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. The focus is on air quality, asthma, tobacco control, and all lung disease. The American Lung Association in the Northeast serves Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.
For more information, visit www.LungNE.org.
About The Kelser Foundation:
For more than 30 years, Kelser has played an active role in a number of charities locally, throughout America, and across the globe. In 2011 the Kelser Foundation was established to further the American spirit of giving. Through the generosity and tireless efforts of Kelser employees, families and friends, philanthropy has become more than an initiative — it is our way of life. Kelser is headquartered in East Hartford, CT.
For more information, visit www.kelsercorp.com/foundation/