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Butterfly IMAX film, presented by Assurant Health, takes ‘Flight’ at Milwaukee Public Museum

  • Posted: 6/5/2013 12:00 AM
MILWAUKEE, June 5, 2013 – “Flight of the Butterflies in 3D,” a NatGeo film, is now showing at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The movie is presented
by Assurant Health. 

The IMAX film captures the beauty of hundreds of millions of monarchs during their annual migration and follows Dana the monarch on her perilous journey from Mexico to Canada, along with her daughter, granddaughter and great granddaughter. 

This adventure also features Fred Urquhart, the determined scientist who spent 40 years trying to discover exactly where the butterflies mysteriously disappeared when they flew south for winter. Along with his wife, Norah, he founded the Insect Migration Association, enlisting thousands of volunteers across North America to tag hundreds of thousands of butterflies to track their migration route. This association ultimately helped Urquhart discover, in 1975, that millions of butterflies migrated to the remote Transvolcanic Belt of central Mexico. 

Tickets range from $6 to $8. The film will run though Oct. 31, 2013, at the museum, 800 West Wells St. 

About the Assurant Foundation 
Established three decades ago by Assurant, Inc., a specialty insurance provider, The Assurant Foundation provides financial assistance to charitable organizations to help improve the quality of life in the communities where we live and work. The Assurant Foundation’s charitable giving focuses on health and wellness, homes and property, and local hometown help in the communities Assurant serves. 

Assurant Health 
Assurant Health is the brand name for a family of health insurance products focused on providing a variety of affordable plan choices to consumers. The portfolio of health care products includes major medical, supplemental and fixed-benefit plans for individuals, families and small employers. Assurant Health is committed to providing access to convenient health care delivery, easy-to-understand products and value-added services that help customers better manage their health care dollars. Assurant Health's products are underwritten and issued by John Alden Life Insurance Company, Union Security Life Insurance Company and Time Insurance Company, which has been in business since 1892. More information about Assurant Health is at www.assuranthealth.com

Assurant Health is part of Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $28 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com

Media Contact: 

Sue Pierman 
Media Relations Manager 
414-299-7864 
sue.pierman@assurant.com