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Richfield, OH – August 3, 2015 – National Interstate Insurance Company is proud to sponsor the fireworks display after the Akron RubberDucks minor league baseball game on Friday, August 7, 2015, at 7:05 pm.  The Akron RubberDucks will face the Portland Sea Dogs, and the game and fireworks will take place at Canal Park, home to the RubberDucks, located at 300 South Main St., Akron, Ohio.

“We are excited to team up with the Akron RubberDucks by participating in this fun-filled evening,” said Tony Mercurio, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at National Interstate.  “This is a great opportunity for National Interstate to partner with our neighbors, the Akron RubberDucks, as we respect their commitment in supporting the community through many educational, charitable, and civic activities.  We also look forward to sharing this experience with members of the National Interstate team as Dave Michelson, our President and Chief Executive Officer, and I throw out the first pitch!”

National Interstate, headquartered in Richfield, Ohio, is a leading provider of transportation and specialty insurance.  For more information about the company’s products, visit

The Akron RubberDucks are the Double-A Eastern League affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.  For more information, visit

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National Interstate Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Interstate Corporation, is a specialty property and casualty insurance company with a niche orientation and focus on the transportation industry. We differentiate ourselves by offering insurance products and services designed to meet the unique needs of targeted insurance buyers. Products include insurance for passenger, moving and storage, and truck transportation companies, alternative risk transfer, or captive, insurance programs for commercial risks, specialty personal lines consisting of insurance products focused primarily on recreational vehicle owners, and transportation and general commercial insurance in Hawaii and Alaska. National Interstate and its insurance subsidiaries, which include Vanliner Insurance Company and Triumphe Casualty Company, are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Founded in 1989, we are headquartered in Richfield, Ohio with operations in Kapolei, Hawaii, and Fenton, Missouri.