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Larry Legend

by   |   December 13, 2016

WoodmenLife President & CEO Larry King has announced his retirement, effective March 2017. The WoodmenLife National Board of Directors has appointed Pat Dees as President & CEO, effective March 2017.
A Legacy of Accomplishment
Larry’s story is one of…

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Hunger Next Door

by   |   December 1, 2016

How many people do you personally know who suffer from food insecurity? The number may be higher than you think.

Your next-door neighbor, the person who helps you at the grocery store, a co-worker, or the nice retired…


Event Teaches Kids About Politics, Hunger

by   |   November 7, 2016

When Recruiting Sales Manager Stuart Stephenson heard about WoodmenLife’s Pick Your CANdidate event idea at a managers’ conference in February, he couldn’t wait to get started.

He took the idea back to Chapter 46 in Waxahachie, TX, and…

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How Will You Commemorate 9/11?

by   |   August 29, 2016

This fall marks the 15th anniversary of the terrible events of Sept. 11, 2001. In the years following the tragedy, WoodmenLife chapters around the nation have held In Honor and Remembrance ceremonies to honor the thousands of…

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Hope Floats

by   |   August 19, 2016

The downtown Omaha sky was filled with hundreds of balloons over lunch today, all in the name of raising money (and spirits) for cancer research.

WoodmenLife’s Core Operations Well-Being Committee organized the balloon release. They sold balloons for…

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Striking Out Hunger

by   |   August 17, 2016

President & CEO Larry King and Executive Vice President Operations and Secretary Denise McCauley presented a $19,000 check to Brian Barks from Food Bank for the Heartland in support of WoodmenLife’s National Community Focus of fighting hunger.

They were…