News Release

Woodmen of the World Reminds Members of Disaster Benefit

May 1, 2011

Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society, one of the nation’s largest fraternal benefit organizations with open membership, reminds members who sustained significant storm damage to their primary residence that they may qualify for a natural disaster benefit.Disaster assistance is one benefit of membership in Woodmen of the World that is intended to help members in time of need. Members should contact their local Woodmen of the World Representative or StateServiceCenterfor more information.

In recent months, Woodmen of the World has provided disaster relief benefits and emergency services to thousands of members and storm victims in Alabama, Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and Mississippi. Members, associates and other volunteers have donated time and money in an effort to assist in recovery efforts to areas all over the Southeast and Midwestthat have been devastated by this season’s storms.

Woodmen of the World was founded in 1890 as a fraternal benefit organization. Today, Woodmen of the World offers insurance, annuities, mutual funds*, and 529 College Savings Plans*. Nearly 725,000 Woodmen of the World members across the country share a commitment to family, community and country. To learn more about Woodmen of the World, visit woodmen.org.