News Release

Woodmen of the World Donates 124,454 Flags in 2011

March 22, 2012

Omaha, Neb. -  Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society donated 124,454  flags across the United States in 2011 to local lodges for presentation to nonprofit civic and youth groups, schools, churches, community centers and other worthy groups.

Woodmen of the World, along with the United States government, is one of the leading purchasers of flags each year. Member customers celebrate patriotism in many ways including presentations of American Patriot's Handbooks to new citizens, libraries and schools and American History Awards to junior and senior high school students who excel in the study of American history.

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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