News Release

Woodmen of the World Sponsors 5th Annual Mountain Man Memorial March

March 26, 2012

Omaha, Neb. - Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society will be a sponsor for the 5th Annual Mountain Man Memorial March (MMMM) in Gatlinburg, Tenn., on April 20-21. A $1,000 donation to sponsor the Walkup Cup will be given to the winning team of the 26.2 mile Military Heavy Division.

Participants will hike 26.2 miles on paved roads and gravel paths through beautiful Smoky Mountain terrain to honor American service men and women killed in action and to share the pain of those they left behind - the Gold Star Families. More than 50 families are scheduled to attend this event in 2012.

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