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September 11, 2016 | Special

Be an Everyday Hero

This year marks the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Modern Woodmen’s Be an Everyday Hero project remembers and honors those lost … and recognizes the brave first responders, military members and others who continue to serve our community every day.

Be an Everyday Hero
August 25, 2016 | Press release

Modern Woodmen awards winners in national speech contest

Three national winners and six honorable mentions have been named in Modern Woodmen of America’s 2016 School Speech Contest.

Modern Woodmen awards winners in national speech contest
August 24, 2016 | In the news

DARE officer to receive honors, “pick-me-up” box

The next time that Ptl. Robin Short, who is the D.A.R.E. officer for Bowling Green, is feeling down, all she has to do is open a box of letters and photos — a gift from the community.

DARE officer to receive honors, “pick-me-up” box
August 15, 2016 | In the news

Fedele recognized for her many volunteer hours

(Independent Mail, S.C.) – Fedele served as volunteer coordinator for eight years at Anderson Free Clinic and one and a half years at United Way. Currently she volunteers at Clean Start as immediate past board chairwoman for three years and board member for six years.

Fedele recognized for her many volunteer hours
August 11, 2016 | In the news

Modern Woodmen names Hometown Hero

(Lake Geneva News, Wis.) – Gerri Dilloo will receive the local Modern Woodmen of America chapter's 2016 Hometown Hero award Aug. 17, but she doesn't feel she deserves it.

Modern Woodmen names Hometown Hero
August 08, 2016 | In the news

Modern Woodmen of America honored Heywood Wasburn with an award

(WTVA, Miss.) – Modern Woodmen of America honored Heywood Wasburn with an award. Mr. Washburn has spent his whole serving the Tupelo community.

Modern Woodmen of America honored Heywood Wasburn with an award
July 20, 2016 | In the news

Palace Guard named Hometown Heroes

(The Marion Star, Ohio) – Saving the Palace Theatre from financial and physical ruin was a necessity, according to one of the men responsible for raising funds needed to restore the iconic downtown Marion showplace back in 1976.

Palace Guard named Hometown Heroes
July 09, 2016 | In the news

Local Group Names Law Enforcement Officers Hometown Heroes

(KXAN, Texas) – Locally, one group did their part and named a number of law enforcement officers hometown heroes. Modern Woodmen of America held an event Saturday morning in Cedar Park where they invited members of the local police department to attend and be recognized.

Local Group Names Law Enforcement Officers Hometown Heroes
July 08, 2016 | In the news

Modern Woodmen Members Donate $2,000 to RTT

(The Windham Eagle, Maine) – Tim Graham of Modern Woodmen of America recently presented Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center (RTT) with a matching gift of $2,000.

Modern Woodmen Members Donate $2,000 to RTT
June 30, 2016 | In the news

Modern Woodmen Donates to Ericson Public Library

(The Boone News Republican, Iowa) – Members of Modern Woodmen of America presented a $1,000 check to Ericson Public Library from a Matching Fund event.

Modern Woodmen Donates to Ericson Public Library
June 30, 2016 | In the news

Local Modern Woodmen Chapter Donates Food to Sand Springs Community Services

(Sand Springs Leader, Okla.) – The local Modern Woodmen of America chapter recently made a donation of food to Sand Springs Community Services.

Local Modern Woodmen Chapter Donates Food to Sand Springs Community Services
June 30, 2016 | In the news

Hometown Heroes Recognized

(Wayne County Journal-Banner, Mo.) – Two kind-hearted women who give of themselves by helping others in their respective communities were recently recognized by Modern Woodmen as hometown heroes.

Hometown Heroes Recognized
June 29, 2016 | In the news

Modern Woodmen Fundraiser For Wally and Carol Hoffman a Success

(The Pioneer Review, South Dakota) – Modern Woodmen of America members in Wall recently helped raise money for Wally and Carol Hoffman with a special fundraising event on June 3, 2016.

Modern Woodmen Fundraiser For Wally and Carol Hoffman a Success
June 29, 2016 | In the news

Modern Woodmen Donates Trees

(The Daily Reporter, Mich.) -- Modern Woodmen of America members donated three rising sun redbud trees to Sherwood Township over the weekend.

Modern Woodmen Donates Trees
June 20, 2016 | In the news

Modern Woodmen Salutes Heroes

Rock Island-based Modern Woodmen of America is busy planning an Everyday Hero project for the summer to coincide with the 15th anniversary year of 9/11.

Modern Woodmen Salutes Heroes
June 20, 2016 | In the news

Hometown Hero Award to be Presented

Dan Pugmire has been instrumental in establishing and operating the Idaho Veterans garden on Belmont Street in Caldwell. Modern Woodmen’s Ed Doty-Pomoransky honored Pugmire's efforts at a ceremony at the Caldwell Public Library on June 17.

Hometown Hero Award to be Presented
June 20, 2016 | In the news

Local Modern Woodmen Members Honor Rogersville’s Elder

Local volunteer Carolynn Elder, a Rogersville resident, was recently recognized for hours of service to the community during a Modern Woodmen of America member event on May 17, 2016.

Local Modern Woodmen Members Honor Rogersville’s Elder
May 06, 2016 | Press release

Michigan Southwest Region Receives Fraternal Award

Members from Modern Woodmen of America’s Michigan Southwest Region’s 67 chapters, 14 Summit chapters (for members age 55 and older) and 11 youth service clubs dedicated a total of 4,116 volunteer hours to community projects in 2015.

Michigan Southwest Region Receives Fraternal Award
April 15, 2016 | Press release

Modern Woodmen Builds on Strength in 2015

“At Modern Woodmen, we proudly serve members for life,” said W. Kenny Massey, president and CEO of Modern Woodmen. “Our members value Modern Woodmen’s financial stability and fraternal offerings.”

Modern Woodmen Builds on Strength in 2015
April 12, 2016 | In the news

Modern Woodmen Helps Raise Funds For Harmony House

(The Richland Source, Ohio) – Friends of the Harmony House, members of the Ontario United Methodist Church and Modern Woodmen of America members in the Mansfield area recently helped raise over $6,000 for a local homeless shelter.

Modern Woodmen Helps Raise Funds For Harmony House
April 10, 2016 | Press release

California South Region Receives Fraternal Award

In 2015, local communities received nearly $260,000 from Modern Woodmen and its members in fraternal assistance, an increase of more than 376 percent from 2014.

California South Region Receives Fraternal Award
April 02, 2016 | In the news

​Modern Woodmen Say Fundraisers For Local Organizations Were Successful (The Independent-Enterprise, Oregon)

Modern Woodmen of America members in Malheur and Payette counties recently helped raise money for the Ontario Veterans Memorial Hall and Payette County Historical Society and Museum.

​Modern Woodmen Say Fundraisers For Local Organizations Were Successful (The Independent-Enterprise, Oregon)
April 02, 2016 | In the news

​Modern Woodmen Hunger Campaign Provides 648,000 Meals Over 2 Years (Quad-City Times, Iowa)

"When we learned how many people in the United States experience hunger, we were stunned," said W. Kenny Massey, Modern Woodmen’s president and CEO. "We knew we had to take action."

​Modern Woodmen Hunger Campaign Provides 648,000 Meals Over 2 Years (Quad-City Times, Iowa)
April 02, 2016 | In the news

​Local Modern Woodmen members honor Hometown Hero

Local volunteer J. Ray Walker was recognized for countless hours of service to the community on Jan. 1, 2016, by the local Dandridge Modern Woodmen of America members who met at Perkins restaurant.

​Local Modern Woodmen members honor Hometown Hero