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2014 Women's History Month Celebrates Character, Courage, and
ROCK ISLAND, Ill., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March is
Women's History Month and its 2014 theme celebrates women with courage
and commitment. To celebrate strong women who make a difference, Royal
Neighbors of America, one of the nation's largest women-led insurers,
has announced its 2014 Nation of NeighborsSM Program grants that will
award $100,000 to worthy women who strive to reach their dreams, pay
it forward, and make a difference in their communities.
"Royal Neighbors of America has been empowering women for more than a
century," says Cynthia Tidwell, President/CEO. "We encourage people to
nominate other worthy individuals in their community who show
character, courage, and commitment in making a difference in women's
From a teenager's dream to publish a magazine to build self-esteem for
high school girls, to initiatives that combat sex trafficking,
bullying, or efforts to help shelter battered women, Royal Neighbors
of America's Nation of Neighbors grants fund dreams and encourage
women to change the world. Since 2007, Royal Neighbors has awarded
over $1.5 million to help nearly 1,200 families and individuals in
reaching their goals and rebuilding their lives through the program.
Members of Royal Neighbors can nominate worthy individuals on its
website. An independent judging panel reviews each nomination and
determines the recipients and the monetary amounts to be awarded.
Grants are announced in the fall of 2014.
Learn more about the Nation of Neighbors Program and becoming a member
of Royal Neighbors
"We're proud of our Nation of Neighbors recipients because they so
clearly demonstrate the neighbor-helping-neighbor philosophy that is
the hallmark of our long history since 1895," adds Ms. Tidwell.
Royal Neighbors of America, one of the nation's largest women-led life
insurance organizations, exists for the benefit of its members. It
offers insurance products to fulfill financial needs of growth,
savings, and protection. Members receive valuable benefits and can
participate in volunteer activities through the organization's local
chapters to help make a difference in their communities. The
organization's philanthropic efforts are dedicated to changing women's
lives through its national programs, including the Nation of
NeighborsSM Program, and through the Royal Neighbors Foundation, a
501(c)(3) public charity.
Headquartered in Rock Island, IL, with a branch office in Mesa, AZ,
Royal Neighbors serves more than 200,000 members and is licensed to do
business in 42 states and the District of Columbia.
For more information about Royal Neighbors of America, visit
www.royalneighbors.orgor call (800) 627-4762.
Contact: Rita Toalson, FLMI, ACS (309) 732-8376
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