Jolene Smith, a member of Royal Neighbors Chapter 1373, from Atlantic, and a member of the Atlantic Parks and Recreation Board of Directors, was honored recently with the 2014 Iowa Fraternalist of the Year for her volunteerism within her community. The award was presented during the Annual Iowa Fraternal Alliance meeting in Ankeny.
Jolene Smith, a member of Royal Neighbors of America Chapter 1373, Atlantic, IA, at right, was presented a plaque from Sarah Reemtsma on behalf of the Iowa Fraternal
Alliance. In recognition of her volunteer efforts in the community, Jolene was honored as a 2014 Iowa fraternalist of the Year. (Photo provided)
Smith’s volunteer efforts include working with Heads at Ease, the Allen House Retirement Home, the Cass County Memorial Hospital, Festival of Trees, and Hitchcock House. According to her fellow Royal Neighbors members, “Jolene is the life blood of our chapter.”
Royal Neighbors of America, one of the nation’s largest women-led life insurance organizations, empowers women to meet the needs of their families with annuities and life insurance products such as whole life, term, final expense, and universal life. Royal Neighbors’ 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.
For more information, visit www.royalneighbors.org or call (800) 627-4762.