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Melissa Pepper Awarded $10,000 to Support Lead(H)er Program

Aug 26, 2016
Melissa Pepper

(Rock Island,IL) – Pepper Rally? Cynthia Tidwell, president/CEO of Royal Neighbors (right) presents Melissa Pepper (left) with a $10,000 check from Royal Neighbors Nation of Neighbors℠ Program to rally support for her Lead(H)er “Strike a Match” program that links 100 young women with experienced leaders to inspire more women to volunteer, run for office, or start their own businesses.

About Nation of Neighbors
Nation of Neighbors provides support to help empower individuals to reach new goals, especially those who have a plan to start or expand a business or an organization/group that helps women and girls in their community. Ten grants of $10,000 each are being awarded across the U.S. in 2016. More than $1.7 million has been awarded since the program was launched in 2007. 

About Royal Neighbors
Royal Neighbors of America, one of the nation’s largest women-led insurers, empowers women to meet the needs of their families with annuities and life insurance products such as whole life, simplified issue, and universal life. Royal Neighbors was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Rock Island, IL, with a branch office in Mesa, AZ. For more information, visit or call (800) 627-4762. Royal Neighbors is licensed in 43 states and the District of Columbia and not all products are available in all states. 

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Marie Young, Manager, Communications | (309) 732-8280

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