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The Travis Manion Foundation: Instilling Character in the Next Generation of Leaders

By Ryan Manion | May 23, 2017

The idea of character education is something that’s desperately needed in our society, and the idea also resonates with the veterans. One of the biggest challenges facing many veterans is losing that sense of feeling connected to something bigger than themselves. Many of the veterans in Travis Manion Foundation programs have found that working with kids and teaching them about what it means to be a leader is an avenue to regain that connection.

“Volunteer Time” Makes Giving Back a Top Company Priority

By Jennifer Moroney | December 13, 2016

About a year and a half ago, Penn Mutual implemented a Community Involvement Policy where full-time associates could use up to 8 hours of volunteer time each year. This has completely transformed Penn Mutual’s community outreach. It became a tangible indication that “giving back” was a top priority for the company.

Raising Awareness of Men’s Health

By Michael Kelhower | November 15, 2016

It’s “No-Shave November,” where people forego shaving and grooming for a month, raising awareness about cancer and donating what they save in razors and waxing towards cancer research and education. At Penn Mutual, 83 men and women in our home office have chosen to give up shaving for a month, while the entire community has also decided to focus the month of November on the issue of men’s health.

Rugby Sevens Takes on Las Vegas

By Jeff Leinen | March 15, 2016

Penn Mutual was thrilled to return to Las Vegas during the USA Sevens International Rugby tournament, as well as the Las Vegas Invitational (LVI) tournament earlier in March.

Go Red for Women: Heart Health and Financial Health Go Hand-in-Hand

By Margaret Walker | February 23, 2016

There is this myth that heart disease is a bigger problem for men than for women. The reality is that heart disease kills more women than men and is the cause of one out of every three female deaths in the U.S. Penn Mutual has been a major local supporter of the Go Red for Women initiative.

What the Life of Significance Award Really Means

By Leanne Acton | February 17, 2016

We will soon begin the nomination process for this year’s Penn Mutual Life of Significance Award. Introduced last year, the award is given annually to a collegiate rugby player participating in the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship who best exemplifies Penn Mutual’s values of integrity, commitment and respect, and has made substantial contributions to society and their community.

Honoring the Fallen by Challenging the Living

By Thomas Manion, Col., USMC (Retired) | December 22, 2015

Penn Mutual asked me to share a little bit about the Travis Manion Foundation and how we work with companies such as Penn Mutual to support the needs of military veterans and their families.

Urban Rugby Has an Impact, On and Off the Field

By James Brunson | September 29, 2015

The initiative and leadership these high school kids have taken on proves how big an impact a sport like rugby can have on the lives of kids in an urban setting.

Penn Mutual Loves Rugby: Looking Back on Penn Mutual’s First Year of Sponsoring Rugby

By Leanne Acton | August 4, 2015

As I look back on our first year of sponsoring rugby, the more I learn about the fastest growing team sport in America, and the more people I meet through rugby — ruggers, former ruggers, coaches and fans — the more I have come to love it too.

My Challenge to You: Make a Commitment to Health and Wellness

By Jimmie Johnson | July 21, 2015

As a Penn Mutual policyholder myself, I am thrilled to have their support as part of an important fundraising initiative for my Foundation – the Jimmie Johnson Foundation Wellness Challenge.