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Following is a list of recent news releases issued by our media relations staff. Feel free to browse the information and/or use the news releases in your publications or news programs.


December, 2014
Red Kettle Match Day raises more than $223,000 - (December 15, 2014)


November, 2014
Thrivent Financial to Donate $10,000 to Samaritan’s Purse Operation Heal Our Patriots Program - (November 5, 2014)


October, 2014
Fitch affirms Thrivent's AA (Very Strong) rating and changes outlook to positive - (October 9, 2014)

Thrivent Financial named a top 10 national business supporter of the arts - (October 1, 2014)


September, 2014
New study finds that fraternal benefit societies generate an average of $3.8 billion in annual value to America's communities - (September 29, 2014)


August, 2014
Thrivent Financial Announces Christian Music Festival Sponsorships - (August 5, 2014)


July, 2014
Thrivent Financial Announces Partnership With Leavine Family Racing and Michael McDowell - (July 30, 2014)

Thrivent Financial announces new appointment to board of directors - (July 21, 2014)

Five questions to ask your financial professional - (July 9, 2014)


June, 2014
Star Tribune names Thrivent Financial a 2014 Top Workplace - (June 16, 2014)


April, 2014
A.M. Best affirms Thrivent Financial’s A++ (Superior) rating with stable outlook - (April 29, 2014)


March, 2014
Thrivent Financial named as a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for third consecutive year - (March 20, 2014)

Thrivent Financial posts fifth consecutive year of growth; announces record-setting results for 2013 - (March 3, 2014)


February, 2014
Thrivent Financial reaches $200 million in donations to Habitat for Humanity with new $12 million commitment - (February 26, 2014)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans announces three incumbents re-elected to board of directors - (February 18, 2014)

Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans AA (Very Strong) rating with a stable outlook - (February 5, 2014)


December, 2013
N. Cornell Boggs III appointed to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Board - (December 16, 2013)

Red Kettle Match Day raises more than $265,000 - (December 11, 2013)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation’s Typhoon Haiyan challenge matching grant met - (December 9, 2013)


November, 2013
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Foundation, and members commit up to $2 million to Typhoon Haiyan relief - (November 20, 2013)

Thrivent Financial files suit against State of California to protect member privacy - (November 5, 2013)


September, 2013
September is Life Insurance Awareness Month - (September 5, 2013)


August, 2013
Thrivent Asset Management introduces Income Plus Funds product suite - (August 26, 2013)

Thrivent Financial presented Well Workplace Award by Wellness Council of America - (August 16, 2013)


July, 2013
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans named to Ward’s 50 Top Performing Insurance Companies - (July 17, 2013)


June, 2013
Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans AA (Very Strong) rating with a stable outlook - (June 27, 2013)

Thrivent Financial named to Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2013 - (June 18, 2013)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans members vote in favor of extending common bond to Christians - (June 6, 2013)


May, 2013
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans launches new Facebook initiative to help protect against identity theft - (May 20, 2013)

Thrivent Financial moves up seven spots to 325 on FORTUNE 500 list - (May 6, 2013)


April, 2013
A.M. Best affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans A++ (Superior) rating with stable outlook - (April 4, 2013)


March, 2013
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans named as one of “The World’s Most Ethical Companies” for second straight year - (March 6, 2013)


February, 2013
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans reports fourth consecutive year of strong results and increase in financial strength - (February 28, 2013)


January, 2013
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Named a 2013 National Top Workplace - (January 31, 2013)

Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans AA (Very Strong) rating with a stable outlook - (January 28, 2013)


December, 2012
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans commits nearly $7 million in 2013 to Habitat for Humanity International - (December 17, 2012)

Red Kettle Match Day raises almost $300,000 - (December 5, 2012)


November, 2012
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans receives approval to charter federal credit union - (November 26, 2012)

Thrivent offers 125,000 reasons to fill red kettles on Nov. 30 - (November 14, 2012)

Thrivent Financial Collection of Religious Art unveils new exhibition for 30th anniversary - (November 8, 2012)

Thrivent Financial and Foundation commit up to $1 million to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts - (November 8, 2012)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Announces New Long-Term Care Insurance Product - (November 1, 2012)


September, 2012
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Announces New Life Insurance Product - (September 26, 2012)


August, 2012
Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans AA (Very Strong) rating with a stable outlook - (August 8, 2012)


July, 2012
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans names Paul Mueller as new chief information officer - (July 25, 2012)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans named to Ward’s 50 Top Performing Insurance Companies - (July 20, 2012)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans launches new program with Habitat for Humanity aimed at repairing homes - (July 17, 2012)


June, 2012
Thrivent Financial named to Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2012 - (June 18, 2012)


May, 2012
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Marie Uhrich honored with Industry Leader Award - (May 29, 2012)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans promotes Terry Timm to senior vice president, Shared Services and Administration - (May 24, 2012)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans recaps strong 2011 community involvement in the Fox Cities - (May 3, 2012)


April, 2012
A.M. Best affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans A++ (Superior) rating with stable outlook - (April 2, 2012)


March, 2012
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans named as one of "The World's Most Ethical Companies" - (March 15, 2012)


February, 2012
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans reports third-consecutive year of strong results - (February 23, 2012)


January, 2012
Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans AA (Very Strong) rating with a stable outlook - (January 27, 2012)

In retirement, how will you use your nest egg? - (January 18, 2012)


December, 2011
Study finds that among Fortune 500 companies, Thrivent Financial has most women in executive officer roles - (December 22, 2011)

Thrivent Financial launches new online newsroom - (December 13, 2011)

Thrivent Financial Red Kettle Match Day Challenge generates over $272,000 - (December 7, 2011)

Your legacy of giving: beneficiary review season is here - (December 6, 2011)


November, 2011
Thrivent Financial commits $9.2 million to Habitat for Humanity - (November 29, 2011)

Thrivent Financial Collection of Religious Art presents ‘The Nativity’ - (November 21, 2011)

Thrivent offers 100,000 reasons to fill red kettles on Dec. 2 - (November 15, 2011)


October, 2011
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans appoints new Board member - (October 27, 2011)

Thrivent Financial names new chief human resources officer - (October 27, 2011)

Open enrollment: Time for a health plan checkup - (October 18, 2011)


September, 2011
Are you ready to merge into the fast lane with your mortgage payments? - (September 19, 2011)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans contributes nearly $800K to public services - (September 16, 2011)

Life insurance: Now more than ever - (September 6, 2011)

Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ AA (Very Strong) rating - (September 1, 2011)


August, 2011
Thrivent Financial Bank statement on FDIC strength - (August 16, 2011)


July, 2011
Ward’s 50 Top Performing Insurance Companies recognizes Thrivent Financial - (July 18, 2011)

Thrivent Financial supports Lutheran outdoor ministries through Facebook campaign - (July 18, 2011)

Save, Set, Spend: A new perspective on money management - (July 11, 2011)


June, 2011
Thrivent Financial named to Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2011 - (June 20, 2011)

Lutheran organizations receive nearly $37 million through Thrivent Choice Dollars - (June 17, 2011)

Thrivent Financial expands disaster response to more states - (June 8, 2011)

College graduates: Six financial survival tips for the working world - (June 2, 2011)


May, 2011
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans board promotes Knut Olson - (May 25, 2011)

Downsize? Yes. Work? Maybe. Manage your assets? Not so much! - (May 23, 2011)

Thrivent Financial reports strong financial and community outreach results at Report to the Community - (May 16, 2011)

Thrivent Financial Senior Vice President and General Counsel Teresa Rasmussen named 2011 ‘Women in Business: Industry Leader’ award winner - (May 12, 2011)

Thrivent Financial named ‘Best in Business’ by Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce - (May 11, 2011)

Thrivent Financial commits up to $275,000 for tornado disaster relief - (May 10, 2011)

Thrivent Financial moves up 24 spots to 318 on Fortune 500 list - (May 5, 2011)

Is your paycheck protected? - (May 2, 2011)


April, 2011
Thrivent Financial workshops earn financial literacy awards - (April 29, 2011)

A.M. Best affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans A++ (Superior) rating - (April 28, 2011)

Jeske appointed to Thrivent Financial Board - (April 25, 2011)

Home sweet home? Now is the time to leverage your home equity - (April 25, 2011)

Spring issue of Thrivent magazine arriving now - (April 25, 2011)

Thrivent Financial, Salvation Army named ‘Business Partnership of the Year’ - (April 20, 2011)


March, 2011
Many expect government to pick up the tab for long-term care - (March 31, 2011)

What will you do with your income tax refund? - (March 28, 2011)

Inflation worries gnaw at most Americans - (March 14, 2011)

Charities receive $1 million through Thrivent Financial member vote - (March 9, 2011)

‘Do One Thing Differently’ campaign calls on Americans to improve their finances - (March 2, 2011)


February, 2011
Thrivent Financial reports strong 2010 results - (February 24, 2011)

Retirement: financially, it’s just the beginning... - (February 18, 2011)

What’s your savings style? A quiz for savvy savers - (February 17, 2011)

Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans AA (Very Strong) rating - (February 11, 2011)

Thrivent Financial members to receive $304 million in dividends in 2011 - (February 10, 2011)

Thrivent Mutual Funds tops Barron’s mixed equity rankings - (February 7, 2011)


January, 2011
Life insurance: a Valentine that’s truly from the heart - (January 27, 2011)

Thrivent Financial members to recommend how to distribute another another million dollars to charity - (January 24, 2011)

Winter issue of Thrivent magazine arriving now - (January 24, 2011)

When 2 percent less could equal 2 percent more - (January 13, 2011)


December, 2010
’Tis the season: giving more through life insurance - (December 15, 2010)

Getting financially fit: Six ways to shed debt after the holidays - (December 15, 2010)

Thrivent Financial Red Kettle Match Day Challenge generates $325,000 - (December 7, 2010)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans commits $10.4 million to build Habitat for Humanity homes in 2011 - (December 6, 2010)

This season, heed the financial ghosts of Christmas - (December 2, 2010)


November, 2010
Life insurance under the Christmas tree? - (November 29, 2010)

Thrivent Financial’s Randy Boushek named ‘CFO of the Year’ - (November 24, 2010)

Another $125,000 match in the making this year - (November 17, 2010)

Thrivent Financial’s Thomsen elected to industry board - (November 4, 2010)


October, 2010
Thrivent Financial workshop earns financial literacy award - (October 18, 2010)

Fall issue of Thrivent magazine arriving now - (October 13, 2010)

Thrivent Financial announces flood fund challenge - (October 5, 2010)

Healthcare savings for the young and old - (October 5, 2010)


September, 2010
As U.S. economy wanes, study finds Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and other fraternal benefit societies generate billions for America’s communities - (September 20, 2010)

Five questions to consider before refinancing your home - (September 13, 2010)


August, 2010
Five tips to get an ‘A’ in back-to-school preparations - (August 4, 2010)


July, 2010
Summer issue of Thrivent magazine arriving now - (July 26, 2010)

New program gives Thrivent Financial members a voice in charitable giving - (July 20, 2010)

Thrivent Financial named to 2010 Ward’s 50 Top® Performing Insurance Companies - (July 16, 2010)

Despite improving economy, people still giving less - (July 8, 2010)


June, 2010
Star Tribune names Thrivent Financial a ‘Top Workplace’ - (June 24, 2010)

Tips for teaching your teen about money management - (June 22, 2010)

Darling, you need a financial makeover - (June 2, 2010)

Thrivent Financial member vote gives $1 million to charity - (June 1, 2010)


May, 2010
Poll finds financial stability is Americans’ top goal - (May 26, 2010)

Stellmacher’s career celebrated at Report to the Community - (May 25, 2010)

Thrivent Financial reports strong financial results and community outreach for 2009 - (May 25, 2010)

Thrivent Financial CIO Holly Morris named 2010 “Women in Business: Industry Leader” award winner - (May 24, 2010)

Caution the new ‘sure’ bet? - (May 19, 2010)

Feelin’ frugal: Our tune in 2010 - (May 12, 2010)

Faith and mom: The ‘powers’ behind giving - (May 12, 2010)

Stellmacher to retire from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (May 6, 2010)

Thrivent Financial/Kiplinger survey reveals 84% of Americans worry about finances, despite economic rebound - (May 4, 2010)

Is your paycheck protected? - (May 3, 2010)


April, 2010
Five “keys” to homeownership - (April 23, 2010)

Spring issue of Thrivent magazine arriving now - (April 21, 2010)

Thrivent Financial moves up 67 spots to 342nd on Fortune 500 - (April 20, 2010)

Thrivent Financial members to help distribute up to $2 million to charity - (April 19, 2010)


March, 2010
Fan it ForwardSM campaign reaches goal of generating $10,000 for Lutheran World Relief - (March 29, 2010)

Thrivent Financial wins Lipper Fund Awards for ‘Best Mid Cap Growth Equity Fund’ - (March 25, 2010)

Thrivent Financial to add 600 financial representatives nationwide in 2010 - (March 18, 2010)


February, 2010
A penny saved is a penny earned…and other financial lessons from the past - (February 22, 2010)

Christ’s passion is focus of Thrivent Financial art exhibition - (February 17, 2010)

Thrivent Financial names Raquet to board - (February 17, 2010)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans launches 'Fan it Forward' campaign - (February 15, 2010)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and its members generate $3 million for Haitian relief - (February 9, 2010)


January, 2010
When the rules change, retirement savers need to keep informed - (January 25, 2010)

Winter issue of Thrivent magazine arriving now - (January 20, 2010)

Brad Hewitt named president and CEO of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (January 20, 2010)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and its members aim to generate $3 million to aid Haiti earthquake response - (January 15, 2010)

’Tis the season for financial management - (January 5, 2010)


December, 2009
Thrivent Financial Foundation Red Kettle Match Day generates $374,329 - (December 9, 2009)

TODAY: Fox Cities could break its own national record for single-day donations to The Salvation Army - (December 4, 2009)

2,000th Home Milestone Reached in Four Years—Work Begins on 2,001st Thrivent Builds Home - (December 3, 2009)

Five financial ‘baby steps’ for expecting and new parents - (December 2, 2009)


November, 2009
Four Fox Cities taxing entities to receive $790,000 in voluntary contributions from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (November 23, 2009)

Thrivent Financial named to ‘Security 500’ list - (November 19, 2009)

Thrivent Financial to deliver estimated $316 million in dividends in 2010 - (November 18, 2009)

Thrivent Financial Bank opts out of Transaction Account Guarantee Program - (November 17, 2009)

Can the Fox Cities community break its own national record? - (November 17, 2009)

Thrivent Financial honored for ‘Best Green Strategy’ - (November 5, 2009)

Thrivent Financial receives financial literacy award - (November 3, 2009)


October, 2009
Thrivent Financial Bank offers free service to help consumers get financially back on track - (October 29, 2009)

Fall issue of Thrivent magazine arriving now - (October 28, 2009)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans recognizes its finest financial representatives - (October 13, 2009)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans honored as a 2009 Best Place to Work by New North B2B magazine - (October 7, 2009)


September, 2009
Teresa Rasmussen installed as chair of the Board of Directors for the National Fraternal Congress of America - (September 30, 2009)

Thrivent.com honored with Standard of Excellence WebAward - (September 28, 2009)

Phishing Scam Reported - (September 18, 2009)

Charitable loan to help families gain control of finances - (September 17, 2009)

State Fair poll: Men confident, women concerned, about retirement prospects - (September 7, 2009)

State Fair poll: Personal finances more ’roller coaster‘ than ’fun house‘ - (September 5, 2009)

State Fair poll: Men, women disagree on who is better penny pincher - (September 4, 2009)

Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity celebrate four-year alliance - (September 3, 2009)

State Fair poll: Generations split on future of Social Security - (September 1, 2009)


August, 2009
State Fair poll: Metro dwellers enjoy better financial lives - (August 31, 2009)

State Fair poll: Adults say wealth becoming more important - (August 30, 2009)

State Fair poll: Women take blue ribbon in money decisions - (August 28, 2009)

Minnesota State Fair exhibit aims to open eyes, hearts - (August 25, 2009)

Five tips to get an ‘A’ in back-to-school preparations - (August 12, 2009)

Thrivent Financial now on Facebook and Twitter - (August 10, 2009)

Job seekers receive ‘hand up’ with free, online job transition resources - (August 6, 2009)

Valuable lessons about poverty housing at the Wisconsin State Fair - (August 4, 2009)

Thrivent Financial Bank to offer new online financial management tool - (August 3, 2009)


July, 2009
Thrivent Financial named to PINK magazine’s Top 15 Companies for Women - (July 29, 2009)

Exhibit rolls into Ohio State Fair and transports visitors into substandard housing - (July 28, 2009)

Ward’s 50 Top Performing Insurance Companies recognizes Thrivent Financial - (July 23, 2009)

Thrivent Financial bucks trend and lowers life insurance rates - (July 21, 2009)

Sioux Falls jazz fans will learn about more than music at Jazzfest this weekend - (July 17, 2009)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans advances homebuilding milestone in El Salvador - (July 15, 2009)

Summer issue of Thrivent magazine arriving in mailboxes now - (July 14, 2009)


June, 2009
Wedding season means newlyweds face financial 'adjustments' - (June 30, 2009)

Bruce Nicholson, chairman, president and CEO of Thrivent Financial, announces plan to retire - (June 25, 2009)

Witham becomes first female president of international insurance association - (June 16, 2009)

Sorum elected to The American College’s board of trustees - (June 16, 2009)

Now Available: The Simply Giving® Program endorsed by Thrivent Financial Bank - (June 10, 2009)

Thrivent Financial releases 2008 charitable outreach summary at Report to the Community - (June 2, 2009)

Thrivent Financial highlights strength and community outreach at Report to the Community - (June 2, 2009)


May, 2009
May 30: Thrivent Builds Night at the Game offers Lutherans from across Wisconsin a memorable night at Miller Park - (May 27, 2009)

Thrivent Financial names new director, Community Relations - (May 20, 2009)

Thrivent Financial continues to thrive without TARP assistance - (May 19, 2009)

Housing Success Story: Alliance brings 40 homes in four years to Milwaukee’s inner city - (May 7, 2009)

Home ownership: Dreams becoming reality - (May 7, 2009)

Volunteers from Thrivent Financial and Milwaukee Habitat gear up for week-long building effort - (May 7, 2009)

67-foot exhibit on wheels contrasts poverty housing with newly dedicated Habitat home - (May 6, 2009)

Spring issue of Thrivent magazine arriving in mailboxes now - (May 5, 2009)


April, 2009
Thrivent Financial and its members continue to invest in their communities - (April 29, 2009)

GAMA International honors 32 from Thrivent Financial - (April 24, 2009)

Thrivent Financial wins Lipper Fund Award for Best Small Cap Value Fund over five years - (April 15, 2009)

Economy sparks opportunity to teach kids lasting money lessons - (April 7, 2009)


March, 2009
National Teach Your Kids to Share Day to take place April 24 - (March 9, 2009)


January, 2009
Winter Issue of Thrivent Magazine Arriving in Mailboxes Now - (January 22, 2009)

Service Fees Eliminated - (January 12, 2009)

Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program - (January 5, 2009)


December, 2008
Marriage: A key to retirement bliss? - (December 17, 2008)

Illness, job loss trump market volatility as retirement obstacles - (December 10, 2008)

Thrivent Financial Foundation Red Kettle Match Day generates record-breaking results - (December 10, 2008)

Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity helps keep the dream of homeownership alive for low-income families, announces ’09 commitments - (December 5, 2008)


November, 2008
This Christmas, there's a new Grinch in town - (November 21, 2008)

Thrivent Financial names new chief operating officer - (November 20, 2008)

Red Kettle challenge could generate $250,000 in one day and set national record - (November 18, 2008)

Thrivent Financial and Lutheran congregations seek to raise $320,000 for Minnesota FoodShare - (November 13, 2008)

Boomers beleaguered but still optimistic about financial well-being - (November 10, 2008)


October, 2008
Financial protection during turbulent times - (October 27, 2008)

Thrivent Financial allocates $975,000 in gifts to local taxing entities - (October 22, 2008)


September, 2008
Thrivent Financial receives financial literacy award - (September 26, 2008)

Habitat 500 offers ’time away’ for Minneapolis mom - (September 15, 2008)


August, 2008
Community Lion going back to school - (August 26, 2008)

On the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina – much to celebrate, more work to do - (August 26, 2008)

Growth at Thrivent Financial Bank triggers expansion to downtown Appleton - (August 18, 2008)

Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ AA+ rating - (August 14, 2008)


July, 2008
Bug off! We love your help! - (July 25, 2008)

Thrivent Financial and its members aim to generate $1.5 million for Midwest flood relief - (July 16, 2008)

Survey reveals retirees’ priorities - (July 9, 2008)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation awards $75,000 grant to CAP Services - (July 2, 2008)

Thrivent Financial veterans promoted to new leadership roles - (July 1, 2008)


June, 2008
A.M. Best affirms Thrivent Financial’s top rating - (June 26, 2008)

Why fight? Retired couples agree on spending - (June 23, 2008)

Frugally female: Retired women do ‘little things’ to save money - (June 16, 2008)

Thrivent Financial names Fred Kraegel to board of directors - (June 13, 2008)

Senior women trail men in financial confidence - (June 9, 2008)


May, 2008
'Let’s thrive' captures organization’s retirement focus - (May 8, 2008)

Nearly $5.8 million raised and donated for Fox Cities - (May 8, 2008)

Innovative programs for children get boost from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation - (May 8, 2008)

Hammers Pounding in Harambee during Thrivent Builds with Habitat Week - (May 1, 2008)


April, 2008
Thrivent Financial members re-elect three incumbents to board of directors - (April 14, 2008)

Thrivent Financial and its members generate nearly $321 million for community needs in 2007 - (April 8, 2008)

A chance to help others on the road to retirement - (April 7, 2008)


March, 2008
Southwest Wisconsin regional financial office earns two honors for excellence - (March 30, 2008)

Thrivent Financial offers baby boomers new solution to help ensure savings last throughout retirement - (March 18, 2008)

New funds target all-in-one international investing and retirement growth - (March 10, 2008)

Thrivent Financial Bank adds Terrie Pohjola to board - (March 3, 2008)


February, 2008
Thrivent Financial delivers $320 million in dividends - (February 26, 2008)

Giving money is still easier than giving time - (February 19, 2008)

Are retirees without a road map for retirement? - (February 11, 2008)

Winter issue of Thrivent magazine arriving in mailboxes now - (February 4, 2008)


January, 2008
$20.5 million in financing secured for new Lake Country Lutheran High School - (January 29, 2008)

Lutherans to test aging, caregiving models - (January 22, 2008)

Foundation awards $4.1 million to Lutheran organizations to spur charitable gifts - (January 17, 2008)

Thrivent Financial Heritage Foundation provides $1 million loan to help with foreclosure crisis - (January 8, 2008)

Eastside Financial Center to open January 14 - (January 7, 2008)


December, 2007
Thrivent Financial allocates $915,000 in gifts to local taxing entities - (December 28, 2007)

Thrivent Financial investing nearly $1.7 million in Milwaukee’s Harambee community - (December 20, 2007)

Thrivent Financial Foundation grants $275,000 - (December 17, 2007)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will build 322 Habitat for Humanity houses in '08 - (December 3, 2007)


November, 2007
NFCA honors Thrivent Financial member for volunteerism - (November 5, 2007)

Thrivent launches institutional-style portfolios for individual investors - (November 1, 2007)


October, 2007
Executives to discuss faith and values in business - (October 15, 2007)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans recognizes its finest financial representatives - (October 10, 2007)


August, 2007
'Lion on parade' will encourage community service in Appleton elementary schools - (August 21, 2007)

Boomers’ Catch-22: optimistic about retirement but not well-prepared - (August 20, 2007)

Thrivent provides $25,000 to Minnesota Helps - Bridge Disaster Fund - (August 15, 2007)

Thrivent provides $250,000 challenge grant to the Saint Paul Area Synod of the ELCA - (August 15, 2007)

Sherry Engebretsen Memorial Fund established to support college scholarships - (August 3, 2007)

Summer/Fall issue of Thrivent magazine arriving in mailboxes now - (August 1, 2007)


July, 2007
Thrivent Financial names leader of accumulation and retirement solutions - (July 18, 2007)

Grant heightens awareness of Lutheran higher education - (July 11, 2007)

Moody’s affirms Thrivent Financial’s rating - (July 3, 2007)


June, 2007
Thrivent Financial names new board member - (June 18, 2007)

Retirees now have a new way to keep pace with inflation - (June 13, 2007)

Thrivent Financial recognized for industry-leading Code of Conduct - (June 12, 2007)

A.M. Best affirms Thrivent Financial’s top rating - (June 8, 2007)

Thrivent magazine wins international Gold Quill award - (June 7, 2007)


May, 2007
Thrivent Financial Bank names chief financial officer - (May 21, 2007)

Hundreds lend helping hand in Milwaukee neighborhood - (May 14, 2007)


April, 2007
Thrivent Financial ranks 370 on Fortune 500 list - (April 19, 2007)

Reinvest your refund in retirement - (April 3, 2007)


March, 2007
Thrivent Financial sponsors symphonic salute to Iwo Jima flag raisers - (March 30, 2007)

Thrivent Financial reports solid performance in 2006 - (March 30, 2007)

Many Americans want to volunteer but don´t - (March 8, 2007)


February, 2007
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans honors Northeast Wisconsin office with highest award - (February 22, 2007)

What’s your retirement IQ? Find out at ThriveQ.com - (February 21, 2007)

Milwaukee Harambee North neighborhood gets nearly $1.3 million boost - (February 14, 2007)


January, 2007
Thrivent Financial taps board member as senior vice president - (January 11, 2007)

Kurt Senske named vice chair of Thrivent Financial board of directors - (January 9, 2007)


December, 2006
Thrivent Financial Bank names director of consumer banking - (December 21, 2006)

Hundreds ‘home for the holidays’ thanks to unique alliance - (December 18, 2006)

Foundation awards $4.8 million to Lutheran organizations to spur charitable gifting - (December 13, 2006)

Turn $1 into $2 for The Salvation Army - Fox Cities - (December 4, 2006)


November, 2006
Did baby boomers learn a priceless savings lesson? - (November 20, 2006)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation helps establish global fund for women - (November 16, 2006)

Tom Brandt named managing partner for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (November 9, 2006)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans launches new universal life insurance product - (November 7, 2006)


October, 2006
Thrivent Financial names VP, investment product services and operations - (October 31, 2006)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation provides $500,000 grant to Concordia Avondale - (October 27, 2006)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation provides $300,000 to Lutheran Homes of S.C. - (October 27, 2006)

NFCA honors two Thrivent Financial members for volunteerism - (October 26, 2006)

Business leaders to examine faith and values in decision-making - (October 17, 2006)

Thrivent Financial expands community relations team - (October 10, 2006)

Thrivent Financial allocates $869,270 in gifts to local taxing entities - (October 4, 2006)


September, 2006
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans recognizes its finest financial representatives - (September 28, 2006)

Thrivent Financial names VP, information technology - (September 27, 2006)


August, 2006
Wealthier Americans fail to see housing challenges - (August 29, 2006)

One year after Hurricane Katrina, Thrivent Financial reflects on huge member support - (August 24, 2006)

Thomsen promoted to executive vice president for Thrivent Financial - (August 23, 2006)

Dan Nickodemus named managing partner for Thrivent Financial - (August 14, 2006)

Thrivent Financial names VP, corporate law - (August 9, 2006)

David Royal joins Thrivent Financial as vice president, asset management and advice - (August 7, 2006)


July, 2006
Thrivent Financial Bank names new board member - (July 27, 2006)

Thrivent magazine earns four awards for excellence - (July 18, 2006)

A mutual fund for today’s retirement needs - (July 5, 2006)


June, 2006
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation awards $45,800 grant to eDonor service - (June 28, 2006)

A.M. Best affirms Thrivent Financial’s top rating - (June 28, 2006)

Thrivent Financial and employees make $8.2 million impact in Twin Cities, Fox Cities - (June 19, 2006)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation awards $100,000 to future clinic - (June 14, 2006)

Thrivent Financial names VP, chief compliance officer - (June 13, 2006)

NFCA honors Thrivent Financial member for volunteerism - (June 12, 2006)

Refrigerated truck to bring homegrown produce to area’s hungry - (June 8, 2006)

Community Savings Center celebrates grand opening - (June 6, 2006)


May, 2006
Betsy Ordal joins Thrivent Financial as vice president - (May 24, 2006)

Survey finds home ownership key to financial security; low-income families remain left out - (May 23, 2006)

Park Jarrett selected as divisional vice president - (May 16, 2006)


April, 2006
Thrivent Financial selects OLSON as its advertising agency - (April 28, 2006)

Two Minneapolis employees receive Volunteer Excellence Award - (April 24, 2006)

Two Appleton employees receive Volunteer Excellence Award - (April 24, 2006)

Summer issue of Thrivent magazine features stories on faith, finance, volunteerism - (April 18, 2006)

Scott Barth named managing partner for Thrivent Financial - (April 13, 2006)

Morris named chief information officer for Thrivent Financial - (April 12, 2006)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation offers $5.5 million grant initiative - (April 6, 2006)

Looking for volunteers? Go to church! - (April 4, 2006)

Thrivent Financial ranks 352 on Fortune 500 list - (April 3, 2006)


March, 2006
Habitat recognizes Thrivent Financial's past contributions in reaching campaign goal - (March 31, 2006)

Tom Kopatz named managing partner for Thrivent Financial - (March 30, 2006)

Americans flip-flop on volunteerism - (March 29, 2006)

Thrivent Financial and its members generate over $400 million in community impact in 2005 - (March 28, 2006)

Moody’s affirms Thrivent Financial’s rating - (March 27, 2006)

Thrivent Financial reports strong 2005 results - (March 22, 2006)

Thrivent Financial Bank names new director - (March 21, 2006)

Thrivent Financial members elect two incumbents and one new director to board - (March 17, 2006)

NFCA honors Thrivent Financial for Lutherans with highest membership standard - (March 9, 2006)

A career that makes a difference - (March 1, 2006)


February, 2006
New Product Sales Consulting VP at Thrivent Financial - (February 23, 2006)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans honors outstanding employees - (February 22, 2006)

Thrivent Financial Bank names new CEO - (February 17, 2006)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans honors its local office with highest award - (February 14, 2006)


January, 2006
Mark Coleman and Eric Elwer join Thrivent Financial’s Field Administration team - (January 31, 2006)

Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity gears up for affordable house-building effort - (January 30, 2006)

Thrivent Investment Management’s recently launched asset allocation funds reach $1 billion - (January 9, 2006)


December, 2005
One year after tsunami, Thrivent Financial and its members reflect on relief contributions - (December 27, 2005)

Thrivent Financial awards $4.9 million to 75 Lutheran organizations to foster giving - (December 22, 2005)

Thrivent Financial employees give gifts and cheer during 12 Days of Christmas - (December 16, 2005)

Thrivent Financial rings in the holiday season with gifts of money and time - (December 5, 2005)


November, 2005
Tax law offers year-end givers special break - (November 30, 2005)

New program to triple savings - (November 30, 2005)

Thrivent Financial provides 26,000 turkeys, 37,000 chickens and thousands of volunteers - (November 21, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ Web site Named as “Trustworthy” in National Ad Campaign - (November 10, 2005)


October, 2005
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans recognizes its finest financial representatives - (October 31, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans reports Hurricane Katrina aid tops $6 million - (October 19, 2005)


September, 2005
Thrivent Financial extending premium due dates for members impacted by Hurricane Katrina - (September 21, 2005)

Habitat and Thrivent Financial launch ‘build mobile’ to rally Americans on poverty housing - (September 8, 2005)

Hurricane Katrina victims to benefit from new Habitat, Thrivent Financial alliance - (September 8, 2005)


August, 2005
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans appoints Allan Spies to organization’s board of directors - (August 31, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans pledges $2 million to aid Hurricane Katrina victims - (August 31, 2005)

Jim Odland joins Thrivent Financial for Lutherans as vice president of securities law - (August 29, 2005)

Thrivent Financial first half financial performance marked by strong earnings, investments - (August 18, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans names Tom Dobberstein managing partner of Nebraska Region - (August 8, 2005)


July, 2005
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans appoints Dick Moeller to organization’s board - (July 13, 2005)

Thrivent Investment Management launches seven new mutual funds - (July 1, 2005)


June, 2005
Habitat for Humanity International names John Gilbert to board - (June 23, 2005)

Lutheran seminaries received $437,775 in 2004 through seminary grants - (June 20, 2005)

A.M. Best affirms Thrivent Financial’s top rating - (June 17, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation gives $300,000 grant to Luther Seminary - (June 13, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation provides $180,000 to Lutheran Virtual School - (June 13, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation provides $75,000 to Fairview Health Services - (June 13, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation provides $61,400 grant to LIRS - (June 13, 2005)

Thrivent Financial and its employees give more than $10.2 million to thousands of causes - (June 8, 2005)

Thrivent Financial announces $150,000 commitment to the Fox Cities Housing Coalition - (June 7, 2005)

Thrivent Financial gives $500,000 in John Gilbert's honor to Community Foundation - (June 7, 2005)

Thrivent Financial names Doug Ahrenstorff Managing Partner of No. Central Minnesota RFO - (June 1, 2005)


May, 2005
Nine out of 10 Americans rely on others for financial advice - (May 31, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans offers $3.5 million charitable gifting initiative - (May 31, 2005)

Thrivent Financial provides $1.4 million grant to the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod - (May 27, 2005)

Thrivent Financial provides $66,000 grant to the Evangelical Lutheran Synod - (May 27, 2005)

Thrivent Financial Foundation gives $100,000 to affordable housing initiative - (May 27, 2005)

Thrivent Financial gives $100,000 to Valparaiso University to foster charitable giving - (May 27, 2005)

Thrivent Financial names Mike Fuehrmeyer Managing Partner of NE Wisconsin RFO - (May 25, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans deepens relationship with Habitat for Humanity - (May 13, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans provides $1.8 million grant to the ELCA - (May 11, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans provides $85,000 grant to Lutheran Hour Ministries - (May 11, 2005)

Thrivent Financial volunteers to conduct 3,000 Join Hands Day service projects - (May 6, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans launches new variable annuity - (May 2, 2005)


April, 2005
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans names Mike Haglin Managing Partner of Northeast RFO - (April 19, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans expands Financial Consultant force - (April 18, 2005)

Thrivent Financial ranks 319 on Fortune 500 list - (April 4, 2005)


March, 2005
Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ AA+ rating - (March 23, 2005)

Pacific Northwest RFO wins top honor from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (March 21, 2005)

Survey finds Americans confident on retirement, but optimism likely built on shaky ground - (March 17, 2005)

Thrivent Financial members re-elect three to organization's board of directors - (March 7, 2005)

Thrivent Financial appoints Timothy Lehman to organization's board of directors - (March 7, 2005)

Koplin joins Thrivent Financial as director, Investment Product Marketing & Implementation - (March 3, 2005)

Americans say good health key to satisfying retirement - (March 3, 2005)

Members of Thrivent Financial surpass $2.5 million in donations for tsunami relief - (March 1, 2005)


February, 2005
John Vekich Promoted to VP of Field Marketing at Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (February 28, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans promotes David Anderson to senior vice president - (February 25, 2005)

Thrivent Financial reports strong financial results - (February 23, 2005)

Thrivent Financial names Rasmussen senior vice president, general counsel and secretary - (February 23, 2005)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans awards $4.5 million to foster charitable giving - (February 3, 2005)


January, 2005
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans pledges additional $2 million to aid tsunami survivors - (January 31, 2005)

Americans say volunteering reflects their moral values - (January 26, 2005)

Thrivent Financial to hire 650 additional representatives - (January 19, 2005)

Thrivent Financial announces transition of executive management team - (January 17, 2005)

John Gilbert, Thrivent Financial chairman, to retire - (January 14, 2005)

Sorum named to Thrivent Financial Executive Management Team - (January 13, 2005)


December, 2004
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans pledges $3 million to aid tsunami victims in South Asia - (December 31, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans gives unexpected Christmas gifts to Appleton community - (December 23, 2004)

Moody's lowers rating but retains Thrivent Financial's "excellent" status - (December 23, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans awards $3.5 million to help develop youth leaders - (December 21, 2004)

Americans leery of economy, personal finances in 2005 - (December 15, 2004)

Thrivent Financial announces resolution of class-action - (December 15, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans helps Salvation Army Fox Cities Red Kettle effort - (December 9, 2004)

Anema named Thrivent Financial VP of Strategic Planning - (December 6, 2004)

Lutherans to launch individual development accounts for low-income workers in Minneapolis - (December 1, 2004)


November, 2004
Thrivent Financial to dedicate Appleton, Wis., Habitat for Humanity home Thanksgiving week - (November 18, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation grants $100,000 to Emerging Church Initiative - (November 4, 2004)


September, 2004
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans pledges second million to aid hurricane victims - (September 27, 2004)

Thrivent Financial celebrates construction of 500th Habitat for Humanity home - (September 14, 2004)


August, 2004
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans pledges $1 million to aid Hurricane Charley victims - (August 30, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans honors four of its own - (August 20, 2004)

Thrivent Financial announces unqiue Habitat project in Fort Worth - (August 9, 2004)


July, 2004
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans starts unique Habitat project in Spokane - (July 29, 2004)

“Lutheran Night at the Twins” seeks to raise funds for Minnesota’s homeless youth - (July 27, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans starts Habitat for Humanity pilot program - (July 21, 2004)

Thrivent Investment Management announces merger of funds to create Thrivent Mutual Funds - (July 19, 2004)

Thrivent Investment Management hires T. Rowe Price, Mercator to subadvise - (July 19, 2004)

Thrivent Investment Management hires bond analysts Knowles and Hochmuth - (July 19, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans receives highest membership recognition from NFCA - (July 13, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation grants $200,000 for Bonhoeffer translation - (July 9, 2004)


June, 2004
Foundation grants $9,100 for Concordia excavation educational program - (June 15, 2004)

Todd Johnson named Managing Partner of East-Central Iowa RFO - (June 14, 2004)

Basket of Hope receives $100,000 grant from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (June 14, 2004)

$60,000 grant given to The American Association of Lutheran Churches - (June 14, 2004)

Thrivent Financial’s James Krueger named GAMA International president - (June 9, 2004)

A.M. Best affirms Thrivent Financial's top rating - (June 8, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans sets aggressive collaborative agenda - (June 8, 2004)

Thrivent Financial, employees give $7.3 million to thousands of worthy causes - (June 8, 2004)

Kretzschmar Award goes to artist who inspires children to share their talent - (June 8, 2004)

Bill Selle awarded 2004 Walter L. Rugland Award for commitment and service - (June 8, 2004)

Scott Morris named to lead Thrivent Financial for Lutheran's Florida RFO - (June 4, 2004)

Bill Devens joins Thrivent Investment to head fixed income quantitative research - (June 1, 2004)


May, 2004
New Financial Advice Technology Selected - (May 24, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans names Marie Uhrich Senior VP of Communications - (May 14, 2004)

Thrivent Financial introduces its Thrivent Series Fund - (May 10, 2004)

Thrivent Financial Bank names Andrew Bohlig to its consumer lending group - (May 10, 2004)

Thrivent Financial presents $17,000 grant to Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh, Inc. - (May 6, 2004)

Thrivent Financial grants $150,000 for Nobel Peace Prize Forum endowment - (May 3, 2004)


April, 2004
Matthew Finn joins Thrivent Investment as large-cap value portfolio manager - (April 26, 2004)

ELCA given $1,875,000 grant by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation - (April 22, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans grants $3,280 to help LVC in its mission - (April 20, 2004)

Thrivent Financial recognized in Million Dollar Round Table Top 10 - (April 20, 2004)

Brian Flanagan, John Hintz named mid-cap stock fund co-portfolio managers - (April 13, 2004)

Kevin Hunter joins Thrivent Financial for Lutherans from Deloitte & Touche - (April 8, 2004)


March, 2004
WELS receives $412,500 grant from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (March 31, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans announces program to develop young leaders - (March 30, 2004)

Thrivent Financial appoints Darren Bagwell as director of equity research - (March 24, 2004)

Thrivent Financial jumps to No. 284 on Fortune 500 list - (March 22, 2004)

Thrivent Financial commits $1.28 million more to Habitat for Humanity - (March 19, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans adds 25 to elite Financial Consulting Group - (March 17, 2004)

$240,000 grant helps fund Reformation document preservation at Luther Seminary - (March 12, 2004)

Thrivent Financial Bank and Charitability Program make big investment in community - (March 4, 2004)


February, 2004
Thrivent Financial launches new UL, VUL products - (February 24, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans introduces Financial Consultant force - (February 23, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans gives $300,000 to help Luther Seminary - (February 20, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ $75,000 challenge - (February 19, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans gives $258,000 to help Healthy Congregations - (February 18, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation grants $70,000 to Concordia Seminary - (February 17, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans adds $7 million in outreach to Care program - (February 17, 2004)

Thrivent Financial Web site continues to get strong rankings from DALBAR - (February 16, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans' $165,000 helps leadership training for Lutheran teachers - (February 16, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans awards $380,000 grant to collaborative evangelism - (February 13, 2004)

IMSA renews Thrivent Financial membership, affirming high ethical standards - (February 12, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans gives $1.5 million grant to Search Institute - (February 12, 2004)

Hushagen, Middeke, Senske re-elected to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans board - (February 11, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans gives $100,000 in grant to Wheat Ridge Ministries - (February 11, 2004)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans releases strong 2003 financial results - (February 5, 2004)


January, 2004
Thrivent Financial study finds retirement funding a “guessing game” for most Americans - (January 28, 2004)

Americans say time, not money, most important gift to charity - (January 13, 2004)

Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial’s AA+ rating - (January 12, 2004)

Join Hand Days date change explained by Fred Ohlde - (January 12, 2004)

Survey Finds Americans Foresee Improving Financial Well-Being, Income in 2004 - (January 6, 2004)


December, 2003
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans finalizes sale of downtown Appleton building - (December 31, 2003)

Dramatic spike seen in Americans' economic optimism - (December 18, 2003)

Thrivent Financial survey key findings - (December 17, 2003)

Russell Swansen named new chief investment officer for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (December 4, 2003)


November, 2003
Beumer elected vice chairman of Thrivent Financial Board of Directors - (November 13, 2003)

Thrivent Investment Management teams with Calvert and North Track - (November 6, 2003)

Thrivent Investment Management unveils new wrap program - (November 3, 2003)


October, 2003
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation approves $95,000 grant to ALDE - (October 22, 2003)

Thrivent Financial employees give more than $500,000 to United Way and Lutheran Community - (October 22, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans adds 22 members to elite Financial Consulting Group - (October 22, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, volunteers make $59.2 million impact - (October 14, 2003)

Thrivent Financial gives $350,000 to Minneapolis-area capital campaigns - (October 2, 2003)


September, 2003
$75,000 from Thrivent Financial Foundation to help N.C. hurricane victims - (September 30, 2003)

$125,000 helps Virginia, W.V., Delaware and Maryland hurricane victims - (September 30, 2003)

Standard & Poor’s affirms Thrivent Financial’s “AA” rating - (September 29, 2003)

Fred Ohlde elected chair of National Fraternal Congress of America for 2003-04 - (September 29, 2003)

Thrivent Financial launches national advertising campaign - (September 23, 2003)

Hewitt to assume executive leadership of fraternal operations - (September 19, 2003)

Care programs raise more than $90,000 for Cardinals Care - (September 18, 2003)

Thrivent Financial Bank helps Kenyon Sunset Home build brighter future - (September 18, 2003)

Thrivent Financial grant helps keep Franklin Library open - (September 10, 2003)


August, 2003
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Thrivent Financial bank team up to help needy - (August 22, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans gifts $764,918 to area taxing units - (August 22, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Web sites continue to move up in ratings - (August 21, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation approves grants totaling $550,000 to the LCMS - (August 14, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation approves $450,000 commitment to KINDLE - (August 14, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation approves grants totaling $310,000 to WELS - (August 14, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation OKs $111,000 grant to Urban Ministry Project - (August 14, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation's $33,256 grant to Church of Lutheran Brethren - (August 14, 2003)

Thrivent Financial releases semiannual results - (August 13, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation OKs grants of $771,000 to ELCA initiatives - (August 13, 2003)


July, 2003
Wiese named one of Twin Cities’ “25 Women to Watch” - (July 24, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ Web site gets LCA award - (July 23, 2003)

Thrivent Financial names Dormer fraternalist of the year - (July 15, 2003)


June, 2003
Thrivent Financial CIO Announces Retirement Plans - (June 27, 2003)

A.M. Best reaffirms Thrivent Financial’s top rating - (June 24, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, local volunteers and youth to work on Join Hands Day - (June 17, 2003)

Thrivent Financial honored for work with project management group - (June 12, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans expands Financial Consulting Group - (June 5, 2003)

'Faith in the City’ coalition announces commitment at Thrivent Financial - (June 4, 2003)

Thrivent Financial commits $300,000 to inner-city Minneapolis neighborhood - (June 4, 2003)

Thrivent Financial commits $2.2 million to Twin Cities nonprofits - (June 4, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans announces formation of Fox Cities Workplace Partnership for Life alliance - (June 3, 2003)

Thrivent Financial and employees give $8 million to hometown communities - (June 3, 2003)


May, 2003
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans' site earns excellent rating in DALBAR study - (May 30, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation grants $129,900 to help victims of U.S. tornadoes - (May 23, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans promotes Pam Moret and Nikki Sorum - (May 12, 2003)


April, 2003
Thrivent Financial adds three options to variable annuity investment line-up - (April 30, 2003)

Thrivent Financial plans to hire an additional 800 financial associates - (April 30, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation commits $760,000 to Habitat - (April 10, 2003)


March, 2003
Thrivent Financial ranked number 302 on latest Fortune 500 listing - (March 31, 2003)

Thrivent Financial to provide $7.4 million in member scholarships in 2003 - (March 27, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans announces $45.8 million Care program - (March 24, 2003)

Rugland Award given to Bergstrom - (March 20, 2003)

Thrivent Financial Foundation's $50,000 grant for Lutheran Valley Retreat - (March 20, 2003)

Thrivent Financial honored for volunteerism by Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce - (March 18, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation approves $2.1 million challenge grants to Lutheran Church bodies - (March 5, 2003)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans launches $20 million gifting program - (March 3, 2003)


February, 2003
Tocklin named to board of directors for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (February 19, 2003)


January, 2003
Thrivent Financial issues $300,000 grant to the Luther Seminary's CenteredLife-CenteredWork program - (January 9, 2003)

Thrivent Financial issues $300,000 challenge grant to The Lutheran Theological seminary at Philadelphia - (January 9, 2003)

Bilger named Most Valuable Performer for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (January 20, 2003)

Traugott named Associate of the Year for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (January 20, 2003)


December, 2002
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans announces $470,000 in judicatory grants to support Lutheran programs - (December 30, 2002)

New variable annuity launched by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (December 11, 2002)


November, 2002
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Web site gains high marks in DALBAR study - (November 15, 2002)

NFCA announces Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards for Join Hands Day - (November 7, 2002)

Six months old and already a national award winner - (November 6, 2002)

Thrivent Financial $100,000 to Students in Service to America initiative - (November 6, 2002)

Thrivent Investment Management Inc. has an eye on the future - (November 4, 2002)

A credit card with a heart allows consumers to help a variety of charities - (November 4, 2002)


October, 2002
ACLI honors Thrivent Web site - (October 18, 2002)

Minneapolis banks change their name - (October 10, 2002)


September, 2002
Ohlde elected vice chairman of the National Fraternal Congress of America - (September 28, 2002)

Nylander lauded for connecting youth and adults in service to Chicago's needy - (September 28, 2002)

DeFaria lauded for service to New Jersey's needy - (September 28, 2002)

Rauh and Morris named co-managing partners for local Thrivent Financial Regional Financial Office - (September 25, 2002)

Sears named co-managing partner for local Thrivent Financial Regional Financial Office - (September 25, 2002)

Wold named co-managing partner for local Thrivent Financial Regional Financial Office - (September 24, 2002)

Droegemueller elected president of National Association of Fraternal Insurance Counselors - (September 13, 2002)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans provides $20,000 grant to WELS for Christian Life Resources - (September 10, 2002)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans offers family associate membership benefits to Lutherans and the Lutheran-connected - (September 10, 2002)

Thrivent Financial offers Lutheran congregations and institutions unique music resource - (September 9, 2002)


August, 2002
Thrivent Financial fills community need, presents new bloodmobile to Community Blood Center - (August 29, 2002)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans approves $362,343 to support ELCA evangelism and leadership initiatives - (August 28, 2002)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans approves $20,000 grant to support the Church of the Lutheran Brethren - (August 28, 2002)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans name OK'd for use - (August 28, 2002)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans provides $25,000 grant to Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago - (August 22, 2002)

Thrivent Financial continues commitment to volunteerism as Eleven Who Care sponsor - (August 22, 2002)


July, 2002
LEAVEN lands $60,000 grant from Thrivent Financial - (July 31, 2002)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and RBC Dain Correspondent Service launch strategic partnership - (July 30, 2002)

New, improved Web site for Thrivent Financial - (July 5, 2002)

Thrivent Financial supports Fox Cities with $837,807 in gifts to area taxing units - (July 3, 2002)


June, 2002
Thrivent Financial Bank has its eye on the future - (June 30, 2002)

Shrewsbury man inducted into AAL/LB Hall of Fame - (June 27, 2002)

Lake Elmo man inducted into AAL/LB Hall of Fame - (June 27, 2002)

Arcadia man inducted into AAL/LB Hall of Fame - (June 27, 2002)

Moody's raises AAL/LB's financial strength rating - (June 21, 2002)

AAL/LB, employees realize strength of merger, gave nearly $7.6 million to hometown communities in 2001 - (June 19, 2002)

AAL/LB members give their approval to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - (June 19, 2002)

AAL/LB yielding benefits of union - (June 5, 2002)


May, 2002
AAL/LB announces selection of portfolio managers - (May 28, 2002)

AAL/LB teams with Detroit students to build a playground - (May 23, 2002)

Day of intergenerational volunteerism unites youth and adults in improving the community - (May 22, 2002)

Local arts enthusiast receives Kretzschmar Award for Excellence in the Arts - (May 5, 2002)

USA Youth scores additional AAL/LB grant for youth sports complex - (May 1, 2002)


April, 2002
Robbins joins AAL/LB as new CIO - (April 29, 2002)

AAL/LB honors work force for volunteer efforts - (April 22, 2002)

New AAL Bank and Trust, FSB, office wins efficiency award - (April 19, 2002)

AAL/LB picks Nebraska for its 529 plan - (April 19, 2002)

Haglin named AAL/LB GM of product sales consulting - (April 17, 2002)

AAL/LB helps ThedaCare and Patrick Reynolds 'smoke out' big tobacco companies - (April 16, 2002)

Area doctor receives community service award - (April 12, 2002)

New AAL Bank and Trust, FSB, office to open - (April 11, 2002)

Free Web presence for Lutheran schools, youth groups - (April 11, 2002)

AAL/LB continues its commitment to Fox Cities with $150,000 gift to Affinity/UW Children's Health Center - (April 10, 2002)

AAL makes Fortune 500 list for eighth consecutive year - (April 2, 2002)


March, 2002
Twin Cities nonprofits awarded $1.2 million from AAL/LB - (March 28, 2002)

AAL/LB announces 2001 financial results - (March 18, 2002)

RBC Dain Rauscher executive joins AAL/LB in new position - (March 8, 2002)

Minneapolis middle schools get a 'Boost' from AAL/LB - (March 6, 2002)


February, 2002
Bilger and Winter share 2001 most valued performer award - (February 27, 2002)

AAL/LB honors Minneapolis agency for outstanding service - (February 19, 2002)


January, 2002
LB Foundation helps increase donor gifts to Twin Cities - (January 24, 2002)

KINDLE program seeks to train future Lutheran church leaders - (January 21, 2002)



 

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