Newton Chapters

P.E.O. Sisters in Newton began working in the cemetery to care for the gravesite of Alice Virginia Coffin. Alice and other family members are buried in Newton Union Cemetery, Section 6 Lot 7 Block 4. In March of 2022, a tornado skirted the edge of Newton and the spire of the family monument was toppled. The spire will be picked …

Chapter OV, Cedar Falls

Chapter OV enjoyed a day trip to Pella hosted by former OV member Diane Carlstone, Chapter ND, Pella.

Chapter GB, Alta

  May 10, 1922 Chapter GB was organized. We’re so proud to belong to this wonderful organization that supports women and helps them reach for the stars. All because of the beliefs of seven young women, we are still here over 150 years later. Congrats to all chapter sisters for 100 years!

Chapter LA, Des Moines

Chapter LA decorated cookies for our social meeting on April 26! Appropriately 26 sisters and guests enjoyed learning from Holly Hintz of Prairie Rose Desserts. We all decorated one cookie to resemble our P.E.O. pin and another cookie to represent the P.E.O. daisy. We had two extra cookies to decorate as we wanted to. Great fun was had by all …

Sioux City Founders’ Day

Sioux City’s Founders’ Day was celebrated Saturday, April 16. Fourteen chapters were in attendance, including seven chapters from Sioux City and seven chapters from surrounding communities in Iowa and Nebraska. Nicole Berner, chair of the P.E.O. Foundation and a member of Chapter GX, South Sioux City, Nebraska, was an honored guest. Jill Miller, IA, was the guest speaker. Jill is …

Chapter JM-JY, Des Moines

Welcome to Iowa’s newly merged chapter JM-JY! A special event attended by chapter members and several past presidents of Iowa State Chapter.

Chapter ML, Waverly

Chapter ML, Waverly celebrated their 50 year anniversary. Founder Sister Pam stands in front of her home with P.E.O. greetings. Happy Birthday Chapter ML,  April 4, 1972  

Chapter HL, Dubuque

Chapter HL celebrated its 90th birthday today! We ate cake, read the minutes from our first 2 meetings, and sang an original song about Chapter HL!

Keokuk Chapters

Chapters U, IG, LZ celebrated by sharing good food and friendship. A memorial was then held for all our sisters who joined Chapter Eternal since their last gathering.

Chapter KP, Iowa City

Chapter KP did not let the events of the past year keep them apart. They found many ways to stay in touch and enjoyed seeing their sisters! Social gathering at Harvest Preserve on September 18, 2021. Front: Kirsten Nelson. Front row: Rita Sterler, Donna Combs, Joyce Smith, Ruth Kellems, Back row: Barb McGee, Sandy Lawrence, Ann Ruby, Alex Parham, Mary …