Creston Chapters

Chapters LG & AZ of Creston met together for lunch and a tour of the historic Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield.

Chapter FT, Postville

Rhonda M. Sheeley, a 50 year member of Chapter FT,  was celebrated on a beautiful summer evening with a lovely dinner outside at the home of a member. For the “roast” members all shared memories of our own initiation and memories of Rhonda. Some wore costumes of what we would have worn at the time of Rhonda’s initiation, others wore …

Waverly Chapters

Chapters BC, ML, and PF honored our seven founding sisters as they celebrated Founders’ Day at a Garden Party themed event. Following hors d’oeuvres and tea, Beth Hockey, president of BC, gave the report from the 2021 Convention of Iowa State Chapter. Vicky Aissen, PF and daughter Kali each expressed their thanks for receiving grants that furthered their education.   …

Chapter CH, Villisca

Chapter CH held its first ever “Junk in the Trunk” Projects fund-raiser today. Chapter members had fun and so did the shoppers. Rain cut things a bit short, but it was worth our time. Plans are being made to hold it another time in late August or September. It was held in conjunction with the Saturday Farmer’s Market and a …

Chapter LR, Council Bluffs

Chapter LR loved getting together for an anniversary dinner as they celebrated their sisters and friendship! Kathy Brown Rieger, in the peach shirt, celebrated 50 years in P.E.O.! There even was a P.E.O.-in-Training to enjoy all the fun!

Chapter FT, Postville

Chapter FT, Postville celebrated it’s 100th anniversary. Cici Mueller went into our first historian’s book and found out the names of the 15 ladies who started our chapter. She then researched them at the public library and discovered that 11 of them are buried in the Postville cemetery. On April 13th (a cold, very windy night) she led us on …

Chapter KP, Burlington

These two P.E.O. sisters, Mary Fran, and Loretta, were born not far apart on farms in southeast Iowa.  Their parents were friends, and they spent much of their childhood together.  Mary Fran would saddle up her horse to go visit her friend, Loretta. They grew up, married, and raised children.  Throughout all this, they remained steadfast friends.  On April 23, …

Chapter ML, Waverly

When Chapter ML in Waverly, Iowa, met in January for its first-ever virtual meeting, it marked another milestone during a year of challenges and blessings. Thanks to safe and successful fundraising, the group celebrated the donation of $10,400 to International, State and local projects. The chapter also named its Program for Continuing Education Grant in honor of Marcia Meyer, a …

Chapter ML, Waverly

Emily McClimon, ML, Waverly, Iowa, initiated and continues to chair a fundraising project, Flags for US, that provides a U.S. flag on five patriotic holidays a year to local residents who purchase an annual subscription. Now in its fourth year, the project has grown to more than 250 subscriptions. Through Emily’s guidance, Flags for US, along with other chapter fundraisers, …

Chapter OV, Cedar Falls

Chapter OV president, Kris Stewart, (left) and vice president, Bev Galles, work at their laptops to hold the Cedar Falls chapter’s third hybrid meeting. Those members attending on-site are distanced and masked in Bev’s large, open-air garage. The International Chapter officers’ recording of the Objects and Aims, Opening Ode, Lord’s Prayer and P.E.O. prayer can be accessed at peointernational.org, by …