Honoring Brenda Atchison

The Executive Board of California State Chapter has an ask of each Local Chapter. Would you please consider sending Brenda a ‘Thank you for your Service’ or ‘Thinking of You’ card in early September (i.e. September 1 – 15). Since we won’t be able to give her a standing ovation at Convention, we want to flood her with appreciation from …

Chapter Events

You had an event…Let us know what it meant! Your Chapter News & Highlights are an important part of our state history. Please email Digital Photos with captions.  Include Chapter letters & town, names of people in photos and name of contact person to: Veronica Grim, Iowa State Historian, [email protected]

Membership Moment

P.E.O. was born of women wanting to share a special bond of friendship while supporting women to advance their opportunities in life.  As members worked together over the years offering scholarships, grants, loans and the stewardship of Cottey College to women in need of assistance, those bonds grew deeper and deeper.  Today working together for P.E.O. is only one aspect …

COVID Update from International

The Executive Board of International Chapter has continued to monitor the information provided by the Canadian Public Health Agency and the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as national and regional restrictions which governments and public health officials have placed on anyone living in our two countries. Our number one priority with every emergency decision made …

Convention Fun!

You can access videos of convention here: P.E.O. Iowa State YouTube They aren’t all uploaded yet, so check back for more! Here are some pictures from our state convention last weekend!  

SPONSORS NEEDED FOR COTTEY GIFT BOXES

Fourteen young Iowa women will begin or continue their education at Cottey, and we want to wish them well. Usually at state convention P.E.O. chapters are able to sign up to show support to the young women from Iowa who attend Cottey or live in the Iowa Suite. With the 2021 convention being all virtual, we are not able to …

Iowa P.E.O. Project Fund

  An IPPF education candidate who has been identified by a chapter as an applicant with financial need may now apply for the full IPPF lifetime grant of $5,000 for tuition. Previously, tuition was capped at $2,500. Some candidates qualified for another portion or all of the remaining, accessible $2,500 for books, transportation to class or childcare while in class. …

Convention Apparel

Are you ready for convention? Wear your stars and daisies as Iowa Radiates All light Possible at the one hundred twenty-eight Convention of Iowa State Chapter.                                                                       …