Membership Moment

The October Membership Moment is now available by clicking here or visiting the Membership page.  

“Ask the Alumnae”

  “Ask the Alumnae” A special event, “Ask the Alumnae,” will be held from 11-1 on Oct. 29 at the Urbandale Library. Bring your favorite young ladies to hear about Cottey from the ones who know it best: the alumnae. If you attended Cottey, we’d love to have you join in, and of course all P.E.O.s are welcome along with …

Chapter Original A, Mount Pleasant

Margaret Bentzinger Gregory, Ft. Madison, Iowa, celebrated her 100th birthday September 2, 2022.  A 1943 alumna of Iowa Wesleyan, Margaret was initiated in Chapter G, Ottumwa, IA in 1944 and is currently a nonresident member of Chapter Original A, Mount Pleasant. She served as president of Tennessee State Chapter 1985-86. Margaret commemorated her birthday with family, P.E.O. sisters and friends in several …

P.E.O. Birthplace Tours

Effective September 1, 2022 P.E.O. birthplace tours and chapter meetings in Old Main, Iowa Wesleyan University, Mount Pleasant, IA will be scheduled and arranged with Anita Hampton, 319-931-6227 or [email protected]

Fairfield Chapters

A Founder’s Day brunch was held with sisters from Chapters C, MB and OO at the historic McElhinny House on August 6, 2022. The program was sisters each portraying one of our founders and it was delightful. A great time was had by all!

Chapter CD, LeMars

  Chapter president, Sue Ashenfelter, recently received a blue ribbon at the Plymouth County Fair for her counted cross-stitch of our P.E.O. Star emblem. Sue purchased the kit at the 2019 Convention of Iowa State Chapter.       Sue Ashenfelter, Chapter CD, Le Mars, performs a piccolo solo, “Fantasy on ‘When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again’ ” by Robert …

2022-2023 Executive Board of Iowa State Chapter

L-R: Carrie Wilkinson, Christin Smith, Lisa Reindl, Pam Schulz, Rachael Buresh Please welcome your newly installed Iowa State Chapter officers for the 2022-2023 year! They are willing to serve and are ready to answer any questions you may have. All contact information may be found by clicking on the Leadership tab.