CIC Amendment Update

Check out some of the results of the Convention of International Chapter voting and when the amendments go into effect. CIC Amendment Update (1)

Yearbook Reminder

Yearbooks, were due October 1st. If you have not sent your Chapter’s, please send as soon as possible to: Pam Schulz, Iowa State Chapter Secretary 865 Creekbend Circle Marion, IA 52302-4763 [email protected] 319-270-3255 or Upload it from our Home Page at

Membership Moment

Be an Uplifter! Three Questions to Infuse Positive Energy into any Meeting Want to find a way to make your chapter meetings productive and uplifting?  Need to find a way to bring energy and positivity?  The answer comes from asking ourselves three questions.  These three questions can help us model being an UPLIFTER–someone who can raise, boost, brighten and improve …

Glenda Dixon

Congratulations to Glenda Dixon, Past President of Iowa State Chapter and member of Chapter OP, Cedar Rapids for being appointed to and agreeing to serve on the Study and Research Committee of International Chapter for a 6 year term.  Iowa State Chapter proudly supports her as she completes her responsibilities for this ongoing service.  We are so proud of you …

It’s Time to Share Your Yearbooks

Traditionally, delegates bring chapter yearbooks to convention.  However, with a virtual convention in 2021, each chapter needs to upload a pdf of their yearbook electronically via the Iowa PEO website OR mail two copies to the Secretary of Iowa State Chapter by October 1, 2021.  The directions to submit electronically can be found in the helpful hints. Pam Schulz, Secretary 865 Creekbend Circle Marion, IA …

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]

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 …


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. …

Cottey Bricks

In 2020, these bricks were purchased to support the construction of the student union in the basement of the Chapel. The bricks are in place at Cottey College.