P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans and stewardship of Cottey Cottage, and motivate women to achieve thier highest aspirations.
The Hamilton County P.E.O. Reciprocity Group met April 14 at the home of Linda Kidney. Officers for 2012-2013 were installed with Linda Kidney, JE, president; Paula Ray, GP, vice president; and Loween Getter, EL, secretary-treasurer.
Chapter officers for 2012-2013 are as follows:
Chapter EL: Deb Leksell, president; Lori Wilaby, vice president; Heidi Denekas, recording secretary; Shelley Clausen, corresponding secretary; Crystal Gordon, treasurer; Sue Culbertson and Rosemary Spratt, co-chaplains; Annette Louk, guard.
Chapter GP: Paula Ray, president; Cari Greenfield, vice president; Sandy Anenson, recording secretary; Cathy Stakey, corresponding secretary; Sonja Fisher, treasurer; Dee Anderson, chaplain; Kim Bloem, guard.
Chapter JE: Donna Foster, president; Lois Olson, vice president; Linda Kidney, recording secretary; Jennifer McCollough, corresponding secretary; Myra Maxon, treasurer; Kathy Hildebrand, chaplain; Rose Newman, guard.
Chapter NR: Pat Tempel, president; Claudia Van Diest, vice president; Carrie Elkin, recording secretary; Mary Tjaden, corresponding secretary; Shirley Yungclas, treasurer; Sondra Carden, chaplain; Kay Harfst, guard.