In honor of the seven founding members of PEO, DB chapter voted to donate the traditional sum of $7 to a new PEO chapter, JW of Manhattan, Jan. 20 at the Presbyterian Church in Marion.
A monetary gift will also be donated to the PEO International Peace Scholarship in memory of longtime chapter DB member Pat Jackson.
Members took special note that the organization’s 145th anniversary was Jan. 21, while co-hostesses Janis Maggard, Cindy Riedel, and Joyce Eurit served three varieties of hot soup, raw vegetables, and cheesecake to 27 attending members.
Judy Reno also presented a Founders Day Program in poetry form, and treasurer Lois Smith reminded members that membership fees are due prior to March 1.
The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Marion City Library. Hostesses will be Janet Marler and Suzanne Thole.