February 24, 2024


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Club News: Updates from P.E.O.’s Chapter LP, Chapter FK and Chapter MF | Lifestyles


Kamp to existing at P.E.O. Chapter LP luncheon TuesdayChapter LP of the P.E.O. Worldwide Sisterhood fulfilled on Tuesday, June 14 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church to handle an agenda of present and approaching chapter enterprise relevant to membership development, fundraising, long run courses and exclusive gatherings. The 1 p.m. meeting was arranged and carried out by president Beverly Fletcher who to start with regarded the hostess of the working day, Carol Collins, for the provision of delectable refreshments relished by associates and guests. Systems chair Joanne Becker launched the afternoon’s visitor speaker, Dr. Richard Warner, retired local dentist and historian in his presentation of “The Middle Years” in the city’s historical past. Warner presented an illustrated lecture highlighted by coloration slides, video clip clips and enlarged black-and-white photos to address four a long time in the city’s history, which coincided with Chapter LP’s software series in recognition of the city’s 176th birthday. Dr. Warner is president of Maintain Council Bluffs and vice president of the Pottawattamie County Historic Modern society.

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Before on Might 10, with commentary by Joanne Becker, Chapter LP targeted on the will work and existence of Iowa artist George W. Simons (1834-1917). Simons’ sketches, paintings, and depictions of the Iowa landscape, native People residing on the land, log cabins, town structures, tepees, steam boats, the Mormon Settlement, wagon trains and a myriad of other impressions introduced him countrywide recognition for his special fashion of regionalism. His before affiliation with the railroad pioneer, Grenville Dodge, and his need for employment, prompted Simons to relocate his family members in 1853 from Illinois to what was regarded as Kanesville — now Council Bluffs. With the exception of becoming a member of the Union Military in 1862 and his tenure in the military services during the Civil War, Simons lived and labored at his creative trade, which includes a stint as a photographer, in the larger Council Bluffs region for a complete of 53 many years. The functions of George Simons can be uncovered on watch at the Council Bluffs Community Library, the Dodge House and within the everlasting collections of the Hoff Loved ones Heart for Arts and Lifestyle (Tempo) and the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha.

Chapter LP users, visitors and possible users will fulfill again on Tuesday, June 28, at noon for a Summer time Salad luncheon in the Fellowship Hall of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 600 Bluffs St. Special visitor speaker will be Drew Kamp, president of the Bigger Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce, who will existing an illustrated communicate entitled “Where we have been and wherever are we likely as a City.

P.E.O. Chapter FK discusses state conventionP.E.O. Chapter FK met on June 10 at the Council Bluffs Nation Club. 30 associates were in attendance. Linda Frost and Kathy Mahan ended up hostesses with spring flowers decorating the table and cupcakes for dessert. Julie Morton offered the fundraiser, which was a selection of wine extras. Beth Keenan was the lucky winner!

Plans were being offered by President Patti Ford, with the guidance of Jan Stone and Marsha Grandick, who experienced served as guards at the State Conference. A Powerpoint presentation was supplied displaying the highlights of the Point out Convention, held June 4 in Des Moines. A daisy and stars bouquet was offered to sister Pat Peterson. Pat has been a member of P.E.O. since 1946. A established of coasters, that will be the 2023 condition fundraiser, was presented to Linda Tapke as the newest member in attendance.

Corresponding Secretary Kathy Thompson shared a thank you observe from Charmaine Kaiser for her reward as our outgoing Vice-President. Kathy shared an invitation to a Zoom conference on June 27 at 6:30 p.m. to meet up with and greet our new Iowa State P.E.O. Executive Board. There will be a visit day at Cottey College, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for any member wishing to go to. A lot more facts to abide by.

Linda Frost gave a report on the Iowa P.E.O. Venture Fund.

Our next conference will be on July 8 at the Council Bluffs Place Club.

P.E.O. Chapter MF discusses skin careP.E.O. Chapter MF met on June 2 at the Council Bluffs Region Club for its frequent every month conference, with Nancy White as hostess. Dialogue was held concerning proposed amendments slated for the Iowa Condition Convention, which was held June 4 in Des Moines. Representing the chapter ended up Mary Stuhr and Judy Hughes.

The plan was presented by Lauren Lakatos, daughter of our very own Cindy Lakatos, on pores and skin treatment for the encounter and the relevance of being familiar with “SPF is your BFF,” in particular as we age. We thank Lauren for her time and for the pores and skin treatment samples.


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