Six local chapters of the PEO sisterhood observed Founders’ Day at a luncheon Saturday, Jan. 25 at the First Presbyterian Church.
Chapter I hosted the luncheon catered by Chapter BG. Reciprocity President Mary Margaret Miller of Chapter I presided and Phyllis Collins of Chapter I gave the invocation. Louisiana State Chapter Vice President Arleen Mayeux of Chapter AU addressed the group.The Founders’ Day program was presented by Chapter BK with Cathy Seymour as the narrator.
Chapter AU On first row from left are Peggy Williams, Laura Lavespere, Gayle Fitzhugh, Becky Osborn and Sue Hortman. On second row are Kathy Guin, Brenda Rinehart, Charlotte Cross, Lisa Prudhomme and Betti Alleman. On third row are Carolyn Roy, Arleen Mayeux, Nancy Rutledge, Martha Maynard and Rosie Finical.
Chapter BK On first row from left are Angela Eversull, Melanie Lee, Pearl Walker, Brenda Melder, Debbie Roy, Cathy Seymour and Jacque Horton. On second row are Lee Akin, Terri Cunningham, Gayle Bernard, Susan Barron, Joelle Evans, Karen Townsend, Connie Melder and Linda Burke.
Chapter BG On first row from left Lynn Dix, Chrissey Henry, Connie Jones, Donna Greene and Ellen Tucker. On second row are Denise Bailey, Diane Doughty, Becky Wolff, Vicki Parrish and Chris Evans. On third row are Juli Fleming, Peggy Gilbert, Joanne Yankowski and Pam McCalister.
Chapter I On first row from left are Carol White, Susan Massia, Vickie Gentry, Ellis Melder and Carolyn Stothart. On second row are Mary Margaret Miller, Phyllis Collins, Glenelle Brown, Toni Rushing and Scotti Rodgers. On third row are Nicole Connell, Vicki Caldwell, Gwen Scott, Reneva Trahant, Sharon Ebarb and Mimi Stoker.
Chapter AG On first row from left Jennifer Wilson, Margaret Berry, (guest) Susan Hilton, Anita Pierce and Janet Flynn. On second row are Kathy Carter and Dottie Mims. On third row are Virginia Crossno, Gayle Howell, Lanell Causey, Judy Summerall, Alma Alost and Sandra McCullen.
Chapter AP On first row from left are Chris Manning and Janice Bolton. On second row are Marion Johnston, Sharon Huey, Pat Thomas, Sarah Katherine Ahrens and Jane Hall. On third row are Linda Higginbotham, Cindy Chester, Susan Long, Liz Dalton and Sue Weaver.
The PEO Sisterhood is dedicated to helping women by providing grants, scholarships and low-interest loans. Since its founding in 1869, the PEO sisterhood of more than half a million women in the U.S. and Canada have helped women through its six philanthropies and Cottey College. They have given more than 109,000 women $345 million in educational assistance.
For more information visit www.peointernational.org.