Natchitoches PEO chapters celebrate their founders


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.

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.

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