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Neighbors Growing Together | Nov 24, 2014
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Jefferson County Cattlemen; Iowa State Chapter of P.E.O.

Jun 24, 2014
LIZ BUNNELL

JEFFERSON COUNTY CATTLEMEN

The Jefferson County Cattlemen will be grilling from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at the Greater Jefferson County Fair.

Youth beef exhibitors will receive a free hamburger meal.

The cattlemen will be offering 8-ounce ribeye sandwiches and hamburgers. They also will be offering a “meal deal,” including a sandwich, chips, cookie and drink.

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IOWA STATE CHAPTER OF P.E.O.

The 122nd Annual Convention of Iowa State Chapter of P.E.O. was held May 31 through June 1 in Des Moines.

Liz Bunnell of Chapter OO in Fairfield was installed as state president. She also celebrated being a 50-year member.

Bunnell is the second state president from Fairfield. The first was Flora Herring of Chapter C in 1896-1897.

Members of all three Fairfield P.E.O. chapters, C, MB and OO, rented a bus to travel to the convention, surprise Bunnell and see her installation.

For her theme, Bunnell has chosen “P.E.O. — Nurturing Renaissance Women.”

The P.E.O. sisterhood was founded at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant. It is a philanthropic educational organization in which women celebrate the advancement of women and promote educational opportunities using five international philanthropies. The sisterhood has awarded scholarships, grants and loans totaling more than $248 million to more than 93,000 women.

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