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P.E.O. Chapter LT Lavish Taste fundraising silent auction

P.E.O. Chapter LT had a fundraising silent auction, Lavish Taste, on Monday at Iowa River Hospice Meeting Room.

Dorien Putman, chairman of ways and means committee, directed the event of member donated items of food, handmade items, home decorative articles and miscellaneous items that the members bid on. The money raised will be used for P.E.O. projects given to women for post high school education in the U.S. and Canada for Scholar Awards, STAR Scholarship, Program for Continuing Education, International Peace Scholarship, Educational Loan Fund and Cottey College in Nevada, Mo. Mary Miller and Eileen Sudenga also assisted with the effort.

Mariam Koenigs, president, presided over the meeting with 20 members present. Hostess and tea committee were Mary Christensen and Amy Stalin serving a pumpkin dessert with coffee and apple cider. The next meeting will be 1 p.m. on Nov. 4 at First United Methodist Church, with Karen Berger presenting a P.E.O. Founder’s Day program.