P.E.O. Merrill Chapter announces new officers
P.E.O. Chapter AA-Merrill has announced the election of officers for the upcoming year: Jill Moore, president; Laurie Johnston, vice president; Carolyn Saunders, recording secretary; Kathy Spencer, corresponding secretary; Kelly Purmal, treasurer; Dawn Schroder-Silvela, chaplain; and Polly Koebe, guard. Officers will serve these roles through February 2019.
The P.E.O. Sisterhood, founded in 1869, is a philanthropic and educational organization in which women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans and stewardship of Cottey College; and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations.
There are approximately 6,000 local chapters in the United States and Canada with nearly a quarter of a million members. P.E.O has awarded more than $304 million in financial assistance to more than 102,000 recipients. Chapter AA was organized in Merrill in 1930 and has 19 local resident members.
For more information, call Jill Moore at 715-212-7556.