Tag Archives: Lulu Corkhill Williams

The P.E.O. Sisterhood Turns 148!

P.E.O., the Philanthropic Educational Organization, founded at Iowa Wesleyan University in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, celebrates its 148th birthday today. It was founded by seven young women. About a month earlier, Libbie Brook, who had previously been enrolled at Monmouth College, … Continue reading

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January 21, P.E.O., and the Original B.I.L.

P.E.O., a “philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women though scholarships, grants, awards, loans and stewardship of Cottey College; and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations” was founded as a collegiate organization on January 21, … Continue reading

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Monday Musings, a Man Helped by P.E.O., and More

I spent the weekend at the convention of the Illinois State Chapter of P.E.O. which took place in Springfield.  I had a wonderful time. I rode to and fro with the daughter of our neighbor. She and her family moved back to town a few … Continue reading

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“The Small Events of Today May Be the Great Things of Tomorrow” – The Corkhill Sisters and P.E.O. Founders’ Day

P.E.O., a “philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women though scholarships, grants, awards, loans and stewardship of Cottey College; and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations” was founded as a collegiate organization on January 21, … Continue reading

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