P.E.O. is a philanthropic educational organization for women built upon service and philanthropy
as an outgrowth of its social bonds of love and friendship.
The P.E.O. Sisterhood was founded by seven young women on the campus of
Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, in January 1869.
Colorado State Chapter was organized on January 23, 1903, in Denver, as the fourth state chapter in
The eight founding chapters soon grew to eleven that same year. Colorado
than 240 active chapters
and is home to over 10,400 active members.
For additional information about official P.E.O. projects, including Cottey College, please follow the
International Website link. Members, please sign in using the Members Home link and explore
our Colorado website.
We hope you enjoy your visit!
Photo Courtesy of Joanne Johnston