Chapter AQ, P.E.O., met Oct. 1 at the home of Cathy Rich. Joyce Wilson was her co-host. Fifteen members were present.
The program was on Iowa Projects. It was presented by Louise Frakes and Shirley Schooley.
Their next meeting will be Oct. 15 at the home of Jan Eddy. Ginny Brinton will be the co-host.
A potluck supper and hayride were held on Sept. 28 at the home of Winifred Fritz. Forty people attended from Brighton, Des Moines, Fairfield, Iowa City, Kalona, Keosauqua, Nevada, North Liberty, Packwood, Sigourney and Zearing.
Mary Stecker of Fairfield celebrated her birthday on Sept. 29 at the home of her mother, Winifred Fritz. The evening meal was complete with cake and ice cream. Also present were Mary’s friend Joel, and her daughter, Bridget, both of Fairfield.
Abbie Sieren, a student at Indian Hills in Ottumwa, visited her grandparents, Bob and Carrol Shelangoski, Sept. 26-29. On Sept. 29, Bob and Carrol attended the football game at Pekin to watch their grandson, Wyatt Sieren, play.
Mary Stecker of Fairfield and her mother, Winifred Fritz, enjoyed shopping in Washington on Sept. 30.
Larry and Pam Northey of Fort Collins, Colo., visited Gerald and Rosemary Pacha on Friday, Sept. 27. Gerald and Larry served in the Army together from 1960 to 1963. They were in basics and served overseas together. The last time they had seen each other was 40 years ago. They correspond often and make yearly phone calls at Christmas time. Gerald and Rosemary spent their honeymoon in Colorado visiting with Larry and Pam. Larry said that their home was not affected by the flooding but that many in town were. He said he had had to avoid three different damaged bridges as he traveled to Iowa.