Janice Hodgkin and PEO Reciprocity

This year, Janice Hodgkin is the Vice President of Johnson and Wyandotte counties’ P.E.O. Reciprocity. P.E.O. was founded in 1869 by seven students at Iowa Wesleyan College.  Today, according to the website, there are 225,000 women members in chapters all over the United States and Canada.   P.E.O. is a non-profit philanthropic educational organization that exists solely to raise money for women to go to school.  Hodgkin reports that P.E.O. currently supports seven international projects and two state projects.  The organization has many professors as members, and membership is by invitation only.

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