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P.E.O. friends help women and enjoy a delicious fellowship

The Mathews BT Chapter P.E.O. (Philanthropic, Educational Organization) recently celebrated its 16th birthday by gathering for luncheon at the Church of Francis de Sales in Mathews.

Normally in this area of Virginia, when a group of women meet, there are usually some very delicious foods for the tasting. True to form, the P.EO.s did just that. And to make it special they sang happy birthday to themselves as a cake was blinking the very words “Happy Birthday.”

A buffet table laden with salads, dips, appetizers, shrimp, and croissants filled with chicken salad, and several types of dessert presented a beautiful sight. It was a day the ladies could relax and just enjoy being together. They say, “Friendship is the cornerstone of P.E.O.” This was the one day of the year to rest on their laurels and enjoy each other’s cooking while looking forward to what would be their next project. New officers with new ideas had been elected.

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