My First 🌟P.E.O. State Convention: A Captivating Journey of Spirit and Joy🌟

“As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.”
-Marianne Williamson

Hello, sweet friend…

Throughout my life, I have had the privilege of attending numerous women’s retreats that have left lasting imprints on my soul. These gatherings have been instrumental in fostering, personal growth, building lasting connections, and empowering me as a woman. However, recently, I had the extraordinary opportunity to attend my very first PEO convention, and let me tell you… it was an experience that touched me to the core.

Returning from my first. P.E.O. (Philanthropic educational Organization) state convention, I can’t help but feel a sense of fulfillment and excitement. As a State chapter delegate for the convention, I initially had some reservations about attending, fearing that it would be all work and no play (giggle)…however my concerns were quickly dispelled as I embarked on an incredible journey filled with learning, exploration, and camaraderie.

Contrary to my apprehensions, the convention turned out to be an amazing blend of education and enjoyment. One of the highlights was visiting a museum that housed a beautiful historic carousel. Riding the carousel, I couldn’t help but feel a childlike joy and appreciation for the intricacies of the craftsmanship. It was a reminder that even amidst serious endeavors, moments of delight and wonder can be found.

The heart of the convention lay in the numerous sessions and workshops that were conducted. These educational gatherings provided a wealth of knowledge, empowering me to expand my horizons and grow both personally and professionally. The opportunity to learn from accomplished women from across the state was truly inspiring.

One of the most rewarding aspects of the P.E.O. state convention was the chance to meet incredible women from across the state. It was awe-inspiring to witness the collective passion and dedication they possessed, working towards the organization’s mission of providing educational opportunities for women.

The convention was held in Albany, Oregon, which provided a change of scenery from my coastal hometown. While the drive inland was not too long, it offered breathtaking views along the way.

Attending my first P.E.O. state convention proved to be an extraordinary journey, surpassing my initial concerns and leaving me with unforgettable memories. From the blend of education and entertainment to the connections made with remarkable women, every aspect of the convention contributed to personal and professional growth. As I prepare for the international convention, I am filled with gratitude for the opportunity to be part of such a remarkable organization and look forward to the experiences that lie ahead.

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4 Responses to My First 🌟P.E.O. State Convention: A Captivating Journey of Spirit and Joy🌟

  1. Jose says:

    I am so glad you experienced such joy, excitement and connection at your first State Convention as a delegate of P.E.O.
    Your enthusiasm dripped off the pages of your post.
    I would also think you brought much to the Convention.

    • Marcia Ren says:

      Thank you Jose. Your genuine happiness for my achievements is truly humbling and serves as a tremendous source of motivation for me to continue pursuing my passion. It means the world to me to have such wonderful followers like you, who not only read and engage with my blog but also take the time to share in my joy.
      Have a great weekend!

  2. DORENE RYDER says:

    I am a newbee to your blog and enjoying your posts. Will you please clarify for me how you pronounce your name. Is it mar-see-ah…or…mar-sha

    • Marcia Ren says:

      Hi Dorene! thank you so much for taking the time to express your enjoyment of my posts. it means a lot to me, especially coming from a newbie follower like yourself. My name is pronounced mar-see-ah.

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