Gering PEO sponsors event for local scholarships

Gering's PEO Chapter GI is sponsoring a A Table Fashion Extravaganza on Saturday to raise money for local scholarships. The event will feature various table settings, including holiday decor.

GERING — The Gering PEO Chapter GI is sponsoring A Table Fashion Extravanganza on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the gallery area of the West Nebraska Arts Center in Scottsbluff.

There will be ten tables decorated in various seasonal, elegant, and simple settings. There will be additional displays in the gallery. Proceeds from the event go toward local scholarships.

“Hopefully, people can take some time out of their busy day to support a good cause,” said Patty Ediger.

This is the first year for the table fashion extravaganza.

Coffee and refreshments will be available. The West Nebraska Arts Center is located at 106 E. 18th St. in Scottsbluff.

Tickets for the event are $10 and are available by contacting a Gering PEO member or at the door. For more information contact Patty Ediger at 632-2008.

PEO is a philanthropic program that supports women earn degrees by offering scholarships for a variety of educational grants and loans. PEO also offers and supports women who go back to school.

Lauren Brant is a reporter with the Star-Herald in Scottsbluff. She covers education, arts and entertainment and other general assignments. Contact her at 308-632-9043 or by email at lauren.

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