Rice Women of Today

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Rice Women of Today is a local chapter of the Minnesota Women of Today, which is a part of the United States Women of Today.  We are currently a part of Minnesota District 5 which consists of the Foley, Monticello, Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud and Staples-Motley Area Chapters. We are a non-profit organization.

                 Brief History of the Women of Today

The Minnesota Women of Today started as the Mrs. Jaycees of Minnesota in May of 1950.  After a Supreme Court decision in 1984 it was disaffiliated from the Jaycees and the Minnesota Women of Today was formed on July 1, 1985 with 184 chapters, 30 districts, and 3670 members.  In conjunction with the Mrs. Jaycees of Minnesota the national organization of the US Jayceettes was established in June of 1974. After the dissolution of the US Jaycee Women in July of 1985, the US Women of Today was established in 1986.


For more information regarding the State or National levels of our organization go to:

Minnesota Women of Today:  www.mnwt.org

United State Women of Today:  https://sites.google.com/site/uswttest/home

Mission Statement for Minnesota Women of Today

The mission of the Minnesota Women of Today is to help women improve their own lives and the lives of the people in the communities around them. This organization shall be a place in which young women are actively encouraged to become involved and hold positions of leadership. The organization shall provide opportunities for all members:

     A. To contribute to their communities by raising funds for worthy causes and by providing services or education to benefit community  

          members.

     B. To develop and to foster skills and talents related to becoming successful individuals, interacting well with other people, and becoming

          capable leaders.

     C. To develop friendships and to find personal support within the organization.

MINNESOTA WOMEN OF TODAY CREED

We, the Women of Today, are service, growth and fellowship. We believe that through us great lessons can be learned, worthy deeds performed and a hand of fellowship extended to millions of women everywhere. May we leave the world a better place because we lived and served within it.

UNITED STATES WOMEN OF TODAY CREED


We, the United States Women of Today, are dedicated to serving our community and nation, committed to strengthening our individual talents and stand united by our friendship and belief in the future.