About Fridley Women of Today
The purpose of Fridley Women of Today is to empower it's members to achieve personal growth through involvement in community service, participation in leadership education, and in forming lasting friendships. Our chapter was established in 1959 and currently has 16 members. Fridley Women of Today is a local chapter of the Minnesota Women of Today and is a division of the United States Women of Today. We are currently a part of Minnesota District 7 which is made up of the Fridley, White Bear Lake, New Hope, Maple Grove and Brooklyn Park chapters.
About Minnesota Women of Today
The Minnesota Women of Today started as the Mrs. Jaycees of Minnesota in May of 1950 by a group of dedicated women with a mission of community service. After several name and organizational changes through the years, a Supreme Court decision in 1984 disaffiliated it from the Jaycees and the Minnesota Women of Today was formed on July 1st, 1985 having 184 chapters, 30 districts and 3,670 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.
Minnesota Women of Today Mission Statement
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 women are actively encouraged to become involved and hold positions of leadership.
The organization shall provide opportunities for all members:
1) To contribute to their communities by raising funds for worthy causes and by providing
services or education to benefit community members.
2) To develop and to foster skills and talents related to becoming successful individuals,
interacting well with other people, and becoming capable leaders.
3) 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.
US Women of Today Creed
We, the United States Women of Today,
are dedicated to serving our community and nation,
are committed to strengthening our individual talents,
and stand united by our friendship and belief in the future.