Anoka Women of Today strongly believes in serving others. Activities are conducted to support and educate the chapter members along with members of the community in a variety of areas.
Some of our projects include: Adopt a Highway Anoka Riverfest Anoka Christmas Tree lighting Christmas Committee Relay For Life Outstanding Young Adult Scholarships Anoka's Halloween Spooktacular Pumpkin Weigh-Off Feed My Starving Children Egg Hunt/Bunny Brunch Ramsey Day's
Some foundations we support are: Wishes & More Local Food Shelves Alexandra House True Friends/People with Developmental Challenges March of Dimes Hope 4 Youth
Developing one's self confidence and learning how to work more effectively with others is a priority in the Women of Today organization. Opportunities for leadership training exist at all levels of the organization (local, state, and national) through committee work, chairing projects, and holding officer positions.
Members improve their speaking and writing skills, and can participate in courses to develop other skills. We "build a better you" through the following: Effective Speaking Effective Writing Communication Financial Management Leadership and Team Building Time Management
Membership in the Anoka Women of Today offers the opportunity to develop close friendships with women who share similar interests. Socials and other fun filled events are held regularly to encourage members to get to know one another. Some events we've had include: Holiday Parties Mystery Socials Silly and Salad Suppers Baking and Craft Nights Pamper Me Parties Sports Events Potluck Dinners Book clubs Year End Banquet
The development of these long-lasting friendships is one of the benefits of being a member of Women of Today. Some of our members have been active for over 20 years. And we have made friends all across Minnesota and the U.S