Fit & Festive Challenge

Hello Massachusetts Women of Today!

With Thanksgiving here, it is time to roll out the Fit & Festive challenge we discussed at the October state meeting.

Your challenge: for 21 days in row, practice 1 healthy habit (or more).  Link to Tracking sheet is below.

Outcome: At the end of this challenge you will likely feel good about your accomplishment, and your decision to make healthy choices during the busy holiday season.

Prize: on or before Monday, January 15, 2014 send your completed tracker to me (Lucy Kelliher), or send an email telling me what healthy habit(s) you practiced for 21 days straight in December.

All who participate in this challenge will be recognized at the February state meeting, and will be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a fabulous prize!

I hope you enjoy the challenge!


MAWT Programming Manager

Fit & Festive Tracking Sheet 2013


Muffins with Santa

Saturday, December 13, the Chelmsford Women of Today will be hosting Muffins with Santa from 9:00AM to 12:00 NOON at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 2 Westford St. by the Chelmsford center common.  No reservations are need.  Admission price includes an All-You-Can-Eat Continental Breakfast, various holiday craft projects, face painting, temporary tattoos and of course, a special visit with Santa. The cost of admission is $4.00 per adult and $3 per child (free for children under 6 months).  Color photos with Santa for $5.00 will be available to take home with you that morning and there will be some terrific raffle prizes.  Your support will help benefit the Chelmsford Secret Santa Program and other community projects. For more information, call Donna at 978-987-1809.

Day of Leisure Raffle

Chelmsford Women of Today are selling raffle tickets for ‘A Day of Leisure for Her’, donated by the Galleria Day Spa of N. Chelmsford to benefit Domestic Violence Awareness Programs. The winner will be treated to a day of leisure to include an ultrasonic facial, a one hour massage and a manicure to be used by 12/2014. The drawing will take place at our Muffins with Santa event December 14th at the Unitarian Church in Chelmsford Center. Tickets are available for $4 each or 5 for $15 through December 14th from any member. For more information or to purchase tickets: contact Kathy at 978-256-8592.

CWOT Raise over $1,300 for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Sunday, September 29th, CWOT participated in the Northeast Walk to End Alzheimers starting at 200 Brickstone Square,Andover, MA.
Following an invigorating warm up and an inspirational ceremony 6 Chelmsford Women of Today members walked with family and friends through the streets of Andover choosing either the 1 mile or 3 mile route. It was a great experience and a beautiful day for a walk.

We wish to say THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS. If you still wish to sponsor our team or a team member, donations are being accepted through the month of October

Walk to End Alzheimers

Sunday, September 29th, CWOT will be participating in the Northeast Walk to End Alzheimers starting at 200 Brickstone Square,Andover, MA 01810.
8:30am: Registration Opens, 9:00am: Opening Ceremony, 10:00am: Walk Route Opens.  There is both a 1 mile route and a 3 mile route to choose from. Last year it was a great experience and now,  You can either join our team walking or sponsor our team of walkers.  For more information call or email Candy.


Friday, September 12, 7:00pm – You are invited to Game Night at Kathy S’s.  The game of the evening will be ‘Apples to Apples’.  You do not need to know how to play to attend, snack and laugh.  Bring a snack, dessert or beverage to share.  RSVP by phone or email to Kathy Simmons  and let her know what you would like to bring.

A Common Day

CWOT participated in the 2nd Annual “A Common Day” sponsored by the Chelmsford Lions , September 28th on the Town Common.   The fair was open 10:00 am to 3:00 pm with surprises throughout the day.  We sold raffle tickets for a Galleria Day of Leisure to include a one hour massage, an ultrasonic facial and a manicure valued at $197.00 and sour cream coffee cakes and cinnamon bread from Boston Tea Cakes.   We handed out flyers and told everyone why they should join our organization. It was a great way to celebrate the last day of US Women of Today Week.

Who Are We?

The Chelmsford Women of Today is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to providing community service, encourages personal growth, and fosters warm fellowship. We are a local chapter of the Massachusetts Women of Today, an affiliate of the United States Women of Today.

The United States Women of Today was established in 1985, and currently has 12 member states and around 2,800 members across the nation. There is also a sister chapter on the Mediterranean Island of Cyprus.

Despite our name, Chelmsford residency is not required and membership is open to any person at least 18 years of age.

We are a dynamic and diverse organization interested in the betterment of our community. We are not politically or religiously affiliated; we like to organize community events, sponsor public speakers and forums and raise funds for charities.  We challenge ourselves to improve our skills, develop new talents and plan social events.

We volunteer our time and members can be as involved as much as they want. The wide range of opportunities offered by the Women of Today make us a unique organization. There is something for everyone and new ideas are always welcome. Keep reading to learn more.


Thursday, August 8th    7  PM       


Come… relax…enjoy a glass of wine, appetizers and catch up with friends!   It’s a great way to Jump Start the upcoming year.   Time to reflect on what we’ve done in the past, what you’d like to try in the future, kick around any new ideas you’ve read or heard about recently and zoom in on what projects you would like to chair or work on. Your input is very valuable! Look forward to seeing everyone. Call Kathy or Anne for more information.