Friendships are some of the great benefits 
of becoming a Rainbow Girl!

Membership in the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls is open
to girls between the ages of 11 and 20.
Assemblies are sponsored by Masonic Lodges, Eastern Star Chapters and Amaranth Courts.

How to join
Petitions for Membership may be submitted by girls between the ages of 11 and 19 who are friends of Rainbow Girls, daughters of Master Masons, Eastern Stars, members of the Amaranth, or recommended by any of these sponsors.
No application for membership shall be denied on the grounds of race, creed, color, or national origin.
Contact the Mother Advisor or Grand Deputy closest to your home for a petition or
the Grand Web Master who will forward your request to the appropriate assembly.

Welcome to New Members!
Congratulations upon your initiation! You have joined one of the best youth organizations in the world.
Let us know what else you would like to see at this site that would be of help or interest to you.
Illinois Grand Web Master

Membership Programs
Rainbow Week--2nd week in February
Big Sister/Little Sister Program
Go-Getter Award
G. Wilber Bell Award
Kolmer Memorial Award

Scrapbook Competition,Chair-Tina Almgreen

Ritual Competition, Chair-Ginny Wehrli-Hemmeter

A Message from Ginny
Hello everyone,

Illinois Ritual Competition needs your help!  It may be time for some updates, changes and new ideas for our state competition.  As past participants, adult advisors and/or parents of Rainbow Girls, your thoughts and suggestions would be greatly appreciated as we plan this year's events.

What do you like about ritual competition, both team and individual?  
What don't you like?
What should we think about changing?  
What should stay the same?

Please email me your thoughts ASAP to  
I greatly appreciate your help!

In Rainbow service,

Ginny Wehrli-Hemmeter
Ritual Competition Director

Recent Membership Award Winners
G. Wilber Bell Award for Greatest Percentage of increase in membership per Capita:
2008: 1st place trophy with 100% increase--Radiant Assembly #27
2008: 2nd place certificate with 37.5% increase--Antioch Assembly #23

Kolmer Memorial Award for Assembly bringing in the Most Petitions from Grand to Grand
2008: 1st place trophy with 11 petitions--Harmony Assembly #118
2008: 2nd place certificates with 5 petitions--Jacksonville-Golden Assembly #19 AND Springfield Assembly # 18

Butler Memorial Award for Most Petitions in the last year:
2008: 1st place certificates with 3 petitions each
Heather Bednar, Antioch #23
Aylssa Clayton, Jacksonville-Golden #19
 Cara Karales  Harmony #118
 Toni Kremitzki Virden #34
 Tori Spitzer  Harmony #118

Submit your accomplishments to be added here!

Mary Alice's Majority Association (M.A.M.A.)
This association of majority Rainbow members was organized at 
Illinois Grand Assembly 2003 and named in honor of our first Grand Worthy Advisor.
application & questionnaire
Contacts for more information:
Stacy Newton, President 
Lisa Jorstad, Vice President 
Teresa Carney, Secretary
Katy Dabbs, Treasurer
Northern Area Representative: Faith Dabbs
Western Area Representative: Jo Goodpaster
Central Area Representative: Pam Long
Southern Area Representative: Leah Gibbs
click here to go to the new M.A.M.A. web page

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