We are proud of the many things Monday Club members have done for our Community. Here are some highlights!

1925: Founded 
1926: Lighted US Route 101 city entrances 
1927: Requested milk and meat inspections 
          Lobbied for stop signs 
          Beautified city by planting nasturtiums in vacant lots 
          Supported Children's Home/Sunny Acres 
          Preserved Painted Rock and Dinosaur Caves 
          Planted City trees 
          Acquired lease for Mitchell Park 
          Lobbied for Southern Pacific passenger depot
1928: Peak Club membership of 350; Landscaped Mitchell Park
1930: Purchased and Incorporated Monday Club Property 
          First Walking Tour and Brochure; Preserved Fremont's campsite
1934: Completed and dedicated Monday Club building
1940-50: Held annual flower shows with up to 460 entries
1942: Raised $15,022 for war bonds at our Victory Tea
1943: Collected 30 tons of scrap metal
1942-45: Scanned daily for enemy planes
1949: Raised money for high school band uniforms
1951: Raised funds from Bridge Dessert for Nuss Pool, SLO High School
1962: Awarded first Music Scholarships
1968: Donated Portola Fountain at Marsh/Higuera Streets
1974: Initiated Art Scholarships
1978: Planted trees at Meadow Park
1982: Supported new facility for Children's Home; Organized SLO Friends of the Library
1983: Commenced support of Women's Shelter
1994: Added Scholastic Achievement Awards to annual high school music & art awards: 
          Tri-Awards
1997: Award from San Luis Obispo Beautiful Association for Meritorious Upkeep of Historical            Building
2002: Award from Cuesta College for Re-Entry Scholarships
2000-14 Held Architectural Tours

2014: Commenced support of the National Raising A Reader program by raising funds and               volunteering at school sites

2014-16: Architectural Tours

2014: Brought focus back to music and art and renamed Tri-Awards to Fine Arts Awards

2016: The Monday Club nominated to the National Register of Historic Places

2017: Established The Monday Clubhouse Conservancy to protect and preserve our historic              clubhouse

2019: Completed renovation of the Monday Club to allow accessibility and more efficient

  use while respecting the historic building design. Also renovated the gardens, front and

          back.

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