Julia Morgan's original drawings for our Clubhouse, Courtesy of Cal Poly Archives
 

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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