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

We are proud of the many things The 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
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
1940-50: Held annual flower shows with up to 460 entries
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 to                  become the 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
2000-2014 Held Architectural Tours

2014: Commenced collaboration with Raising A Reader, a program affiliated with Friends Of                The Library, a Monday Club collaboration from 1982

2014: Architectural Tours

2014: Annual music & art awards renamed Fine Arts Awards

2016: Nominated to the National Register of Historic Places

2018: Formation of The Monday Clubhouse Conservancy to protect and preserve the building

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