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DEDICATED TO PRESERVING A HISTORICAL LANDMARK DESIGNED BY RENOWNED ARCHITECT, JULIA MORGAN

THE MONDAY CLUB

TMC ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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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