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Goal: $1,200,000.00
Collected: $744,902.00
62%

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


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.

  

1815 Monterey Street  |  San Luis Obispo, California  |  themondayclubslo@gmail.com

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