Posted by Murray H Hanson
1938-39-40-41
1938
A report was made from Congressman August Andresen in which he stressed the need to curb government spending.
A decision was made to mail copies of the FARIBAULTARIAN to other clubs in the district.
Sons of Rotarians presented a program.
Our 18th club president in 1937-38 was Dr. Robert M. Reed.
 
1939
A special program was presented on Faribault High School’s new addition.
Origination of the “Brown Jug” golf trophy between Northfield, Owatonna, and Faribault Rotary Clubs.
The 1st annual Christmas concert was presented by the Faribault High School chorus. (This Christmas will be the 79th year)
Our club’s 19th president in 1938-39 was Ralph W. Farrar.
1940
The club started the “Student of the Month” program from local high schools.
 
There was a “Farmer Recognition Day.”
 
Rotary Observance week with radio hook-up between Faribault, Owatonna, and Rochester Clubs.
 
Our 20th club president in 1939-40 was Charles N. Sayles who was a member from 1931-62 which means that Rod knew him!
 
1941
There was a program and discussion on “Faribault’s Recreation System.”
The decision was made to publish each member’s attendance record for a period of six months.
There was a program on the topic “Should Faribault have an airport?”
Our 21st club president in 1940-41 was J. Arthur Peterson.