Rotary Club of Faribault

In less than 17 months, the Faribault Rotary Club will celebrate its 100-year anniversary on May 1, 2020.  This week’s historical highlight is from 1954.
 
Our founding president, Frank W. McKellip passed away in early May. He had served our club for 34 years.
The service clubs of Faribault were entertained as guests of Nutting Trucking and Caster Co. on the occasion of opening their new office building.
Our club sponsored the Cannon Falls Club. The charter presentation was on October 27th.
NBA all-star and Minneapolis Lakers George Mikan was a speaker for one club meeting.
There was a program titled “New Telephone Horizons” the new technology that will bring more changes in our way of life.
 
Our club’s 34th president in 1953-54 was Guerdon Allen who was still a member in 1970 so Rod knew him.