Rotary Club of Faribault

In less than 15 months, the Faribault Rotary Club will celebrate its 100-year anniversary on May 1, 2020.  This week’s historical highlight is from 1958.
The club celebrated Minnesota’s Centennial 1858-1958.
The German consul gave a talk on the “Federal Republic of Germany.”
There was a program on “Juvenile Delinquency.”
Students representatives report on Winnipeg Model United Nations session.
Notable program speakers in 1958 were
  • U of M Hockey coach, John Mariucci
  • Congressman and future Governor Al Quie
  • Captain EM Morgan US Navy Pacific Fleet Naval Defenses
  • Mayor P. Kenneth Peterson- about the new Freeway coming
Just 61 years ago yesterday on March 5, 1958, Rod Mahler joined the Faribault Rotary Club at the age of 24.
Since then it is estimated that he has attended over 2800 meetings with over 90% attendance and over 3000 total Rotary events.
Congratulations Rod!
Our club’s 38th president in 1957-58 was Clarence W. Schmaus.