The Minerva Club is one of the oldest, continuously operating women's clubs in California. It was founded on October 5, 1894 by 25 pioneer women. In 1928, Julia Morgan (the architect of Hearst Castle) designed our clubhouse which was built on the corner of Boone and Lincoln. In 1984, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2007, the city of Santa Maria recognized it as a National Landmark.
Today, the Club holds two general meetings a month along with other events for our members. We continue to work for the community - an effort started in 1894 - by holding fundraisers for local charities and each year we award scholarships to deserving high school seniors. Some events are open to the public.
NOTE: Bridge and Games, held the second Tuesday of each month, is now OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Coffee and dessert are served and the cost for non-members is $6.00
MOTTO: Higher Knowledge and Better Morals COLORS: Purple and Gold FLOWER: Sweet Alyssum
Minerva Club 2014 - 2015
President Kathy Brown
Vice President Angie Engelbrecht
Recording Secretary Dorothy Elerding
Corresponding Secretary Minnie Anderson
Treasurer Anna Mininger
Membership Dottie Lyons
Parliamentarian Sara Malmen
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mary Jane Ikola