Free Health Screenings

Walgreens will be offering free health screening tests on Saturday, August 11 from 8 am to noon across the street from MC3 on Western as part of its Way to Well Health Tour with AARP. The health tests are valued at $100 and will be administered by certified wellness…

Comcast Cares Day

Each year Comcast holds Comcast Cares Day where tens of thousands of Comcast employees, their friends and family join with volunteers around the country to positively impact communities. We are happy to say that Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) has been chosen as one of this year’s host sites….

MC3 Gathering Christmas

What a night. The energy is heightened. Plenty of smiles. And it’s beginning…”Merry Christmas!” I shouted. And in true call and response fashion, the group shouted back, “Merry Christmas!” And I continued… “Guess What!?” And as is our custom every week, they responded on cue “YOU MATTER TO GOD!…

Financial Peace at MC3

Next week MC3 will be concluding it’s fall financial literacy program. The program, a joint effort between MC3 and First Federal savings Bank employees, teaches financial literacy to adults, teens, and children. The curriculum primarily comes from Dave Ramsey and we include some “Bridges Out Of Poverty” elements as…

Hair Kutz 4Kids

This coming Monday, Monroe Circle Community Center will be bustling with activities as hundreds of kids will be lined up to get their Free Back To School Hair Cuts, school supplies, and book bags. This will be MC3’s second year hosting this annual event in partnership with South Bend…

747 Project

We often get compliments from people who are amazed, surprised how nice the Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) space is. The comments range from “Wow!” to “…I feel at peace here.” The interior design and layout as well as outside structure screams “You Matter To God! And the message has…

Remembering Fred…

This evening I attended a going home memorial for a dear friend to the Monroe Circle community. Although a sad occasion, the funeral home was filled with Joy as family and old friends reminisced about Fred and the life he led. “He loved the pantry” they recanted over and…

Looking to make an Impact this summer?

Yes, Monroe Circle Community Center is poppin’ this summer. And Son City Kids are leading the charge with the After-school summer program filled with learning with fun events planned throughout the summer, Sports with baseball and soccer, Springhill Day Camp, Crooked Creek Ranch outing, and…and…and… One of our Son…

Thank you Sally M. & Mary V.

The GED prep courses has been, and continues to be, a major anchor program for Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3). Since the community center has been opened, the South Bend Community School Corporation Adult Education Department has operated a program in our facilities. Even before MC3 was in the community, GED was…

MC3 New After-School Volunteer Coordinator

As Director of Monroe Circle Community Center  (MC3), I am constantly reminded of the shoulders that this community development initiative stands upon. Beginning in 2001 with volunteer pioneers Jodi Manis, Sandra Groves, and Dan Blacketor from Granger Community Church with a passion to show kids living in the Monroe…