Thank you, Staples!

Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) is pleased to announce that we have received a $2,000 grant thanks to the Staples Foundation. We received this award after careful review and with a recommendation from Staples associate Martha Varga. The grant will support some of MC3’s education and/or job skills programs….

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…

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…

MC3 and First Federal Savings Bank Join Forces

Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) and First Federal Savings Bank Join forces to bring financial literacy to the Near West side of South Bend, Indiana. This initiative includes a course for adults, teens (the Teen program kicked off at the Edison Garden’s site), and k-4th grade aged children who…

Front Row Seat…

WHEW! So much has happened in just a few months, so as it seems. I started this gig as the Director/Pastor of Monroe Circle Community Center, a.k.a. MC3, just over 9 months ago. And WOW! What a run it has been. I love my job. I get to sit…