Summer at MC3

We had an amazing summer at MC3, full of great times and community. We wanted to share just a few of the highlights with you. Take a look at some pics below and then visit our Flickr feed for even more. SpringHill Twenty students from MC3 and Edison Gardens…

MC3 Back To School Event

Monroe Circle Community Center will again be hosting its annual back to school event, “Hair Kutz 4 Kids,” Monday, August 18. Approximately 300 school-age boys and girls will receive a FREE haircut from local professional barbers and stylists, a backpack filled with school supplies, and lunch. This all day-event will help…

Our Story: “When Will You Be Back?”

It all began with a question. A question spoken by children living in disadvantaged circumstances in the inner city of Chicago. And if this inner-city neighborhood was like any other inner city in America, these children would have lived lives way beyond their years. The question, although simple and…

Financial Literacy Graduation

Last week, we celebrated as 22 students graduated from the Financial Literacy program. This program’s goal is to help each student take steps out of poverty by giving each individual the tools needed to manage and budget their financial resources well, and to encourage savings. We congratulate each of…

Congrats, Financial Literacy Grads!

Last month, we celebrated as 19 students graduated from the Financial Literacy program. This program’s goal is to help each student take steps out of poverty by giving each individual the tools needed to manage and budget their financial resources well, and to encourage savings. We congratulate each of…

Gratitude for MC3’s Financial Literacy Classes

Recently, the director of Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3), LeRoy King III, went on an Appreciation Tour to the six branches of First Federal Savings Bank (FFSB), a significant partner and collaborator of the MC3’s Financial Literacy program. FFSB has branches in Mishawaka, Elkhart, Plymouth, Bremen and Winamac, Ind.,…

Financial Literacy Classes Begin Tonight

The first session of adult financial literacy classes at Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) this year begins tonight. Throughout the 10-week course, the 25 students will learn how to save, spend and give, budget their finances, and change their family’s financial future. The course uses the principles of Dave…

Hurts, Hang-ups & Habits

Feeling a little hurt? Lost? Broken? We all have. There are times in our lives that we have been hurt, felt disappointed, fearful, ashamed, guilty or angry. We’ve all kept resentments, nourished limiting beliefs and bad habits, felt insecure and depressed. When we hang on to those feelings, they…

“Our Road” Film

You are invited to a free screening of the “Our Road” film. The screening will be held Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. Be sure to invite your friends and then RSVP by calling 574-287-4259 or email info@monroecircle.com. “Our Road” is a film created by Granger Community Church (GCC)….

Food Drop 2013

On January 26, 3,000 volunteers gathered at Granger Community Church to pack over 7,800 boxes of food to deliver to 8 local food pantries. Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) was one of those pantries that received some of the boxes. These provisions will give MC3 a 5 to 6…