Hello Monroe!

Give our little boy some mud puddles and chickens and a warm March day and that’s his recipe for simple happiness.

Oliver Stubbs delights in splashing through mud puddles on Rosemoore Farm in Monroe. Photo by Ashlie Stubbs

Volunteers needed

Regional School Unit 3 Monroe school board representative Michael Schaab wants to help Monroe Elementary School grow its number of willing substitutes and classroom volunteers. Volunteers are welcomed in all classes, with a focus on literacy and mathematics being the most-needed. Staff will provide you with everything you need to help students grow academically and be successful. Contact Principal Myla Kreider (, teacher Rachel Norgang (, or call the school directly at 525-3504 for more information on how to get involved with making a difference in the children of our community.

Lions’ breakfast

Don’t forget, the Monroe Lions Club will have a public breakfast on Saturday, March 19, from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Monroe Community Church on Route 139 in town. Guests are welcome to eat in or order takeout. Menu items will include homemade corned beef hash, eggs, pancakes and more. $10 for adults, $4 for kids. Coffee will be hot and smiles bright. Come out and support the local Lions as they raise money for their annual scholarship.

Park updates

The committee tasked with upgrading the playground at Gesner Park in Monroe, among other improvements, met March 9 and will be looking for Monroe and surrounding community members to provide feedback on a short survey in the coming weeks. Also high on the group’s priority list is organizing more events that bring the community together and take advantage of using the town park. Stay tuned!

Save the date

Monroe will hold its annual town meeting on Monday, June 6, at 6 p.m. at the Monroe Town Hall.

Have a great week!

Comments are not available on this story.

filed under: