Anniversary Statewide Day of Celebration
Join us as we celebrate Monarch’s 60th Anniversary at sites across North Carolina. Please contact each site individually for information on these local events.
Thursday, April 26
UNCG Beyond Academics College Support Services – Reading Day 60th Anniversary Ice Cream Social
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Monarch’s College Support Services at UNCG’s Beyond Academics will celebrate the University’s Reading Day and Monarch’s Anniversary with an ice cream social. Instructors, Beyond Academics staff and University partners are invited to join Beyond Academics students and Monarch staff!
60th Anniversary Staff Celebration at Monarch’s Guilford County Behavioral Health Office
12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Monarch Behaviorial Health Office, 201 N. Eugene St., Greensboro
Staff will gather for celebration lunch with drawings for prizes throughout the day!
Friday, April 27
ANSON and STANLY COUNTIES
Anson Adult Home, Cohen Home and Montgomery Adult Group Home Family and Friends Day
4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Darnell Almond Park, 748 North Main Street, Norwood
Join people we support and staff for an afternoon food, games and fun!
Ansonville Group Home 60th Anniversary Pasta Fest
4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Join residents, families and friends for an evening of food, fun and yummy pasta!
Plant Street Home 60th Anniversary Cookout
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Family and friends are invited to join the ladies of Plant Street home for this celebration, including games, music and more!
BLADEN and COLUMBUS COUNTIES
Bladen Opportunities Center and Columbus Industries 60th Anniversary Party
11 a.m. at Jones Lake State Park, 4117 NC-242, Elizabethtown, NC
Join Monarch families, friends and community supporters for games, music, and crafts at this regional anniversary celebration!
Windermere, Moose Road, Cedarwood, Stokes Ferry and Lakewood Homes 60th Anniversary Celebration
Time TBD at Windermere
Residents from group homes in Kannapolis and Concord will join forces for a celebration of fun, love and laughter!
60th Anniversary Cookout with Newport Home and Schooner Shores Home
3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Newport Home
Join Monarch residents in Carteret County for a fun evening of celebration!
Heritage Club of Edenton 60th Anniversary Cookout and Luau
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Heritage Club of Edenton invites families and friends to join the people we support and staff for a distinctly coastal celebration!
60th Anniversary Celebration at Monarch’s Behavioral Health Office in Whiteville
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
People we support and families are invited to join Monarch staff for a fun afternoon of pizza, wings and cupcakes and ice cream.
CRAVEN and PAMLICO COUNTIES
Celebration with Health Drive Day Program, Brices Creek Road Home, Dogwood Home, Hoke Street Home, Kimberly Road Home, Newport, Schooner Shores, Spencer’s Place and Vanceboro Homes.
12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Health Drive Day Program, 1320 Health Drive, New Bern
Featuring a hot dog cookout, music, craft areas, fun and games along with a display featuring Monarch programs in Craven County through the years!
Vanceboro and Pamlico Group Homes 60th Anniversary Cookout
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Vanceboro Home
Family and friends are invited for an evening of fun and fellowship.
CURRITUCK and DARE COUNTIES
Beach Club and Lighthouse Club Lunchtime Party
12 p.m. at Beach Club in Manteo
Hot dogs, games and more!
60th Anniversary Celebration at Monarch’s Davidson County Behavioral Health Office
All Day – Monarch Behavioral Health Office, 820 Grimes Blvd., Lexington, NC
People we support and guests will receive special stress relief treat bags throughout the day. Staff will celebrate with lunch and cake.
New Horizons Enterprises 60th Anniversary Community Spring Festival
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Family and friends and the community are invited to joins program participants at New Horizons for fun, games, food and door prizes!
Fish Fry at Pineview Group Home
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join families, friends and people we support for a fun lunch!
Monarch Unity Center (PSR) 60 Sensational and Successful Years Celebration!
Join members of the PSR for special refreshments and craft activities to mark the occasion!
C.H.O.I.C.E.S. on the Ridge Community Party
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Cake, crafts and the assembly of a special time capsule!
Studio 651 Cookout and Studio 651 Gallery and Gifts Open House
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Family and friends are invited to join people we support for a community cookout and a look at Studio 651’s new art gallery and gift shop!
Celebration at Monarch’s West Hanes Mill Administrative Offices
Administrative staff and Community Services team members will gather for lunch and celebration!
Ohio Avenue and 14th Street Homes
12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 14th Street Home
Enjoy a cookout, with cake and ice cream as we celebrate 60!
Celebration at Monarch’s Gaston County Behavioral Health Office
All Day – Monarch Behavioral Health Office, 2505 Court Drive, Gastonia
People we support and other guests will enjoy celebration treats in the lobby and a decorated seasonal tree with special Monarch ornaments! Staff will have a pizza lunch at mid-day.
Southridge Road Home 60th Anniversary Celebration
12 p.m. City Lake Park, 601 West Main Street, Jamestown
Join Southridge for a cookout at the park!
Eklund Apartments “Rise and Shine” 60th Anniversary Breakfast
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Residents will rise and shine for a breakfast celebration!
Companions on the Journey “60 Years and the Party Continues” Celebration
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join Companions on the Journey for a lasagna lunch and fun day including 1958 trivia and a 1958 skit, door prizes and a celebratory balloon release. Family, friends and community advocates are invited.
Vocational Options of Hoke County 60th Anniversary Open House & Art Sale
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join people we support at VOC-Hoke for light refreshments and preview new artwork from program participants!
Hoke 1 and Hoke 2 Group Home Anniversary Luncheon
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Families and friends are invited to join residents for this special luncheon.
George Street, North 7th Street and West Blanche Homes 60th Anniversary Party
2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at North 7th Street Home
Featuring the Muddy the Mudcat, Carolina Mudcat’s Mascot, and a special robotics demonstration!
60th Anniversary Celebration at Monarch’s Behavioral Health Office in Lincoln County
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lobby refreshments featuring cupcakes, snacks, and drinks for people we support, families and Monarch staff.
Lee County PSR Open House and 60th Anniversary Celebration
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Join members of Lee PSR for light refreshments and celebration as you learn more about the psychosocial rehabilitation program and its benefits.
60th Anniversary Family & Friends Day with Austin House, Briar Creek Road Home, Carmel Forest Drive Home, McAlway Road Home, and Supported Living
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Latta Park, 601 E. Park Avenue, Charlotte
Residential sites in Mecklenburg County come together for one large celebration!
Montgomery Community Living Skills (MCLS) 60th Anniversary Lunch Celebration
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Families and friends are invited to join people we support and staff at MCLS for a lunchtime celebration.
Myrtlewood Group Home 60th Anniversary Fish Fry
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Join residents, families and friends for an evening of games, music and fellowship.
MOORE and RICHMOND COUNTIES
MCACC 60th Anniversary Community Festival
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Festival features live music, cookout, games and other activities. Pottery and artwork created by MCACC artists will be on display and available for purchase.
Connecticut Avenue and Oak Drive Group Homes 60th Anniversary Celebration
12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Oak Drive Group Home
Food and fun including door prizes, games, and a singing/dancing contest! Family, friends and guardians are cordially invited.
Celebration hosted with Cauthen Drive Home, Charlotte Street Home, Circlewood Home, Green Street Home, Middleton Street Home, Richmond Adult Home, Pennsylvania Avenue Home, Mallard Lane Home, Pence Place Home, Richmond County Apartments, Moore County Apartments, McArthur Apartments and Wiregrass Apartments
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Aberdeen Lake Park, 400 Lakeshore Drive, Aberdeen
Picnic dinner, fun, games and karaoke for Monarch residents across Moore and Richmond Counties.
NASH, EDGECOMBE and BEAUFORT COUNTIES
“Monarch is Shining Like a Diamond” Party in Rocky Mount
12:30 p.m. at Wayfarer Court Home, 145 Wayfarer Court, Rocky Mount
People we support and their families and friends from Evergreen Home, Simbelyn Home, Wayfarer Court Home, Caribbean Apartments and Wayfarer Apartments will gather for food, fun and fellowship!
60th Anniversary Celebration at Monarch’s Nash County Behavioral Health Office
All Day – Monarch Behavioral Health Office, 809 Tiffany Blvd. Rocky Mount
People we support, guests and staff will celebration together with snacks, treats and special anniversary activities in the office lobby.
Fort Bragg Home 60th Anniversary Party
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Family and friends are invited to join residents for a celebration featuring music, photo displays and sub sandwich dinner.
Pasquotank Supported Living 60th Anniversary Celebration
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Family and friend are invited to join the celebration!
River City Achievement Center Birthday Bash
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
River City will celebrate the people we support who were born in April and Monarch’s 60th Anniversary with food and fun!
Asheboro School Road, Hope House, Mainstream and Oakwood Homes “Let Us Celebrate!” Cookout
4 p.m. at Asheboro City Park, 1939 Canoy Dr., Asheboro NC
Food, fun and fellowship for residents of Asheboro School Road and Hope House!
Monarch’s Behavioral Health Office
All Day – 2003 Godwin Avenue, Lumberton, NC
Refreshments will be available throughout the day. Monarch outpatient office staff and people supported will be joined by Mobile Crisis and IPS teams for this celebration. Family, friends and community members are invited to join the festivities.
Southeast Industrial Center 60th Anniversary Celebration
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Families, friends and community partners are invited to celebrate with people we support at SEIC. Lunch, dessert, dancing, and games and fun are all on the menu!
Stanly Industrial Services and Stanly County Group Homes 60th Anniversary Celebration
10 a.m. SIS, 730 Greenwood Street, Albemarle, NC
Join people we support, families and friends for a special celebration featuring dancing, music from the SIS Choir and a special look at Monarch’s history through the years.
Second Street Family Fun Day
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Chuck Morehead Park, 1910 Northwoods Lane, Albemarle, NC
Join residents from Second Street at Chuck Morehead Park for a day of celebration, with a cookout, games, a scavenger hunt and Monarch trivia! Family and friends are invited.
Anderson Road and Troy Road Group Homes 60th Anniversary Celebration
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Anderson Road Group Home
Join a gathering of people we support, families and friends. Activities include a cookout, games, singing and dancing!
Walnut Cove Apartments 60th Anniversary Celebration
All Day – Drop In
Refreshments will be available for residents throughout the day on April 27!
Stokes Opportunity Center “Cheers to 60 Years” Celebration
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Following Special Olympics earlier in the day, family, friends and people we support will gather to celebrate with refreshments and a performance by SOC’s own performing group, The Varietones!
Pilotview Group Home Family and Friends Fish Fry
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Food, fun and fellowship at Pilotview Group Home!
Monarch 60th Anniversary Celebration for Union County Sites
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cane Creek Park, 5213 Harkey Rd, Waxhaw, NC 28173
All of Monarch’s Union County programs are coming together for one big party! Join Karen Lane, Lake Monroe, Meadowview, Ridgefield and Southgate Homes and Campus Park Day Program for this celebration including a picnic, games, and music!
Monarch’s Wilson County Behavioral Health Office
All Day – Monarch Behavioral Health Office, 2693 Forest Hills Rd., Ste. D, Wilson, NC
People we support, families and friends will enjoy special refreshments throughout the day!