Upcoming Events

  • Cornerstone Fish and Chicken Strips Dinner Scheduled

    Mark your calendars — Cornerstone’s annual Fish Fry is rapidly approaching! Cornerstone Youth Center in Monroeville will host its seventh annual Fish and Chicken Strips Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 24th. The cost is $10 for adults, $6 for youth 6 to 10 and free for children 5 and under. Burns Catering & Fish Fry will provide the fish and chicken. All meals will include a baked potato, applesauce or coleslaw, dessert, roll and butter and beverage. Drive-thru and carryout are available for adult meals only, but drive-thru meals will feature coleslaw rather than a choice between coleslaw and ...

  • Cornerstone Students Ring in the New Year

    Cornerstone was the place to be New Year’s Eve as students, staff and volunteers rang in 2017. The annual New Year’s Lock-In gave area young people the opportunity to celebrate in a healthy, safe environment from 9 p.m. New Year’s Eve to 7 a.m. New Year’s Day. Activities ranged from spirited dodge ball tournaments (the second one with glow-in-the-dark dodge balls) to ice-breaking games, pool, video games and watching funny YouTube videos. Pizza, chips and soft drinks fueled the participants through the night. Just before the ball dropped at midnight, a large-group activity encouraged students to reflect on the previous year. Then ...

  • CYC to Host Annual Cookie Walk/Poinsettia Sale

    Cornerstone Youth Center’s annual Cookie Walk and Poinsettia Sale, part of Monroeville’s Holiday Magic, helps usher in the Christmas season. This year’s “Cookiepalooza” is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at the youth center. The Cookie Walk features freshly baked cookies for sale, holiday merchandise and local vendors. In addition, the Monroeville Chamber of Commerce will provide lunch items for purchase and an activity table for kids 12 and under. People also can order poinsettias at the event with proceeds going to Cornerstone. Checks should be made payable to Cornerstone Youth Center. Orders can be picked up at ...

  • Children Flock to Cornerstone Trunk or Treat

    Children dressed as Batman, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, a lion, a princess and countless other characters paraded through Cornerstone’s back parking lot in search of candy at the center’s annual Trunk or Treat. The strong turnout and beautiful fall weather made for a very successful community event. Local volunteers provided eight decorated trunks filled with candy, which was supplemented by an additional candy supply contributed by local donors. Inside, visitors participated in children’s games and activities led by CYC youth members while enjoying free hot dogs and popcorn. Thank you to all of the donors, volunteers and participants who made Trunk or ...

  • Cornerstone to Host Fourth Annual Trunk or Treat

    Local children who just can’t get their fill of candy will have an additional option this year as Cornerstone Youth Center hosts its fourth annual Trunk or Treat. Organized by Cornerstone’s students and volunteers, the event is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 in the Cornerstone parking lot. Besides candy for the children, Trunk or Treat will feature games, prizes and free hot dogs and drinks. There is no cost for children wanting to participate, but free-will donations will be accepted. In addition, Cornerstone is accepting donations of Halloween candy and two-liter containers of pop for the event ...

  • Fall Programs Up and Running at Cornerstone

    Cornerstone’s facility really comes alive when students join us after school every day and on weekends early in the school year. With the first Summit session taking place earlier this month, Cornerstone’s programming slate for this school year is fully underway.  In Summit, we want youth to aim high when considering the college and career options explored in this program. Running from 6 to 8 p.m. every Thursday night, the program also provides opportunities for students to work on various life skills. There are some changes to this year’s schedule. For example, Cornerstone’s Drop-In Center starts a half-hour earlier each day this ...

  • Cornerstone to Host Nutritional Cooking Classes

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  • CYC Taking Reservations for Culinary Week Dinners

    Cornerstone Youth Center once again invites the public to attend its annual Culinary and Hospitality Week fine-dining fund-raiser, which features two meals prepared by participating students. The gourmet meals are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, June 21 and 23 at the youth center like it. Students will spend the week learning to prepare, cook and serve fine-dining meals under the expert tutelage of Chef Michael Bentz of Crackerjack Catering. Students also will learn about table decorating and other factors that go into providing a fine-dining experience. Rhonda Hockemeyer, a Cornerstone board member, will supervise the decorating and centerpiece arranging ...

  • Cornerstone Give Day Scheduled for May 6

    Cornerstone supporters will have the opportunity to “Give the Gift of Cornerstone” during the Center’s Second Annual Give Day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 6. Staff and volunteers will work the 12 hours of giving to encourage people to donate to the center via its website (www.cornerstoneyc.org) or by bringing a donation or pledge to Cornerstone at 19819 Monroeville Rd., Monroeville, IN 46773. The theme for this spring’s Cornerstone Give Day is “Give the Gift of Cornerstone.”  People may access Cornerstone’s website prior to May 6 to view special weekly Give Day videos featuring the opportunities enjoyed by Cornerstone ...

  • Cornerstone Posts Executive Director Position Opening

    The Southeast Youth Council has posted the opening for Executive Director of Cornerstone Youth Center, with plans to begin interviewing by the end of February. Last fall, current Executive Director Kent Castleman announced his plans to pursue new opportunities this spring. The core responsibility of the Executive Director position is to ensure the organization has the vision, resources, supervision, collaborative relationships, financial sustainability and strong governance by the Board of Directors to fulfill the mission. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Search and Transition Committee Cornerstone Youth Center P.O. Box 236 19819 Monroeville Road Monroeville, IN 46773 Executive Director Position Posting Executive Director Position Announcement Share this:Click to email ...