On September 14, 2023, the candidates for Mayor and Town Council presented their individual backgrounds and answered questions asked by a moderator. You can watch the whole taped event.
Our May 2023 meeting was a very informative presentation on how the Monroe school system develops curriculums. Curriculum is defined as an outline of what is taught in a course.
At our March 2023 meeting, Joe Stroin, Dir. Of Monroe Twp. Utility Department, and Kevin McGowan, Member of the Planning Board, provided an in-depth review of key elements in the recently approved Master Plan, which they described as a “living document” -- a set of objectives and goals; not how to get to them.
At our January 2023 meeting, Rozella Clyde, Chair of the Education Committee of the NJ League of Women Voters, and Linda Kinsey, Member of the Education Committee of the NJ League of Women Voters gave a very comprehensive presentation on how school boards in the state and specifically in Monroe are funded.
At our May 2022 meeting, Diane Starace, Injury Prevention Coordinator at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, spoke about Human Trafficking in NJ...Prevalence. Prevention. Aid for Victims.
At our April 2022 meeting , 4 women in politics met with us to describe their experiences: Linda Greenstein, NJ State Senator, Shanti Narra, County Commissioner- Deputy Director, Barbara Cannon, former Mayor of Old Bridge, and Evelyn Spann, Cranbury Councilwoman.
At our March 2022 meeting Captain Lisa Robinson of the Monroe Twp. Police Dept. answered a range of questions about her experiences, policing in Monroe, how police deal with domestic violence and mental health issues, and more.
CASA is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving abused and neglected children who are living in foster care. CASA recruits and trains volunteers to advise courts and advocate for the children's best interests.
At our February 2022 meeting, Linda Kinsey spoke about the CASA organization and her role as a CASA volunteer.
At our October 2021 general meeting, Officer Patrick McCann of the Monroe Township Police Department gave an interesting and informative talk about how to recognize and prevent ID theft and fraud. If you missed the meeting or want to review the information he presented, go to https://monroetwppolice.org/information/crime-prevention/ and then click on "Identity Theft and Identity Fraud PowerPoint"
On June 2 2021 we held our annual meeting online. Our guest speaker was John Riggs, member of the Monroe Township Planning Board. Click below to read a summary of his remarks on planning for Monroe's future.