A Place Where Caring Happens

Covid-19 Update:

We have reopened as of May 16th and are following the business criteria that was set forth in the Stage Two Reopening of Idaho. 

We ask that you please respect our guidelines for re-opening:

- If you are sick, please do not enter.

- Vulnerable population is at more risk and should consider this before entering.

- No more than 9 people in the building.

- Practice social distancing of at least 6 feet apart.

- Provide your name and contact information on the sign-in sheet.

- We recommend wearing a mask to cover your nose and mouth.

- Practice good hand hygiene.

- Cover coughs and sneezes.

- Continue the 14 day self-isolation if you have entered Idaho.

We will continue to provide hand sanitizer and Clorox wipes for wiping down surfaces and equipment and will have guidelines posted at MCC.

We will re-evaluate these guidelines as new information becomes available or is as necessary.  

Thank you & stay safe!

You can reach our Office Administrator, Carolyn Speelmon by email or by leaving a message on our MCC phone (208) 264-5481.  We would like to thank you for your understanding and if you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us.  

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The Heart of Hope

MCC is a non-profit Community Center and Preschool that is driven by a single goal; to be a place where caring happens.  We are staffed almost entirely by volunteers and are 100% committed to delivering enjoyable, meaningful programs and services to all residents on the eastern shore of Lake Pend Oreille and beyond.  The Memorial Community Center was built to honor and carry on the legacy of community spirit of five young people (Bill & Kathie Yost, Steve & Joni Diehl, and Mark Heumann) who lost their lives in a boating accident on Lake Pend Oreille in 1982.  
We invite you to join in, have some fun and , if possible, make a contribution of your time and dollars.



A Place Where Caring Happens

We serve our local communities by providing access to a Preschool Program, Christmas Giving Program and High School Scholarship Program.  We also bring guest speakers to our center each month who provide education and awareness to our communities at large at no cost.  We continue to provide a meeting place for many groups and clubs at an affordable rate.


Affordable Quality Education

Our state licensed preschool program is the only preschool in the Clark Fork/Hope area.  We accept up to twelve students each year who are under the direct care of our wonderful preschool teacher, Mona Naglreiter and is directed by our Board of Directors and our Administrative Assistant, Carolyn Speelmon.  We keep our tuition at an affordable rate and are able to offer scholarships when we have the donated funds to do so.  We have roster spots available now, and are starting our roster list for the next school year, so if you have a preschool aged child please contact us for more information.  Be sure to check out the link above to our Application and Handbook or the link to send us an email with any questions you may have.


Providing Food and Gifts to local families at Christmas

Our Christmas Giving Program provides local families with everything they need to provide a holiday meal as well as provides gifts for all members of the family.  The families also receive food donations that have been collected by the Hope Elementary School and MCC food drives.  We have a wonderful group of summer visitors, The Knotty Knitters, who spend their free time knitting hats for this program.  Our wonderful donors and volunteers make this program happen each year!  In 2019 we were able to serve 30 local families! 


Investing in the future

High school seniors who have volunteered at least four hours to MCC have the opportunity to apply for an MCC scholarship which can be applied towards tuition or books at their enrolled college or vocational school.  In 2019 we were honored to present the MCC Scholarships to Clark Fork High School graduates, Lily Simko and Grace Shelton.  These two amazing young women started their educational journey right here at Hope Preschool! 






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Our facility and equipment is available to rent for private events such as meetings, parties, fundraisers, family functions, or whatever you may need.  We also have rates for ongoing groups and clubs that meet regularly.  Check availability by calling Carolyn Speelmon @ (208)  264-5481 or click the links below to access our rental applications.

Upcoming Events
Postponed until further notice.
415 Wellington Pl
Postponed until further notice.
415 Wellington Pl, 415 Wellington Pl, Hope, ID 83836, USA
Join us for a fun night of Bunco, Raffles, Pizza, Beer and Wine all to support our non-profit preschool program at MCC! Tickets are $15 (includes pizza, snacks, and your first drink!) Only 60 tickets are available! We hope to see you there!


415 Wellington Place, Hope, ID 83836

(208) 264-5481

High Fives

The groups that meet at MCC pay a nominal fee to use our space for their regular meetings and classes.  Your donations to MCC allow us to keep our rates affordable so that they can continue their community meetings and classes that are beneficial to the health and wellness of our community. 
Here is a list of our current regular meetings and classes at MCC

AA Mondays @ 7 pm
Al-Anon Wednesdays at 10 am 
Clark Fork Valley Quilters 1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month
Hope Senior Fitness Every Tuesday & Friday @ 10 am 
Hope Fitness Mondays @ 5:30 PM
Yoga Tuesdays @ 8:30 AM


(208) 264-5481

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