Project Concern Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides services to people 60 years of age or older, so that they can live independently with maximum involvement in community activities and affairs.

Project Concern Inc. welcomes people of all ages and backgrounds to join in activities that are provided for older Americans at the senior centers in Effingham and Atchison.

The Atchison Senior Center, 504 Kansas Ave., is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Lunch is served at 11:45 a.m. daily.

Weekly activities are as follows:

Bingo at 12:30 p.m. daily.

Art class at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Coffee, conversation, cards, darts, billiards and television available daily.

Monday, March 20 — Nickel bingo.

Tuesday, March 21 — Paper bingo.

Wednesday, March 22 — Nickel bingo.

Thursday, March 23 — Nickel bingo.

Friday, March 24 — Nickel bingo.

Bus service is available between 7:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday within the city limits at a cost of $3 round trip. First come, first served.

To join the fun and fellowship, call (913) 367-4655.

Effingham Town and Country Senior Center, 411 Main St., Effingham, is open from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $6 for those under 60 and a suggested donation of $3 for those 60 and over.

Weekly activities are as follows:

Tuesday — cards.

Wednesday — nickel bingo and cards.

Thursday — Bible study in the morning.

Friday — cards.

Bunco is the third Monday of each month.

Fellowship meeting, board meeting, potluck, nickel bingo and cards are the fourth Friday of each month.

Potluck is on the fourth Friday of each month.

To join the fun and fellowship, call (844) 268-0035. Menu for home delivered and congregate meals for the coming week:

Monday: Beefy tater tot casserole, green beans, tropical fruit, biscuit.

Tuesday: Beef and noodles, beets, roll, lemon poke cake with pineapple frosting.

Wednesday: Turkey salad with bun, dill spear, sliced tomato, peaches.

Thursday: Chicken rice casserole, Oriental vegetable, cornbread, cinnamon appleasauce.

Friday: Crabby patty with bun, chips, spinach, fresh apple, cookie.

Adam Gardner can be reached at

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