PROJECT CONCERN | Community and way of life


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

Project Concern, Inc. invites people of all ages and backgrounds to join in activities for older Americans at the Effingham and Atchison senior centers.

The Atchison Seniors Center is located at 504 Kansas Avenue, across from City Hall. The Town & Country Senior Center is located at 411 Main Street in Effingham. The two centers for the elderly are reopening on a limited basis due to security measures. The new hours for the two centers will be from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Lunch will be served daily at 11:30 am. The cost of the dinner is $ 6 for those under 60 and a suggested donation of $ 3 for those 60 and over. Reservations for lunch must be made one working day in advance.

Please note that at the moment activities will be limited, so please contact the centers for more information regarding the activities. To join in the fun and camaraderie, please call 913-367-4655 for the Atchison Center and 844-268-0035 for the Effingham Center.

General public transport is also available from 7.15 a.m. to 4.45 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 8.15 a.m. to 3.45 p.m. on Saturday. The cost is $ 3 for a round trip within the city limits. Bus passes are available for purchase. All trips are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.

Below is the menu of meals at home and delivered for the coming week:

> Monday January 10: Hot Dog with brioche, fries, peas and carrots and applesauce.

> Tuesday January 11: Baked chicken with sauce, baked potato, mixed vegetables and peaches.

> Wednesday January 12: Taco soup with Frito fries, applesauce and brownies.

> Thursday January 13: Tuna casserole, rolls, peas and carrots, and pineapple.

> Friday January 14: BBQ Smokies, Tater tots, Catalina vegetables and mixed fruits.


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