A breakfast club for Alzheimer’s caregivers will meet at 9 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 415 N. Pine. The club meets the third Thursday of every month and offers an opportunity to talk with those who share similar issues. Anyone may attend who serves as a family caregiver to an individual with a dementia like Alzheimers. For more information, call 778-1806.
United Mine Workers
The monthly meeting of United Mine Workers of America, District 12, Local 14 will meet Thursday at 1 p.m. a the Homer Cole Community Center, 3303 N. Joplin. The meeting is open to all UMWA members.
Cherokee Senior Citizens
Cherokee Senior Citizens will meet at the Senior Building at 11:30. Business meeting will be held followed by a lunch. All residents 55 and over are invited to attend. Please bring a side dish. After lunch we will play bingo, if enough are interested in doing so.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 0884 meetings are held each Thursday at Knights of Columbus Towers, 700 N. Pine. Private weigh-ins begin at 9 a.m. Business meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. Each week, a program is presented for support and motivation for members to reach and maintain their weight-loss goals. Visitors are always welcomed. Please call 724-4342 or 235-1866 for more information.
Co-Dependents Anonymous is a 12 step fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is recovery from codependence and the development and maintenance of healthy relationships. CoDA meets at 6:30 p.m. at 606 E. Atkinson. For further information call 620-231-6977
Frontenac American Legion Bingo
Frontenac American Legion conducts bingo games every Thursday evening at the Frontenac Senior Citizen Center located at 113 N. Crawford in Frontenac. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and play begins at 6:30 p.m.
Pittsburg Noon Kiwanis
The Pittsburg Noon Kiwanis meets every Thursday at noon in the dePaul Hall at Via Christi Hospital.
Friday, May 19
Pittsburg American Legion Bingo
The Pittsburg American Legion will host bingo every Friday at the legion home. Doors open at 5 p.m. Early bird games are at 6:20 p.m. and regular bingo is at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 20
The 5th Annual Mutt Run for the SEK Humane Society starts at 10 a.m. across from Blue Ribbon in Pittsburg. The poker run will benefit the humane society and is a family friendly event.
Betty Lou Vilmer Post
The Betty Lou Vilmer American Legion Post #394 will meet at 1:30 p.m. in the Family Lounge at Via Christi Village. Discussions will center on Memorial Day activities and ideas for honoring women veterans in the future, perhaps at the PSU Veteran’s Memorial.