Senior Scribbles (April 17, 2013)


hillsboro senior center

Haris Zafar of Wichita will be here at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, to give hearing aid checks. The center’s business meeting is also scheduled at noon April 17.

Aegis Therapies, providing rehabilitation services, will have a representative providing the program after lunch Thursday, April 18.

Prom memories is the theme for Show ‘n Tell Friday, April 19.

A pulled pork supper with all the trimmings is planned from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 25.

The meal and entertainment, provided by Bob Delk and the Boys, will be $6. All proceeds will benefit the senior center.

Those new to Hillsboro may want to come and join us for a meal. We would like to have new people enjoy food and fellowship with us.

We are looking for the board game, “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader.” If anyone has one they would like to donate, please call us.

The cost is $3.15 for anyone 60 and older or $5 for people 59 and under.

For more information or to make a reservation by 9 a.m. the day of the meal, call 620-947-2304 or stop by the center at 212 N. Main St. If it is after hours, leave a message on the answering machine.

— Brenda Moss, director

 

WEDNESDAY, April 17

Braised pulled pork, baked sweet potato, buttered cabbage, chocolate pudding, bread, milk.

THURSDAY, April 18

Lemon-baked fish (alternate: chicken tenders), rice, peas, fruit, bread, milk.

FRIDAY, April 19

Pot roast, parsley buttered potatoes, carrots, bread pudding, bread, milk.

MONDAY, April 22

Turkey & noodles, green beans, fruit Jell-O, bread, milk.

TUESDAY, April 23

Pork roast, sweet potatoes, brussel sprouts, oatmeal cookies, bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, April 24

Pasta w/sauce, broccoli, Mandarin oranges, bread, milk.

 

Marion senior center

We think spring arrived, but when will it actually stay? The ice on the trees was awesome to see April 10. Let’s get back to flowers.

We continue to collect empty egg cartons and just stated saving postage stamps for the local Lutheran women to use for shipping costs for world relief quilts and kits. Cut one-quarter inch all around each stamp. The liberty bell forever stamps is not included.

We will be hosting an AOK workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8. There will be speakers that everyone may sit in on. Watch for more information.

Our speaker April 10 was Jim Crofoot, who told about the history of Western Associates, beginning in Cedar Point. The business is now located in Marion and is a wide-ranging producer of promotional items.

National Volunteer Week begins April 21. We will honor our dining room volunteers, meal delivery drivers and other special people at the program April 24.

For information on volunteering, renting the senior center building or making a lunch reservation, call 620-382-2942 by 9 a.m. the day of the meal. We are located at 309 S. Third St.

— Janet Bryant, director

 

WEDNESDAY, April 17

Baked ham, baked potatoes, lettuce salad, fruit Jell-O, whole wheat rolls, milk.

THURSDAY, April 18

Beef patties, onion gravy, pinto beans, fruit parfait, whole wheat rolls, milk.

FRIDAY, April 19

Vegetable soup, turkey & cheese sandwich, fruit, milk.

MONDAY, April 22

Lasagna, garlic toast, spinach salad, fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, April 23

Barbecued pork on bun, sweet potato fries, peas, fruit, milk.

WEDNESDAY, April 24

Beef tips & gravy, noodles, vegetables, fruit cobbler, whole wheat rolls, milk.

 

Peabody senior center

Nancy Pihl with Marion County Extension will be here April 17 with an amusing talk on “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Plate?”

The Marion County board meeting is April 19 at Tampa and will have information important to all of us. Reserva­tions for this meeting can be made by contacting Judy Mellott or the Peabody Senior Center and are due April 17.

Like other site managers, I also went to the advanced training in Manhattan. Some interesting information and tips for improving the center were discussed, but there is also “doom and gloom” to share.

During the meeting we received a handout, “The Formula for Sustainable Centers,” which states centers need 44 average daily meals to maintain a cook and center manager. Unfortunately, our center is not at that level.

Meals are $3.15 for people 60 and above and $5, including dessert and drink, for those younger than 60. Please consider joining us. All that is needed for a reservation is a call the day or night before the next meal.

Volunteer Week is April 21 through April 27 and, we will be honoring our volunteers on Thursday of that week.

We are located at 106 N. Walnut in Peabody. Our telephone number is 620-983-2226. Call or come by for additional information, to make a reservation, or volunteer your services.

We would appreciate seeing you whatever the reason.

— Ruth Lott, site manager

 

WEDNESDAY, April 17

Beef tips in gravy, steamed rice, broccoli & cauliflower salad, fruit, wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, April 18

Bingo: Tuna sandwiches, soup, fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, April 19

Beef & macaroni, carrots, apple crisp, whole wheat bread, milk.

MONDAY, April 22

Swiss steak, mashed sweet potatoes, lima beans, fruit, wheat rolls, milk.

TUESDAY, April 23

Pork tips in gravy, steamed rice, mixed greens, fruit, wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, April 24

Roast turkey, herb stuffing, candied carrots, fruit cobbler, wheat roll, milk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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