Senior Scribbles (Feb. 16, 2011)

hillsboro senior center

Hearing checks will be available at 11 a.m. with the carry-in meal beginning at noon Feb. 16. Hillsboro Mayor Delores Dalke will be the speaker.

Commodities will be distributed Friday, Feb. 18.

Tickets are still available for the Presidents Day Gala starting at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Milk & Honey Bed and Breakfast.

March calendars will be out soon.

For more information or to make appointments, call 620-947-2304. We are located at 212 N. Main St.

— Brenda Moss, director





Beef stew, lettuce with dressing, cornbread, citrus slices, milk.

FRIDAY, Feb. 18

Baked fish, (alternate: noodles Romanoff), stewed tomatoes, wheat bread, apricots, milk.

MONDAY Feb. 21

Meatballs with gravy, baked potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, five-cup salad, milk.

TUESDAY, Feb. 22

Ham, sweet potato casserole, green beans, wheat bread, fruit cocktail, milk.


Roast beef, boiled potatoes, brown gravy, spinach, wheat bread, fruit cocktail, milk.


GOESSEL senior center

What does it take to run the city of Goessel? Come find out at the AGAPE Center Feb. 16 and Feb. 23 with Karen Dalke, director of Goessel Public Works, and Eric Reed with the Goessel Police

A potluck meal and the “Sweet Assurance” women’s group of McPherson will be here at 6 p.m. Feb. 18.

Goessel FFA is having an Appreciation Pancake Feed beginning at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 19, for the Goessel community.

If you would like assistance with the HomeStead Act or Food Sales Tax, Gayla Ratzlaff from the Marion County Department on Aging will be at the center Feb. 25.

Now that most of the cold wintry weather is behind us we hope many of you will venture out to enjoy the Goessel community opportunities at the senior center.

For meal reservations call 367-2275 to leave a message. Office hours are 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays. We will be closed for Presidents Day, Feb. 21 but we can deliver meals Feb. 18.

— Denise Woelk and

LeNora Duerksen

AGAPE Center site managers


Beef stew, toss salad, cornbread, citrus slices, milk.


Pool tourney-McPherson@Goessel: Swiss steak with tomatoes, baked potatoes, baked squash, rolls, pears, milk.

FRIDAY, Feb. 18

Baked fish, noodles Romanoff, stewed tomatoes, apricots, milk.

MONDAY Feb. 21


TUESDAY, Feb. 22

Paprika chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, cooked cabbage, rolls, peaches, milk.


Birthday dinner: Meatballs with gravy, baked potatoes, mixed vegetables, rolls, fruit cup, milk.


Marion senior center

It was déjà vu all over again. We’ve been closed two Tuesdays and two Wednesdays in a row because of weather.

We are seldom closed at all and are concerned for the 30-some people we deliver to each day. In addition, it also means two scheduled program we haven’t enjoyed. Each will be here at a later date.

We did talk about the Chinese New Year observed Feb. 3, which was the year of the rabbit.

Come join us for lunch Feb. 23 when Estelle McCarty will share her vocal music talent with us.

For more information on programs or to make a lunch reservation, call 620-382-2942 by 9 a.m. the day of the meal or stop by the center, 309 S. Third St.

— Janet Bryant, director



Senior Center Day: Swiss steak, boiled potatoes, carrots, pears, whole wheat roll.


Commodities arrive: Chicken-fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, California blend, fruit dessert.

FRIDAY, Feb. 18

Fish, noodles Romanoff, green beans, apricots, whole wheat rolls.

MONDAY Feb. 21

Chicken & noodles over mashed potatoes, broccoli, fruit crisp, biscuit.

TUESDAY, Feb. 22

(Swedish) meatballs, macaroni & cheese, peas, pineapple ambrosia, whole wheat rolls.


Ham loaf, sweet potato casserole, green beans, applesauce, whole wheat rolls.


Peabody senior center

Two extra meals have been scheduled at Peabody Senior Center. They will be early evening come-and-go style meals available between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 and Wednesday, Feb. 23.

The Feb. 17 meal will include a ham salad sandwich, carrot salad, fruit, cookie. On Feb. 23, the meal will be a tater tot casserole, fruit, bread. Reservations for the make-up meals may be made up until 9 a.m. of each make-up day.

Commodities will be assembled and readied for distribution at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 17 and volunteer help would be appreciated.

The commodities will be distributed from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 18 at the center.

After the meal Feb. 22, Nancy Pihl, Marion County Extension agent will share information about nutrition.

Call the center weekdays between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for information. Meals can be reserved by leaving a message at 983-2226. Please call the evening before you plan to eat.

— Linda Wetta, correspondent



Meatballs with gravy, baked potato, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, fruit cup.


Chicken pot pie, V8 juice, wheat bread, fruit cocktail. Make-up meal: Ham salad sandwich, carrot salad, fruit, cookie.

FRIDAY, Feb. 18

Baked fish, noodles, stewed tomatoes, wheat bread, apricots.

MONDAY Feb. 21

Soup and crackers, tuna salad sandwich, pickled beets, strawberries and topping.

TUESDAY, Feb. 22

Meatballs with sauce, bunds, coleslaw, fruit.


Chicken & noodles, broccoli, wheat bread, pineapple.

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