Senior Scribbles (Oct. 3, 2012)


hillsboro senior center

As we fall back into October the new menus are ready for pickup. We hope you can come join us for a meal and great fellowship.

This week we will have our board meeting. We are also going to be nominating new people to serve on our board during the noon meal Oct. 3 and encourage those who can to attend.

We want to thank everyone who supports our center.

We still need volunteers. Anybody who can help is asked to please let us know by calling or stopping by the center.

Remember anyone of any age can eat at the center.

The cost is $2.75 for those age 60 and over and $4.50 for those under age 59.

It’s a great deal for a very good meal.

Pease come and join us.

For more information on volunteering or center activities, call 620-947-2304.

The deadline to make reservations for lunch is 9 a.m. the day of the meal. We are located at 212 N. Main St.

— Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3

Baked chicken, parslied noodles, spinach, peaches, bread, milk.

THURSDAY, Oct. 4

Chili Mac, carrot sticks, fruit cocktail, bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Oct. 5

Beef borscht, grilled turkey & swiss sandwich, potato wedges, lime pears, milk.

MONDAY, Oct. 8

Beef stew, pickled beets, peaches, cornbread, milk.

TUESDAY, Oct. 9

Beef enchiladas, Spanish rice, pineapple/banana, wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10

Chicken & noodles, green beans, fruit cocktail, oatmeal cookie, bread, milk.

Marion senior center

We have some new birthday cards provided by Marion Health Mart Pharmacy. Come see and buy.

Several birthdays were celebrated this week. Those people were Val Morgan, Jim Osborn and Norine Holtsclaw.

Robin Nelson brought flowers from her yard to share with us.

The group going to the Crown Uptown to see “Sweeney Todd” included Jackie Hett, Carolyn Woerz, Maxine Barton, Bettie Batt, Joyce Jackson, Mary Costello, Betty Crumrine, Marie Hoffner and driver Shirley Moore.

Gayla Ratzlaff, Nellie Schmidt, Judy Mallot and I went to Hesston Aug. 24 for a seminar about senior centers. Sedgwick, Harvey and Butler counties provided this event.

The newsletter crew worked on Aug. 25. They were Wanda Hamm, Elsie Reiswig, Evelyn Jewett, Jane Makovec, Norma Woerz, Al and Gloria Ash, Nora Richter and Shirley Moore.

Come join us Oct. 10. Ron and Connie Shipman will present a musical program.

For more information on renting the building, 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

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3

Baked chicken, buttered noodles, mixed vegetables, sliced peaches, whole wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Oct. 4

Vegetable soup, crackers, turkey/swiss cheese sandwich, potato wedges, lime sprinkled pears, milk.

FRIDAY, Oct. 5

Flu shots 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Smothered chicken, herbed rice, peas, baked apples, whole wheat rolls, milk.

MONDAY, Oct. 8

Beef stroganoff over noodles, carrots, peach parfait, whole wheat rolls, milk.

TUESDAY, Oct. 9

Meatloaf, garlic mashed potatoes, peas, mixed fruit cup, whole wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10

Chicken and rice casserole, broccoli, blushing pears, vanilla wafers, whole wheat roll, milk.

Peabody senior center

Today starts out with an “oops” as I realized that last week I put incorrect dates in the newspaper for the starting of peppernut baking season at our senior center.

The correct dates are starting Oct. 8 after the noon meal and continuing each Monday and Thursday until Nov. 12.

With that timeframe we will be able to complete it before the Thanksgiving holidays. If anything unforeseen happens we will have time for makeup days before Thanksgiving also. My apologies and I hope no one will have conflicts because of the error.

The October menus are out and we invite you to come by and pick up the October menu if you haven’t already done so.

We do have a new dietician and will have some new items being served. We hope you will enjoy the changes.

Birthday dinner will be Tuesday, Oct. 9, so get your reservations in as quickly as possible. This is always a delicious meal.

Meals have a suggested price of $2.75 for those 60 and over and $4.50 for those who 59 and under.

To make a meal reservation, volunteer or to ask a question, call 620-983-2226 or stop by 106 Walnut.

Happy fall.

— Ruth Lott, site manager

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3

Chili Mac, carrot sticks, fruit cocktail, wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Oct. 4

Roast pork, potatoes, vegetables, fruit salad, cornbread, milk.

FRIDAY, Oct. 5

Beef stew, fruit cobbler, wheat roll, milk.

MONDAY, Oct. 8

Bake peppernuts: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, carrots, rosy applesauce, whole wheat bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Oct. 9

Birthday dinner: Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, fruit, cake, wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10

Beefy pepper bake, vegetable, fruit salad, wheat roll, milk.


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