SENIOR SCRIBBLES

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN CINDY BAIZE
The Hillsboro Senior Center will hold its monthly carry-in meal Wednesday, Jan. 17. Menno Lohrenz will give the 2006 Year-End Report. Haris Zafar, physician, will visit at 11:15 a.m. to check and clean hearing aids on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Senior Citizens of Marion County will hold its monthly board meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the senior center. Make reservations to attend the meeting and the noon meal by calling 947-2304.

The video “Fire Safety for Older Adults” will be shown Tuesday, Jan. 23. Call to reserve supplies and accompanying handout.

The book “Oklahoma Pride” is missing from the Manhattan Library’s talking books. Please check your reading corner.

Janelle Klaassen joined the kitchen staff Jan. 5.

Beginning Jan. 1, full-pay prices for meals increased to $4.50, an adjustment necessary to comply with the Older American Act. The suggested contribution for eligible, registered participants remains at $2.75.

Those who would like to begin receiving the monthly newsletter can call 947-2301 or stop by the center.

A big thank-you to our weekly volunteers:

Meals: Irma Koop, Irma Groening, Judy Goering, Frances Rempel, Carol Winter, JoAnn Faurot, Maryann Unruh, Lois Nuss, Jeri Klose, Lois Rahe, Margaret Funk, Ruth Ann Penner, Bonnie Funk, Marcella Mohn, Ethel Bartel, Shirley Minns.

Meal delivery: Wilbur Hanneman, John Vogt, Kenny Jost, Ray Matz, Pearl Hadley, Plato Shepherd, Bud Buller.

F.I.S.H.: Ray Franz, Elgin Bartel, Gladys Schmidt, John Vogt.

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER MENU

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17

Carry-in meal.

Haris Zafar, physician, hearing aids.

Year-end financial report.

THURSDAY, Jan. 18

Ham and beans, mixed vegetables, corn bread, pear slices, cake with frosting.

FRIDAY, Jan. 19

Chuckwagon steak on bun with lettuce, tomato and onion, potato salad, broccoli, lime Jell-O with pears.

Senior Citizens of Marion County board meeting.

MONDAY, Jan. 22

Salisbury steak with mushroom, mashed potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, fruit cocktail, custard.

TUESDAY, Jan. 23

Egg and sausage bake, green beans, muffin, cookie, orange juice.

Fire safety video.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 24

Chicken and vegetable casserole, corn with green pepper, wheat bread, creamy orange salad.

GOESSEL SENIOR CENTER MENU

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17

Pork roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, braised cabbage with carrots, wheat bread, plums.

THURSDAY, Jan. 18

Lasagna, Italian blend, garlic bread, applesauce, crispy rice bar.

Pot luck, 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, Jan. 19

Ham and beans, mixed vegetables, biscuits, pear slices, peaches.

MONDAY, Jan. 22

Exercises, 11:15 a.m.

Runza, wintermix vegetables, crackers, Jell-O with fruit.

TUESDAY, Jan. 23

Salisbury steak with mushroom, mashed potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, fruit cocktail.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 24

Birthday dinner: Baked chicken, macaroni salad, cucumber and tomatoes, wheat bread, cake.

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