Senior Scribbles (December 6, 2017)

hillsboro senior center

We hope you’re getting ready for the holidays. We have meal tickets you can purchase; they make a great gift for loved ones. Call 620-947-2304 for more information.

We will have a make-up meal for being closed Friday Nov. 24. We will be serving breakfast burritos at 10 a.m. Dec. 9. You can use your meal tickets for this; it is the same as a meal during the weekday. Please let us know soon if you plan to come.

We are having our Christ­­­mas dinner at noon Thursday, Dec. 21. Sign up soon as it is filling fast.

We had footcare Dec. 5 in the morning, and aging Dec. 20 in the afternoon. Call for an appointment. We will have chair massages Dec. 13; call to sign up.

We are needing volunteers. If you can help, call the center—you get a meal the day you help. We are also looking for a substitute cook to fill in when our head cook and assistant cook can’t come; you will get paid to train for this position.

We still need to sell more raffle tickets for a chance to win a motorcycle. All proceeds go to the center. Tickets are $10; you can see the bike at 212 N. Main from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you can’t come by during those hours, call me at 620-947-4155 to buy one.

We’re needing more pool players from 2-4 p.m. If you like to play pool stop by.

—Brenda Moss, director


Ham, scalloped potatoes, carrots, apple pie, roll, milk.


Chili, coleslaw, peaches, cinnamon roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Dec. 8

Herbed pork chop, baked potato, sour cream, green beans with onions, white cake topped w/fruit, roll, milk.

MONDAY, Dec. 11

Tator tot casserole, carrots, fruit cup, Jell-O cake with topping, roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Dec. 12

Pulled pork or polish sausage either w/bun, sauerkraut, baked french fries, green pea salad, milk.


Hot roast beef sandwich w/gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, baked apples, pudding, milk.

Marion senior center

We have a good lineup of musical programs every Wednesday in Decem­ber, and after lunch.

Join us for Ron and Connie Shipman Dec. 6. He plays guitar; she plays the fiddle and both vocalize.

On Dec. 13, the Marion High School Singers will entertain us. We’ll have our own carol sing Dec. 20 with song leader Sue Clough and pianist Keith Allison.

We have brochures for Heartland Travel trips. Come pick one up.

Our Nov. 29 program was given by Chris Hernandez of Edward Jones Investments. The vet rep will be here at 10 a.m. Dec. 12. No appointment needed.

Thank-you and farewell to one of our meal delivery drivers, Mary Rogers. She’s been faithful and responsible to get meals delivered in a timely and cheerful manner.

— Janet Bryant, director


Creamy turkey bake, red potatoes, cinnamon raisin biscuit, sliced peaches.


Ham & beans, cornbread, spinach salad, fruit Jell-O, peanut butter twist, milk.

FRIDAY, Dec. 8

Salmon patties, creamed peas w/potatoes, pineapple dream, whole wheat bread, milk.

MONDAY, Dec. 11

Pork cutlet w/gravy, mashed potatoes, pea salad, applesauce, whole wheat roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Dec. 12

Sweet & sour chicken, glazed carrots, rice, salad, pineapple tidbits, milk.


Roast beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, pears, cookie, whole wheat roll.


A lot of Peabody homes are decorated for the Christmas Holiday. Our center is going to have a Holiday Light Tour, 6 p.m. Dec. 13. The USD 398 bus will come to Westview Manor first and then will stop at the center to pick up anyone who would like a ride. Our center will serve hot chocolate.Come and be a part of this outing.

Monday, Dec. 11, Board meeting; Tuesday, Dec. 12, Grief Share, 3:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 13 Birthday Dinner, chair massages by Rachel Gfeller and physician Randolph Whitely as guest speaker and Sonja Koslowsky at the piano and then the tour in the evening.

Our center is looking for a kitchen volunteer for Monday and substitute drivers. We need fill-ins and a few who can work one day a week, about 2 1⁄2 hours.

Meals are $3.50 for age 60-plus and $5.25 for 59 and under. You are always welcome. Call 620-983-2226. Frozen meals are available as well.

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager


Cream of potato soup, hamburger with bun, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, fruit, milk.


Goulash, tossed salad, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Dec. 8

Cheesy ham & potato soup, wheat bread, crackers, dessert, milk.

MONDAY, Dec. 11

Mexican casserole, salad, fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, Dec. 12

Meat loaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, fruit cocktail, cake, wheat bread, milk.


Pork roast, potatoes with gravy, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

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