Senior Scribbles 2-12-2020

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER

This week we will play bingo on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Spirit n celebration will be singing for us before lunch at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13. After the noon meal we will have our Jamm session. It will be a full day of music for you all.

Valentine’s Day is on Friday, Feb. 14. We do have meal tickets you can purchase that make a great gift.

There will be a short program with Wendi Stark from the 2020 Census speaking at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb 18. We hope you can join for a meal soon! We are in need of a fill-in cook and fill in dishwasher. Call for more information at 620-947-2304 or stop by the center at 212 N. Main, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

We want to thank everyone for your support to our center.

—Brenda Moss, director

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 12

Taco soup, beans, rice, fruit, milk

THURSDAY, FEB 13

salmon patty, little smokies, sweet potatoes, mixed veggies, fruit, cinnamon raisin biscuit, milk

FRIDAY, FEB 14

Open faces turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes with gravy, calif veggies, fruit, roll, milk

MONDAY, FEB 17

Chicken pot pies, coleslaw, pickled beets, fruit, milk

TUESDAY, FEB 18

Roast beef, roasted red potatoes, roasted carrots, fruit, bread

WEDNESDAY, FEB 19

Cook’s choice soup, ham sliders, cottage cheese and peaches, milk

 

MARION SENIOR CENTER

The big news is our Soup Supper, sponsored by the Lutheran Church which will be at that church from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

There will be a chili, chicken noodle or vegetable beef soup plus desserts to benefit Marion Senior Center. Come join us!

Bea Kelsey brought treats for her birthday on Jan. 31.

We had a good crowd for our Elvis party. Marc Baker gives a good program. He brought his own fans, his grandmother, his wife and two children.

We welcomed a small Lunch Bunch group on Feb. 4. Those from out of town were absent due to weather.

The AARR safe driving course will be here from 1-5 p.m. on Feb. 17.

Government commodities will arrive on Feb. 19, to be distributed after lunch.

Our programs that day will be given by Cheri Ochs Wheeler about her trips to Haiti. We welcome Neva Hett as a meals on wheels driver.

— Janet Bryant, director

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 12

Meatloaf, sweet potatoes, glazed carrots, cake with strawberries, wheat bread

THURSDAY, FEB 13

Pulled pork with bun, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, applesauce, oatmeal raisin cookie

FRIDAY, FEB 14

Tuna noodle casserole, green beans, stewed tomatoes, pears, wheat bread

MONDAY, FEB 17

Taco soup, tossed salad, apricots, whole wheat roll

TUESDAY, FEB 18

Polish sausage with bun, baked beans, sauerkraut, cottage cheese, peach crisp

WEDNESDAY, FEB 19

Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, mixed fruit, chocolate chip cookie, wheat bread

 

PEABODY SENIOR CENTER

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. Bring a friend in on Valentine’s Day and enjoy a great meatloaf dinner.

Gayla Ratzlaff came to our center on Tuesday, Feb. 11 to help our seniors with LIEAP, Homestead Tax and taxes. We hope you took advantage of this service.

Gayla’s office is at the Marion Senior Center if you couldn’t come here on the 11th.

Our Birthday Celebration will be on Feb. 12 with Joan Stovall at the piano and Rachel Gfeller will be giving free chair massages.

Jaime and Christina (Angels) will be here Thursday, Feb. 13 before lunch to take your blood pressure. They will come on the second Thursday of each month.

Shan Copeland, Bluestem, will be with us on Feb. 13 to play Bingo right after lunch. It’s always fun to spend time together, see who wins the most games, and Shan always has the best gifts for you winners. No one ever seems to go away empty-handed.

We really appreciate all of our volunteers who show up every week to help in the kitchen and deliver our meals. If you would like to be a part of our team, stop by or give us a phone call, even one day, 2 1/2 hours, really helps.

We welcome you to stop by, have a cup of coffee with us and pick up a February menu. Did you know you can order a meal on Friday a.m. before 9 a.m. or on Thursday, if you would like an extra meal on weekends. They can be delivered with the Meals on Wheels or picked up here at the Center on Friday.

Meals are $3.50 for 60+ and $5.25 for 59 and under. Be sure to call and make a reservation. Take advantage of our Meals on Wheels program, please call for information (620-983-2226).

— Lou Ann Bowlin, site manager

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 12

Baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, fruit, cake, wheat roll, milk

THURSDAY, FEB 13

Chicken fried steak, cream gravy, potatoes, veggies, fruit, wheat bread, milk

FRIDAY, FEB 14

Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cocktail, cake, wheat bread, milk

MONDAY, FEB 17

Chicken enchilada casserole, pinto beans, cherry dessert, milk

TUESDAY, FEB 18

Chef salad, brownies, fruit, milk

WEDNESDAY, FEB 19

Smothered pork chops, mashed sweet potatoes, veggies, applesauce, cake, wheat roll, milk