Senior Scribbles 2-19-2020

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER

We will reschedule with Spirit N Celebration at a later date since we were closed last Thursday due to the cold weather. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Wendi Stark from the 2020 census will be coming at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18 after the Kiwanis luncheon program to let people know about the 2020 census and how it helps with our community. We hope you can stay to hear her talk.

Dr. Zafar will be here at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19 for hearing aid checks.

We will have sing-a-long after the noon meal on Thursday, Feb 20.

Our Birthday Dinner is at noon on Monday, Feb. 24.

We are also looking for a fill-in cook and a fill-in dishwasher. Call for more information at 620-947-2304.

If anyone has program ideas please let us know. Have a great week.

—Brenda Moss, director

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 19

Cooks choice soup, ham sliders, cottage cheese and peaches, milk

THURSDAY, FEB 20

Spaghetti and sauce, Italian veggies, toss salad, fruit, garlic bread, milk

FRIDAY, FEB 21

Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed veggies, fruit, roll, milk

MONDAY, FEB 24

Lasagna, roasted veggies, toss salad, fruit, garlic breadsticks, milk

TUESDAY, FEB 25

Roast turkey, hashbrown, casserole, corn, bread, milk

WEDNESDAY, FEB 26

Tuna patty, Riblets, scalloped potatoes, carrots, fruit, milk

 

MARION SENIOR CENTER

Just a reminder when the Marion schools are closed, so are we. Be sure to watch even that particular day, as well as the night before.

Gerry and Cathy Henderson shared bottles of honey from the Marion County Food Bank with us, and Lydia Gates brought in a recipe for Swedish Honey cookies to use, also some coriander which is an ingredient in the recipe.

Our cook went to a funeral on Feb. 7 but prepared chili and cinnamon rolls ahead. Becky Hogue helped serve that day and Max Ewert came in with an apron to do the dishes.

Reporter Phyllis Zorn rode with Jill Tichenor as she delivered meals on Feb 7 and wrote an article for the Marion County Record.

Thanks to Jane Westerman for all the Valentine’s decorations.

Mayor Mayfield spoke to us on the Feb. 12. Thanks to Jim Gates and Kendall Allison for help with dishes.

Come join us on Feb. 26. There will be a program by Angels Care. The topic is Alzheimers.

— Janet Bryant, director

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 19

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

THURSDAY, FEB 20

Turkey and noodles, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, tossed salad, applesauce, spice cake with frosting

FRIDAY, FEB 21

Baked ham, candied sweet potatoes, corn baked apples, cornbread muffin

MONDAY, FEB 24

Cheddar chicken spaghetti, Brussel sprouts, tossed salad, fruit cocktail, garlic bread

TUESDAY, FEB 25

Pulled pork with bun, green beans, sweet potato fries, tropical fruit, brownie

WEDNESDAY, FEB 26

Salmon patties, potatoes AuGratin, broccoli, apricots, whole wheat bread

 

PEABODY SENIOR CENTER

We hope everyone was able to enjoy Valentine’s Day. What a week, worrying about storms coming our way, and something going on all week.

Gayla Ratzlaff was here on Tuesday, helping with LIEAP, Homestead Tax and even taxes. We appreciate everything that she does for us throughout the year.

Several seniors from Philathea Circle, Peabody Christian Church, came and dined with us on Mon. Feb. 10. Everyone enjoyed seeing them and visiting. We always welcome different groups that come in and have dinner with us and spend time to visit.

Our Seniors celebrated February birthdays on Wednesday, Feb 12.

Christine (Angels) was here on Thursday, Feb.13, to do blood pressure readings and Shan Copeland (Bluestem Pace) played Bingo with our diners right after lunch.

We celebrated Valentine’s day on Friday, Feb.14. Treats were shared with our seniors who receive Meals on Wheels and everyone who came in for lunch.

Can’t wait til next week to see what will happen. Commodities will be passed out from 12:30-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb, 19.

Ash Wednesday starts on Wednesday, Feb. 26 with Pastor Jim Pohlman giving a program at lunch.

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 Fridays? 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 19

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

THURSDAY, FEB 20

Turkey and Swiss cheese sandwich with lettuce, tomato, onion, macaroni salad, fruit, milk

FRIDAY, FEB 21

Hamburger vegetable soup, cornbread, fruit, milk

MONDAY, FEB 24

Taco salad, chips, fruit, milk

TUESDAY, FEB 25

Chili with crackers, cinnamon roll, fruit, milk

WEDNESDAY, FEB 26

Scalloped potatoes with ham, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk