Senior scribbles, April 8, 2015


We welcome April and hope we have a lot of showers to bring May flowers because we are in need of rain.

We will play Bingo after the noon meal Wednesday, April 8.

Our jam session is Thursday, April 9, so we hope others can join us.

Chair massages are Tuesday, April 14. Please call for more information.

Footcare is April 21, and we are now taking appointment times.

Haris Zafar will be at the center at 11 a.m. April 15 for hearing aid checks.

We want to thank all our volunteers for all their hard work at the center. This includes board members ,kitchen help, Meals on Wheels drivers, and all others who just take the time to help us out.

Please come for a meal soon at the center anyone any age can join us.

More volunteers are also needed.

For more information or to volunteer, stop by 212 N. Main St. or call 620-947-2304 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

We hope to see you soon.

?Brenda Moss, director


Spaghetti w/meat sauce, peas & carrots, tossed salad or alternate of tomato salad, mixed fruit, roll, milk.


Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, spinach salad or alternate green beans, Mandarin oranges & pineapple, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, April 10

Chef salad with turkey or alternate hamburger/bun, potato wedges, fruit muffin, peas & carrots, bread stick, pickle and onion, milk.

MONDAY, April 13

Hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, fruit cup, Rice Krispie treat, milk.

TUESDAY, April 14

Chicken spaghetti, California blender, carrots, lettuce salad, tomato wedges, peaches, roll, milk.


Beef patty w/onions, seasoned pasta, steamed cabbage w/parsley or alternate of green beans, Jell-O w/fruit, roll, milk.


Sue Clough brought in a vase of forsythia, our first flowers of the spring.

Barb Bitner, our head cook, and Sue Clough were in Manhattan March 26 for mandatory basic cook training.

Roger Bitner brought me joke books, so we?ve started the hillbilly jokes interspersed with April birthday trivia about celebrities.

We thank Ed Riffel for constructing a grill for us to use outside this summer. Burgers are better on the grill.

Paige Dodson, a medical doctor in Marion, gave a program on stress April 1. She led us in a guided meditation as the closing.

Come join us on Senior Center Day April 15. The program will be given by Bob Delk and the Boys

The suggested price for meals is $3.15 for seniors 60 and older, and $5 for anyone 59 and younger.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 620-382-2942, or stop by 309 S. Third St., Marion.

? Janet Bryant, director


Spaghetti w/meat sauce, peas & carrots, tossed salad or alternate of tomato salad, mixed fruit, roll, milk.


Roast turkey, cornbread dressing, candied carrots, Mandarin oranges & pineapple, wheat roll, milk.

FRIDAY, April 10

Chicken & dumplings, apple cabbage salad, green beans, ice cream w/fruit, wheat roll, milk.

MONDAY, April 13

Beef patty w/cooked onions, mashed potatoes, steamed cabbage, fruit cup, wheat roll, milk.

TUESDAY, April 14

Open-faced turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, fruited gelatin, Rice Krispie treat, milk.


Meatloaf, potato wedges, candied carrots, applesauce, frosted gelatin poked cake, wheat roll, milk.


The old prediction that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb was certainly true in Kansas this year.

And now it looks like the adage April showers bring May flowers may come to pass also.

We will have Volunteer Appreciation meal on April 14 to honor all our volunteers during the past year.

We recognize that you are the ones that make what we do possible. Without you, we could not do what we do.

Make your reservations early because we are expecting a crowd and want you to be part of the festivities.

The local board meeting will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday, April 13.

We will be having Ron Traxson, superintendent of USD 398, with us April 15 after lunch. He will be discussing the local option budget authority.

This is a very important topic concerning us in Peabody and regarding our schools and taxing. Please come join us for this important discussion even if you can’t join us for lunch.

The SCMC meeting will be Friday, April 17, at Tampa, and our monthly business meeting will be after lunch April 21.

These meetings have good information and keep you informed at what is going on in our senior community.

All are open meetings everyone is welcome to attend.

Dinner with the Doctor will be April 22.

Randolph Whitely is our local medical doctor in Peabody, and he always brings great information and handouts. People will certainly benefit from attending these talks.

It is spring and many will be working in their yards and gardens, but take time to join us for lunch.

By coming here, there?s no need to fix the meal or clean up after it, plus you see some friends. It?s a win-win situation and you are helping support the center.

We look forward to seeing you whenever you are able.

Our meals are always affordable at $3.15 for seniors 60 and older, and only $5 for everyone else. This includes drink and desert.

Make your reservations by calling 620-983-2226 or stop by 106 N. Walnut.

Everyone is also welcome to come by in the morning for a cup of coffee and visit. .

?Ruth Lott, director


Birthday Dinner: Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit, birthday cake, wheat roll, milk.


Spaghetti w/meat sauce, salad, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, April 10

Beef stew, cornbread, tossed salad, fruit cocktail, milk, cake.

MONDAY, April 13

Smothered pork chop, baked sweet potato, vegetable, fruit, wheat roll, milk.

TUESDAY, April 14

Roast beef, potatoes w/gravy, carrots, peaches, wheat bread, milk.


Baked chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

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