Senior scribbles, August 19, 2015

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER

Haris Zafar will be at the center Aug. 19 to provide hearing checks, and Bingo is also available that day after lunch.

Everyone is encouraged to participate in Hat Day on Aug. 21 by wearing any kind of hat they might think could win them a prize.

Volunteers are still needed, along with someone to fill the dishwashing job from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that will be opening up soon.

Thanks go to everyone for their support and the donations to keep our center going. We are grateful for everyone?s generosity.

Anyone who might have a program they would like to share such as musical entertainment, pictures of trips or simply enjoying a meal is welcome.

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

We have great fellowship. Hope to see you soon.

?Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19

Barbecued chicken, corn o?brien, green beans, banana pudding, roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Aug. 20

Liver & onions or hamburger steak, baked potato, sour cream, Brussel sprouts or peas, mixed fruit, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 21

Breaded beef cutlet, mashed potatoes, creamed gravy, mixed vegetable, peach crumble, roll, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 24

Beef & cabbage bake or chicken & rice casserole, carrots, fruit crumble, roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 25

Chef?s salad or mushroom hamburger steak, baked potato, sour cream, mixed vegetables, fruit cup, roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26

Country-fried steak, creamed gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, brownie, roll, milk.

MARION SENIOR CENTER

We received a sack of cucumbers and tomatoes. Because we are allowed to use fresh produce in our meals, our cook took some of them early.

We started filling out surveys from the area agency. They were sent to our meal delivery customers. Some of the data is used when requesting funds from the state legislature.

Harlow and Edith Warneke celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary Aug. 10 with us.

Shirley Bowers brought in her memory quilt consisting of blocks with the names of people who were here when she retired as senior center manager. It?s very interesting history.

Wanda Williams brought her piano student, Sydnee Williams, Aug. 12 to play the piano for us. She is very talented.

Join us Aug. 26 when pastor Ross Baker of Eastmoor United Methodist Church, and wife, pastor Amanda Baker of Valley United Methodist Church, share their experiences with us.

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

? Janet Bryant, director

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19

Ham loaf, baked potato, beets, fruit salad, brownie, cornbread, milk.

THURSDAY, Aug. 20

Pork roast, potatoes au gratin, green beans w/onions, angel food cake w/fruit, whole wheat roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 21

Baked fish, potato wedges, sauteed zucchini squash, apple crisp, whole wheat roll, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 24

Smothered pork chop, lima beans, fruited gelatin, oatmeal cookie, whole wheat roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 25

Baked chicken, potatoes w/gravy, blended vegetables, frosted cake, strawberries & bananas, whole wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26

Spaghetti w/meat sauce, tossed salad, pineapple pudding, garlic bread, milk.

PEABODY SENIOR CENTER

The Senior Citizens of Marion County meeting is Friday, Aug. 21 in Burns.

Then the monthly local business meeting is after the midday meal Aug. 25. Also that day, Bruce Burke, Peabody chief of police, will be here. He will discuss what is new around Peabody and will have a question and answer time. Please come join us.

Don?t forget to mark your calendars for our monthly brunch at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28. We will feature the breakfast casserole with a cinnamon roll or a blueberry muffin. It?s a good way to close out the month with an early meal before starting those weekend plans.

Come by 106 N. Walnut and pick up your September calendar.

Call 620-983-2226 and make your reservations.

Everyone has adjusted well to the increase, but as with everything, the underlying cost increased so the meal price had to increase, too. The suggested donation for those 60 and older is now $3.50 and for all others is $5.25.

We appreciate all of you making reservations and eating with us. Our daily count has started increasing again, and that?s always a welcome change.

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19

Ham, scalloped potatoes, vegetable, fruit, wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Aug. 20

Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 21

Baked fish, macaroni & cheese, vegetables, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 24

Chicken & dumplings, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 25

Roast pork, mashed sweet potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, cake, fruit, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26

Turkey pot pie, fruit, milk.

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