Senior scribbles, August 26, 2015

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER

September menus are now available and everyone is encouraged to stop by and pick one up.

We will play Bingo Wednesday, Aug. 26, after the noon meal.

In addition, we are having a birthday dinner Aug. 31, and Wednesday, Sept. 2, is chair massages.

Another possible event to mark down on the calendar is footcare Sept. 15. If interested, call for an appointment time.

Haris Zafar, who does hearing checks, will be here at 11:15 a.m. Sept. 16.

We hope those who haven?t tried lunch at the center will consider coming in for a meal soon.

Volunteers are needed, along with Meals on Wheels drivers.

If interested, call the center for more information. Anyone who works will get their meal free the day they help.

We want to thank everyone for supporting their senior center. Any donations go towards keeping the facility going.

It takes a lot to run the center on the day-to-day basis.

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. 26

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

THURSDAY, Aug. 27

Chicken tenders, sweet potato wedges, sauteed zucchini & squash, pasta salad, Mandarin oranges, pineapple, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 28

Baked pork chops, broccoli rice casserole, carrots, coleslaw or tomatoes, fruit, roll, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 31

Baked chicken, mixed vegetables, pasta salad, fresh fruit, frosted cake, roll, milk.

No menu available for Sept. 1-2.

MARION SENIOR CENTER

This has been a week of birthday celebrations. We started Aug. 14, which Joyce Jackson chose as her unbirthday. Her real one is right after Christmas and she?s not in town to celebrate.

We had a big 90th birthday Aug. 19 for Jean Pierce. Aulne United Methodist members came to eat as well as honor four August birthdays: Archie Stenzel, Eugene Just, Bill Scriven and Don Fruechting.

Senior Center Day was Aug. 19. Sue Clough conducted the business meeting. The program was given by Chris Hernandez of Edward D. Jones Investments. His office manager, Jamie Shirley, also attended.

We have fabric for sale at the Craft Corner. Some of it is for quilt making.

Join us Sept. 2. Lanell Hett, coordinator for county transportation services, will explain the history of the program and what is available currently.

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. 26

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

THURSDAY, Aug. 27

Roast turkey, cornbread dressing, spinach salad, summer fruit cup, whole wheat roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 28

Hamburger, bun, lettuce & tomato, grilled onions, potato wedges, barbecued beans, watermelon, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 31

Open-face turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed vegetables, Rice Krispie Treat w/peanut butter, milk.

TUESDAY, Sept. 1

Vegetable soup, chicken salad sandwich, deviled eggs, potato salad, pineapple, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2

Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, candied carrots, applesauce, gelatin poke cake, whole wheat roll, milk.

PEABODY SENIOR CENTER

Schools have now started in Peabody and fall activities are beginning to appear around town.

Don?t forget our brunch at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28. It will feature a breakfast casserole, with either a cinnamon roll or a blueberry muffin, and grape juice or milk.

Our brunch is always fun to attend, whether it?s visiting with friends or freeing up before the weekend.

Our September menus are out. Stop by 106 N. Wal?nut and pick up a copy.

Call 620-983-2226 to reserve several of the appealing meals to eat at the center, or to have them delivered.

The Manhattan office has asked us to remind people that our meals for seniors 60 and older are available for a low suggested donation of $3.50. If you think you can?t afford that, you are free to donate what you can afford. Some amount of donation is greatly appreciated. This is true for both home deliveries and dine-in seniors. The price for all others is $5.25.

We have events scheduled for September, so read this article to stay current.

Birthday dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9, and in addition to honoring those celebrating a birthday in September, Marion County Sheriff Rob Craft will joining us to talk about what?s happening in the county.

Labor Day is Monday, Sept. 7, and we will be closed. Frozen meals will be available for those who would like them. Tell us how many you would like and we will deliver them Wednesday, Aug. 25, on the regular route.

These meals are prepared by our cook, and ready to put on a plate to microwave.

We appreciate all of you for making reservations and eating with us.

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26

Turkey pot pie, fruit, milk.

THURSDAY, Aug. 27

Grilled liver & onions or beef patty, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, mixed fruit, wheat roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 28

Brunch @ 9:30 a.m.?Breakfast casserole, cinnamon roll or blueberry muffin, grape juice, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 31

Salisbury steak, potatoes, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Sept. 1

Baked chicken breast, dressing, gravy, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 1

Meatloaf, baked potato, green beans, wheat bread, milk.

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