Senior scribbles, August 5, 2015


The senior center is hosting an ice cream social from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, and will serve sloppy joes, chips homemade ice cream and pie for a $7 donation. Bob Delk & The Boys will provide entertainment.

Chair massages are Aug. 5, and Bingo is after lunch.

On Mondays the women play Dominos after lunch and have a great time.

Any men interested in playing pool are welcome to join a group playing from 2-4 p.m. at the center.

We can use more volunteers. If interested, call us. Free meals are available for those who work.

For more information 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


Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, candied carrots, applesauce, Rice Krispies, roll, milk.


Beef patty & cooked onions, seasoned pasta cabbage or green beans, Jell-O & fruit, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 7

Baked fish or breaded beef cutlet, baked beans, carrots, fresh fruit, roll, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 10

Beef tips & gravy, buttered noodles, vegetable blend, strawberries & bananas, roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 11

Chicken & rice casserole, peas & carrots, fresh fruit, roll, milk.


Pork cutlet, brown gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, apple cobbler, roll, milk.


Our first produce of the season came in this week, two big sacks of cucumbers. We are allowed to use fresh produce in our daily meals as well as giving it to our dine-in customers.

We celebrated National Day of the Cowboy July 24. It was our 11th annual celebration. We had trivia about old movie westerns and cowboy wisdom. Cowboy poetry was read by Joyce Jackson, Sue Clough, Neysa Eberhard, Estelle McCarty, Eileen Sieger, Connie Fisher and Janet Bryant.

We ended by singing ?Home on the Range.?

Marilyn Geis gave her farewell speech July 28 because she moved to Marion Assisted Living. She?s been coming to the senior center for 24 years. She also gave a book review about American soldiers dropping gum and candy to German kids after World War II.

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

? Janet Bryant, director


Barbecued chicken, corn o?brien, coleslaw, banana pudding, whole wheat bread, milk.


Breaded beef cutlet, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed vegetables, peach crumble and whip topping, whole wheat roll, milk

FRIDAY, Aug. 7

Pulled pork, bun, baked French fries, carrot & raisin slaw, watermelon, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 10

Chicken & rice casserole, carrots, tossed salad, fruit crumble, whole wheat roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 11

Vegetable soup, ham & cheese sandwich, fruit muffin & summer fruit cup, milk.


Country-fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans & onions, sliced peaches, brownie, whole wheat bread, milk.


Our August menus are out so come by the center at 106 N. Walnut and pick one up. Then call us at 620-983-2226 and make your reservations for the week or month.

We are having an indoor picnic Friday, Aug. 7. The meal will include picnic foods like chicken salad sandwiches, potato salad, baked bean and blueberry muffins. Come join the fun.

Daughter’s Day is Monday, Aug. 10, and we hope you will grab your daughter and come for lunch. If you don?t have a daughter or she lives too far away, come down anyway, we?ll tell some ?daughter stories? and have some fun together over a good meal.

The birthday dinner is Wednesday, Aug. 12.

V-J Day, the day the surrender was announced ending World War II, is Aug. 12, and we would like anyone with memories of that day.

Our prices increased this summer to a suggested donation of $3.50 for those 60 and older, and $5.25 for all others.

?Ruth Lott, director


Smothered chicken breast, potatoes, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.


Turkey tetrazzini, vegetable, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 7

Chicken salad sandwich, potato salad, baked beans, blueberry muffin, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 10

Chicken-fried steak, cream gravy, potatoes, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 11

Smothered pork chop, mashed sweet potatoes, green beans, brownie, cinnamon applesauce, wheat bread, milk.


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

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