Senior scribbles, Jan. 7, 2015

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER

We are playing Bingo after the noon meal Wednesday, Jan. 7, and Thursday, Jan. 8, is the jam session.

Everyone who would like to join in is welcome to participate. Those playing will receive a free meal.

The session could include some Elvis music in honor of his birthday.

Footcare is Tuesday, Jan. 20. If interested, call for an appointment time.

Haris Zafar will be at the center at 11:15 a.m. Jan. 21 for hearing aid checks. This is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Volunteers are still needed so please let us know if you can help from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Anyone who helps will get their meal free that day.

We have great fellowship and a lot of fun.

We would like to thank everyone for their help and support last year and as the new year begins.

For those who haven?t visited, please come for a meal. More than likely, you will keep coming back for more.

For those who might have a program they want to share, let us know, and we can set up a day. Presenters get their meal free.

We enjoy music, trips, crafts, quilting and other adventures.

Let?s start 2015 with a great turnout for our center.

Remember if you need a gift idea, we have meal tickets for sale.

For more information or to volunteer, call 620-947-2304 or stop by the senior center, 212 N. Main St.

The center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

?Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7

Liver and onions, beef patty with onions, mashed potatoes, cabbage, mixed fruit, roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Jan. 8

Fresh ham, scalloped potatoes, spinach salad or carrots, baked apples, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Jan. 9

Baked fish or hamburger, onions and pickles, potato wedges, peas, roll, milk.

MONDAY, Jan. 12

Beef stew, tossed salad or green beans, fruit cocktail, pumpkin squares, cornbread, milk.

TUESDAY, Jan. 13

Pork chop, mashed sweet potatoes, green beans, cinnamon applesauce, brownie, roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14

Roast beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli or carrots, Jell-O cake, roll, milk.

MARION SENIOR CENTER

Elvis is coming at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9 to the senior center.

Get out your poodle skirt and saddle oxfords and join us.

Popcorn and snacks will also be available, making it more of a party atmosphere.

Marc Baker of Wichita will be here in costume with a sound system and light show. Donations will be accepted for his performance.

During the winter when Marion schools are closed because of the weather, the senior center is closed, too.

For more information, call 620-382-2942 or stop by the center at 309 S. Third St., Marion.

? Janet Bryant, director

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7

Beef patty with cooked onions, baked sweet potato, peas and carrots, lemon bar, whole wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Jan. 8

Baked pork chop, baked potato, green beans, brownie, whole wheat roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Jan. 9

Spaghetti with meat sauce, peas and carrots, tossed salad, garlic bread, peach crisp, milk.

MONDAY, Jan. 12

Salisbury steak, baked potato, green beans with onions, oatmeal raisin cookie, ice cream, whole wheat roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Jan. 13

Sweet and sour chicken, steamed rice, carrots, apple crisp, whole wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14

Country-fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, spinach, mixed fruit, milk.

PEABODY SENIOR CENTER

Happy New Year to everyone, and wishing everyone a happy and prosperous year in 2015.

We also encourage everyone to add the Peabody Senior Center to your list of places to frequent regularly.

Birthday Dinner will be Wednesday, Jan. 7. We hope you can join us to celebrate all the January birthdays.

The menu will include oven-fried chicken and all the trimmings plus birthday cake. It is a fun and good time.

We are going to have a Wendy?s chili night with homemade pie for a fundraiser from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14. The event will be a come and go dinner and everyone is welcome.

The charge is by donation and proceeds will go toward operating expenses for the center.

This fundraiser is for the entire community to come out for a delicious chili evening meal.

Our local board meeting is at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 12, and the county board meeting will be in Hillsboro Jan 16.

The center?s business meeting is Jan. 20 after the mid-day meal with the board presenting all the information gleaned at the other board meetings.

Please try to become more involved with the seniors in Marion County in the new year.

The center is closed Jan. 19, but we will have frozen meals available for you. Just request the number you would like to have, and we will deliver them Jan. 15 with our normal deliveries.

Stop by the Peabody Senior Center at 106 N. Walnut to pick up January menus.

You may come by or call 620-983-2226 to reserve your meals. Leave a message if we aren?t here and in the morning we will add your name to the list.

The meals are delicious and reasonably priced at $3.15 for those 60 and older and $5 for everyone else.

There are not many places you can get a good, nutritious meal for those prices. Give us a try.

We look forward to seeing you.

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7

Birthday dinner: Baked chicken, potatoes with gravy, green beans, fruit, cake, wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Jan. 8

Taco salad, Spanish rice, corn, fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, Jan. 9

Baked whitefish, baked chicken, macaroni and cheese, vegetable, fruited gelatin, whole wheat bread, milk.

MONDAY, Jan. 12

Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, fruit cocktail, wheat bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Jan. 13

Chicken and noodles, steamed broccoli, cake, strawberries, wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14

Beef stroganoff over noodles, steamed cabbage with parsley, fruit, wheat bread, milk. Wendy?s chili in the evening.