Senior scribbles, March 11, 2015

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER

We will have games and fellowship Monday, March 9.

We are playing bingo March 11, and we will have our jam session March 12.

Footcare is Tuesday March 17 and at 11:15 a.m. March 18 hearing aid checks with Haris Zafar will be available.

We are having a fundraising event from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 19. The menu includes chili, noodle soup, cinnamon rolls, and all for $6.

Our fundraising events are a lot of fun, and we hope you will join us.

All money from the event will be used to replace another air-conditioning and heating unit, along with other projects at the center.

We are grateful to everybody for their support. We will reschedule our breakfast fundraiser at a later date. We will let everyone know when we do.

We are needing volunteers from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to help at lunch. Anyone who helps will receive a free meal that day. We have great fellowship and a lot of fun.

Programs are also needed and can range from music and crafts to quilting, trips and more.

In addition, the presenter?s meal is free the day of their program.

For more information or to volunteer, please 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

WEDNESDAY, March 11

Barbecued meatballs, baked beans, spinach salad or carrots, pears, oatmeal raisin cookies, roll, milk.

THURSDAY, March 12

Pork roast, gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, vegetable blend, pineapple upside down cake, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, March 13

Fish or chicken patty, macaroni & cheese, candied carrots, Jell-O w/fruit, roll, milk.

MONDAY, March 16

Hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, succotash, applesauce, yellow cake w/chocolate frosting, milk.

TUESDAY, March 17

Green egg casserole, biscuit, sausage gravy, orange juice, fruit crisp, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 18

Hamburger, bun, onion & pickle, potato wedges, coleslaw or carrots & celery sticks, pineapple, milk.

MARION SENIOR CENTER

We ended the month of February celebrating the 60th birthday of our cook, Barb Bitner. She wanted to provide 60 meals that day, including Meals on Wheels.

In order for that to happen, Fred Puttroff took two meals home.

Jean Pierce brought photos of movie stars that were once handed out at movie theaters. People could choose to take from the display. I took one of Shirley Temple.

We welcomed the Lunch Bunch on March 3, whose numbers continue to grow.

They come in for coffee, eat lunch and visit in the afternoon.

Rhonda Brenzikofer celebrated her birthday on March 4, and brought us brownies, ice cream and chocolate syrup to top it all off.

Come join us March 18 for Senior Center Day with a program planned after lunch.

Wear green on St. Patrick?s Day.

We have a new shipment of greeting cards, too. Selling them provides funds for our volunteer recognition in April.

? Janet Bryant, director

WEDNESDAY, March 11

Lasagna, tossed salad, tropical fruit, steamed broccoli, garlic bread, milk.

THURSDAY, March 12

Baked pork chops, yams, green beans w/onions, pineapple, brownie, wheat roll, milk.

FRIDAY, March 13

Baked fish or hamburger, macaroni & cheese, carrots, fruited gelatin, wheat roll, milk.

MONDAY, March 16

Open-faced turkey sandwich w/gravy, mashed potatoes, lima beans, applesauce, yellow cake w/icing, milk.

TUESDAY, March 17

Fresh ham, buttermilk biscuit, sausage gravy, stewed tomatoes, orange juice, fruit crisp, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 18

Smothered pork chop, mashed sweet potatoes, mixed vegetables, caramel pear pudding, milk.

PEABODY SENIOR CENTER?

We have been busy this week at the Peabody Senior Center. Although we have had two snows and some pretty cold days, people have been coming for lunch and we are appreciative.

Our weekly Lenten devotions are so uplifting and are well attended.

Please join us for the remainder of devotions.

I can promise you won’t be disappointed.

Jean Newfield will be here Wednesday to lead us and the following week Marilyn Cox is here.

Also on Wednesday we are having our March birthday dinner.

This is always a wonderful meal of oven-fried chicken with all the trimmings plus birthday cake. Hope you signed up to eat with us.

?Poem in Your Pocket? day was rescheduled because it was accidently scheduled the same day as World Day of Prayer.

The new date is March 13. Write a poem or put a copy of a favorite poem in your pocket and bring it down to share with us on Friday. It can be short or a little long, sweet or dramatic, fun or just plain silly; we will enjoy them all.

On St. Patrick’s Day we are going totally Irish here.

Don your green and come in for corned beef and cabbage with Irish potatoes.

We are having our local board meeting at 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 16.

We will be hosting the SCMC monthly meeting also at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 20. The business meeting will follow March 24, and after lunch.

Don’t forget March 19 to grab a card and play Bingo with us after lunch. The prize basket is full.

We had our inspection by the Kansas Department for Aging and we passed with flying colors.

No findings against us, which means eating with us is safe and delicious.

As always please make your reservations by calling 620-983-2226.

If it is after hours the answering machine will pick up and record your reservation.

Our meals are only $3.15 for Seniors 60 and older, and only $5 for all others. The meal all inclusive like on a cruise,. Drink, dessert and tip included!

Stop by and see us at 106 Walnut.

Have a cup of coffee, visit, work on a puzzle, or ride our exercise bike. You can also pick up a menu, we would just love to see you.

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, March 11

Ash Wednesday-Lenten Devotion from Jean Newfield: Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, peaches, cake, wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, March 12

Taco salad, Spanish rice, fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, March 13

Roast beef, gravy, potatoes, broccoli, cake, wheat roll, milk.

MONDAY, March 16

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

TUESDAY, March 17

St. Patrick?s Day: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, tossed salad w/dressing, garlic bread, milk, cake, fruit.

WEDNESDAY, March 18

Ash Wednesday-Lenten Devotion from Marilyn Cox: Hot beef sandwich, mashed potatoes, vegetable, wheat roll, cake, milk.

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