Senior scribbles, March 4, 2015

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER

March menus are completed and available. Please stop by and pick one up.

Everyone is welcome at the senior center no matter your age. We all enjoy the fellowship and hearing or telling stories.

The cost for those age 60 and older is $3.15 and anyone 59 and under is $5. It?s a good deal.

For those who want to volunteer one or more days, we would like having you.

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 are always looking for program ideas, too. Programs can range from music and crafts to quilting, trips and more.

In addition, the presenters? meal are 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 4

Roast beef, gravy, boiled potato, broccoli or carrots, Jell-O cake w/topping, roll, milk.

THURSDAY, March 5

Turkey tetrazzini, peas, peach crisp, garlic bread, milk.

FRIDAY, March 6

Pizza, tossed salad or tomato salad, Jell-O w/fruit, garlic bread sticks, milk.

MONDAY, March 9

Goulash, corn, coleslaw or carrots & celery, peaches, milk.

TUESDAY, March 10

Oven-baked chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, fruit cocktail, roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 11

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

MARION SENIOR CENTER

We?re riding the roller coaster of February weather in Kansas. Meanwhile, the celebration of birthdays goes on. Evelyn Obermeyer brought chocolate treats Feb. 20 and Sue Clough brought ice cream for her Feb. 25 birthday.

We invite those of you who come in to have taxes done to stay and eat lunch. Two people from Enterprise did just that this week.

Renae Riedy, home extension agent for the county, presented a program on ?What?s on Your Plate?? Feb. 25. There was good audience discussion.

We have information about the University of Kansas Medical Center, Landon Center on Aging annual photo contest. It is open to professionals and amateurs. Each photo must include at least one person age 65 or older. First prize is $350. Deadline is May 15.

Join us March 11 for a musical program by Ron and Connie Shipman. Remember to wear green on St. Pat?rick?s Day March 17.

? Janet Bryant, director

WEDNESDAY, March 4

Roast beef, gravy, roasted redskin potatoes, steamed cabbage, Jell-O cake w/whipped topping, whole wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, March 5

Turkey tetrazzini, peas, tossed salad, peach crisp, garlic bread, milk.

FRIDAY, March 6

Vegetable soup, crackers, tuna salad sandwich (alternative ham & cheese sandwich), fruited gelatin, Rice Crispy treats, milk.

MONDAY, March 9

Chili mac, coleslaw, cornbread, peaches w/whipped topping, sugar cookie, milk.

TUESDAY, March 10

Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, fruited gelatin, wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 11

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

PEABODY SENIOR CENTER

At least half of the old saying that goes, March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, has been demonstrated. Let?s hope the other half comes true, too.

We are continuing our Lenten services throughout the Easter Season. Jim Truax is here March 4; Jean Newfield on March 11; Marilyn Cox on March 18 and Don Jones on March 25.

Pastor Rodger Charles will have Lenten services on April 1.

Please plan to join us in celebration of the Easter Season.

March 6 is World Day of Prayer and Noreen Weems will present a prayer program on that day, which also follows lunch.

Birthday dinner is Wednesday, March 11, to honor all persons with March birthdays.

Please call the center and make your reservations for an oven-fried dinner with all the trimmings.

St. Patrick?s Day and the wearing of green will be celebrated with corned beef and cabbage.

Don?t miss this day to wear your green and eat an Irish meal. Please call your reservations in early.

Bingo is March 19, and our prize basket is full?so grab a card or two and come play with us.

The Senior Center Marion County meeting is hosted in Peabody this month. Try to join us because this is a very informative meeting for all senior citizens.

Our business meeting is Tuesday, March 24.

Meals are still $3.15 for seniors, and only $5 for everyone else.

Either way it is quite the bargain.

Our new menu for March is out.

We are excited to have you come and eat with us. Call and leave a message at 620-983-2226 if you would like to reserve a meal if we are not there.

We are located at 106 N. Walnut, and would like others to come see us.

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, March 4

Ash Wednesday-Lenten Devotion from Jim Truax: Chicken & noodles, broccoli, wheat roll, cake w/strawberries, milk.

THURSDAY, March 5

Porcupine meatballs, potato, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, March 6

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

MONDAY, March 9

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

TUESDAY, March 10

Turkey tetrazzini, vegetable, wheat bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 11

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

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