Senior scribbles, May 27, 2015


We hope everyone had a great Memorial Day holiday and are getting ready for those hot summer days.

We will have games and fellowship June 1, and bingo is June 3.

After the noon meal on June 3, we will also have chair massages. If interested, call to put your name down on the list.

Come join us for a meal soon. The suggested cost for people 60 and older is $3.15, and for those 59 and younger, $5.

For more information or to volunteer, 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


Homemade meat loaf, mashed potatoes, candied carrots, applesauce, Jell-O poke cake, roll, milk.


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

FRIDAY, May 29

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

June menus unavailable.


Just a reminder to come in and get your farmers market vouchers from the Department on Aging office at the senior center.

These vouchers are available to individuals 60 years old and older. Vouchers are worth $30.

We hosted the Marion County Senior Citizens monthly board meeting May 15.

It give us a chance to listen to the reports given and issues addressed.

Lanell Hett brought in a vase of her homegrown pink roses for the day.

The recent issue of ?Keynotes? area agency publication features the legacy of Marion County and its involvement in older people and their needs.

There?s also a photo Noreen Weems, Lanell Hett, Lila Unruh and Gayla Ratzlaff.

On another page is a photo of Marion County Silver Haired legislator Mary Olson.

Are you on the ?Keynotes? mailing list?

Senior Center Day was May 20. During the business meeting, Sue Clough reported that meals will go up to $3.50 soon.

Ralph Noriega played his guitar and sang.

The suggested price for meals is $3.15 for seniors 60 and older, and $5 for anyone 59 and younger.

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

? Janet Bryant, director


Herbed pork roast, baked potato, green beans w/onions, angel food cake w/fruit, whole wheat roll, milk.

Hamburger/bun, lettuce, tomato, onion, potato wedges, coleslaw, peaches, milk.

FRIDAY, May 29

Ham loaf, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, carrots, fruit salad, cornbread, milk.

June menus unavailable.


We survived the Memorial Day holidays and now June is knocking on the door. Time just seems to fly when you are having fun.

Don’t forget that we are having a fundraiser for the Senior Center from 5:30-7 p.m. June 10.

We will have a hamburger or hot dog, potato salad, baked beans and a dessert. No reservations are necessary, and the cost will be by donation.

Entertainment is provided by the McKinley sisters who are well known for their bluegrass music.

Our indoor picnic is June 18, and just for the fun of it.

The menu includes ham salad sandwiches and all the regular picnic venue.

Make your reservations early.

Father’s Day is June 21, and we will have brunch at 9:30 a.m. June 19. More will be announced later.

Stop by 106 N. Walnut or call us at 620-983-2226 to make reservations for any of our regular midday meals.

Meals have a suggested donation price of $3.15 for those 60 and older and $5 for everyone else.

?Ruth Lott, director


Hamburger, bun, catsup, mustard, relish plate, potatoes, fruit, milk.


Ham & beans, cornbread, carrots, celery, fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, May 29

Turkey, baked bread dressing, green beans, cake, wheat bread, milk.

MONDAY, June 1

Smothered pork chop, potato, vegetable, fruit, oatmeal cookie, wheat bread, milk.


Barbecued chicken, vegetable, pasta salad, oranges, wheat bread, milk.


Meat loaf, potatoes, deviled eggs, wheat bread, milk, blueberry muffins.

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