Scribbles (7-11-18)

HILLSBORO senior center

This week we will have our jam session Thursday July 12 after the noon meal. Then on Tuesday July 17 we will have our board business meeting after the noon meal.

We are also looking for program ideas so if anyone has one, please let us know. We also need volunteers to help over lunch and also with Meals on Wheels. Call for more information at 620-947-2304.

We also want to thank everyone who has been donating to our center. We thank you so much. We still need donation as we only run off of donations and it takes a lot to keep our center going with payments for our utility bills and our insurances. Our center pays our dishwasher too so all that adds up. So we are greatful for everything we receive.

We also want to thank our board members for all your help and support to keep our center going strong and all our wonderful volunteers who help us too. We are blessed with having them at the center. We look forward to having you join us at the center soon.

—Brenda Moss, director


Spaghetti with meat sauce, brussel sprouts, tossed salad, fruit, garlic bread, milk.


Pot roast, baked potato, apple cabbage salad, fruit, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, July 13

Chicken enchilada, Spanish rice, pinto beans, cucumber, tomato salad, fruit, milk.

MONDAY, July 16

Tamale pie, Spanish rice, refried beans, pears, milk.

TUESDAY, July 17

Chicken broccoli rice casserole, kidney bean salad, cinnamon baked apples, blueberry muffin, milk.


Chef salad, crackers, fruit, bread, milk.

Marion senior center

The newsletter crew came in on June 25 and prepared it for mailing. The crew consisted of Barb and Larry Smith, Mary Hett, Irmagene Goodman, Al and Gloria Ash, Doris Winkler, Kathy Becker, Lanell Hett and Gayla Ratzlaff.

Are you on the newsletter mailing list? If not, give Lanell a call at 382-3580.

We have surveys from the Area Agency on Aging about customer satisfaction. Come fill one out.

We used placemats that are informative about the newly issued Medicare cards. Be sure to destroy your old one.

Jim Hett came in with his wife, Carol, on July 2, and he presented historical background on Abraham Lincoln, then recited the Gettysburg Address.

We welcomed the Lunch Bunch on July 3. We also had a short patriotic program beginning with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag, then a patriotic places quiz, ending with singing the National Anthem, accompanied by Shirley Bowers.

— Janet Bryant, director


Bob’s grilled burgers, potato salad, baked beans, lettuce, onion, tomatoes, fruit.


Chef salad with ham, fruit cobbler, garlic bread, whole wheat crackers.

FRIDAY, July 13

Fish, macaroni & cheese, coleslaw, fresh fruit, whole wheat roll.

MONDAY, July 16

Pork roast, baked sweet potato, tossed salad, baked cinnamon apples, whole wheat roll.

TUESDAY, July 17

Meat loaf, baked potato, candied carrots, fresh fruit, whole wheat roll.


Chicken enchiladas, refried beans, tossed salad, white cake with pineapple and whipped topping.

Peabody senior center

Hope all of you enjoyed your holiday, the heat and the beautiful fireworks.

The birthday dinner with chair massages by Rachel Gfeller is Wednesday, July 11. Sonja Koslowsky will play the piano, and Hospice specialist Stacey Frager from Kindred Hospice will be here. This is a chance to learn how Hospice can benefit you and your family if you were to need them.

The board meeting is Monday, July 16. Peabody Senior Center welcomes North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging Inc. Tuesday, July 17. They will hold meetings all morning and then have lunch. Dawn Miller with “Angels” will be here Thursday July 19 to lead our Caregiver Support right after lunch. The business meeting is Tuesday July 14 after lunch. Finally, on Friday, July 27 Bruce Burke, Peabody Chief of Police, will bring a guest speaker. His program will be about “Keeping our Seniors Safe.”

We need volunteers! Some of our volunteers are on vacation, some are going in for surgery and some need a little extra help. Can you spare one day (21⁄2 hours) during the week. Hours would be 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. You can choose the day you want to work. Maybe you are on summer break from school or just bored staying home. Please give us a call at 620-983-2226.

Looking forward to seeing you so come have a good nutritious meal at $3.50 for 60-plus and $5.25 for 59 and under. Be sure to call and make a reservation

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager


Birthday Dinner: baked chicken, potatoes with gravy, green beans, wheat roll, cake, fruit, milk.


Cheesy ham & potato soup, celery & carrot sticks, wheat bread or crackers, dessert, milk.

FRIDAY, July 13

Sloppy joes, potato salad, baked beans, cinnamon roll, fruit, milk.

MONDAY, July 16

Egg/sausage/hash brown bake, mixed vegetables, fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, July 17

Hot beef sandwich with mashed potatoes & gravy, vegetable, fruit, milk.


Chicken with rice casserole, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

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