Senior Scribbles (1-23-19)

HILLSBORO senior center

This week we will have bingo on Wednesday after the noon meal.

Dr. Schmidt will be talking after the noon meal on Thursday, Jan. 24.

We will have show & tell on Friday, Jan. 25. Bring anything to share.

Our birthday dinner will be at noon on Monday, Jan. 28.

Kansas Day is on Tuesday Jan. 29. Wear something to celebrate.

We are trying something new after the noon meal except on days that there is a program. We have pool playing until 2 p.m. You can come join us for a meal then shoot a few games of pool.

If you have program ideas, please let us know.

We thank everyone for your support to our senior center.

We did elect a new officer on our board and want to welcome them. Our president is Donna Dalke.Vice President is Betty Seibel. Treasuer is Sandy Bartel. Secretary is Sharolyn Tibbetts and we have other board members, too. Thank them all for serving on our board as they do this on volunteer time.

We want to keep our center going strong and want to welcome any new people to our community to come eat a meal with us. Invite your friends, family or neighbors to come join us we have great fellowship.

We also offer meals on wheels, pick ups, etc. If you are needing a gift idea, we have meal tickets you can purchase. The suggested donation for meals is 60 and over $3.50 and anyone younger then 60 is $5.25.

—Brenda Moss, director


Pulled pork with bun, pea salad, potato salad, fruit, cinnamon roll, milk


Pizza, tossed salad, fruit, cottage cheese, milk

FRIDAY, Jan. 25

Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed veggies, fruit, roll, milk

MONDAY, Jan. 28

Bierocks, mixed veggies, hashbrowns, fruit, frosted cake, milk

TUESDAY, Jan. 29

Chicken noodle soup, pickled beets, carrots, fruit, bread, milk


Pulled pork chili, grilled cheese sandwich, tossed salad, fruit, cinnamon rolls, milk

Marion senior center

In this bleak midwinter, we are doing a blooming business in Meals on Wheels. We need some warm bodies to come on in and eat lunch with us.

Norma Kline brought homemade oatmeal cookies on Jan. 10 for her birthday.

We welcomed members of Harvest House on Jan. 11.

Many Elvis fans came in spite of the bad weather on the evening of Jan. 12. Marc Baker sang many Elvis hits. There were some poodle skirts in the group and some new fans. Elvis will return in 2020.

We welcomed some residents from Hilltop Manor on Jan. 16. It was Senior Center Day. President Sue Clough conducted the business meeting.

We will celebrate Kansas Day on Jan. 29. Wear your sunflower.

— Janet Bryant, director


Fresh ham steak, scalloped potatoes, glazed carrots, pears, jello cake with whipped topping, whole wheat roll


Hamburger steak, creamed potatoes with peas, mixed fruit cup, whole wheat roll

FRIDAY, Jan. 25

Chicken tenders, old-fashioned scalloped corn, cole slaw, amish applesauce cake, peaches, whole wheat roll

MONDAY, Jan. 28

Taco soup, crackers, tossed salad, banana bread, peaches

TUESDAY, Jan. 29

Pork cutlet with gravy, buttered noodles, pea salad, applesauce, whole wheat roll


Chicken-fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, pineapple tidbits, whole wheat roll

Peabody senior center

Does look like we are having a taste of winter.

We have decorated our center with sunflowers to celebrate Kansas Day on Jan. 29.

Our diners had a really good session with Peabody Health and Rehab’s therapist Sarah on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Melanie Ink of TCT will be here on Wednesday, Jan. 23 to talk about NexTech wireless and their cell phones and plans.

Gayla Ratzlaff will be at our center at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 to help with Homestead Tax Refunds, LIEAP and even taxes. Call us here at the center at 620-983-2226 to sign up for an appointment.

The Ground Hog Day Brunch will be at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1. We will be serving an egg/sausage/hash brown bake, cinnamon roll, fruit, milk and coffee. We look forward to seeing you there.

We’re still needing a volunteer on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays to come and help in the kitchen. Are you available one of those days?

Stop by and warm up with a cup of coffee.

Meals are $3.50 for 60 and over and $5.25 for 59 and under. Be sure to call and make a reservation.

Take advantage of our Meals on Wheels program. Please call 620-983-2226 for information.
— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager


Roast pork, mashed or sweet potatoes with gravy, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, milk, fruit, cake


Chicken enchilada casserole, pinto beans, fruit, milk

FRIDAY, Jan. 25

Beef stew, corn bread, fruit, milk

MONDAY, Jan. 28

Scalloped Potatoes with ham, vegetables, fruit, wheat bread, milk

TUESDAY, Jan. 29

Cream of potato soup, hamburger with bun, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickles, fruit, milk


Smothered chicken with bread dressing, vegetable, fruit, milk


Baked goulash, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk, fruit, cake


Hot beef sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, fruit, milk


Chili with crackers, cinnamon roll, fruit, milk

FRIDAY, Jan. 18

Chicken casserole, vegetable fruit, wheat bread, milk

MONDAY, Jan. 21

Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

TUESDAY, Jan. 22

Bierock casserole, vegetable, oatmeal raisin cookie, milk


Roast pork, mashed or sweet potatoes with gravy, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, milk, fruit, cake

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