Senior Scribbles (1-9-19)

HILLSBORO senior center

We want to thank everyone for supporting our senior center, and we hope to keep going strong in 2019.

This week we have bingo after the noon meal on Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Our jamm session is on Thursday, Jan. 10 after the noon.

We are looking for a sub dishwasher to fill in when needed. You will be trained so stop by the center between 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Monday through Friday to get an application and for more information.

We hope you can join us soon at the center for a great hot meal and fellowship. The suggested donation is 60 and over is $3.50 and anyone under 60 years of age is $5.25 which is a great meal deal.

—Brenda Moss, director


Spaghetti, tossed salad, mix veggies, garlic bread, cinnamon rolls, milk


Taco salad, rice, chips, fruit, milk

FRIDAY, Jan. 11

Tuna Pattie or riblette, Lipton onion soup, corn, fruit, roll, milk

MONDAY, Jan. 14

Vegetable beef soup, grilled cheese sandwiches, crackers, fruit, milk

TUESDAY, Jan. 15

Chicken broccoli casserole, carrots, fruit, bread, milk


Polish sausage with bun, baked beans, sauerkraut, fruit, cinnamon rolls, milk

Marion senior center

We’re starting another year of good food and fun at Marion Senior Center.

We celebrate birthdays, have daily music provided by Shirley Bowers and Keith Allison and almost daily card games of pitch or hand and foot. There’s always a jigsaw puzzle set up.

Check out the craft corner. Right now there are Avon candles, yarn and decorative items for sale.

Elvis will be here on Saturday, Jan. 12. All Elvis fans should come in for selfies. Dancing is encouraged.

Joyce Jackson brought treats for her birthday on Dec. 28. Make sure to celebrate your birthday with us!

— Janet Bryant, director


Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, lima beans, peaches, frosted cake, whole wheat roll


Pork cutler with gravy, buttered noodles, green beans, applesauce, whole wheat roll

FRIDAY, Jan. 11

Polish sausage on a bun, baked beans, sauerkraut, cottage cheese, peach crisp

MONDAY, Jan. 14

Baked ham, baked potato, glazed carrots, pineapple with mandarin oranges, whole wheat roll

TUESDAY, Jan. 15

Meat loaf, AuGratin potatoes, steamed broccoli, oatmeal raisin cookie, whole wheat roll


Chicken enchiladas, refried beans, lettuce salad, pineapple tidbits

Peabody senior center

Hope you all had a safe New Year and were able to enjoy the day off.

Grief Share will be from 3-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Birthday dinner will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9. Dr. Whitely will give the program, Rachel Gfeller will give chair massages and Sonja Koslowsky will be at the piano.

You can have your blood pressure taken by Dawn Miller on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 11 a.m. Dawn will be here at the center on the 2nd Thursday of each month for the rest of the year. Also, right after lunch, Shan Copeland, will be doing Bingo. It’s a lot of fun for everyone here. Where else can you go and get your blood pressure taken, a good lunch and then play Bingo?

The board meeting will be held on Monday, Jan. 14. Don’t forget we will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 which is Martin Luther King, Jr. day.

We appreciate all of our volunteers for taking their time to help provide a place for anyone to come and have a good, reasonably priced meal. Our volunteers do make a difference do make a difference in the lives of others.

We would love to have you come and be a volunteer. We have openings for the kitchen and for driving. Just give us a call or come by. Our hours are 9:15 a.m to 12:15 p.m.

We welcome you to come and have a meal with us. January menus are available for you to pick up at the center. 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


Baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, fruit, birthday cake, meat roll, milk


Polish sausage with sauerkraut, vegetable fruit, wheat bread, milk

FRIDAY, Jan. 11

Hamburger with bun, lettuce, tomato and pickle, potato salad, fruit, milk

MONDAY, Jan. 14

Meat loaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, fruit cocktail cake, wheat bread, milk

TUESDAY, Jan. 15

Taco salad, rice, beans, fruit, milk


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

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