Senior Scribbles (10-10-18)

HILLSBORO senior center

Next week is fire prevention week. We will have Ben Steketee, our fire chief, here on Tuesday Oct. 9. He wil do a program after the noon meal.

On Thursday, Oct 11, we will also have our jamm session after the noon meal.

On Tuesday, Oct 16, we will have our chief of police Dan Kinning here for a program after the noon meal.

We hope you can join us for a meal and the programs.

We also have a sign up sheet for flu shots from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct 25.

We would like more program ideas, too. We also need volunteers. I have days we need people so please call if you can help at 620-947-2304.

We also want to thank everyone for your support to our senior center. We only operate off of donations so twe need them to still come in. We want to keep our center going because it is great fellowship and a nutritious meal. Please, if you can help with a donation, we can give you a receipt for your donation

—Brenda Moss, director


Spaghetti, green beans, tossed salad, garlic bread, fruit, milk


Country-fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots, carrots, fruit, bread, milk

FRIDAY, Oct. 12

Tuna or pulled pork, coleslaw, fruit, milk

MONDAY, Oct. 15

Cheeseburger soup, grilled cheese, sandwich, fruit, milk

TUESDAY, Oct. 16

Mushroom hamburger steak, red skin potatoes, broccoli, fruit, milk


Pizza, tossed salad, fruit, cinnamon rolls, milk

Marion senior center

We appreciated the MHS students who provided community services on Sept. 27, coming in to wipe down all of our folding chairs and dust our ceiling fans.

That day we also had an Area Agency board member who was assigned to evaluate the center according to written guidelines. We scored well.

Thanks to Jerry Nelson for bringing in apples to give away.

Thanks to Shirley Moore for supervising the MHS students.

Bill and Vickie Kaempfe have donated items to the Craft Corner, including many cute rubber duckies.

We welcomed the Lunch Bunch here on Oct. 2. They had chosen meat loaf for their lunch menu.

Shirley Bowers brought treats for her Oct. 3 birthday.

We host the county Senior Citizens annual meeting on Oct. 18. It is by reservation only.

The Vet Rep will be here at 9:30 a.m. on October 23.

— Janet Bryant, director


Oven Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Tropical Mixed Fruit, Fantastic Cake, Whole Wheat Roll


Smothered Steak, Sweet Potato, Cooked Spinach, Peanut Butter Cookie, Whole Wheat Roll

FRIDAY, Oct. 12

Polish Sausage on Bun, Mashed Potatoes, Cooked Cabbage w/ Onion, Cottage Cheese, Apple Crisp

MONDAY, Oct. 15

Pork Roast, Baked Sweet Potatoes, Mixed Veggies, Corn Bread, Seasonal Fresh Fruit

TUESDAY, Oct. 16

Shaker Bean Soup, Cole Slaw, Peaches, Pudding, Cornbread


Smothered Pork Chop, Apple Glazed, Sweet Potato, Harvard Beets, Mixed Fruit, Whole Wheat Roll

Peabody senior center

Let the peppernut baking begin! We will start right after lunch on Thursday, Oct. 11, Monday, Oct. 15, Monday, Oct. 22, Thursday, October 25 and Monday, Oct. 29. Volunteers are needed to help with this project. This is just our October schedule. It takes many hands to make this project a success.

Come help us celebrate our Birthday Dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 10 with chair massages by Rachel Gfellar and Sonja Koslowsky playing the piano.

Dr. Whitely will give a program on Friday, Oct. 12.

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, we will have Bingo with Shaun Copeland.

On Halloween, wear a costume and get a treat!

On Thursday, Oct. 25, Peggy Goertzen will be coming to our center and give a program on “The Prisoners of War”. Peabody had several prisoners held here, and they would work for farmers during the day and then come back to the Heckondorn building at night. Please take the time to help collect your memories and share them with us.

Gayla Ratzlaff is scheduled to come to Peabody from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 25 and in Nov. for your prescriptions and help with medicare. You can call us and schedule an appointment with her.

We can still use volunteers, so if you can spare one day a week, 2 1/2 hours, would be awesome. You do make a difference!

Come on by and have lunch with us. October menus are now available.

Meals are $3.50 for 60+ 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 for information at 620-983-226.

— Lou Ann Bowlin, site



Oven baked chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, fruit, cake, wheat roll, milk


Hamburger vegetable soup, corn bread, fruit, milk

FRIDAY, Oct. 12

Egg,sausage,hash brown bake, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, fruit, milk

MONDAY, Oct. 15

Sloppy Joes, chips. coleslaw, fruit, milk

TUESDAY, Oct. 16

Smothered Pork Chop, mashed sweet potato or baked potato, green beans, cinnamon applesauce, wheat bread, milk


Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, vegetables, fruit, wheat bread, milk

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