Senior Scribbles (3-20-19)

HILLSBORO senior center

The first day of Spring is on March 20. Finally warmer weather coming.

We will have Dr. Zafar here on Wednesday, March 20. We will have hearing aid checks at 11 a.m. First come first serve.

We will play bingo after the noon meal that day, too.

We will have a sing-a-long after our noon meal on Thursday, March 21.

We will have Clyve & Jane Herbert from the Australian sky and weather here showing their storm pictures to us on Friday, March 22. They always have a great program for us. Please call early if you like to have lunch with us that day. If not, the program will be after the noon meal at about 12:35 p.m.

Our Birthday dinner is at noon on Monday, March 25.

We hope you can join us soon at the center. We also could use more sub Meals on Wheels drivers and also volunteers we could call when ours are needing off or are ill. Just give us a call at 620-947-2304.

We want to thank everyone for your support to our center and all our wonderful volunteers who help us each day.

We are also looking for another sub cook to fill in when our cook needs off and in case our other sub cook is not available.

Please stop by or give us a call for more information. Have a blessed week.

—Brenda Moss, director


BBQ chicken on a bun, corn salad, tomato wedges, fruit, cinnamon rolls, milk

THURSDAY, March 21

Ham balls, sour cream mashed potatoes, butter beans, fruit, roll, milk

FRIDAY, March 22

Alaskan pollock, hashbrown casserole, mixed veggies, fruit, roll, milk

MONDAY, March 25

Ham steak, creamed potatoes and peas, tossed salad, fruit, roll, special dessert, milk

TUESDAY, March 26

Chicken pot pie, coleslaw, fruit, blueberry muffins, bread, milk


Scalloped chicken casserole, broccoli, tossed salad, fruit, cinnamon rolls, milk

Marion senior center

We want to thank the City of Marion for mentioning the Marion Senior Center in their March billing insert noting that we offer activities and programs all year.

We welcomed the Harvest House for lunch on March 8. Madonna Schafers brought cake and ice cream to celebrate her 90th birthday.

We welcomed the Aulne United Methodist Church group on March 13. They were celebrating Jackie Hett’s birthday.

We also hosted the ONE committee on March 13. Mary Rogers in the new committee chair.

The county senior center site managers report on meals served and programs provided.

Come join us on March 27 for a program by Angels Care. The subject is “Get Help for Depression and Anxiety”. — Janet Bryant, director


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

THURSDAY, March 21

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

FRIDAY, March 22

Salmon patty, creamed potatoes and peas, rosy applesauce, whole wheat roll

MONDAY, March 25

Beef patty with onions, baked potato, cooked spinach, pears

TUESDAY, March 26

Cheesy ham and potato soup, tossed salad, breadsticks, pudding with bananas


Meatloaf, baked sweet potato, broccoli, oatmeal cookie, pineapple tidbits, whole wheat roll

Peabody senior center

Our center is spruced up for St. Patrick’s Day.

Birthday Day was held last Wednesday and our diners were treated with Chair Massages, Girl Scout cookies, and having their Blood Pressure taken,

Peabody Health and Rehab, Paula Edmunds brought 6 wonderful guests to dine with us on Thursday. We always look forward to their visits.

The Marion County Board held their meeting here last Friday and then ate a great lunch of Corned Beef and Cabbage or fish and a wonderful dessert. Everyone appreciates all the work they do to help keep our centers running.

A Lent program will be held each Wednesday this month right after lunch. Pastor Rodger Charles will give the program this week. Come and join us.

Allison, Peabody Health and Rehab, will be here to lead our Therapy exercises from 10:15 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20.

We will be serving a “Make-up Meal of chili, crackers, cinnamon roll, fruit, and milk at 5 p.m. on Thursday. Make sure to make a reservation.

Looking for help in the kitchen, so if you can spare two and a half hours, once a week, we would love to have you come and be a part of our center.

April menus are ready for you to pick up, so come on by, enjoy a great meal and good conversation.

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 (620-983-2226).

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager


Lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread, fruit, milk

THURSDAY, March 21

Chef salad, breadstick, fruit, milk

FRIDAY, March 22

Egg/sausage/hashbrown bake, mixed vegetables, fruit, wheat bread, milk

MONDAY, March 25

Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, garlic bread, fruit, milk

TUESDAY, March 26

Grilled liver and onions or hamburger patty with cooked onions, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk


Meatloaf, potato, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk

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