Senior Scribbles (3-6-19)

HILLSBORO senior center

We welcome the month of March. We hope we will get warmer weather soon.

We want to thank everyone who came out to our breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, March 2 and braved the cold air.

This week we will be having foot care on Tuesday, March 5.

Our show and tell is on March 8.

Daylight Savings is on Sunday, March 10. So spring forward on your time.

We will be glad when they pass this to stay the same time all year long.

Our center is taking a day trip to McPherson on Tuesday, March 19. Stop by for more information and to get signed up.

Just a reminder the first day of spring is March 20.

We can use some sub Meals on Wheels drivers. You will get trained for this so if you can help give us a call at the center at 620-947-2304.

If anyone has program ideas let us know.

On Friday, March 22, Clyve& Jane Herbert from Australian Sky & Weather will come show their beautiful pictures to us after the noon meal. You won’t want to miss their program.

We look forward to seeing you soon at the center. We thank everyone for your help and support to keep our center going strong.

—Brenda Moss, director


Turkey Tetrazzini, peas, carrot raisin salad, fruit, garlic bread, cinnamon rolls, milk


Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, lima beans, fruit, roll, milk

FRIDAY, March 8

Chicken enchiladas, spanish rice, refried beans, fruit, milk

MONDAY, March 11

Brocoli cheddar soup, turkey and swiss sandwiches, fruit, milk

TUESDAY, March 12

Beef stroganoff with noodles, glazed carrots, fruit, bread,milk


Spaghetti, green beans, fruit, garlic bread, cinnamon rolls, milk

Marion senior center

Betty Ireland brought in a reading entitled “Views on Aging” on February 22. I read it that day since she was present to eat with us. Thanks, Betty.

Sue Clough brought treats of ice cream cups for her birthday on Feb. 25.

We’re proud of our driver, Ed Riffel, who has his stained glass at Lanning’s Pharmacy to be purchased.

We welcomed the Lutheran Lunch Bunch on Feb. 27. Also, Jackie Hett came in that day with her daughter Melanie Ensey. Jackie has been in recuperation for a lengthy period.

Wanda Williams also came that day to entertain us with piano music.

We will host the ONE committee on March 13. This is the group of county senior center managers.

Come join us on March 14 for music by Gerry Henderson and Keith Allison.

— Janet Bryant, director


Pulled pork with bun, spinach, french fries, tropical fruit


Pork cutlets, sweet potatoes, zucchini, fruit, whole wheat roll

FRIDAY, March 8

Fish (with alternate available), macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, fruit cocktail whole wheat roll

MONDAY, March 11

Chili, crackers, coleslaw, peaches, cinnamon roll

TUESDAY, March 12

Roast beef, mashed potatoes with gravy, broccoli/cauliflower, mixed fruit, whole wheat roll


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

Peabody senior center

March is acting like a lion for sure, but it can’t last loo long. Looks like we’ll be warming up before you know it. I believe we are ready for Spring.

Daylight Savings time is this Sunday. Don’t forget to “Spring Forward” and set your clock an hour ahead Saturday night.

A reminder that a decision was made last Friday, March l, that Tristen Cope would cancel this weeks “Strength Training Program” due to storm warnings of inclement weather.

Allison of Peabody Health and Rehab will be here to lead our Therapy exercises from 10:15-11a.m. on Wednesday, March 6.

The board meeting and our first Strength Training will start at 9-11 am on Monday, March 11. The rest of the exercises will be from 10-11 a.m. We are looking forward to begin this adventure.

The Birthday Dinner will be Wednesday, March 13 with Rachel Gfeller doing Chair Massages, Sonja Koslowsky playing the Piano, and two nurses from Peabody Health and Rehab here to take blood pressure readings.

Dawn Miller, Angels, will be here to do your blood pressure on Thursday, March 14.

Our Center will host the County Board meeting on Friday, March 1. We look forward to meeting everyone, visiting and celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.

The make-up meal of chili, crackers, cinnamon roll, fruit, and milk will be at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 21 . Make sure you make a reservation.

Come and be a part of our center. Pick up a March menu, enjoy a cup of coffee and stay for lunch.

You are always welcome. 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


Roast Pork with gravy, sweet potato, vegetable, applesauce cake, wheat roll, milk


Polish sausage with kraut, vegetables, fruit, wheat bread, milk

FRIDAY, March 8

Beef stew, corn bread fruit cocktail cake, milk

MONDAY, March 11

Taco salad with chips, rice, beans, fruit, milk

TUESDAY, March 12

Tater tot casserole, vegetables, fruit, wheat bread, milk


Baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, fruit, cake, wheat roll, milk.

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