Senior Scribbles (5-1-19)

HILLSBORO senior center

We are ready to say hello to May. Already time for warmer weather, graduations, Mother’s day and Memorial Day, too, in May,

We also have the May menus ready. We hope you can join us soon.

We are in need of volunteers, another sub cook and sub dishwasher so please stop by the center for more information.

We will have bingo every Wednesday after the noon meal.

On Mondays we have a group that play dominos after the noon meal.

We are looking for program ideas. You get a meal the day you present one for us.

We will have footcare on Tuesday, May 7. Call for an appointment time.

We have a day trip scheduled for May 7 going to Lucas, Kansas. Sign up by april 29 to let us know.

Have a blessed week.

—Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, May 1

Little smokies, red beans and rice, california blend vegetables, fruit, roll, milk, cinnamon rolls

THURSDAY, May 2

Pizza, tossed salad, pea salad, fruit, bread sticks, milk

FRIDAY, May 3

Catfish, coleslaw, seasoned fries, fruit, cornbread, milk

MONDAY, May 6

Vegetable soup, ham sliders, celery sticks, fruit, milk

TUESDAY, May 7

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

WEDNESDAY, May 8

Chili Beef, stuffing bake, corn, fruit, cornbread, milk, cinnamon rolls

Marion senior center

We welcome Janis Wright, who is cooking for us until the Area Agency hires a new cook. She is highly qualified and we are lucky to have her .

We celebrated “Poem in Your Pocket Day” with readings by Sue Clough, Edie Jones and me. It was also National Animal Cracker Day with samples on April 19.

Shirley Moorre brought us lilacs for us to enjoy. There is also an Easter lily someone shared with us.

There are news clothing items in the Craft Corner, mostly women’s shirts and T-shirts. Come in and check on them.

We had our first of the season hamburgers grilled by Harlow Warreke on April 24. He will grill for us twice a month. Look for our menu.

Teresa Mills, director of Marion City Museam was here on April 24. She brought items that she hoped to stump us with, including one that looked like an old fashioned popcorn popper. It was instead, a. gadget using cools to warm ones bed,

Come join us on May 8 when Isaac Hett, Marion County Lake superintendent, will speak.

— Janet Bryant, director

WEDNESDAY, May 1

Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy candied carrots, apple crisp, roll, milk

THURSDAY, May 2

Turkey and Swiss cheese sandwich, baked beans, potato salad, strawberry shortcake, milk

FRIDAY, May 3

Pork patty, baked sweet potato, cucumber, tomato and onion salad, tinted pears, roll,

MONDAY, May 6

Ham and potato Au gratin, glazed carrots, angel food cake, fresh strawberries, cornbread muffin, milk

TUESDAY, May 7

Lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread, blueberry crisp, milk

WEDNESDAY, May 8

Harlowe’s Hamburgers, baked beans, pasta salad, cake with fruit, milk

Peabody senior center

May looks like it will be a very busy month for everyone. We have concerts, graduations, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and many dinners to look forward to. I look forward to working on our flower beds and gardening.

Tristen Cope, Marion Co. Extension, leads us with our “Stay Strong, Stay Healthy” Strength Training program. Our last two days of exercise is on Monday, April 29 and Tues. April 30. It really is a great workout and we have a lot of fun. Hopefully we may be able to still come together and keep the exercises going, many are even doing them at home.

Our birthday dinner is on May 8. Rachel Gfeller will be giving chair massages, Sonja Koslowsky will play the piano and Peabody Health and Rehab will be here to give blood pressure readings.

Our board meeting will be on May 13.

Grief Share will be at 3 p.m. on May 14.

Our Make-Up Meal, serving Sloppy Joes, will be at 5:30 p.m. on May 16. Come in the evening and enjoy everyones company. We will still have our lunch at regular time.

Stop by and pick up our May menu. 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).

Volunteers are always needed so if you can spare a couple of hours, once a week, stop on by. It’s always nice to have back up volunteers to be a sub., please keep us in mind. Lots of graduations and vacations are in the near future so back-ups will be needed.

— Lou Ann Bowlin, site manager

WEDNESDAY, May 1

Smothered chicken with bread dressing, vegetable, fruit, milk

THURSDAY, May 2

Egg, sausage, and hash brown bake, vegetable, blueberry muffin, milk

FRIDAY, May 3

Beef tip with gravy and noodles, vegetable, fruit cocktail cake, milk, wheat bread

MONDAY, May 6

Ham and cheese sandwich, macaroni salad, pea salad, fruit, milk,

TUESDAY, May 7

Beef patty with onion, fresh potato wedges, vegetable, apple crisp, milk, wheat bread

WEDNESDAY, May 8

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