Senior Scribbles (6-13-18)

HILLSBORO senior center

We welcome our new cook, Kendra Henry, to our center. We also wish Jessica West all the best in her new job; we will miss her at the center and we thank her for being our cook.

This week we will have games and fellowship on Monday after the noon meal. We will play bingo on Wednesday after the meal and we will have our jam session after the meal on Thursday. We will host the Marion County board meeting from 9-11 a.m. Friday, June 15; members will stay for our noon meal.

We would like to wish every father a happy Father’s Day June 17; the center has meal tickets you can purchase as a gift.

We still need volunteers; call or stop by the center for more information. The center runs on donations, so we hope we can receive additional contributions to help pay for our hot-water heater.

We thank everyone who has donated to our center, It takes about $3,000 each month to keep our center going strong. The suggested donation for meals goes to the North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging in Manhattan, which pays for the food, the head cook and site managers’ wages.

The center does not receive money to help with the bills or repairs. We are grateful for everyone who support us, and our board members who volunteer their time.

—Brenda Moss, director


Goulash, carrots, tomato salad, fruit, garlic bread, milk.


Seafood chowder, (alternate) tuna sandwich, copper penny salad, fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, June 15

Herbed pork roast, baked potato, green beans, bread, milk.

MONDAY, June 18

Sloppy joe with bun, potato wedges, mixed veggies, fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, June 19

Herbed baked chicken, pasta salad, sliced tomatoes, green beans, milk.


Pork cutlet with gravy, buttered noodles, pea salad, roll, milk.

Marion senior center

We have a change in our program announced last week. Wanda Williams will play the piano for us June 14 rather than the 13th.

Our balance class, led by Gayla Ratzlaff, will begin at 10:30 a.m. June 21 rather than June 14. Correct your calendars.

We welcomed the Lunch Bunch here June 5. They had selected lasagna for the menu and for July also.

Jeannine Bateman, county treasurer, and Julia Ensminger of the vehicle department gave a presentation June 6 about the new driver’s license requirements. We appreciated the information and the handouts.

Eva Smith is no longer volunteering in the kitchen. She’s been great! We now need another volunteer a couple of days a week.

— Janet Bryant, director


Harlow’s grilled burgers, baked beans, potato salad, lettuce, tomato, onions, fruit. (Wanda Williams)


Tamale pie, marinated tomato, onion, cucumber, salad, fruit, cookie.

FRIDAY, June 15

Pulled pork on bun, tossed salad, stewed tomatoes, applesauce, brownie.

MONDAY, June 18

Pork roast, baked sweet potato, tossed salad, mixed veggies, Jell-O, whole wheat roll.

TUESDAY, June 19

Baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, creamed peas, strawberries and bananas, whole wheat roll.


Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, spinach, fruit, cookie, whole wheat roll. (Senior Center Day)


We wish a Happy Father’s Day for all of you dads. Join us for our Birth­day Dinner June 13. Sonja Koslowsky plays the piano, Rachel Gfeller will be giving free chair massages and physician Randolph Whitely will give a program right after lunch.

Our center fundraiser will be from 5:30-7 p.m. June 13 at the center. Enjoy a dinner of grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans and scrumptious desserts. The proceeds benefit our center. Your generosity is appreciated. Cost is by donation.

Don’t forget, Farmers Market is from 4:30-6:30 p.m. each Monday downtown. June 14 is Flag Day and on June 15 we will be hosting the Senior Citizens of Marion County meeting.

Dawn Miller of “Angels” will be leading our Care­giver meeting June 18. Our first meeting will be at our center, right after lunch. Dawn has a lot of ideas to share and is looking forward to meeting you.

If you want to spend some time with come great seniors, then be a volunteer. If you have a couple of hours once a week, we could sure use your help. Join us for a good nutritious meal at $3.50 for people age 60-plus and $5.25 for people 59 years and under. Be sure to call in a reservation. Take adauntage of our Meals on Wheels program, call 620-983-2226 for information.

For those who are planning a vacation, remember we have frozen meals available. We have seniors who take advantage of getting meals delivered for three or four days when getting ready to leave, and a couple of frozen meals ready for them when they get home.

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager


Baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, wheat roll, fruit, cake, milk. (Birthday Dinner at noon; fund­raiser at 6:30 p.m.)


Egg/sausage/has brown bake, vegetable, blueberry muffin, fruit, milk. (Flag Day)

FRIDAY, June 15

Fish, crispy potato wedges, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk. (SCMC meeting)

MONDAY, June 18

Taco soup, tossed salad, peaches, cinnamon roll, milk.

TUESDAY, June 19

Chicken enchilada casserole, pinto beans, fruit dessert, milk. (Business meeting)


Hot beef sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

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