Senior Scribbles (6-20-18)

HILLSBORO senior center

We hope everyone had a great Father’s Day this week. We will have our business board meeting Tuesday June 19. On Thursday, June 21, we will have sing-a-long after the noon meal. On Monday, June 25, we will have our birthday dinner at noon. We hope you can join us soon for a meal at the center and cool off in these hot temperatures.

We want to thank everyone for supporting our center. We run off donations only, so we needed those donations to purchase a new hot-water heater, which was a big expense, and we pay the utility bills, insurance and all repairs at the center.

The money we get from the meals goes to the North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging to pay for the food, the head cook and site manger. If you can help with a donation, we will be grateful and can give you a receipt for the donation.

We will be serving the farmers market meal Thursday,June 21, at the senior center. We will be serving catfish, coleslaw, chips and water for $7. This is a fundraiser for us, so come support our center.

We are looking for a substitute head cook to fill in when our cook needs off for vacation or illness. You will be trained for this position; call or stop by the center for more information.

—Brenda Moss, director


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


Hamburger with bun, tossed salad, chili bean salad, fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, June 22

Baked fish, (alternate) riblet with bun, scalloped corn, coleslaw, fruit, bread, milk.

MONDAY, June 25

Taco burger, green beans, fiesta corn, fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, June 26

Country-fried steak, white gravy, mashed potatoes, lima beans, fruit, bread milk.


Hawaiian meatballs, roasted potatoes, fruit, roll, milk.

Marion senior center

We have been serving and sending out a lot of meals recently. Could be the hot weather diminishes the thought of cooking at home.

We welcomed the Aulne United Methodist Church birthday group June 7. They were honoring Eva Smith.

We miss Robin Nelson, a wonderful dining room helper. She’s at camp this week.

Thanks to Harlow Warneke for grilling burgers June 13. They are always a crowd pleaser.

The jigsaw puzzle enthusiasts finally finished the very difficult puzzle brought to us in January.

Commodities will be distributed June 21. That same day, the balance class taught by Gayla Ratzlaff begins at 10:30 a.m.

— Janet Bryant, director


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


Meat loaf, baked potatoes, candied carrots, cake/fruit, whole wheat roll.

FRIDAY, June 22

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

MONDAY, June 25

Beef cutlets, potatoes with gravy, peas, fresh fruit, whole wheat roll.

TUESDAY, June 26

Grilled chicken breast, carrot raisin salad, baked potatoes, lime pears, whole wheat roll.


Harlow’s grilled burgers, potato salad, baked beans, lettuce/tomato/ onions, fruit.


What a turnout for our fundraiser last Wednesday! We appreciate how hard our Peabody Senior Center Board worked to make that happen. Members of the board provided and cooked the grilled hamburgers and hot dogs. Some of our diners also contributed desserts, side dishes and whatever was needed. Our fundraisers helps to keep our center open, so we thank you for coming.

Don’t forget, Farmers Market is from 4-30-6:30 p.m. in downtown Peabody. Farmers market checks can be used with the vendors who participate in this program.

On Monday, June 18, Dawn Miller of “Angels” started the Caregiver meetings. On Friday, June 29, you are invited to a Holiday Brunch serving a breakfast casserole, cinnamon roll or coffee cake. Come dine with us, you are always welcome.

Volunteers, we need you. If you have a couple of hours once a week, we could sure use your help. Join us for a good nutritious meal for $3.50 for people age 60 and older, and $5.25 for people age 59 and younger. Be sure to call ahead to make a reservation. Take advantage of our Meals on Wheels program. Call for information: 620-983-2226.

For those of you 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 are ready for them when they get home.

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager


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


Smothered pork chop, mashed sweet potato, vegetable, applesauce cake, wheat roll, milk

FRIDAY, June 22

Sloppy Joes with bun, potato salad, baked beans, fresh fruit, milk.

MONDAY, June 25

Nacho chicken bake, vegetable, fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, June 26

Tuna salad sandwich, lettuce, tomato, onion, macaroni salad, fruit, milk.


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

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