Senior Scribbles (April 7, 2010)

Hillsboro Senior Center

We had a great turnout for our Easter dinner with more than 100 meals served. Everyone enjoyed the special music by Jona Baltzer.

This week, we have foot care with Mary McFadden Thursday, April 8, and at 12:30 p.m. our guest speaker will be Superintendent Steve Noble, USD 410-Durham-Hillsboro-Lehigh.

Donna Becker, with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, will be presenting, ?Life is Like a Box of Chocolates…,? at 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 12.

Andy Kleinsasser with the National Weather Service office will be the guest speaker at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13.

Come and join us for programs and a great meal.

Call by 9 a.m. to reserve your meal for that day at 947-2304.

? Brenda Moss, director

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WEDNESDAY, March 7

Chicken and rice casserole, broccoli with cheese, wheat bread, apricot halves, milk.

THURSDAY, April 8

Pot roast, gravy, baked potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, sliced peaches, milk.

FRIDAY, April 9

Ham and beans, cucumbers and onions, cornbread, pineapple ambrosia, crispy rice bar, milk.

MONDAY, April 12

Pasta, beef and tomato casserole, lettuce with tomatoes and salad dressing, wheat roll, pistachio salad, milk.

TUESDAY, April 13

Oven-fried chicken, potato salad, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, cinnamon apples, milk.

WEDNESDAY, April 14

Turkey tetrazzini, stewed tomatoes, wheat bread, Mandarin oranges, milk.

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GOESSEL Senior Center

Agape Senior Center in Goessel will have its anniversary dinner April 14.

The center is planning short programs of interest at noon on Wednesdays.

April?s activities include Bingo, today (April 7); gardening, April 14; Volunteer Day, April 21; and antiques, April 28.

We would like to have your suggestions for these programs.

The center welcomes everyone for lunch and we look forward to seeing you.

We appreciate all those who join us.

Lunch reservations are due by 9 a.m. the day of the meal by calling 620-367-2275.

? Sarita Blosser

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WEDNESDAY, April 7

Chicken and rice casserole, broccoli with cheese, wheat roll, apricot halves, milk.

THURSDAY, April 8

Pot roast, gravy, baked potatoes, carrots, wheat roll, sliced peaches, milk.

FRIDAY, April 9

Egg sausage bake, juice, coffee cake, frozen fruit, salad, cookie, milk.

MONDAY, April 12

Exercise at 11:15 a.m. Pasta, beef and tomato casserole, lettuce with tomatoes and salad dressing, wheat roll, pineapple chunks, milk.

TUESDAY, April 13

Oven-fried chicken, potato salad, peas, wheat roll, cinnamon apples, milk.

WEDNESDAY, April 14

Anniversary dinner: Glazed ham loaf, Ramon noodles, green beans, wheat roll, easy fruit dessert, milk.

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Marion Senior Center

March is over, April is here, and there are sunny days ahead.

Fred Puttroff has a new grandson and he shared his photo on the senior center computer.

We all were Kansas State fans with the college logo on napkins March 26. There were two K-State door prizes, won by Jerry Harp and Luella Popp. (It was) fun while it lasted.

An efficient crew came in to assemble the Marion County Senior Citizens Newsletter March 29.

They included Ivanlee and Mary Ann Timm, Norma Woerz, Evelyn Jewett, Harvey Wells, Erme Lespagnard, Jane Makovec, Nora Richter, Elsie Reiswig, Sue Clough, Beulah Weigart, Lanell Hett and Gayla Ratzlaff.

Keith Holtsclaw brought in artwork to display on our easel.

We have a set of embroidered tea towels for sale with chocolate designs on each one. Come see this set, or pick some to embroider on your own time.

Norine Holtsclaw brought in a vase of daffodils to share.

Marilyn Geis announced receiving partial funding to install automatic openers on our front doors March 31.

Donna Becker, with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, presented ?Reflections on Holy Week.?

Lunch reservations are due by 9 a.m. the day of the meal. For reservations, call 620-382-2942.

? Janet Bryant, manager

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WEDNESDAY, April 7

Ham and beans, cucumbers, peaches, cornbread.

THURSDAY, April 8

Pork roast and gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, ambrosia, whole wheat rolls.

FRIDAY, April 9

Chicken and noodles, broccoli with cheese, apricots, whole wheat rolls.

MONDAY, April 12

Barbecue ribbetts, potato wedges, Harvard beets, pears, whole wheat rolls.

TUESDAY, April 13

Bridge players: Spaghetti with meat sauce, lettuce and tomatoes with dressing, pineapple chunks, bread sticks.

WEDNESDAY, April 14

Wellness Clinic: Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, cinnamon apples, whole wheat rolls.