Senior Scribbles (Aug. 10, 2011)


hillsboro senior center

We want to thank everyone who came to our ice cream social and supported the senior center.

We will be having a community breakfast fundraising event from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Aug. 20. The center will serve biscuits and gravy, pancakes and ham, juice, coffee and milk. We hope you can join us.

Activities this week include a “show and tell” Aug. 12. Everyone is asked to bring anything to share. We will also have music during lunch on Wednesday and Friday provided by Esther Funk.

Volunteers are still needed for September. If you can help, call the center.

Everyone is encouraged to stop by and enjoy a meal at the center.

The cost of meals for those ages 59 and under is $4.50 and those over age 60 is $2.75.

For more information, or to volunteer projects, call 620-947-2304 before 9 a.m. the day of the meal. We are located at 212 N. Main St.

— Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10

Ham salad sandwich, potato chips, watermelon, peaches, cookies, milk.

THURSDAY, Aug. 11

Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, winter blend, wheat bread, strawberry shortcake, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 12

Beef enchiladas, seven-layer salad, rye bread, peach cobbler, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 15

Chicken salad wrap, sweet potato fries, three-bean salad, cucumbers, wheat bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 16

Baked fish with alternate choice, parslied potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, fruit, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17

Pork patty, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, muffin, fruit, bar cookie, milk.

AGAPE senior center

Goessel Country Threshing Days is over and hopefully the heat wave has broken, so come to the AGAPE senior center to eat lunch and visit with friends.

Wednesday, Aug. 10, Diane Yoder will be talking about how caregivers can get relief from stress.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 620-367-2275, the day before the meal. This is also the number to call if you are interested in volunteering to help at the senior center.

— Darlene Schroeder

AGAPE board member

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10

Braised beef tips, baked potatoes, beets, rolls, pears, milk.

THURSDAY, Aug. 11

Herb chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, winter blend, strawberries, rolls, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 12

Beef macaroni casserole, tossed salad, rolls, apricots, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 15

Baked chicken, potato wedges, pea salad, rolls, fruit cobbler, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 16

Taco salad, breadsticks, strawberries and bananas, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17

Roast pork, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, rolls, melon cup, milk.

Marion senior center

We will have another food giveaway from the Kansas Food Bank Aug. 10. This time there will be peaches, plums, nectarines, corn and potatoes.

We averaged 50 congregate diners during the month of July. This is our basic number we hope to reach monthly.

The ear care representative was here Aug. 1. He will be back in November.

Jeannie Byquist of the Tammy Walker Cancer Center in Salina, representing the Avon Foundation for Women, gave a presentation Aug. 3.

Come join us Aug. 15 when Jackie Volbrecht will tell about the alternative Christmas market set for October at Marion Presbyterian Church.

Senior Day is Aug. 17, and the program will be announced at a later date.

For more information on programs or to make a lunch reservation, call 620-382-2942 by 9 a.m. the day of the meal or stop by the center, 309 S. Third St.

— Janet Bryant, director

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10

Braised beef tip, baked potatoes, beets, pears, whole wheat rolls, milk.

THURSDAY, Aug. 11

Herb baked chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, winter blend, strawberries and topping, whole wheat rolls, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 12

Goulash, spinach salad, apricots, whole wheat rolls, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 15

Taco salad, strawberries and bananas, bread slices, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 16

Swedish meatballs, baked potato, corn, apricots, whole wheat rolls, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17

Roast pork, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, melon cup, whole wheat rolls, milk.

Peabody senior center

Hope you are enjoying the slight relief from the heat and the much needed scattered showers. They are surely something to be grateful for.

The center’s birthday dinner celebration begins at 11:45 a.m. Aug. 10.

Peabody Care Center will be providing blood pressure checks from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. that day for anyone who would like to have it checked. Immediately after dinner, Tim Robertson from Peabody-Burns High School will provide the program.

Our monthly board meeting will be at 9 a.m. Aug. 15, and if you would like to attend, we would be happy to have you.

The Senior Citizen Business meeting is planned Aug. 16, along with a representative from Schowalter Villa speaking about Medicare updates. We encourage everyone to join us for both of these important meetings.

We are grateful to have Kim back in the kitchen and want to say, “thank you” to Sharon Kessler and Judy Claassen. We appreciate all three of you for always providing us with delicious and nutritional meal.

We are looking for additional volunteers to help us at the center. If you have any available time and would like to volunteer, we would love to hear from you.

Menus are available for pick up at the center each weekday from 8 a.m. to noon. Be sure and reserve your meal the day before you eat by calling 620-983-2226. The center is located at 106 Walnut St.

— Ruth Lott and

Arlene Unruh, co-site manager

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10

BIRTHDAY?DINNER: Chicken, potatoes, gravy, green beans, fruit, cake, rolls, milk.

THURSDAY, Aug. 11

Turkey tetrazzini, coleslaw, wheat bread, milk, fruit.

FRIDAY, Aug. 12

Taco, fruit, brownies, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 15

Sweet and sour pork, rice, Italian blend, wheat bread, pineapple, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 16

Baked fish or alternate ribette, parslied potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, fruit, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17

Taco salad, breadsticks, strawberries and bananas, milk.


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