Senior Scribbles (Aug. 14, 2013)

Hillsboro Senior Center

We will host a fundraiser Friday, Aug. 23, serving a sloppy joe supper and ice cream social. Entertainment will be provided by the Cottonwood River Band at a time to be announced. We are asking for volunteers to donate fruit pies for the social. If you are willing to help, please call the center at 947-2304.

Steve Noble, USD 410 superintendent, will share with us Wed?nesday, Aug. 14, and Marlene Fast, director of alumni at Tabor College, will be with us Thurs?day, Aug. 22. We hope you can join us for a meal soon.

We currently need volunteers from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Volun?teers get a free meal the day you help. Please contact the center if you can serve in this way.

Thank you to everyone who supports our center, and thank you to our board members for all your hard work to keep the center going. We also thank our volunteers, dishwashers, Meals on Wheels drivers, head cook Janis Wright and assistant cook Norma Cabben. We have a great crew.

Anyone can join us at the center for a meal. The suggested donation is $3.15 for those age 60 and older and $5 for those under 60. It is a great price for a great meal.

?Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 14

Chicken tenders, tots, carrots, pineapple upside down cake, bread, milk.

THURSDAY, Aug. 15

Liver and onions, alternative hamburger steak, baked potato with sour cream, peas and carrots, pudding cream pie, bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Aug. 16

Beef stroganoff over noodles, mixed vegetables, zucchini slaw, strawberries, bread, milk.

MONDAY, Aug. 19

Beef and macaroni, carrots, marinated tomato salad, fruit Jello with topping, bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Aug. 20

Chef?s salad, alternative hamburger, sliced tomato, summer fruit cup, bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21

Country fried steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, sherbet, bread, milk.

Marion Senior Center

We?re open for lunch week days, rain or shine, fallen limbs or high water! Check our menu in the newspaper or on the local cable channel.

Pastor Sue Talbot, who serves Valley United Methodist Church, brought a vocal music program Aug. 7. She has an excellent voice.

We continue to accept egg cartons and grocery coupons to be used for specific projects.

Come join us on Senior Center Day, Aug. 21. There will be a program after lunch.

For information on volunteering, renting the senior center building or making a lunch reservation, call 620-382-2942 by 9 a.m. the day of the meal. We are located at 309 S. Third St.

? Janet Bryant, director

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 14

(Wellness clinic.) Roast pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, lima beans, peach crisp, whole wheat rolls.

THURSDAY, Aug. 15

Baked fish, macaroni and cheese, spinach salad, whole wheat rolls, ice cream.

FRIDAY, Aug. 16

(Commodities distributed.) Taco salad, pinto beans, fruit.

MONDAY, Aug. 19

Lasagna, corn, fruit, garlic toast.

TUESDAY, Aug. 20

Chicken salad on lettuce, tomato/cucumber salad, fruit, whole wheat rolls.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21

Beef & noodles, mashed potatoes, mixed veggies, fruit, whole wheat rolls.

Peabody Senior Center

(Menus were not available at press time.)

Eighty degrees and rainy?they call this August? It is amazing what this weather is doing this year, but we will survive. We survived the heat, so I guess we can survive the rain and cool.

Commodities will be in Thursday, Aug. 15, and we will be sacking them after lunch. We always appreciate help with that venture. They will be distributed between 9-11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the senior center.

Also on Aug. 15, after we sack the commodities we will play Bingo. Grab a couple candy bars for the prize basket and stay for some fun. We have a good time playing and wish more would stay and enjoy.

We will have our monthly business meeting Aug. 20. Join us and learn all the fun and facts about the Senior Center. It?s a great time to get plugged in and become a part of a wonderful, fun group of people.

On Wednesday, Aug. 21, we will have Marion County Sheriff Rob Craft here to talk to us. He is always a wonderful speaker with a lot of information that really concerns each of us. Make plans to attend.

On Aug. 22, we will have Dr. Zafar teaching us about our hearing. He is interesting and informative and you will be glad you made a reservation for this.

The Peabody Senior Center has delicious meals and interesting and informational programs for your benefit. Come by 106 N. Walnut or call us at 620-983-2226 to make a reservation, pick up a menu, or just enjoy a cup of coffee and visit with friends. We would enjoy seeing you.

?Ruth Lot, director

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