Senior Scribbles (Dec. 4, 2013)

Hillsboro Senior Center

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends.

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, chair massages will be offered. The center will also have a sign up for its Christmas dinner Dec. 19.

Reservations are filling up quickly, so please call by Dec. 11.

We will also be having a soup lunch fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

In addition, we will have booths set up for Christmas shopping. We hope others can come enjoy the great meal and do some shopping.

Doors open at 9 a.m. for shopping.

We will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Dec. 24-25. Those who might want frozen meals on those days are asked to let us know by Dec. 18.

We want to make sure our cook can get the meals together to be delivered or picked up Monday, Dec. 23.

Volunteers are needed for ?Meals on Wheels? when the regular driver is sick or takes time off.

Help is also needed from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and that day?s meal is free to those working. The suggested meal donation for people 60 and over is $3.15 and those under 59 is $5.

We are located at 212 N. Main St., or call 620-947-2304.

Thank you all for supporting the senior center.

?Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4

Baked pork chop, baked sweet potatoes, vegetable medley, Jell-O with fruit, frosted grahams, bread, milk.

THURSDAY, Dec. 5

Taco salad (alternate of sloppy joe), potato wedges, mixed vegetables, fruit salad, bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Dec. 6

Oven-fried fish, (alternate of grilled chicken breast), corn and green beans, orange slices, bread, milk.

MONDAY, Dec. 9

Meat loaf, gravy, baked potato, spinach salad, carrots, bread pudding, bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Dec. 10

Turkey tetrazzini, peas & carrots, sherbet, bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11

Swiss steak, boiled potatoes, lima beans, pineapple, Rice Krispie Treat, bread, milk.

Marion Senior Center

Come join us Dec. 4. Rex Savage will talk about wind power. His previous program had been postponed.

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, Dec. 4

Ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, green beans, fruit, whole wheat rolls, milk.

THURSDAY, Dec. 5

Chili and crackers, fruit cobbler, cornbread, milk.

FRIDAY, Dec. 6

Beef vegetable soup, fruit, bread sticks, milk.

MONDAY, Dec. 9

Taco salad, brown rice, fruit salad, milk.

TUESDAY, Dec. 10

Beef stew, fruit, breastmilks, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11

Pork cutlets, Au Gratin potatoes, cauliflower/broccoli, fruit, whole wheat rolls, milk.

Peabody Senior Center

Our annual Light Tour will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 11, and a bus will pick up people at the center shortly before 6 p.m. It will then go to Peabody Care Center to load and then Westview. Once everyone is picked up, we will travel through Peabody to see the Christmas lights on a street-by-street tour.

Afterward, the bus will bring everyone back to the center for hot chocolate, cookies and snacks.

Sonja Koslowsky will play piano music while we enjoy the snacks and company.

The monthly birthday dinner is at noon Dec. 12.

Come and celebrate with us if you have a birthday in December, and if you don?t, join us and help others celebrate. Braden Coldren with Clear Choice Hearing Aid Center in Hutchinson will talk to us about hearing loss and solutions.

Door prizes will also be given away.

Nancy Pihl with the Marion County Extension office will give a presentation Dec. 17. She is always a fun speaker and very informative.

Randolph Whitely, a medical doctor with Heritage Medical, will be here Dec. 18 for ?Dinner with the Doctor.?

He always provides us with valuable information.

Next month, he plans to discuss a topic that concerns all of us.

We certainly appreciate the time he donates to keep us informed.

Also in December, we will have a brunch before the Christmas holidays, but this time Kim Nellans, our cook, is going to change things up a bit.

We will be having biscuits and sausage gravy Dec. 23.

Menus are now available for December. Everyone is invited to stop by the center and pick one up.

We also need someone to volunteer in the kitchen from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Fridays and also someone to help deliver meals from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fridays.

If interested in helping, please let us know.

For more information, to volunteer or to make lunch reservations, call 620-983-2226 or stop by 106 N. Walnut.

We are open from 9 a.m. until around noon.

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4

Fish, diced potatoes, corn, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

THURSDAY, Dec. 5

Ham, scalloped potatoes, mixed vegetables, pineapple, wheat roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Dec. 6

Swiss steak, potatoes, vegetable, fruit, wheat roll, milk.

MONDAY, Dec. 9

Meat loaf, baked potato, vegetable, Mandarin oranges, wheat bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Dec. 10

Baked pork chops, baked sweet potato, green beans, fruited gelatin, wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11

Mexican casserole, peas, fruit cocktail, wheat roll, milk.

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