Senior Scribbles (December 13, 2017)

hillsboro senior center

We want to thank everyone who came to our make up meal on Dec. 9.

We also still need to sell more tickets for our raffle to win a motorcycle. Stop by and purchase one for $10, so we can reach our goal of selling 300 tickets. We are at 90 now, and then we can set a date and draw the winner. If you can’t make it to the center to purchase a ticket by 2 p.m., let us know. We can make arrangements to purchase some after that time. Call the center at 620-947-2304 for more information.

This week we have chair massages on Wednesday, Dec. 13. Call for more information. We have our jam session after the noon meal on Thursday Dec. 14. If you would like to join in, let us know.

We have our Christmas dinner on Thursday, Dec. 21. It is filling up fast, so call soon. You can also pick up your meal by 11 a.m. or have it delivered. We need to know soon on that, too. We want to thank everyone for your support to our center and if you have a program idea let us know. You get a meal the day you present your program.

We have meal tickets you can purchase for your loved one makes a great gift call for more information. You can call by 10 a.m. for a meal. We wish everyone a happy holiday season.

—Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6

Ham, scalloped potatoes, carrots, apple pie, roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Dec. 7

Chili, coleslaw, peaches, cinnamon roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Dec. 8

Herbed pork chop, baked potato, sour cream, green beans with onions, white cake topped w/fruit, roll, milk.

MONDAY, Dec. 11

Tator tot casserole, carrots, fruit cup, Jell-O cake with topping, roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Dec. 12

Bun with pulled pork or polish sausage with sauerkraut, baked french fries, green pea salad, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13

Hot roast beef sandwich w/gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, baked apples, pudding, milk.

Marion senior center

The Marion High School Singers will entertain us on Dec. 13. We’ll have our own carol sing Dec. 20 with song leader Sue Clough and pianist Keith Allison.

We have brochures for Heartland Travel trips. Come pick one up.

Thank-you and farewell to one of our meal delivery drivers, Mary Rogers. She’s been faithful and responsible to get meals delivered in a timely and cheerful manner.

— Janet Bryant, director

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6

Creamy turkey bake, red potatoes, cinnamon raisin biscuit, sliced peaches.

THURSDAY, Dec. 7

Ham & beans, cornbread, spinach salad, fruit Jell-O, peanut butter twist, milk.

FRIDAY, Dec. 8

Salmon patties, creamed peas w/potatoes, pineapple dream, whole wheat bread, milk.

MONDAY, Dec. 11

Pork cutlet w/gravy, mashed potatoes, pea salad, applesauce, whole wheat roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Dec. 12

Sweet & sour chicken, glazed carrots, rice, salad, pineapple tidbits, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13

Roast beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, pears, cookie, whole wheat roll.

PEABODY SENIOR CENTER

We are looking forward to busy days ahead, but be sure to take time and enjoy the Christmas lights starting Wednesday, Dec. 13, with our Holiday Light Tour.

USD 398 will supply the center with a bus and driver. The bus will be at Westview Manor at 6 p.m., Peabody Health and Rehab at 6:15 p.m., and then stop at the center at 6:30 p.m. to pick up anyone who would like a ride. Come have a cup of hot chocolate and treats after the tour.

Peabody United Methodist Church Circle dined and held their meeting at our center Dec. 7. We feel privileged to have you use our center for such meetings.

The birthday dinner will be held Dec. 13 for all to celebrate. The SCMC meeting is Dec. 15 at Marion. The business meeting and our Christmas dinner will be Tuesday, Dec. 19. We’ll be serving lamb or ham and all the trimmings. Remember the center will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25. Please order a frozen meal if needed. We will deliver the frozen meals on Friday, Dec. 22, with our regular deliveries.

Meals are $3.50 for 60-plus and $5.25 for 59 and under. By the way, meal tickets make a wonderful Christmas present. You are always welcome to stop in and stay a spell. Call for a reservation at 620-983-2226.

Emergency meals are now at our center. These are designed for use if electricity goes out. We encourage you to order one or two of these meals to have as a backup. They will keep for a year on your shelf.

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6

Pork roast, potatoes with gravy, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

THURSDAY, Dec. 7

Scalloped potatoes with ham, vegetable, fresh fruit, cookie, corn bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Dec. 8

Chili with crackers, cinnamon roll, fruit, milk.

MONDAY, Dec. 11

Tater tot casserole, lettuce salad, biscuit, fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, Dec. 12

Liver and onions OR beef patty with cooked onion, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetable, fruit, wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13

Baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, fruit, cake, wheat roll, milk.