Senior Scribbles (February 7, 2018)

HILLSBORO senior center

We hope everyone is enjoying this new month, and we hope to have wonderful weather this month.

We also have meal tickets you can purchase that make a great gift for your loved ones for Valentines Day. We only have a few more spots for our Valentines dinner at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 14, so call soon.

We will have foot care on Thursday, Feb. 8, so call for an appointment. We will have our jam session after the noon meal. We also will have chair massages on Tuesday Feb. 12. Call for more info, as we also have games and fellowship every Monday after the noon meal, and every Wednesday we play bingo after the noon meal. So come and join us anytime—we love to see you.

We have a few men who play pool from 2-4 p.m. Monday through Friday that are wanting more players to come join them. Women are welcome to stop by, too, if you like to play pool or want to even learn how to play pool, they will teach you. If anyone has a program idea they would to share with us, please let us know. You get a meal the day you share your program with us, just call 947-2304 and let us know.

We want to thank everyone for your support to our senior center. We like to have anyone any age come join us for a meal at the center soon. The suggested donation for age 60 and over is $3.50. Anyone 59 and under is $5.25, which is a great price for a great meal. Our cook makes food from scratch—like home cooking, and it is very good. So please join us soon.

For more information or to find out about you can volunteer, call 620-947-2304 or stop by 212 N. Main St., Hillsboro. You get a meal the day you help.

—Brenda Moss, director


Shaker bean soup, cole slaw, cottage cheese, peaches, pudding, cornbread.


Smoked sausage casserole, spinach or carrots, fruit, Jell-O cake, roll.

FRIDAY, Feb. 9

Baked ham, hashbrown casserole, corn, fruit, roll, cookies.

MONDAY, Feb. 12

Cream of potato soup, grilled turkey & swiss sandwich, mixed vegetables, fruit.

TUESDAY, Feb. 13

Beef stew or shepherd pie, beets or tomato salad, fruit, biscuits, glazed applesauce cake.


Pork roast, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, fruit, roll.

Marion senior center

We celebrated Kansas Day on Jan. 29 with some facts, a quiz called “You Know You’re In Kansas If,” and we sang, “Home on the Range, led by Sue Clough with Keith Alison, pianist.

Thanks to Mary Hett for bringing treats on Jan. 30, just because.

Judy Thompson with the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs in Junc­tion City, will be here at 11 a.m. Feb 13.

She is the veteran’s representative for Marion Coun­ty, and also serves Clay, Dickinson, Geary and Wash­ington counties.

We will celebrate Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14 with singing and refreshments.

Lent begins that day, also with Ash Wednesday. We will have fish that Wednes­day and on Fridays. We also have an alternate meal when fish is on the menu.

Meals are $3.50 for age 60-plus and $5.25 for age 59 and under. For more information or to make meal reservations, call 620-382-2942 or stop by at 309 S. Third St., Marion.

— Janet Bryant, director


Meat balls, roasted red potatoes, green beans/onion, cherry crisp, whole wheat roll.


Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, carrots, spinach salad, carrots, whole wheat roll.

FRIDAY, Feb. 9

Cheesy ham Potato soup, cucumber/tomatoes, Mandarin oranges, cake, whole wheat roll..

MONDAY, Feb. 12

Scalloped chicken casserole, broccoli, tossed salad, pears/cookie, whole wheat roll.

TUESDAY, Feb. 13

Beef stew, pickled beets, fruit cocktail, angel biscuits.


Oven-baked fish, macaroni/cheese, carrots, applesauce, pumpkin squares, whole wheat roll.


We held Ground Hog Brunch this past Saturday with several diners attending. We all enjoyed the good food and company.

Gayla Ratzlaff will be here at our Center to help with taxes on Thursday, Feb. 8. Call to set up a time at 620-983-2226. Her time has been scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon but may change depending on how many people are coming.

Birthday dinner this month is Wednesday, Feb. 14, with Sonja Koslowsky at the piano, Rache Gfeller doing chair massages and our first Lenten devotion to be given by pastor Angela DeFisher.

The women from our center have been creating Valentines for Westview Manor, Peabody Health and Rehab, and to the homes to which we deliver. You are welcome to come and help us finish up and show off your creative side.

We are in great need for volunteers, so if you have an hour or two, you will be welcomed. One day a week—kitchen duties or being a driver—plus, lunch will be provided.

Meals are $3.50 for age 60-plus and $5.25 for age 59 and under. For more information or to make a reservation, call 620-983-2226.

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager


Meat loaf, potatoes, green beans, wheat bread, milk.


Grilled chicken breast with cream gravy, baked bread dressing vegetables, fruit, wheat roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Feb. 9

Tater tot casserole, vegetable, blueberry muffin, fruit, milk.

MONDAY, Feb. 12

Chili mac with cornbread, vegetable, pears, milk.

TUESDAY, Feb. 13

Bierocks casserole, vegetable, fruit, milk.


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

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