Senior Scribbles (Jan. 15, 2014)

Hillsboro Senior Center

We are hosting the Marion County Senior Citizen board meeting Friday, Jan. 17, and our business meeting is Tuesday, Jan. 21, during the noon meal.

Everyone is invited to play Bingo Wednesday, Jan. 22, after lunch.

The center?s winter fundraising gala event is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Milk & Honey Bed and Breakfast, with the time to be announced. The cost is $100 per person.

Entertainment at the event will be provided by Glen and Sheila Litke. All proceeds will go to replace the center?s air conditioning/heating units.

We hope others will join us for this worthwhile cause. If interested, please call the center for reservations.

The birthday dinner is Monday, Jan. 27.

We will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The center needs a few more volunteers to include Meals on Wheels drivers. Training is available for that position.

Anyone who helps will get their meal free the day they work. Meals on Wheels drivers receive a free meal each day the week they deliver meals.

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.

We thank everyone for supporting the center.

?Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15

Baked pork chops, baked sweet potatoes, green beans, Jell-O, frosted grahams, bread, milk.

THURSDAY, Jan. 16

Taco salad (alternate?spaghetti), mixed vegetables, fruit salad, bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Jan. 17

Oven-fried fish (alternate?chicken breast), potato wedges, winter mix or green beans, mixed fruit, bread, milk.

MONDAY, Jan. 20

Closed.

TUESDAY, Jan. 21

Turkey tetrazzini, peas, carrots, Mandarin oranges, bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22

Ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, lima beans, pineapple, Rice Krispie treats, bread, milk.

Marion?Senior Center

We were thankful for the newspaper coverage Jan. 3 of our Elvis event.

We have designated January as ?Bring a friend, neighbor, relative or stranger off the street in for lunch,? day.

For Elvis? birthday on Jan. 8, we celebrated for him and Thelma Blosser. She brought home-baked cookies for treats.

We also showed the move, ?Clambake,? loaned to us by Elvis fan, Lanell Hett.

The Area Agency on Aging sent us a letter reporting a very good score on our 2013 site assessment.

We will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Come join us for lunch Jan. 22. The program will be given by Faye Wagner, former pastor at Valley United Methodist Church.

Wagner works at Harden Hospice in McPherson.

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, Jan. 15

Senior Center Day: Ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, lima beans, pineapple, Rice Krispie Treats, whole wheat rolls, milk.

THURSDAY, Jan. 16

Country-fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, fruit, whole wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Jan. 17

Hot dogs on bun, potato salad, baked beans, fruit, milk.

MONDAY, Jan. 20

Closed.

TUESDAY, Jan. 21

Pork cutlets, au Gratin potatoes, cabbage/parsley, mixed fruit, angel food cake, whole wheat rolls, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22

Meatloaf, gravy, baked potato, green beans, fruit cobbler, whole wheat rolls, milk.

Peabody Senior Center

It seems like not that long ago we were celebrating the beginning of 2014, and now January is half over.

Bingo will be Thursday, Jan. 16, and the prize basket is full of goodies for the winners.

Join us and win a game and claim a prize. We would love to have you. Also, everyone who likes liver and onions is reminded not to forget to sign up to eat with us before we play.

Of course we will be offering an alternative for those who don?t care for the liver and onions entree.

The senior center will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Those who would like a frozen meal that day is asked to call the center and we will deliver it the week prior.

All that is required is to heat the meal in the oven or microwave.

Our monthly board meeting is Tuesday, Jan. 21.

We will report on what is happening at the senior center, plus we will have Laveta Jarrett with the Peabody Care Center presenting.

Everyone will benefit by attending this meeting after lunch. Call and make your reservations.

Sara Claassen of Bluestem Communities will be here Friday, Jan. 24, after lunch.

She is a former missionary to Uruguay and Argentina, and will share some of her experiences with us.

Come join us for lunch each weekday at 11:45 a.m. for a healthy meal.

Just call us the day before or during the night because we have an answering machine to assist in making reservations.

The suggested prices for seniors is $3.15 and $5 for everyone else. It?s a great value whatever the age.

We also have a number of people that choose to pick up meals each day, which are available at either 10:45 a.m. or noon.

Let us know the time preferred and we will make the reservation. This is convenient, especially for people still in the work force.

Give us a try, I think you will like us.

We are located at 106 N. Walnut and our phone number is 620-983-2226.

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15

Roast beef, potatoes, gravy, vegetables, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

THURSDAY, Jan. 16

Liver and onions, baked potato, green beans, fruit, milk, wheat bread.

FRIDAY, Jan. 17

Sloppy joe on bun, potato wedges w/catsup, pea salad, cinnamon applesauce, milk.

MONDAY, Jan. 20

Closed.

TUESDAY, Jan. 21

Beef stew, cornbread, fruit, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22

Ham, baked potato, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

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