Senior Scribbles (Jan. 19, 2011)

hillsboro senior center

Our Silver-Haired Legislator Tom Duggan will be speaking at 12:20 p.m. Jan. 19 at the center. It is also our carry-in meal.

For those not aware, the center is also a great place to come in for a cup of hot coffee and a meal.

Lunch reservations must be called in before 9 a.m. the day of the meal. We can also take orders to go that can be picked up or for Meals on Wheels.

Also, remember that any time the school is closed due to snow or other inclement weather, the senior center will also be closed. We want everyone to be safe on these cold days ahead.

For more information or to make appointments, call 620-947-2304. We are located at 212 N. Main St.

? Brenda Moss, director

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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19

Carry-in.

THURSDAY, Jan. 20

Sloppy joe with bun, potato wedges, cauliflower, applesauce, milk.

FRIDAY, Jan. 21

Ham, baked potato, green beans, wheat bread, easy fruit dessert, milk.

MONDAY Jan. 24

Sweet and sour chicken, rice, winter mix, wheat bread, pears, milk.

TUESDAY, Jan. 25

Chili with beans, coleslaw, crackers, cinnamon rolls, pineapple, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26

Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, beets, wheat bread, baked apple, milk.

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GOESSEL senior center

Come and beat your winter blues at the Goessel AGAPE Sr. Center.

We have a variety of interesting events and services scheduled and would also like to note a few changes, too.

The AGAPE Center?s annual meeting is starting at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 19. The meeting will include election of new officers. The center?s pool tournament with Buhler is from 8 a.m. to noon Jan 20.

Other rescheduled events include the monthly potluck at 6 p.m. Jan. 21, followed by Bluegrass Gospel music with the ?Brothers and Sisters.?

A ?humor? program by Donna Becker will be at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 26.

Karen Dalke, Goessel city maintenance employee, will provide the program at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 2.

Progressive Health will be at the facility for foot care, blood sugar and blood pressure checks at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 7.

?Valentine Surprise? is Feb. 9 following the meal.

The center will be closed Feb. 21 for President?s Day.

During the colder weather, everyone is invited to come enjoy a nutritious, hot meal and the warmth of fellowship around the table at the AGAPE Center.

These friendship meals are available to those 60+ for a suggested donation of $2.75. Meals for those under 60 are $4.50. Meal deliveries and carry-out meals are also available.

We welcome all phone calls for meal reservations including deliveries or carry-out. Call 620-367-2275.

Site-managers are available from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and messages can be left anytime.

For meal registration, call before 9 a.m.

? Denise Woelk and the staff

AGAPE Senior Center, Goessel

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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19

Baked chicken, parslied potatoes, green beans, roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Jan. 20

Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, roll, baked apple, milk.

FRIDAY, Jan. 21

Tuna and noodles, tossed salad with dressing, roll, orange slices,milk.

MONDAY Jan. 24

Turkey slices, bread dressing, baked squash, roll, strawberries, milk.

TUESDAY, Jan. 25

Pasta beef and tomatoes, corn, roll, citrus slices, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26

Birthday dinner: Ham, baked potatoes, green beans, roll, easy fruit dessert, milk.

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Marion senior center

After this week?s snow and bitter cold, it?s a good time to remind everyone that the senior center is open unless Marion Schools close due to weather.

Our parking lot is cleared as well as sidewalks for the safety of our diners and meals are delivered as long as we are open.

Roger Bitner provided ice cream cups to observe his birthday Jan. 6. After lunch, Dick Varenhorst, chairman of the Kansas Sesquicentennial in Marion, outlined the events planned and opportunities to participate.

Our Elvis birthday party was lively and fun, with fans from Wichita, Newton, Canton and Peabody. The next birthday party is scheduled for Jan. 9, 2012.

Thelma Blosser brought homemade cookies to celebrate her birthday on Jan. 10.

We were informed about the use of Vicks VapoRub on the soles of the feet to get rid of persistent coughs.

If you try this, let me know if it does work.

Our program Jan. 12 was given by Gretchen Wagner, representing Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

Come join us for lunch Jan. 26. Merle Ecklund and Deb Harrington will provide a musical program.

For more information on programs or to make a lunch reservation, call 620-382-2942 by 9 a.m. the day of the meal or stop by the center, 309 S. Third St.

? Janet Bryant, director

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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19

Chicken fried chicken, parsiled potatoes, green beans, cookie, whole wheat roll.

THURSDAY, Jan. 20

Smothered steak, mashed potatoes, mixed veggies, fruit, whole wheat roll.

FRIDAY, Jan. 21

Sloppy joes, tator tots, pickles, carrot sticks, fruit crisp.

MONDAY Jan. 24

Sweet and sour chicken over rice, winter mix, pears, whole wheat roll.

TUESDAY, Jan. 25

Chili with beans, coleslaw, cinnamon rolls, fruit, crackers.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26

Meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, creamed peas, baked apple, whole wheat rolls.

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Peabody senior center

Thanks for everyone?s support at the sloppy joe meal Saturday. We appreciate our volunteers and your participation.

The center is closed on any day USD 398 Peabody Burns cancels school because of weather.

Call 620 983-2226 or stop in at 106 Walnut Street. Meal reservations must be made by the previous evening.

For more information, call weekdays between 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

? Linda Wetta,

correspondent

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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19

Ham &?beans, potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, apricots.

THURSDAY, Jan. 20

Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, peaches.

FRIDAY, Jan. 21

Tuna and noodles, lettuce with dressing, wheat bread, orange slices.

MONDAY Jan. 24

Turkey slice, dressing, vegetables, wheat bread, strawberries with toping.

TUESDAY, Jan. 25

Sloppy joe, potato wedges, cauliflower, applesauce.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26

Ham, baked potato, green beans, wheat bread, fruit dessert.

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