Senior Scribbles (July 20, 2016)

hillsboro senior center

We want to thank everyone who attended the far­m­ers market meal, hosted by the senior center.

The center served more than 165 people.

We are grateful for every bit of help received for the senior center.

Our ice cream social is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 5. In addition, we will have sloppy joes, chips, pie a la mode. The cost is by donation and all proceeds benefit the senior center for completion of recent projects.

We hope you can come for a good time while helping the center at the same time.

Bob Delk & The Boys are providing entertainment. Mark your calenders for Aug. 5.

Footcare is Tuesday, July 19, and those interested are asked to call for an appointment. Haris Zafar of Wichita is here at 11 a.m. July 20 for hearing aid checks, and July 22 is Show & Tell.

On Monday, July 25, is our July birthday dinner.

Currently, we are looking for volunteer drivers to help with our Meals on Wheels program. Anyone who volunteers will receive a free meal the day they help.

The suggested do­nation for our meals is $3.50 for those 60 and older and $5.25 for people 59 and under.

To reserve a meal, volunteer or make a donation, please call 620-947-2304 or come by the center at 212 N. Main St.

Look forward to seeing you soon.

—Brenda Moss, director


Country fried steak, cream gravy, mashed potatoes, lima beans, peaches, brownie, roll, milk.


Chicken tenders, green beans, zucchini and squash, pasta salad, cinnamon baked apples, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, July 22

Bierock, roasted red potatoes, peas, mandarin oranges and pineapple, cereal bars, milk.

MONDAY, July 25

Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, broccoli, tossed salad, fresh fruit, roll, milk.

TUESDAY, July 26

Beef and noodles, carrots, pickled beets, jello with fruit, roll, milk.


Pork roast, baked potato, sour cream, green beans, cake with fruit, roll, milk.

Marion senior center

We hosted the meeting of the Count One committee consisting of the site manager of senior centers in Hillsboro, Peabody and Marion.

Connie Olmstead is chair of the committee. We report on programs offered and meals served and sent out. This was on July 7.

We had extra dessert that day with donated cake from a funeral dinner, plus cookies from Shirley Bowers for her son, Greg’s birthday.

John Kline brought ice cream sandwiches for his birthday on July 11. Granddaughters Lindsay and Brianna handed them out.

Tina Spencer, Marion County clerk and election officer, talked to us on July 13 about the new way to sign at the upcoming primary election. We were invited to try this device out.

Michelle Clore and Katie Wilcox from Legacy in Herington joined us for lunch, too.

Come for lunch on July 27. The program will be given by the new Marion Museum director Peggy Blackman.

This week’s menu is listed below and is also available on the community television channel.

For more information or to make a reservation, stop by 309 S. Third St., Marion, or call 620-382-2942.

— Janet Bryant, director


Barbecued chicken, corn o’brien, green beans, vanilla pudding with bananas, tossed salad, whole wheat bread, milk.


Taco salad, pinto beans, seasonal fruit, brownie, milk.

FRIDAY, July 22

Grilled hamburger with bun, oven wedge potatoes, tomato slices, onion slices, mixed fruit, milk.

MONDAY, July 25

Egg and sausage bake, mixed vegetables, muffin, gelatin, peaches, milk.

TUESDAY, July 26

Baked penne, carrots, tossed salad, apple crisp, whole wheat bread, milk.


Country fried steak, cream gravy, mashed potatoes, lima beans, peaches, brownie, milk.

PEABODY senior center

Our birthday dinner was held this past week, and we always enjoy seeing everyone. The best part is celebrating birthdays with those having one that month.

We have a beautiful senior who will be 99 years old this month. Yea! Hope we can all say that some day.

Piano music was played during the dinner by Sonja Koslowsky. She played several patriotic songs and of course the birthday song.

Our seniors even sang some of these songs to­ge­t­her. Peabody Health and Rehab sent their nurse to take blood pressure readings before lunch. Monday morning many seniors enjoyed a back massage given by Rachel Gfeller.

Volunteer drivers and kitchen help are always needed, even if for a back-up when someone is sick or having to take time off. Please take time and consider this. Nobody needs a special license to drive Meals on Wheels and the van is provided. No license is required to be a greeter or do dishes. Besides, we love the company.

Tina Spencer will be here July 20 to help us with the iPad.

The iPad will be something new for us to use when we register to vote. Be sure and come.

Check our menu for the week of July 25, bet you can’t resist at least two or three of these meals. Looking forward to seeing you.

The suggested price for meals is $3.50 for people 60 and older, and $5.25 for those 59 and younger. Meals are available by home delivery, pick-up, or dine-in. Please call for a reservation. Frozen meals are also available.

For more information or to make a lunch reservation, call 620-983-2226 or stop by 106 N. Walnut St.

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager


Smothered chicken breast, potatoes, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.


Bierocks casserole, vegetable, fruit, cookie, milk.

FRIDAY, July 22

Fish or hamburger patty, potato wedges, carrots, mandarin oranges, wheat bread, milk.

MONDAY, July 25

Lasagna, garlic bread, tossed salad with dressing, fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, July 26

Scalloped potatoes with ham, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.


Roast pork with gravy, sweet potato, vegetable, applesauce cake, wheat bread, milk.

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