Senior Scribbles (June 29, 2016)

hillsboro senior center

July is here and on Friday, July 1, we will have July 4 trivia. We are closed Monday for the holiday and we hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday weekend.

Chair massages are Thursday, July 7. Please call for more information.

Alisa Schmidt, medical doctor, will be here Thursday July 7 after lunch. On July 8, we will have the identity theft workshop after lunch. The program will last about 45 minutes.

For those interested in lunch, please call ahead. We need Meals on Wheels drivers so anyone who can help is encouraged to let us know. We have drivers that are about ready to retire. The time is from about 10:30-11:30 a.m., and meals the day someone works are free. We will also train.

Volunteers are also needed from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Anyone interested can choose the days they work. Those volunteers will also get their meal free for helping. We want to thank everyone for their support of our center.

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.

—Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, June 29

Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, carrots, applesauce, poke cake, roll, milk.

THURSDAY, June 30

Chicken salad sandwich, vegetable Jell-O salad, potato salad, pineapple, milk.

FRIDAY, July 1

Oven-baked fish or beef cutlet, green beans, macaroni & cheese, Jell-O salad, fruit, roll, milk.

MONDAY, July 4

Closed.

TUESDAY, July 5

Lasagna, broccoli or carrots, salad, pineapple, garlic bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, July 6

Pork cutlet, sweet potato, Brussel sprouts, green & wax beans combination, apple cobbler, roll, milk.

Marion senior center

This week we received homegrown apples from Scott and Laurie Miesse. We look forward to any fresh food brought to us.

Mary Hett brought birthday treats on June 20, and is proud to be a healthy 92-year-old.

We welcomed volunteer Robin Nelson back after she was at camp last week. Several people helped prepare boxes of government commodities on June 22. Those helping were Sue Clough, Bill and Vickie Kaempfe, Al and Andy Ash and Gene Winkler.

Commodities are given out by income, not age.

Katie Wilcox from Legacy in Herington gave the program on June 22, giving an overview of services offered.

We will be closed July 4. Come join us on July 6 for the program.

Check our menu in local newspapers and 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

WEDNESDAY, June 29

Barbecue meatballs, butter beans, cauliflower, broccoli blend, pineapple pudding, whole wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, June 30

Chef salad, crackers, fruit muffin, summer fruit cup, milk.

FRIDAY, July 1

Oven-baked chicken, macaroni & cheese, spinach salad, fruit, roll, milk.

MONDAY, July 4

Closed.

TUESDAY, July 5

Beef patty w/onions, steamed cabbage, copper penny salad, mixed fruit, cornbread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, July 6

Chicken enchilada, pinto beans, salad, fruit cup, milk.

PEABODY senior center

Looks like we might be in for a cooler week with a little rain in sight. We got about one and one-half inches last week, which was needed.

Massages were given by Shirley Davis on Monday, the board meeting was Tuesday and guest speaker Melissa Parmley, administrator at Peabody Health and Rehab was Wednesday. She talked about their therapy program, rest of the week was business as usual.

This week we will be getting ready for July 4. Re­mem­ber we are closed Mon­day so be sure to let us know if you want a frozen dinner for the holiday. Frozen meals can be picked up July 1 or they can also delivered that day.

Coming up: Chair massage therapy by Rachel and our board meeting is July 11 and grief share is at 3 p.m. July 12. Birthday dinner and blood pressure readings are both July 13. The Senior Centers of Marion County meeting is July 15 and a business meeting July 19.

Please travel safely on this holiday weekend. Get a button and come see a great fireworks display, plus lots of other things going on.

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. 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.

Peabody’s farmers market is from 5-6:30 p.m. in downtown Peabody on the west side of the street. Some 11 vendors are signed up.

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager

WEDNESDAY, June 29

Turkey with dressing, sweet potatoes, fruit, wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, June 30

Meatloaf, baked potato, vegetable, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, July 1

Biscuit w/sausage gravy, cinnamon roll or blueberry muffin, milk.

MONDAY, July 4

Closed.

TUESDAY, July 5

Tator tot casserole, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, July 6

Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, vegetables, fruit, wheat bread, milk.