Senior Scribbles – June 6, 2018

HILLSBORO senior center

This week Dr. Alisa Schmidt will be here Thurs­day, June 7, and we have games and fellowship every Monday after the noon meal. On Wednesday, we play bingo after the noon meal.

Come say goodbye to our cook, Jessica West; her last day is June 6, as she will be moving. Welcome our new cook, Kendra Henry. We look forward to having her with us, but we will miss Jessica a lot and wish her the best.

We are still looking for volunteers; call the center for more information. If anyone has program ideas, let me know.

Our center had to purchase a new hot water heater, so we hope more donations will come in to help cover the cost. We run by donations, which have been lower recently. But, we are grateful to all who donate to our center. We can give you a receipt for your donation.

Remember, we have meal tickets you can purchase; they make great gifts.

—Brenda Moss, director


Chili, coleslaw, fruit, cinnamon roll, milk.


Beef pizza, tossed salad, stewed tomatoes, fruited gelatin, milk.

FRIDAY, June 8

Baked turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, broccoli, fruit, roll, milk.

MONDAY, June 11

Salmon patty, (alternate) hamburger steak, creamed potatoes, peas, fruit, bread, milk.

TUESDAY, June 12

Chicken salad sandwich, potato wedges, cucumbers & onions, fruit, milk.


Goulash, carrots, tomato salad, fruit, garlic bread, milk.

Marion senior center

We had another regular menu, Harlow’s Grilled Burgers, May 30. It is a very popular menu. He will be grilling burgers three times in June, including a make-up meal Saturday, June 23.

Dr. Whitely was our speaker May 30, talking about glaucoma. The vet rep. will be here 9:30 a.m. June 12; no appointment needed. Our program June 14 will be Wanda Williams playing her unique style of piano music.

Gayla Ratzlaff will start a class on balance here at 10:30 a.m. June 14. There is no charge, come on in.

We’re looking for a meal delivery person, mostly as a substitute. We have two routes. It’s an enjoyable volunteer job. Call 382-2942 or come in.

— Janet Bryant, director

Menus not available at press time.


Gayla Ratzlaff, coordinator of the Marion County Department on Aging, will be at our center at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 6. She will be handing out farmers market checks to those who qualify. Be sure to stop by and visit Gayla.

We will be having our birthday dinner Wednesday, June 13, with Sonja Koslow­sky playing the piano; Rachel Gfeller will be doing chair massages; Dr. Ran­dolph Whitely will be giving a program right after lunch.

Peabody Senior Center will be having a fundraiser from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13. Enjoy a dinner serving grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans and scrumptious desserts. The proceeds will benefit the center. Your generosity is appreciated. Cost is by donation.

Dawn Miller, “Angels,” will be leading our Care­giver meetings. Our first meeting will be at our center right after lunch (noon). Dawn has lots of ideas to share and is looking forward to meeting you.

Volunteers, we need you; if you have a couple of hours a week, we could sure use your help. Stop by and pick up our June menu, have a cup of coffee with us and stay for a nutritious meal: $3.50 for people age 60-plus and $5.29 for people 59 and younger. Call to make a reservation. Take advantage of our Meals on Wheels program; call 620-983-2226 for more information.

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager


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


Chili with crackers, cinnamon roll, fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, June 8

Chicken with rice casserole, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

MONDAY, June 11

Grilled liver and onions, OR hamburger patty with cooked onions, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetable, fruit, milk. (Board meeting.)

TUESDAY, June 12

Baked goulash with cheese, green beans, pineapple cake, wheat bread, milk.


Baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, wheat roll, fruit, cake, milk. (Birthday dinner; fundraiser at 6:30 p.m.)

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