Senior Scribbles (Mar. 21, 2012)

hillsboro senior center

We want to thank everyone who came to the center?s breakfast fundraiser March 17.

We also want to thank Hillsboro City Council members and Mayor Delores Dalke for approving fireworks at the event. In addition, the city paid for firefighters to be there during the fireworks display.

Earlier in the week, foot care was available and Sue Kruger of Schowalter Villa provided a program about watercolors.

Haris Zafar is here starting at 11 a.m. March 21 for hearing aid checks. Zafar will also have a short program on the applications for hearing aids when using the Bluetooth cordless phone system and other wireless phones.

Join us March 26 when we have our monthly birthday dinner at noon.

Volunteers are needed from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Anyone who helps will receive a free meal that day. at the center please call 947-2304 for more information.

For more information on volunteering, programs, appointments or other center activities, call 620-947-2304. We are located at 212 N. Main St.

? Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, March 21

Turkey a la King, boiled potatoes, stewed tomatoes, fruit crisp, biscuit, milk.

THURSDAY, March 22

Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, lima beans, fruit cocktail, bread, milk.

FRIDAY, March 23

Salisbury steak, potato wedges, corn, banana half, bread, milk.

MONDAY, March 26

Sweet and sour chicken, Lyonnaise rice, California blend, cinnamon apples, bread, milk.

TUESDAY, March 27

Yankee pot roast, boiled potatoes, braised cabbage, carrots, peaches, bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 28

Ham, baked potatoes, spinach, cup salad, bread, milk.

Marion senior center

We are looking forward to our St. Patrick?s Day party with corned beef and cabbage. This is the result of a quilt sold last fall with the proceeds providing a party for our loyal and every day lunch bunch.

We have more forms for the Marion County military veterans pictorial book.

Rhonda Brenzikofer celebrated her birthday with us March 12 brining homemade cookies.

The next day we acknowledged the St. Patrick?s Day birthdays coming up for Ernie Wilkins and Evelyn Jewett.

I attended the Marion County Senior Center nutrition site managers meeting in Peabody. We share program ideas and numbers of meals served at our centers.

Pat Bartel and Sue Wilkins talked about when they go to the fourth grade classroom at Hillsboro Elementary School to do an Americanism class.

Come join us March 28. After lunch Amy Kjellin will talk about the Butler County Community College Free Class Day on March 31.

For more information on programs or to make a lunch reservation at the center, 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

WEDNESDAY, March 21

Turkey a la King, boiled potatoes, stewed tomatoes, fruit crisp, biscuits, milk.

THURSDAY, March 22

Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, lima beans, fruit cocktail, whole wheat rolls, milk.

FRIDAY, March 23

Minestrone soup, crackers, tuna salad sandwich, citrus slices, milk.

MONDAY, March 26

Sweet and sour chicken, Lyonnaise rice, California blend, cinnamon apples, whole wheat rolls, milk.

TUESDAY, March 27

Yankee pot roast, boiled potatoes, braised cabbage and carrots, peaches, whole wheat rolls, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 28

Ham, baked potatoes, spinach, five-cup salad, whole wheat rolls, milk.

Peabody senior center

Lenten services Wednesday, Pastor Larry Timm of Gracepoint in Peabody will have the Lenten service March 21.

The services will start right after the tables are cleared from lunch at about noon.

Steve Smith, director of Marion County Emergency Medical Services, was here March 20 providing us with a presentation about the ?Yellow Dot? program.

The center is closed March 22 so that Kim Nellans, head cook, and Ruth Lott, site manager, can go for training in Topeka.

Please remember to reserve your meals the day before you plan to eat.

Meals are served each week day at 11:45 a.m. at a suggested donation of $2.75 for those 60 and above and $4.50 for those 59 and under.

We are located at 106 N. Walnut or call 620-983-2226. If you call after hours we have an answering machine that will pick up and you can make your reservation that way.

Volunteers are always appreciated at the center so if you have a couple of hours available, call us and we will be glad to find a task that needs doing.

? Ruth Lott, site manager

WEDNESDAY, March 21

Goulash, green beans, fruit, bread, milk.

THURSDAY, March 22

CLOSED?Staff training in Topeka

FRIDAY, March 23

Minestrone soup, crackers, tuna salad sandwiches or alternate meat sandwich, citrus slices, milk.

MONDAY, March 26

Chef salad, breadsticks, fruit, cookie, milk.

TUESDAY, March 27

Pot roast, boiled potatoes, braised cabbage, carrots, bread, peaches, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 28

Ham, baked potato, spinach, bread, five-cup salad, milk.

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