Senior Scribbles (Mar. 23, 2011)


hillsboro senior center

The warmer weather continues to be a welcome sight.

Programs coming include Marion County Sheriff Rob Craft discussing the new jail. We will also be having our birthday dinner March 28.

As always, we invite everyone to stop by for the programs, meals and fellowship.

We also want to thank our volunteers, Meals on Wheels drivers and kitchen staff for working with our new head cook and making him feel welcome.

For more information or to consider providing a program, call 620-947-2304. We are located at 212 N. Main St.

— Brenda Moss, director

 

WEDNESDAY, March 23

Roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, wheat bread, tropical fruit, milk. THURSDAY, March 24

Creamed chicken, mashed potatoes, peas, wheat bread, strawberries & bananas, milk.

FRIDAY, March 25

Herb-baked chicken, baked potatoes, peas, wheat bread, strawberries & bananas, milk.

MONDAY, March 28

Birthday dinner: Goulash, cauliflower, wheat bread, mixed fruit, cake, milk.

TUESDAY, March 29

Pork roast, scalloped potatoes, green beans, wheat bread, baked apples, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 30

Ham & beans, coleslaw, cornbread, Jell-O, milk.

 

Marion senior center

The first flowers of spring, two daffodils, were brought in by Beulah Weigart. It’s been a long winter and signs of spring are welcome.

Dick Varenhorst will be here from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 23 and 24 to accept photos for the “Marion Memories Volume 2” book.

If interested in an AARP driver course, call soon.

The Walk Kansas kickoff was March 13 and our “Senior Center Sensations” team consists of Sue Clough, Vern Bowers, Jerry Kline, Shirley Moore, Rhonda Brenzikofer and me.

Barbie’s boyfriend, Ken, turned 50 March 11. There was a write-up about him in the Sunday Parade magazine.

Senior Center Day was March 16. We had 72 people eat chicken-fried chicken and listen to Marion County Sheriff Rob Craft talk about the proposed county jail.

It was also Pearl Helmer’s birthday. On March 30, Lori Lalouette, an attorney, will have a presentation.

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

 

WEDNESDAY, March 23

Chicken breast on rice, creamed peas, peaches, whole wheat rolls.

THURSDAY, March 24

Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, tropical fruit, whole wheat rolls, milk.

FRIDAY, March 25

Potato soup, egg salad sandwich, marinated vegetables, orange slices, crackers, milk.

MONDAY, March 28

Ham & beans, oven-fried potatoes, cornbread, Jell-O with fruit.

TUESDAY, March 29

Goulash, green beans, apple crisp, whole wheat rolls, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 30

Ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, peas, fruit cocktail, whole wheat rolls, milk.

 

Peabody senior center

Peabody Senior Center will be the site of a candidate forum Saturday, March 26, at 7 p.m.

The forum is sponsored by the Peabody Gazette Bulletin and will be moderated by Rep. Bob Brookens of Marion. Come and learn more about the candidates for Peabody mayor and city council.

Elizabeth Doxon will be providing information about macular degeneration and other vision problems affecting the elderly March 28,

Lenten devotions will be Wednesday, March 30 and led by pastor James Pohlman.

For more information or to find out what is on the menu, call the center at 620-983-2226 or stop by the facility at 106 Walnut St. We invite everyone to come for meals at 11:45 a.m. any weekday. People can also arrange to pick up and carry out meals or have them delivered home.

To reserve a mid-day meal, leave a message the evening before you plan to eat. We’ll be happy to serve you.

— Linda Wetta, correspondent

 

WEDNESDAY, March 23

Roast beef, brown gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, wheat bread, tropical fruit.

THURSDAY, March 24

Hamburger steak Au gratin potatoes, baked squash, wheat bread, fruit.

FRIDAY, March 25

Soup, meat sandwich or egg salad sandwich, crackers, orange slices.

MONDAY, March 28

Ham and beans, cornbread, potatoes, vegetables, Jell-O with fruit.

TUESDAY, March 29

Barbecued beef and bun, potatoes, three-bean salad, fruit.

WEDNESDAY, March 30

Pork roast, scalloped potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, baked apples.

 

GOESSEL senior center

Come celebrate springtime with us for good fellowship and good food.

Our Wednesday programs begin at 12:30 p.m. and include Susan Krehbiel, local nurse practitioner, March 23 who will be talking about our diets.

Vern Goering of Moundridge will discuss “Toys for Tots” March 30, which is also our February and March birthday celebration. On March 31 the center is hosting its second pool tournament of the month.

Tai chi classes continue Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

The Tabor Lunch Bunch met March 22, rather than March 29, published in the center calendar.

For meal reservations or any questions, call 620-367-2275. Office hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

— Denise Woelk and

LeNora Duerksen

AGAPE Center co-site managers

 

WEDNESDAY, March 23

Roast beef, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, corn, rolls, milk, tropical fruit.

THURSDAY, March 24

Herb-baked chicken, baked potatoes, carrots, rolls, milk.

FRIDAY, March 25

Soup, egg salad sandwich, marinated vegetable salad, crackers, oranges, milk.

MONDAY, March 28

Ham & beans, boiled potatoes, mixed vegetables, cornbread, Jell-O with fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, March 29

Goulash, rolls, milk, mixed fruit, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 30

Birthday dinner: Pork roast, scalloped potatoes, green beans, rolls, milk, baked apple.


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