Senior Scribbles (March 19, 2014)

hillsboro senior center

We are playing Bingo after the noon meal Wednesday, March 19.

For those unable to attend Bingo this week, we will be playing again March 26.

Thursday is the first day of spring, and we hope it goes into warmer weather.

April menus will be out soon, and we have a signup sheet for our Easter dinner Tuesday, April 15.

Be sure to call in the near future because reservations are filling up.

Anyone, regardless of age, is welcome to join us for a meal, or meals can be picked up on or before 11 a.m.

The suggested donation for those 60 and older is $3.15. The cost for people age 59 and younger is $5.

Please consider visiting our senior center where there is great fellowship and programs.

We thank everyone for your support to our center.

We are here from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are located at 212 N. Main St., or call 620-947-2304.

?Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, March 19

Bingo: Barbecued pork, potato wedges, green beans, cinnamon baked apples, bun, milk.

THURSDAY, March 20

Liver and onions or alternate pork patty, baked potato, sour cream, mixed vegetables, fruit crisp, bread, milk.

FRIDAY, March 21

Taco casserole, peas, corn, fruit, milk.

MONDAY, March 24

Meatloaf, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, pumpkin custard, bread, milk.

TUESDAY, March 25

Roast turkey, baked sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts or green beans, fruit cobbler, bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 26

Bingo: Baked omelet, hash brown patty, orange juice, Jell-O with fruit, biscuit, milk.

Marion senior center

Spring really will be here March 20. The harsh winter has not helped attendance at any senior center.

We had a nutrition site managers meeting in Peabody March 11. We shared statistics, program ideas and the occasional complaint.

Our March 12 program was presented by Gary and Karen Chaput. They are enthusiastic volunteers from Holy Family Parish at the Lord?s Diner in Wichita. There might be another group formed in Marion.

The Theo and Alfred M. Landon Center on Aging at the University of Kansas Medical Center is having its annual photo contest called, ?Images of Aging.?

The contest is open to amateur and professional photographers, and at least one person (in the photographs) must be 65 years or older. The idea is to bring attention to the many faces of older adults.

First place is $350. The contest runs from April 15 to May 15.

Come join us March 26. After lunch, officer Mike Stone will bring his K-9 partner, Legion, to demonstrate his abilities.

For more information or lunch reservation, call 620-382-2942 by 9 a.m. the day of the meal. We are located at 309 S. Third St.

? Janet Bryant, director

WEDNESDAY, March 19

Senior Center Day: Country-fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, whole wheat rolls, chocolate pudding, milk.

THURSDAY, March 20

Barbecued pork on bun, tater tots, vegetables, applesauce, milk.

FRIDAY, March 21

Fish with alternate, potatoes au Gratin, spinach salad, garlic toast, dessert, milk.

MONDAY, March 24

Beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, fruit, whole wheat rolls, milk.

TUESDAY, March 25

Mexican casserole, peas, corn, fruit, garlic toast, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 26

Mike Stone and K-9: Ham loaf, baked potatoes, broccoli with cauliflower, cinnamon apples, whole wheat rolls, milk.

PEABODY senior center

Our Lenten Services are continuing each Wednesday after lunch throughout the Lenten season.

Today pastor David Rag?land will have the devotion, and next Wednesday, we will have pastor Rodger Charles.

Please join us for lunch and stay for the devotion, or if your schedule is so that you cannot be here for lunch, feel free to come shortly after noon for the devotion.

Bingo is Thursday, March 20, after lunch, and our prize basket has been replenished. Those wanting to play won?t need to grab candy bars?just come and play.

Don?t forget that we will host the Marion County board meeting March 21.

This is an informative meeting for seniors and everyone is encouraged to attend.

The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m., followed by a delicious lunch. Be sure to make reservations.

The local senior center business meeting is after lunch March 25.

The focus of this meeting is to review the local board meeting and the Senior Citizens of Marion County board meeting.

We serve meals each day at 11:45 a.m. for a suggested donation of $3.15 for seniors age 60 and older and only $5 for all others.

It might also be convenient for you to pick up a meal to take with you.

Carry out meals can be picked up at 10:45 a.m. or noon. Just let us know what you prefer when you call in.

Please give us the opportunity to serve and visit with you. Happy Spring.

Stop by the center at 106 N. Walnut St. in Peabody or call us at (620) 983-2226.

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, March 19

Lenten Devotions: Sloppy Joes with bun, potato wedges, pea salad, cinnamon apples, milk.

THURSDAY, March 20

Bingo: Ham, baked potato, corn, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, March 21

SCMC board: Meatloaf or fish, baked potato, green beans, cake, wheat roll, milk.

MONDAY, March 24

Spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, fruited gelatin, wheat bread, milk.

TUESDAY, March 25

Local business meeting: Roast beef, potatoes, gravy, carrots, peaches, wheat roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, March 26

Lenten Devotions: Chicken and noodles, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

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