Senior Scribbles (May 14, 2014)

hillsboro senior center

The next Bingo game is May 14 after the noon meal.

On Wednesday, May 21, Haris Zafar will be here for hearing aid checks. In addition, we will have footcare May 27. For those interested, call for an appointment.

We are also serving at the May 29 Farmers Market.

The menu includes pulled pork, but the side dishes and price of the meal have yet to be determined.

We will be closed on Memorial Day, May 26.

If anyone needs a frozen meal, please let us know soon so we can deliver them by Friday, May 23.

We want to thank everyone for their support to our center, and we do hope others will join us soon.

The suggested meal prices for those age 60 and over are $3.15. Anyone 59 and under pays $5.

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


Leg of lamb, baked potato, squash medley, fruit cobbler, roll, milk.


Hot turkey sandwich, green beans, coleslaw, tropical fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, May 16

Chef?s salad or alternate of turkey sandwich, sliced tomatoes, cottage cheese with fruit, fruit muffin, milk.

MONDAY, May 19

Baked pork chop, sweet potato casserole, cabbage or mixed vegetables, apple cobbler, roll, milk.


Ham, baked potato, spinach salad, green beans, lemon pudding, roll, milk.


Barbecued chicken, lima beans, vegetable blend, strawberry cobbler, roll, milk.

Marion senior center

We have become the drop-off place for item may not need, but someone else does.

For instance, egg cartons are picked up by John Dvorak to use to donate eggs to the Marion County Emergency Food Bank.

No one ever throws away egg cartons.

Then, there are the grocery coupons from the Sunday newspapers, which are picked up by Amanda Greene for the American Legion Auxiliary.

They may be three months past expiration date.

We also are collecting craft items for Marion Elementary School.

Those items include rubber bands, yarn, string, paper towels/toilet paper rolls and shoe boxes.

We had an efficient crew early on May 7 coming to unload the government commodities and later box them up.

Those helping included Harold Triggs, Sue Clough, Jon and Suzanne Thole, Clayton Hamm, Vern Bowers, Al Ash, Gene Winkler and Shirley Moore.

Ron and Connie Shipman played Country Western music for us May 7.

Connie plays the fiddle and Ron plays guitar, and both vocalize.

Come join us on Senior Center Day May 21. Bonnie Holtsclaw will perform.

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


Ham steak, baked potatoes, mixed vegetables, gravy, fruit, cornbread, milk.


Smothered chicken breasts, buttered potatoes, lima beans, fruit, chocolate chip cookie, milk.

FRIDAY, May 16

Country-fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, beets, peas, lemon dessert, whole wheat rolls, milk.

MONDAY, May 19

Pizza party, salad, fruit, ice cream, cookies, milk.


Roast brisket, mashed potatoes, gravy, lima beans, fruit, whole wheat rolls, milk.


Pork cutlets, candied sweet potatoes, mixed vegetables, fruit, chocolate cake, whole wheat rolls, milk.

PEABODY senior center

What wonderful rain we have experienced. We needed it.

Bingo is Thursday, May 15, and the prize basket is full. It?s a lot of fun and everyone is always a winner with us.

Don?t forget the monthly Marion County Board meeting Friday, May 16, in Marion. Contact the Marion Senior Center for reservations.

Armed Forces Day is Saturday, May 17. Be sure to recognize anyone that is serving our country and let them know how much you appreciate all they do to keep our freedoms.

The business meeting will be Tuesday, May 20. This is a good meeting to attend for information about all that is going on with and about seniors. Those that attend the county board meeting report back to us about the information that they gathered.

We would like to have someone volunteer from 10 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m. in our kitchen on Tuesday or Thursday. This is not hard physical labor, but rather assisting the cook with kitchen duties such as setting tables, serving food, drink, and dishes. Call if you would be able to help out.

Volunteers can even be high school students willing to help during the summer months.

We are excited to see the warm months coming so we can get out more often and go more places.

Maybe even put Peabody Senior Center on the agenda for lunch.

Our meals are delicious and are priced at $3.15 for those 60 and older or $5 for all others.

A number of people pick up their meals each day so they can have lunch ready to eat and continue on with their errands. l.

For more information about the center or to make reservations, stop by the center at 106 N. Walnut St. in Peabody or call us at 620-983-2226.

?Ruth Lott, director

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