Senior Scribbles (May 15, 2013)

hillsboro senior center

We want to thank everyone who came to the Farmers Market and supported the center by having a meal.

Haris Zafar of Wichita will be visiting at 11 a.m. May 15 followed by a business meeting at noon with board members discussing how the center is doing.

Aegis Therapy will have the program at 12:20 p.m. May 16 and be talking about speech therapy.

The center?s birthday dinner is May 20. Come join in the celebration.

Justina Neufeld will be here May 30 to talk about her book, ?Family Torn Apart.?

Please stop by and have a cup of coffee with us and stay for a meal in May.

We are here for everyone, regardless of their age. The cost is $3.15 for people 60 and older or $5 for those 59 and under.

For more information or to make a reservation, come by 212 N. Main St. on or before 9 a.m. the day of the meal or call 620-947-2304.

If it is after hours, leave a message on the answering machine.

? Brenda Moss, director



Barbecued pork, scalloped potatoes, acorn squash, mixed fruit, bread, milk.


Spaghetti with meat sauce, lettuce salad, fruit Jell-O, breadsticks, milk.

FRIDAY, May 17

Chicken breast, mixed vegetables, pineapple & bananas, sugar cookie, bread, milk.

MONDAY, May 20

Ham loaf, baked potato, lettuce salad, peach cobbler, milk.


Swiss steak, baked sweet potatoes, lima beans, orange wedges, bread, milk.


Liver & onions (alternate chix patty), mashed potatoes, chives, oriental vegetables, Jell-O parfait, bread, milk.



Marion senior center

We are beginning to believe spring will stay around. As evidence, Beulah Weigart brought in a yellow iris to share.

We had an extra program May 2 when Barbara Hartley, formerly of Herington, came in to sing for us.

Several friends from Herington came with her. She does a great, Patsy Cline.

Beulah Weigart brought treats for her birthday May 6.

On May 8, we hosted a workshop, ?Answers for Older Kansans,? or AOK.

Speakers discussed employment for older Kansans, elder abuse, Medicare, and Right at Home Solutions, which provides coordination with a network of providers on a fee-for-service basis.

An American Legion representative will be at the center May 15 to give a program for Senior Center Day.

The Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs will have a van available on the center?s parking lot from noon to 6 p.m. May 20 to answer questions and help with problems.

Come join us May 22 for a presentation by Haris Zafar in recognition of National Hearing Month.

For information on volunteering, renting the senior center building or making a 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, May 15

Taco salad, Spanish rice, angel food cake with strawberries, milk.


Chicken and noodles, green beans, fruit, whole wheat roll, milk.

FRIDAY, May 17

Sausage gravy, biscuits, eggs, applesauce, milk.

MONDAY, May 20

Chicken rice casserole, peas and carrots, fruit, whole wheat roll, milk.


Open-face turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, succotash, pound cake with fruit, milk.


Lasagna, tossed salad, fruit, breadsticks, milk.



Peabody senior center

Rodger Charles with the Peabody Township Library will be talking with us Wednesday, May 15, after lunch on the many changes and updates coming to the library. He is a good speaker with much knowledge on our library so this should be an interesting talk.

We will be playing Bingo May 16 after lunch. Bring a couple of cans of food for donation to the food bank and have some fun.

The Marion County Board meeting will be at Florence this month. Those planning to attend are asked to call Judy Mellott or the Marion County Area Agency on Aging. This meeting is filled with information for seniors and should be attended by all that can.

We will be have our holiday brunch at 9:30 a.m. May 24

This is our regular brunch with a breakfast casserole and coffee cake or cinnamon rolls.

Everyone enjoys this time before the holiday and by meeting early it allows extra time to prepare for the holiday activities.

We will be closed May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. If anyone would like to have frozen meals for the day, call the center before May 21. Let us know how many meals you would use and we will deliver them on May 23 with our regular deliveries.

We are having a fundraiser on from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. June 1. It will be biscuits and gravy with cinnamon rolls by donation. We are hoping for a big turnout.

Come by the Senior Center and enjoy visiting with your friends and neighbors over a cup of coffee or a meal.

Socialization is a vital part of good mental and physical health so come by and enjoy. We serve balanced meals each weekday at 11:45 a.m. for a cost of $3.15 for those 60 and older or $5 for others. Either way, it is a value.

Reservations are needed the day before or after hours by leaving a message on the answering machine.

We are located at 106 N. Walnut in Peabody or call 620-983-2226.

? Ruth Lott, site manager



Open-face turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, vegetables, fruit, milk.


Meatball/potatoes, vegetable, peaches, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, May 17

Chicken salad sandwich, potato salad, mixed fruit cup, sugar cookie, milk.

MONDAY, May 20

Chicken pot pie, marinated vegetable salad, fruit, wheat bread, milk.


Country-fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, sliced peaches, wheat bread, milk.


Pork roast, baked potato, spinach, Jell-O with whipped topping, wheat bread, milk.











































































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