Senior Scribbles (May 28, 2014)

hillsboro senior center

We are having Bingo Wednesday, May 28, and May 29 is our fundraising event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hillsboro Farmers Market.

The menu includes pulled pork, cabbage salad, cookie and water for $6.

June menus are available or if you would like one mailed, call and let us know.

Elton and Ella Berg plan to share stories of their ministries June 2.

Gregory Erb, a physician at Hillsboro Clinic, is providing a program June 3.

Chair massages changed to every first Tuesday instead of the first Wednesday.

We hope you can join us soon at the center.

Also remember to drink plenty of water on these hot days and stop by the senior center to cool off.

Anyone interested in volunteering is asked to let us know.

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


Chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, Brussels sprout or mixed vegetables, lemon bar, roll, milk.


Liver and onions, alternate chicken pattie, baked potato, peas, carrots, angel peach, dessert, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, May 30

Pork roast, macaroni and cheese, peas, cucumbers and onions, fresh fruit, roll, milk.

Marion senior center

The quilters finished the quilt they had worked on forever and are taking a break before tying.

We don?t want these women to be idle for long.

We had Denise Groene, state director of the Wichita-based Better Business Bureau, here May 15 to talk to us about scams. Their services are free. Call them about problems.

We hosted the Marion County Senior Citizens board members May 16.

We are guessing the amount of money in our penny jar. Some people are very good at this. No one wins the actual coins, but they receive great honor.

Lucille Bitner brought treats for her birthday May 20. We also were the site for the Kansas Food Bank food giveaway in our parking lot. Gene Winkler is instrumental in organizing these events.

Senior Center Day was May 21. Sue Clough conducted the business meeting.

The program was given by Barb Smith on her recent trip through the Panama Canal.

We welcomed Elsie Reiswig back as a dining room volunteer and Evelyn Obermeyer after a recovery period.

Come join us June 4. The program will be a musical one by Gerry Henderson and Keith Allison.

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


Cheeseburgers, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, sweet potato tots, fruit, dessert, milk.


Mexican casserole, corn, peas, fruit, breadsticks, milk.

FRIDAY, May 30

Fish or alternate, creamed red potatoes and peas, coleslaw, fruit, garlic toast, milk.

MONDAY, June 2



Ham and beans, fruit, cornbread, milk.


Cheeseburgers, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, sweet potato tots, fruit, dessert, milk.

PEABODY senior center

We are very pleased to announce that we have a new cook on board.

She had some big shoes to fill when our former cook left, but she has stepped up and is doing a fine job.

Memorial Day is past, school is out, the weather is warm, so it must be summer.

The AARP Smart Driver Course is here from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 2 and 3, and anyone may attend.

Participants will learn skills, new traffic laws and rules of the road.

By taking the course, it could also mean a discount on insurance premiums. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Call for more information.

Next month?s birthday dinner is Wednesday, June 11, featuring our traditional oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes and the trimmings.

Please come celebrate your June birthday with us, and if you don?t have a birthday in June, help others celebrate.

Gayla Ratzlaff, coordinator with the Marion County Department on Aging, is having a fall prevention class in Peabody. It is an eight-week program every Monday beginning June 2 through June 21 at Indian Guide Terrace.

Bingo is June 19 and the prize basket has ample treats. Grab a card and have some fun.

Our local board meeting is June 16, and the Marion County board meeting is June 20, both at Florence.

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


Open-faced turkey sandwich, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, onions, coleslaw, tropical fruit, milk.



FRIDAY, May 30

Fish, diced potatoes, carrots, Mandarin oranges, whole wheat bread, milk.

MONDAY, June 2

Chicken and noodles, broccoli, fruit, milk, wheat bread.


Fish, diced potatoes, beets, fruit, wheat bread, milk.


Sloppy joes, chips, coleslaw, fruit, milk.

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