Senior Scribbles (May 7th, 2014)

hillsboro senior center

May is here and the weather is getting warmer.

We hope you will join us at the center soon.

Volunteers are needed during the summer and anyone out of school wanting something to do can come and help at the center.

We will be having chair massages Wednesday, May 7, and after lunch, we will be playing Bingo.

Show ?n Tell is Friday, May 9, and the theme will be Mother?s Day. We ask all to bring a memory to share.

The center is hosting the farmers market Thursday, May 29 and we will have more information about it soon.

We want to thank everyone for their support and also extend our gratitude to those who have donated money for our windows.

The Flint Hills board gave us a $2,000 grant toward our air conditioner and we are thankful for all the kindness and support we receive at the center.

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


Roast turkey, baked dressing, green beans, apricots, frosted cake, roll, milk.


Taco salad or alternate entree of hamburger on bun, corn chips, tomato, fresh fruit, milk.


Herb-baked chicken, oven-browned potatoes, peas, carrots, lettuce, tomato, roll, milk.

MONDAY, May 12

Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, succotash, fruit cobbler, roll, milk.


Barbecue chicken, steamed vegetables, pasta salad, sliced oranges, roll, milk.


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

Marion senior center

Did you find a May basket on your door May 1?

I never heard of May baskets until we moved to Marion from Wichita. What a nice gesture.

Our program on April 30 was given by Randy Frank, director at Marion County Emergency.

He gave us leaflets about what to do to prepare for a tornado or other disasters?get a kit, make a plan and be informed.

We will be distributing commodities at 8 a.m. May 8.

The AARP safe driving course will be here from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. May 12 and 13.

Learn to drive defensively, deal with aggressive drivers and adjust to vision and hearing loss.

Our next program will beat 12:15 p.m. Thursday, May 15, given by a representative of the Better Business Bureau.

On our usual Wednesday program day, May 14, we will fill out the Area Agency on Aging survey, which must be completed in one day and returned to Manhattan.

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


Leg of lamb, scalloped potatoes, beets, fruit, whole wheat rolls, milk.


Spaghetti, meat balls, carrots, fruit, breadsticks, milk.


Hot dogs, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, fruit, garlic toast, butterscotch brownies, milk.

MONDAY, May 12

Ham loaf, AuGratin potatoes, broccoli, pineapple, cherry crisp, whole wheat rolls, milk.


Swiss steak, macaroni & cheese, green beans, fruit, whole wheat rolls, milk.


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

PEABODY senior center

May is off to a warmer start and this is one person you won’t hear complaining?at least not yet.

We will be have commodities from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 7.

These are distributed on a first-come basis, so be sure to come in to ensure that you receive the portion you are eligible for.

Bingo is scheduled for Thursday, May 15. Come play a few cards of Bingo and satisfy your sweet tooth.

Everyone is always a winner with us, and the prize basket is full of sweet treats.

Come enjoy.

Our monthly local board meeting will be on Monday, May 12, and the Marion County Senior Board meeting will be Friday, May 16, in Marion.

Reservations for that meeting need to be made by Wednesday, May 14,

For those interested in attending, contact either the Marion Senior Center, Judy Mellott or center and we will be glad to assist you.

This is good information geared to the needs of seniors.

The following Tuesday, May 20, we will have our business meeting after lunch.

Please note that we will be closed May 26 for Memorial Day.

For those who need to have freezer meals for that day, we will have them available. Let us know how many are needed and we will deliver them prior to the holiday.

We will not be having brunch on the Friday before but rather will be having the regular midday meal.

Lunch for those 60 years and older is a suggested price of $3.15, and the cost for anyone 59 and under is $5.

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.

Happy spring!

?Ruth Lott, director

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