Senior Scribbles (Nov. 20, 2013)


Haris Zafar will be here at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, followed by our Thanksgiving meal Thursday, Nov. 21.
We apologize for not being able to make any other reservations for this meal. The reservations are full.
Our November birthday dinner is at noon Nov. 25 and we will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29 for the holiday weekend.
Anyone who would like a frozen meal on the two days we are closed, call and let us know by Monday, Nov. 25.
December menus are ready and can be picked up at the facility or for those who would like it mailed, please call us.
We look forward to seeing others at the center for a meal.
The suggested meal donation for people 60 and over is $3.15 and those under 59 is $5.
We are located at 212 N. Main St., or call 620-947-2304.
Thank you all for supporting the senior center.
?Brenda Moss, director

Ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, broccoli, pineapple, Rice Krispy Treats, bread, milk.
Turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, broccoli and rice casserole, pumpkin custard, bread, milk.
FRIDAY, Nov. 22
Chicken pot pie, pickled beets, fruit crisp, milk.
MONDAY, Nov. 25
Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, fruit cobbler, bread, milk.
TUESDAY, Nov. 26
Pork roast, dressing, candied carrots, Jell-O with fruit, bread, milk.
Spaghetti, Italian blend, fruit, garlic bread, milk.

As we approach Thanksgiving, we realize how much our volunteers do to keep the center going.
We are so thankful for our daily meal delivery people, our dining room helpers and everyone who joins us for the noon meal.
On Veterans Day, we observed the occasion by repeating the ?Pledge of Allegiance? to the flag, did some military trivia and closed by singing the ?National Anthem.?
Winslow Haselwood, a New York Life Insurance Co. agent, talked to us Nov. 13 about preparing financially for retirement.
Larry and Thelma Blosser celebrated their anniversary with us Nov. 13, bringing candy bars as treats.
Come join us for our Thanksgiving on Nov. 27. Th ere will be a program before lunch.
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

Pork cutlets, gravy, macaroni & cheese, peas, fruit, angel food cake, whole wheat rolls, milk.
Beef burritos, refried beans, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, fruit, milk.
FRIDAY, Nov. 22
Pizza, tossed salad, garlic toast, fruit, milk.
MONDAY, Nov. 25
Roast beef, sour cream potatoes, green beans, blueberry cobbler, whole wheat rolls, milk.
TUESDAY, Nov. 26
Spaghetti with meatballs, Italian veggies, fruit, garlic toast, milk.
Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, cranberry sauce, pumpkin bars, whole wheat rolls, milk.

The holiday season is here with everyone already rushing around trying to get their festivities arranged.
The Peabody quilters are having their annual cookie walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Indian Guide Terrace Community Room.
The group is accepting donations of cookies for the cookie walk, and those interested in donating can call Judy Claassen or Verna Mosiman.
Everyone is encouraged to look at and purchase these beautiful quilted items or a wide variety of the cookies by the pound. All proceeds go to helping maintain the city park equipment and for beautification efforts.,
Peabody?s annual community Thanksgiving dinner is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at the Brown Building.
It is a free dinner for all Peabody residents.
The purpose of the community dinner is to share our bounties with family and friends.
The center is having its brunch before the Thanksgiving holiday at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27. We will be closed Thanksgiving day and Friday.
Freezer meals are available for the holidays, and anybody who would like meals is asked to let us know how many. The meals will then be delivered before the holiday.
The peppernut baking is over for this year, but we have many bags left to sell.
Come by between 9 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. to pick up a bag or more. Each bag is $8.50, and they make great gifts or are good additions to holiday snacking.
For more information, to volunteer or to make lunch reservations, call 620-983-2226 or stop by 106 N. Walnut.
We are open from 9 a.m. until around 12:15 p.m.
?Ruth Lott, director

Baked pork chop, baked sweet potato, green beans, fruited gelatin, wheat roll, milk.
Chili, vegetables, pears, cinnamon cake, milk.
FRIDAY, Nov. 22
Fish, diced potatoes, corn, fruit, wheat bread, milk.
MONDAY, Nov. 25
Beef stew, fruit, cornbread, milk.
TUESDAY, Nov. 26
Pork roast, potato wedges with catsup, green beans, cinnamon baked apples, wheat roll, milk.
Brunch at 9 a.m. with Breakfast casserole, blueberry coffee cake or cinnamon roll, coffee, tea or milk.

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