Senior Scribbles (Nov. 3, 2010)

hillsboro senior center

The center is having a free ear care screening at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 3.

Commodities will be ready after 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5. Then later in the day at 12:30 p.m. we have the Herbel family from Tampa singing.

Remember to ?fall back? Nov. 7 for Daylight Savings Time. It will be lighter in the morning now.

Verne Goering of Moundridge will show his wooden toys at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 8 and Donna Becker will be doing a program on Thanksgiving seasons at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 9.

A sign-up sheet will be out soon for the center?s Thanksgiving meal at noon Nov. 19. Special music that day will be provided by Parkside Voices at 12:30 p.m. Please sign up by Nov. 17.

A chili, soup and pie fundraiser is planned from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, along with a silent auction. Anyone who wants to donate items for the auction is asked to call or stop by the center.

Tickets are still available at the center for the Gala Christmas black tie dinner starting at 6 p.m. Dec. 4. The event will be at the Milk and Honey Bed and Breakfast. Tickets are going fast.

The center?s meal tickets make a great gift for the holidays.

Come join us for lunch and fellowship by calling 947-2304 before 9 a.m. the day of the meal or stop by 212 N. Main St.

? Brenda Moss, director

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3

Beef brisket, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, pear slices, milk.

THURSDAY, Nov. 4

Vegetable soup, tuna salad sandwich, crackers, five-cup salad, cookies, milk.

FRIDAY, Nov. 5

Creamed chicken, winter mix vegetables, biscuits, strawberries, bananas, milk.

MONDAY, Nov. 8

Breaded shrimp, baked potatoes, broccoli, wheat rolls, easy fruit dessert, milk.

TUESDAY, Nov. 9

Open-face hot roast beef, brown gravy, mashed potatoes, peas, Dole tropical fruit, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 10

Chili w/beans, cucumbers & onions, crackers, cinnamon, rolls, milk.

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GOESSEL senior center

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3

Ham slice, mashed potatoes with gravy, corn, apricots, roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Nov. 4

Pork roast, baked potatoes, green beans, roll, cinnamon apples, milk.

FRIDAY, Nov. 5

Vegetable soup, tuna salad sandwiches, crackers, five-cup salad, cookies, milk.

MONDAY, Nov. 8

Exercise 11:15 a.m. Open-face hot roast beef sandwich, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, tropical fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, Nov. 9

Breaded shrimp, baked potatoes, peas, rolls, easy fruit dessert, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 10

Anniversary dinner: Swiss steak w/onions, hash brown casserole, corn, roll, apricots, milk.

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Marion senior center

The big annual meeting Oct. 21 created a backlog of news from Marion Senior Center.

We have such dedicated birthday treat providers like Neva Applegate, who sent treats Oct. 14 even though she couldn?t be here in person.

We have a new dining room volunteer, Christine Hett, who brings youthful energy in with her.

Elsie Reiswig brought birthday treat Oct. 22. She volunteers in the dining room twice a week.

Joe Pickett, radiologist at St. Luke Hospital, gave a presentation on Oct. 27. He highlighted the up-to-date equipment servies available at St. Luke.

Come join us Nov. 10 when the Medicare experts from Hutchinson will give a presentation.

For more information on programs or to make a lunch reservation, due by 9 a.m. the day of the meal, call 620-382-2942 or stop by the center, 309 S. Third St.

? Janet Bryant, director

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3

Meat loaf, sweet potato wedges, Harvard beets, pears, whole wheat rolls.

THURSDAY, Nov. 4

Chicken pot pie, coleslaw, fruit salad, biscuit.

FRIDAY, Nov. 5

Lasagna, tossed salad, applesauce, bread sticks.

MONDAY, Nov. 8

Exercise 11:15 a.m. Shrimp, potato wedges, coleslaw, fruit dessert, whole wheat rolls.

TUESDAY, Nov. 9

Hot beef sandwiches, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, tropical fruit.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 10

Wellness Clinic: Chicken-fried chicken, scalloped potatoes, carrots, apple dessert, whole wheat rolls.

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Peabody senior center

Peppernut-making afternoons at the center are from 12:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, with Nov. 22 as the last day.

Come eat the noon meal with us, and then work off all those delicious calories making 40-plus pounds of pepper nuts.

Peppernuts are for sale now at the Senior Center and at the Peabody Sausage House for $7.50 per bag.

This fundraiser helps offset utility costs at the center and your help and support is greatly appreciated.

Volunteer workers for bagging commodities starting at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, would be helpful.

Commodities will be distributed from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the senior center.

Bring your favorite candy bar Tues., Nov. 9, and play candy bar prize bingo after our meal.

All November birthdays will be celebrated at the Nov. 10 meal.

We encourage everyone to join us for our noon meal.

Call 620-983-2226, or stop in to pick up a monthly menu at 106 Walnut.

Meals must be reserved in advance and it would be helpful if meal requests/reservations are made by the evening before the day of the meal.

Just leave a message on the phone. For more information and questions, call the center between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

? Linda Wetta, director

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THURSDAY, Nov. 4

Beef biscuit roll, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Nov. 5

Vegetable soup, tuna salad sandwich, crackers, fruit, cookie, milk .

MONDAY, Nov. 8

Open-faced hot beef sandwiich, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, tropical fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, Nov. 9

Breaded shrimp, baked potato, broccoli, wheat roll, fruit dessert, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 10

Birthday Meal: Chicken, potatoes, gravy, green beans, fruit, cake, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 10

Pork roast, au gratin potatoes, corn, wheat bread, milk, cinnamon apples milk.