Senior Scribbles (Oct. 23, 2013)

Hillsboro Senior Center

Everyone at the Hillsboro Senior Center misses Ruby Hefley very much. We would also like to thank Ruby and her family for designating the center for memorial donations.

We are blessed for the donations and for those who contributed to the memorial.

This month?s birthday dinner is scheduled Monday, Oct. 28.

Other popular activities this week include Bingo Wednesday, Oct. 30, and a Halloween party Thursday, Oct. 31.

Anyone planning to attend the Halloween party is encouraged to come dressed up because someone will win a prize.

November menus will be out soon and we hope others can join us for lunch.

Belinda Skiles of Marion will provide a program Nov. 6 about her horse figures. We also will have chair massages beginning at 10 a.m. Nov. 6.

Appointments can be made for footcare Nov. 13, and those interested might want to make a note that no footcare will be available in December.

Remember anyone any age can join us for a meal.

The suggested price for meals is $3.15 for those age 60 and older and $5 for those under 60. It is a great price for a great meal and there?s always wonderful fellowship.

Those who are planning to eat lunch, please call the day before for a meal. If we are not here, we have an answering machine for messages.

For more information on volunteering or lunch reservations, call 620-947-2304 or stop by 212 N. Main St.

?Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23

Braised pulled pork, fresh potato salad, green beans, cinnamon apples, bread, milk.

THURSDAY, Oct. 24

Liver & onions (alternate barbecued beef), baked potato, sour cream, broccoli, fruit crisp, bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Oct. 25

Fresh ham, scalloped potatoes, carrots, pineapple crumble, bread, milk.

MONDAY, Oct. 28

Meatloaf, sweet potatoes, succotash, oranges & bananas, frosted grahams, bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Oct. 29

Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, fruit cobbler, bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30

Western egg scramble, winter salad, Jell-O with fruit, biscuit, milk.

Marion Senior Center

The 53rd annual meeting of the Senior Citizens of Marion County was here Oct. 17.

There was a display of the artwork by the honored artists, the Marion High School Singers performed and Pat Wick spoke about the importance of creativity in our lives.

On Oct. 14, Gayla Ratzlaff, coordinator with Marion County Department on Aging, spoke on the prescription drug program.

We enjoyed trivia all week about television commercials and we are quite good at it.

Senior Center Day was Oct. 16 with the business meeting conducted by our senior center president, Sue Clough.

Come join us for National Fork Day Oct. 25. Bring and tell about your favorite fork.

Following lunch on Oct. 30, Rex Savage will talk about wind power.

Wear your Halloween costume when you eat with us Oct. 31.

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, Oct. 23

Pork cutlet, sliced potatoes, cabbage with parsley, mixed fruit, angel food cake, whole wheat rolls, milk.

THURSDAY, Oct. 24

Spaghetti & meatballs, broccoli, fruited gelatin, garlic bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Oct. 25

Beef stroganoff over noodles, mixed veggies, fruit parfait, whole wheat rolls, milk.

MONDAY, Oct. 28

Baked pork chops, baked sweet potatoes, vegetable medley, tropical fruit, whole wheat rolls, milk.

TUESDAY, Oct. 29

Meat balls in marinara sauce, angel hair pasta, peas, seasonal fruit, cookie, whole wheat rolls, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30

Western egg scramble, winter salad, Jell-O with fruit, biscuit, milk.

Peabody Senior Center

Chili and cinnamon rolls will be served from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 on a come-and-go schedule.

Although we prefer reservations, anyone coming at the last minute will be welcome.

We started baking peppernuts Oct. 21, but many volunteers are needed for this annual project.

It is the center?s biggest fundraiser of the year, and we always have a lot of fun.

Baking is every Monday and Thursday until the week before Thanksgiving.

Everyone is invited to dress up for Halloween whether it?s scary, a character or something crazy.

The center is participating in the annual Halloween event downtown and donations for the little ?trick or treaters? will be appreciated.

Individually wrapped candies are appropriate, plus we will need volunteers to help with treats.

For more information 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.

Have a great week!

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23

Sweet & sour pork, rice, carrots, fruit, wheat roll, milk.

THURSDAY, Oct. 24

Taco salad, fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, Oct. 25

Ham & beans, vegetables, cornbread, fruit, milk.

MONDAY, Oct. 28

Beef stew, fruit, cornbread, milk.

TUESDAY, Oct. 29

Turkey, potatoes & gravy, vegetables, wheat bread, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30

Pork chop, potatoes, green beans, fruit, wheat rolls, milk.

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