Senior Scribbles (Sept. 11, 2013)

Hillsboro Senior Center

Donavon Schmidt will be here Wednesday, Sept. 11 to share his Depression glass with us.

We will be having bluegrass music Friday, Sept. 13 by Linda and Frank White and Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. Haris Zafar will give hearing aid checks.

The center?s next fundraiser is Saturday, Sept. 21 during the Arts & Crafts Fair.

We will be serving verenika and Hillsboro sausage for $8.50. We hope to see you there.

Reservations can be made by calling the center no later than 9 a.m. the day of the meal or leave a message on the answering machine.

Anyone can join us at the center for a meal. The suggested price is $3.15 for those age 60 and older and $5 for those under 60. It is a great price for a great meal.

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

Thanks to everyone who supports our senior center.

?Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11

Oven-fried chicken, sweet potatoes, broccoli & cauliflower, summer fruit, bread, milk.

THURSDAY, Sept. 12

Herbed pork chop, baked potato, sour cream, spinach salad or alternate of carrots, Jell-O cake with topping, bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Sept. 13

Oven-fried fish or alternate of pork cutlet, black beans and rice, coleslaw, fruit, bread, milk.

MONDAY, Sept. 16

Beef tips in gravy, buttered noodles, vegetable blend, cucumber & tomato salad, sherbet, bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Sept. 17

Chicken fajita, peas & carrots, marinated vegetable salad, fresh fruit, tortilla, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18

Pork cutlet, lima beans, Brussel sprouts, apple crisp, bread, milk.

Marion Senior Center

Yes, today I came to work and found a basket of homegrown tomatoes for all of us. Thanks to whoever brought them in.

We sang a belated happy birthday to Ron Wright, one of our dining room volunteers.

We have a new selection of musical greeting cards for only 50 cents each. Come in and look.

We all signed a card for Darrell and Beulah Weigart, who recently moved to Tempe, Ariz.

Jean Pierce asked permission to tell a funny story on Sept. 3.

It had to do with vacuum sweeping, removing one?s hearing aids and never plugging in the sweeper. It hit us close to home.

Roger Holter, Marion economic development director, spoke to us on Sept. 4. He told us about new businesses in town and prospective new ventures.

Come join us on Senior Center Day Sept. 18. There will be a program after 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

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11

Ham loaf, baked potatoes, peas, fruit, whole wheat rolls, milk.

THURSDAY, Sept. 12

Sausage, gravy, noodles, green beans, fruit, biscuits, milk.

FRIDAY, Sept. 13

Sloppy joes on bun, potato wedges, celery sticks, fruit, milk.

MONDAY, Sept. 16

Lasagna, mixed veggies, fruit, garlic toast, milk.

TUESDAY, Sept. 17

Country-fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, fruit, whole wheat rolls, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18

Fish, scalloped potatoes, mixed vegetables, strawberry shortcake, whole wheat rolls, milk.

Peabody Senior Center

August is gone, and already fall is in full swing with warm days, somewhat cooler evenings, school, football games and cross country.

We are excited at Peabody Senior Center with plans for an increase in numbers with the coming of fall.

An anonymous donor has suggested a plan to help boost attendance and we are hoping it will encourage people to ?give us a try.?

For any regular attendee that brings a local area guest that does not normally come to the center for lunch, we will provide a meal ticket for both the ?regular? and the ?guest.?

The guest must be from the Peabody area and 60 years or older to qualify and who has not eaten at the center before or in the past year.

Also for those 60 years and older, and who have never eaten at the center, but would like to come and try our meals and company, call and make a reservation.

We will also furnish you with a meal ticket for a free meal.

Hopefully this plan of action will peak the interest of some people who have thought about joining us for lunch but just haven’t done so yet.

We thank the anonymous donor also for this ingenious plan. Sounds good to us, and we would love to grow by their efforts to help us.

Meals at the center are $3.15 for those 60 and above and only $5 for anyone that has not yet reached 60.

This is a very good bargain for everyone. We have delicious well-balanced meals available to all just by making a phone reservation the day before.

Reservations can be made by calling 620-983-2226. For those who call after hours, leave a message on the answering machine and we will mark the reservation when we come in.

On Monday, September 16, We will have a flu clinic on Monday, Sept. 16, sponsored by Marion County.

They will be here at 10:45 a.m. to administer flu vaccinations and will be able to bill Medicare, Blue Cross, or other state insurances.

Also join us at noon Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Peabody Care Center for a covered dish luncheon.

These are always fun times for everyone.

The care center enjoys the company and we enjoy being able to visit with so many people that we haven’t seen in a while. Please fix your favorite dish and join us.

Bingo will be Thursday, Sept. 19. Grab a couple candy bars and play a few cards with us. Everyone enjoys playing and winning.

Please remember to drop by the Peabody Senior Center and see what all is happening. We are at 106 N. Walnut St.

We would love to see you.

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11

Tator tot casserole, vegetables, peaches, whole wheat bread, milk.

THURSDAY, Sept. 12

Ham, baked potato, vegetable, fruit, whole wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Sept. 13

Baked fish, potatoes, vegetables, fruit, roll, milk

MONDAY, Sept. 16

Meatloaf, baked potato,lima beans, sliced peaches, whole wheat bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Sept. 17

Covered dish at Peabody Care Center. .

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18

Taco salad, strawberries, milk or alternate of hamburger on bun.

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