Senior Scribbles (Sept. 8, 2010)

Hillsboro Senior Center

Hope everyone had a great Labor Day holiday.

Donna Becker from Harry Hynes will have the program Sept. 8 and Katie Dexter from the Home Buddy Medical System will be here Sept. 9.

For those interested in attending, the Kansas State Fair begins Sept. 10.

The Hillsboro Senior Center Board of Directors will meet at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 13.

Haris Zafar, who provides hearing aids, will be at the center Sept. 15.

Commodities can be picked up at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 17 for those eligible to receive them.

We encourage everyone to stop by the center and enjoy food and fellowship. In addition, we still need volunteers.

Anyone who might be able to help is encouraged to call us at 947-2304.

We want to thank all our volunteers and Meals on Wheels drivers for the job they do. We also want to thank our head cook, Betty Gayle, for the great meals she prepares.

For more information about commodities or center activities, call or stop by 212 N. Main St.

? Brenda Moss, director



Swedish meatballs, boiled potatoes, wheat bread, mixed vegetables, summer fruit cup, milk.


Pork roast, mashed potatoes w/gravy, zucchini, wheat roll, Mandarin oranges, milk.

FRIDAY, Sept. 10

Cracker crumb fish (alternate chicken patty), Noodles Romanoff, broccoli, wheat bread, applesauce, milk.

MONDAY, Sept. 13

Swiss steak, parslied potatoes, beets, wheat bread, apricots, milk.

TUESDAY, Sept. 14

Braised beef, mashed potatoes, creamy cucumbers, wheat rolls, melon cup, milk.




Goessel Senior Center

September will be a class act at the Agape Senior Center.

Stop in for a free pedicure, blood pressure and blood sugar check beginning at 10 a.m. Sept. 8 with Progressive Health or schedule a private home visit by calling 316-636-9656.

After we partake of the wedding anniversary dinner that same day, all are invited to watch Angela Base of Petal Pushers share her joy of creating floral arrangements with a chance for those attending to take it home with them.

Gospel Month will be honored by the Gaithers Inspiration via DVD, which is a change in venue.

Our potluck starts at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 followed by a mental cruise to Alaska with Pat Bartel as our gracious tour guide.

The center?s board meeting will be at 12: 30 p.m. Sept. 20.

Darlene Schroeder is stepping in as substitute site-manager should LeNora or Denise Woelk need a day off. We are still waiting for a substitute cook to fill in when Sarita Blosser is not working. This is a paid position.

For more information about becoming a substitute cook, contact a board member or the site-mangers for a job description, application form and hiring packet.

We have thoroughly enjoyed the fresh veggies and fruit shared this summer and also on the books thereby alleviating overhead.

Our hearty thanks.

We extend a special invitation to all to stop in any day for coffee and doughnuts and a chance to get reacquainted. Then hone your pool skills or play a competitive game of tennis, baseball, basketball or bowling on the Wii, available just this month

Join us for exercises, cranium crunches or the car pool to Hesston Wellness Center daily from Sept. 19 through Sept. 25.

We now have an extra computer, thanks to USD 411, for the public to use for instant communication with loved ones worldwide.

Let us help you get set up to keep abreast of all the new pictures of your grandchildren.

For a monthly calendar, email:

As Mae West was fond of saying, “Come up and see me sometime. I wanna see your face” real soon.

We encourage suggestions for our programs, and invite people to come for lunch and stay for the activities beginning at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

For more information or to make lunch reservations, which are due by 9 a.m. the day of the meal, call 620-367-2275 or stop by at 101 N. Wheat.

? Agape Sr. Center, Goessel



Anniversary dinner: Pork roast, mashed potatoes, gravy, baked squash, roll, Mandarin oranges, milk.


Swedish meatballs, tator tots, roll, carrot salad, summer fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, Sept. 10

Ribette, potato salad, peas, roll, pears, milk.

MONDAY, Sept. 13

Chicken pot pie, coleslaw, roll, four-season fruit, milk.

TUESDAY, Sept. 14

Swiss steak, tator tots, beets, roll, milk, apricots.


Chicken teriyaki, rice pilaf, Italian blend, roll, pineapples, milk.


Marion Senior Center

(Sassy Senior Moments)

Remember Art Linkletter?s ?Kids Say the Darndest Things?? People at the senior center also say the darndest things.

Recently, we were discussing the funeral board in town which everyone tries to read as they drive by.

Sue Clough exclaimed, ?I can read it really well when there?s nothing on it.? A profound statement.

We observed the 90th anniversary of women getting the right to vote. This happened on Aug. 26, 1920, a short history of the women who pursued this goal was shared.

Virginia Bowers brought in for show-and-tell heer coverlet with Swedish weaving.

We learned that a power nap of just six minutes can revive our thought processes.

Don Rock brought treats on Aug. 29 to celebrate his birthday.

Wilma Gilmer came in and changed the table decorations to fall flowers.

The end of the month revealed an average of 51 people eating at the center in August with Meals on Wheels our average was 80 meals per day.

Come join us on Senior Center Day Sept. 15. The musical program will be given by Valora Ciero.

For more information 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



Medicare program & Wellness Clinic: Chicken pot pie, oven biscuits, spinach salad, fruit cobbler.


Spanish rice w/hamburger, tossed salad, Ambrosia, whole wheat rolls.

FRIDAY, Sept. 10

Pork roast, mashed potatoes, gravy, cooked cabbage, Mandarin oranges, whole wheat rolls.

MONDAY, Sept. 13

Breaded shrimp, macaroni & cheese, corn, strawberries & peaches, whole wheat rolls.

TUESDAY, Sept. 14

Bridge players: Pot roast and gravy, overboiled potatoes, carrots, apricots, whole wheat rolls.


Swiss steak, scalloped potatoes, beets, watermelon cup, whole wheat rolls.

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