Senior Scribbles (Week of February 8, 2017)

Hillsboro senior center

We have games and fellowship every Monday after lunch and bingo every Wednesday, also after the meal.

Home Health Care in Marion will provide foot care from 12:30-3 p.m. Feb. 15. Appointments can be made by calling the center.

We are having a fashion show after lunch Tuesday, Feb. 14. It will be a lot of fun. Volunteers are needed from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. and Meals on Wheels drivers from 10:30-11:30 p.m. Anyone who volunteers will get their meal free the day they work.

We want to thank everyone for supporting the center, and donations are always welcome. For more information, call 620-947-2304, or stop by 212 N. Main St., Hillsboro.

— Brenda Moss, director

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Bierock, roasted potatoes, green beans, fruit cocktail, cookie, milk.


Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, candied carrots, cranberry apples, pumpkin crunch cake, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Feb. 10

Fish or chicken tenders, baked beans, coleslaw, cookie bar, peaches, roll, milk.

Monday, Feb. 13

Beef stew, pickled beets, fruit cocktail, biscuit, milk.

Tuesday, Feb. 14

Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas & carrots, Mandarin oranges, cake, roll, milk.

Wednesday, Feb. 15

Pulled pork, bun, sweet potatoes, lima beans, peaches, brownie, milk.

Marion senior center

We had a nice surprise in response to our cook, Lucille Bitner, who requested a food processor in the kitchen.

An anonymous donar provided a brand new one a few days later. Kenneth Hamburger brought treats Jan. 27 for his birthday.

We spent several days talking about how to know if you live in Kansas, according to Jeff Foxworthy.

Our program Feb. 1 was given by Jennifer Brantley and a co-worker from Envision University, Wich­ita. They talked about glaucoma, macular degeneration and all the services their programs offered.

The veterans representative will be here at 10 a.m. Feb. 14. No appointment is necessary.

Senior Center Day is Feb. 15 with a program after lunch.

Meals are $3.50 for those age 60 and older, and $5.25 for age 59 and younger.

For more information about reservations or volunteering, call 620-382-2942 or stop by 309 S. Third St.

— Janet Bryant, director


Meatloaf, baked potatoes, green beans w/onions, Mandarin oranges, pineapple Jell-O, oatmeal raisin cookie, whole wheat bread, milk.


Vegetable soup, barbecued ribette on bun, tossed salad, tropical fruit, milk.

FRIDAY, Feb. 10

Baked fish, macaroni & cheese, peas, pumpkin squares, whole wheat roll, milk.

MONDAY, Feb. 13

Hamburger veggie soup, blacked-eyed pea salad, fruit cup, cornbread, milk.

TUESDAY, Feb. 14

Barbecued chicken on bun, carrots, spinach salad, pineapple, milk.


Smothered pork loin, sweet potato casserole, tropical fruit, pudding, whole wheat roll, milk.


We had chair massages with Shirley Davis on Jan. 30. We are blessed to have Shirley and Rachel Gfeller because they are needed. We celebrated Groundhog Day Feb. 2 and learned some history about them.

Gayla Ratzlaff, Marion Coun­ty Department on Ag­ing coordinator, was here Feb. 7 to help with the Low Income Energy Assistance Program or LIEAP, Home­stead tax re­fund, a rebate program for eligible Kan­sans, and assisting with federal and state tax forms.

Our birthday dinner is Feb. 8 and will include baked chicken with all the trimmings. We will also have piano entertainment. The guest speaker that day will talk about operating the Hub. Isaac Good and his wife serve coffee and specialty coffee, plus something to go with it in the mornings. The rest of the day is devoted to Peabody children.

Parents as Teachers are doing a “make and take” cooking class Saturday, Feb. 11, but reservations are need­ed. For more information or to reserve a place, call 620-947-4041. The event is funded by the Peabody Com­munity Foundation.

Future events include our board meeting Feb. 13, Pizza Day on Tuesday, Feb. 14, and Randolph Whitely, a Peabody physician, who will provide the program. For those who can’t come in, call and we will deliver. Meals are $3.50 for age 60 and older, and $5.25 for age 59 and younger.

For more information about the center, or to make meal reservations, call 620-983-2226.

— Lou Ann Bowlin,

site manager

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, fruit, birthday cake, wheat roll, milk.


Tator tot casserole, carrots, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Feb. 10

Salmon patty, baked potato, creamed peas, blueberry muffin, milk.

Monday, Feb. 13

Smothered chicken breast, baked dress­ing, vegetable, fruit, milk.

Tuesday, Feb. 14

Pizza, tossed salad w/dressing, Valen­tine dessert, milk .

Wednesday, Feb. 15

Roast pork w/gravy, sweet or baked potato, vegetable, applesauce cake, wheat roll, milk.

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