Senior Scribbles (10-31-18)

HILLSBORO senior center

We are coming to the end of October soon.

We will be handing out candy on Halloween night for trick or treat main street so come by and see us.

Next week is the 1st of November.

On Sunday, Nov 4 is Daylight Savings Time so remember to fall back on your clocks!

On Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election day so go out and vote!

We hope you will join us soon at the center we will have our Thanksgiving meal at noon on Friday, Nov. 16. Please sign up by Monday, Nov. 5.

We need volunteers. If you can help please let us know. We also need a sub head cook for if our cook is ill or needs time off. We don’t have anyone to fill in. If you’re retired and looking for extra income and have some cooking experience, come and apply. You get two days of paid training. Anyone with cooking experience or who knows how to cook can apply. Apply Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Reminder when the USD 410 school is closed for winter weather, the center will be closed too.

We have meal tickets you can purchase which makes a great gift.

—Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31

Chicken and noodles, fruit, tossed salad, crackers, cinnamon rolls, milk

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Marion senior center

We had another birthday to celebrate, with Marlene Bernhardt bringing treats on Oct. 23.

Judy Thompson, Kansas Commission on Veteran’s Affairs rep was here that day also. She will return in December.

On Oct. 24, we welcomed members of the Lutheran Church who ate with us.

On Nov. 1, Suzie McClintock, a cardiac nurse from Hillsboro Community Hospital will give a presentation. She will be coming to our senior center every other month on the first Thursday.

A representative from Bluestem Pace will give the program on November 7.

— Janet Bryant, director

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31

Ham Loaf, Baked Sweet Potatoes, Cooked Cabbage, Applesauce, Oatmeal Cake, Corn Bread

THURSDAY, NOV. 1

Pulled pork/bun, french fries, green pea salad, fruit crisp

FRIDAY, NOV. 2

Fish, coleslaw, macaroni & cheese, mixed fruit, whole wheat roll

MONDAY, NOV. 5

Cheesy ham and potato soup, broccoli/cauliflower salad, peaches, crackers

TUESDAY, NOV. 6

Lasagna, tossed salad, broccoli, mandarin oranges/pineapple, garlic bread

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7

Oven-friend chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, mixed fruit, frosted cake, whole wheat roll

Peabody senior center

Our program last Wednesday about “Prisoners of War in Peabody” with Peggy Goertzen was so interesting. Wonderful items were brought and many stories shared. Peggy did an exceptional program. A few of our seniors shared many good memories.

Don’t forget we still have more days of peppernut baking. In November, the dates are Thursday, Nov. 1, Monday, Nov. 5, Thursday, Nov 8, Monday, Nov. 12, and we will finish up the baking on Thursday, Nov. 15. Thank you volunteers for showing up and doing such a great job. You are the best.

On Wednesday, Oct 31, Halloween, we will have a special lunch. Wear a costume and get a treat. The center will also take part in “Trunk or Treat” starting at 5 p.m. We appreciate all of you who have brought us treats to pass out.

Dr. Whitely will present a program on Friday, Nov. 9.

Grief Share will be at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

The Birthday Dinner will be on Nov. 14 with Sonja Koslowsky at the piano, Rachel Gfleller giving chair massages and Mark Stump will do a program about 211. He will explain some of the programs they are involved in that will benefit us in Marion Co.

Gayla Ratzlaff will be back here in Peabody from 8:30 a.m – 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 for Medicare Part D. You can call us and schedule an appointment with her. Take advantage of what she can do for you.

We can still use volunteers, so if you can spare one day a week, 2 1/2 hours, would be awesome. You do make a difference!

November menus are now ready to pick up. Come on in and say hello, pick up a menu, have a cup of coffee. We are always glad to see you.

Meals are $3.50 for 60+ and $5.25 for 59 and under. Be sure to call and make a reservation.

Take advantage of our Meals on Wheels program, please call for information at 620-983-2226.

— Lou Ann Bowlin, site

manager

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31

ghoulish burgers, terror potatoes, mystery vegetables, eye ball fruit, milk

THURSDAY, NOV. 1

Chicken and broccoli casserole, wheat bread, fruit, milk

FRIDAY, NOV. 2

Hamburger and vegetable soup, corn bread, fruit, milk

MONDAY, NOV. 5

Scalloped potatoes with ham, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk

TUESDAY, NOV. 6

Chicken Enchilada casserole, pinto beans, fruit dessert, milk

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7

Meat loaf, potatoes, green beans, fruit, wheat bread, milk

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