Senior Scribbles (Sept. 3, 2014)

hillsboro senior center

We hope everyone had a great holiday weekend, and is ready for fall.

We will have Irma Clarkson visiting Friday, Sept. 5, with her inspirational paintings.

Brett Nedich, a physician at the Newton Clinic, will talk to us Tuesday, Sept. 9. Bingo is Sept. 10.

We will serve a meal again at the Arts and Crafts fair day Sept. 20. It will be our German meal.

We hope you stop by and can join us at the center.

All of us want to thank everyone who has been bringing fresh produce. It has been enjoyable.

Last week, we had our first jam session and want to thank everyone who played an instrument.

We plan on making this a monthly event. I will have the date in the ?Scribbles? when the next one will be.

The senior center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are located at 212 N. Main St., or call 620-947-2304.

?Brenda Moss, director

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3

Hamburger, bun, relish plate, potato wedges, apricots, cookie, milk.

THURSDAY, Sept. 4

Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed vegetables, angel food cake with strawberries, roll, milk.

FRIDAY, Sept. 5

Fish or alternate, baked sweet potato, succotash, Mandarin oranges Krispie treats, roll, milk.

MONDAY, Sept. 8

Chicken Ritz, peas, carrot/raisin salad, strawberry short cake, roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Sept. 9

Beef tips in gravy, buttered noodles, lima beans, cucumber and onions, fresh fruit, roll, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10

Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, apricots, frosted cake, roll, milk.

Marion senior center

We had our annual assessment done by an Area Agency board member.

The center also welcomed four people from Geary County, who even stayed to play cards.

Tom Bishop and Terri Bradshaw came Aug. 22 to invite everyone to the open house at Homestead Senior Residences that day.

We also celebrated Estelle McCarty and Chandra Morris? birthdays.

We welcomed residents of Hilltop Manor Aug. 27.

The program was given by Ann Minear, who plays the piano ?by ear.?

Come join us Sept. 10. The program will be given by Gayla Ratzlaff, coordinator of the Marion County Department on Aging, on her recent trip to Boston.

To make lunch reservations or for more information, 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. 3

Smothered hamburgers, mashed potatoes, carrots, fruit cocktail, frosted grahams, whole wheat rolls, milk.

THURSDAY, Sept. 4

Taco pie, tossed salad, fruit, cupcake, milk.

FRIDAY, Sept. 5

Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed vegetables, fresh fruit, whole wheat roll, milk.

MONDAY, Sept. 8

Chicken breast smothered in mushrooms and rice, three-bean salad, fruit, whole wheat roll, milk.

TUESDAY, Sept. 9

Spaghetti pie, carrots, Jell-O salad, garlic toast, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10

Country-fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, broccoli/cauliflower, fruit, whole wheat roll, milk.

PEABODY senior center

Birthday dinner is Sept. 9. Come celebrate your September birthday with us or help someone else celebrate.

It is always a fun time with oven-fried chicken and all the trimmings. Be sure to make reservations early.

We are going to celebrate Patriot Day Sept. 11 and encourage everyone to wear red, white, and blue to honor our country.

We will also have Marion County Sheriff Rob Craft with us that day. We always enjoy his talks and the information he shares with us.

We are always glad to have volunteers to help us, and if you have a few hours to spare, give us a call.

Reservations can be called in at 620-983-2226 or come by 106 N. Walnut.

Meals are a suggested donation of $3.15 for seniors and only $5 for those not yet 60 years old. Please make a reservation and see what a delicious, enjoyable mid-day meal is served.

?Ruth Lott, director

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3

Hot turkey sandwich, carrots, fruit, milk.

THURSDAY, Sept. 4

Meatloaf, baked potato, vegetable, fruit cobbler, wheat bread, milk.

FRIDAY, Sept. 5

Ham & beans, cornbread, carrots and celery, fruit, milk.

MONDAY, Sept. 8

Smothered burgers, mashed potatoes, carrots, Mandarin oranges, graham crackers, wheat bread, milk.

TUESDAY, Sept. 9

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

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10

Beef tips, vegetable, fruit, wheat bread, milk.

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