Congregate Meals: Sept. 2-6, 2013
The Fairfield Senior Citizen Center has listed its menu for the coming week.
Meals are served at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at the Fairfield senior center and at noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Lockridge senior center.
Monday — Labor Day, no meal served, all meal sites closed. Check at the senior center for alternatives.
Tuesday — ground beef gravy, mashed potatoes, lima beans, Surprise Salad, cookie.
Wednesday — birthday party: baked chicken, macaroni salad, kale/spinach, fresh melon, pie.
Thursday — beef luncheon steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, Brussels sprouts, homemade wheat dinner roll, strawberry peach gelatin.
Sept. 6 — pork cutlet and gravy, baked potato, sour cream, peas and carrots, Cool Pie.
Milk, whole-wheat and whole-grain bread or muffins and margarine are offered with all meals.
The menu provides a general balanced diet that meets the RDA’s/RIA’s for adults.
Frozen or shelf-stable meals are available for evenings, weekends and holidays.
Meals are offered on a contribution basis. For a person 60 years old or older and his or her spouse of any age, the suggested contribution is $3.50. The suggested contributions are: $3.75 for a carryout meal and $4 for a home-delivered meal.
An individual younger than 60 must pay the full cost of the meal; the cost is posted at the meal site.
Reservations for meals at the Fairfield senior center must be made one day in advance either at the center or by calling 472-4403.
For reservations at Lockridge, call 319-696-2711.
Bingo is played from 12:15-1:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and the Ed Bruegge Band plays at noon the first Wednesday of every month in Fairfield.
For information about the Fairfield Senior Citizen Center, call the site manager at 472-4403.