The following is the Meals on Wheels menu for Sunday, Nov. 18, through Saturday, Nov. 24. Items for people with diabetes are listed in parentheses. Sunday — Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, lima beans, pineapple, roll, ice cream, (sugar-free ice cream), milk.
Monday — Country sausage on a bun, baked potato, corn, applesauce, milk.
Tuesday — Chicken and dumplings, peas, mandarin oranges and bananas, oatmeal raisin cokie, (vanilla wafers), milk.
Wednesday — Spaghetti and meatsauce, Italian mix vegetables, peaches, garlic bread, chocolate cake, (angelfood cake), milk.
Thursday — Smothered pork cutlet, noodles, beets, pears, roll, tapioca pudding, (sugar-free pudding), milk.
Friday — Chicken strips, mashed potatoes and chicken gravy, creamed peas, apricots, roll, vanilla wafers, milk.
Saturday — Fish nuggets, hash browns, cabbage, banana, roll, graham crackers, jelly, milk.
Those interested in receiving meals should call 283-3500. The meals are prepared by Newton Medical Center and are delivered by volunteers seven days a week, including holidays. Diabetic diets are served when ordered by a physician.
The American Red Cross Good Neighbor Nutrition Program meals served at the Newton Area Senior Center, 122 E. Sixth will be:
Nov. 19 — Ham and beans with onion, spinach, strawberry apple gelatin, cornbread
Nov. 20 —Chicken noodle soup, baked potato, coronado salad, fresh orange, crackers
Nov. 21 — Turkey in gravy, mashed potatoes, mixed green salad w/drsg, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, dinner roll
Nov. 22 — Closed.
Nov. 23 — Closed.
The meals are served at 11:45 a.m. weekdays, excluding holidays.
Contributions are encouraged. The suggested contribution for a meal for those age 60 and older is $2. However, no person will be denied a meal due to an inability to pay. (The meal for each day’s volunteers is provided.) Reservations must be made with the site manager or the Senior Center director at 283-2222 three weekdays before the meal.