The American Red Cross Good Neighbor Nutrition Program meals served at the Newton Area Senior Center, 122 E. Sixth will be:
Dec. 10 — Southwestern chicken with pasta; California vegetables; apricot mix; tapioca pudding; whole wheat bread
Dec. 11 — Pork patties in cream gravy; mashed potatoes; mixed green salad with dressing; mandarin oranges; whole wheat bread
Dec. 12 — Sloppy joe on bun; yellow sweet corn; macaroni salad; fruited gelatin
Dec. 13 — Chili cheese potato; garden vegetable salad with dressing; spiced pears; cornbread
Dec. 14 — Chicken fajita; green peas; fresh orange; chocolate pudding
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.
Meals on Wheels
The following is the Meals on Wheels menu for Sunday, Dec. 9, through Saturday, Dec. 15. Items for people with diabetes are listed in parentheses.
Sunday — Baked chicken, mashed potatoes and chicken gravy, scalloped apples, roll, pineapple, ice cream (sugar-free ice cream), milk.
Monday — Scalloped turkey, chicken gravy, broccoli, peaches, roll, jelly, milk.
Tuesday — Meat loaf, baked potato, green beans, fruit cocktail, roll, milk.
Wednesday — Roast turkey, mashed potatoes and chicken gravy, dressing, tropical fruit, roll.
Thursday — Barbecue beef on bun, tater tots, cooked cabbage, plums, milk.
Friday — Tuna tetrazzini, sweet potatoes, bananas and mandarin oranges, roll, jelly, milk.
Saturday — Sweet and sour meatballs, Italian vegetables, brown rice, applesauce, roll, 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.