Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out for 25 cents more.
Wednesday, March 14: steakburger on a bun with all the fixin’s, seasoned wedges, peach pie. Thurs-day, March 15: corned beef cabbage, roast potatoes, Irish soda bread, strawberry cake. Friday, March 16: fried fish, brown beans, coleslaw, cornbread, lemon bars. Monday, March 19: chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, country blend vegetables, fresh-baked roll, oatmeal cookies. Tuesday, March 20: breakfast for lunch: omelet w veggies, sausage, homestyle potatoes, cookie dough brownie. Wednesday, March 21: meatballs and ravioli, Tuscan-blend vegetables, garlic bread, banana cupcakes. Thursday, March 22: pepper steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, Scandinavian-blend vegetables fresh-baked rolls, pumpkin cake.
Wednesday, March 14: Matter of Balance 10 a.m. Pi Day. Thursday, March 15: Photo booth 11 a.m., bingo 1 p.m., music jam session 6 p.m. Friday, March 16: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m. Monday, March 19: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m., bingo 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20: Senior tax clinic. Call 679-4746 for an appointment. Wednesday, March 21: Matter of Balance 10 a.m., Grace foot clinic. Call 679-4746 for an appointment. Thursday, March 22: crafters corner 10 a.m., bingo 1 p.m., music jam session 6 p.m.
OATS transportation is available to the entire county and is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion or national origin. If you don’t see your area listed, call driver Angela Pleasant, 417-343-0573, for help arranging your ride. For rides from Bakersfield, Caulfield and Dora, call Jean Lawing, 284-7377; from Theodosia and Gainesville, call Mary Piepergerdes, 679-4142.To arrange rides to Springfield, call Lawing or Pleasant.
This is the schedule for the rest of March: Each Thursday of the month, Caulfield and Bakersfield go to West Plains. Monday, March 19: Caulfield and Bakersfield go to Mountain Home, Arkansas. Tuesday, March 20: Theodosia and Gainesville go to Mountain Home. Tuesday, March 27: The whole county goes to Gainesville. The business meeting, to be held at 12:30 p.m. at The Center, is open to the public. The food pantry is open this day at a special time for OATS riders only.