The Center menu and activities: Sept. 12-28, 2018


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, Sept. 12: chicken Parmesan, fresh pasta, Tuscan-blend vegetables, garlic bread, poke cake. Thursday, Sept. 13: breakfast for lunch, biscuits and gravy, spinach quiche, tropical-blend fruit, chocolate bread pudding. Friday, Sept. 14: fried fish, brown beans, coleslaw cornbread, ice cream. Monday, Sept. 17: oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, seasoned green beans, gooey butter cake. Tuesday, Sept. 18: cheeseburger, seasoned wedges, coleslaw, fresh peach cake. Wednesday, Sept. 19: pork quesadilla, refried beans, Tuscan-blend vegetables, cheesecake. Thursday, Sept. 20: Thai chicken over rice, Oriental-blend vegetables, egg roll, brownies. Friday, Sept. 21: fried fish, brown beans, coleslaw, cornbread, peanut butter cookie. Monday, Sept. 24: cashew chicken over rice, egg roll, Oriental-blend vegetables, Hawaiian cake. Tuesday, Sept. 25: lasagna, garlic bread, California-blend vegetables, sugar cookie.  Wednesday, Sept. 26: open-face roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied carrots, fresh-baked roll, apple dumplings.  Thursday, Sept. 27: meatload, mashed potatoes adn gravy, seasoned-green beans, homestyle biscuit, spice cake. Friday, Sept. 28: fried fish, brown beans, coleslaw, cornbread, banana-split cake.



Thursday, Sept. 13: bingo 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m., cards 2 p.m., bingo 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18: cards 10 a.m., music jam session 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19: Grace foot clinic (call 679-4746 for appointment), Senior Citizens of Ozark County board meeting 1 p.m. Meetings are open to the public. Thursday, Sept. 20: bingo 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m., cards 2 p.m., bingo 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25: cards 10 a.m., jam sessions, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27: bingo 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m.



OATS transportation is available to the entire county and 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. For trips on Tuesday, please call by the preceding Friday; for trips on Thursday, please call by Tuesday. No scheduling is done on the weekend. 

This is the OATS schedule for the rest of  September:

Each Thursday of the month Caulfield and Bakersfield go to West Plains. Monday, Sept. 17: Caulfield and Bakersfield go to Mountain Home, Arkansas. Tuesday, Sept. 18: Theodosia and Gainesville go to Mountain Home. Tuesday, Sept. 25: The whole county comes to Gainesville. The Ozark County Food Pantry is open at a special time for OATS riders only, and the OATS committee meeting is on this day at 12:30 p.m. at The Center. Committee meetings are open to the public. 






Ozark County Times

504 Third Steet
PO Box 188
Gainesville, MO 65655

Phone: (417) 679-4641
Fax: (417) 679-3423