The Center menu and activities: Feb. 7 - 15, 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, Feb. 7: birthday lunch: shrimp, Tuscan blend veggies, fresh-baked roll, birthday cake and ice cream. Thursday, Feb. 8: meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, fresh-baked roll, cherry pie. Friday, Feb. 9: fried fish, brown beans, coleslaw, cornbread, cherry chip cake. Monday, Feb. 12: breakfast for lunch, cheese omelet, country sausage, biscuits and gravy, cinnamon roll bread pudding. Tuesday, Feb. 13: Thai chicken, Asian rice, vegetable medley, egg roll, gooey butter cake. Wednesday, Feb.14: bacon-wrapped pork loin, baked potato, Tuscan blend veggies, fresh-baked roll, red velvet cupcake. Thursday, Feb. 15: beef enchilada, corn and black bean fiesta, Scandanavian vegetables, peach cobbler.
Thursday, Feb. 8: crafters corner 10 a.m., bingo 1 p.m., music session 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12: arthritis exercise 1 p.m., bingo 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13: senior tax clinic (call 679-4746 for an appointment). Wednesday, Feb. 14: matter of balance class 10 a.m., board meeting 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15: 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 OATS schedule for February: Each Thursday of the month Caulfield and Bakersfield go to West Plains. Monday, Feb. 12: Pontiac, Gainesville and Theodosia go to Springfield. Tuesday, Feb.13: Theodosia and Gainesville go to West Plains. Monday, Feb. 19: Presidents Day. The office is closed, and no bus operates. Tuesday, Feb. 20: Theodosia and Gainesville go to Mountain Home, Arkansas. Tuesday, Feb. 27: The whole county comes to Gainesville. The Ozark County Food Pantry is open at a special time for OATS riders only.