The Center news: Nov. 15, 2017
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, Nov. 15: stuffed peppers, mashed potatoes, roll, brownie. Thursday, Nov. 16: baked ham, sweet potato fries, cauliflower, roll, Jell-o cake. Friday, Nov. 17: fried fish, brown beans, cole slaw, cornbread, Hawaiian delight cake. Monday, Nov. 20: country-fried steak, mashed potatoes, corn, roll, chocolate chip cookie. Tuesday, Nov. 21: Rice Krispy chicken, scalloped potatoes, California blend, biscuit, strawberry cake. Wednes-day, Nov. 22: turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll pumpkin pie. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24: closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, Nov. 15: hearing aid clinic and knit & knatter 10 a.m., board meeting and pitch & dominoes 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16: bingo 1 p.m., music jam session 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m., bingo 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21: gentle stretching class 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22: Grace foot clinic (call 679-4746 for an appointment), knit & knatter 10 a.m., pitch and dominoes 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24: closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
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 the rest of November: Each Thursday of the month except Nov. 23, Caulfield and Bakersfield go to West Plains. Monday, November 20: Caulfield and Bakers-field go to Mountain Home. Tuesday, Nov. 21: Theodosia and Gainesville go to Mountain Home, Arkansas. Thursday, Nov. 23: Thanksgiving Day. The OATS office is closed, no buses operate. Tuesday, Nov. 28: The whole county comes to Gainesville. Our business meeting is this day at The Center at 12:30 pm. Business meetings are open to the public. The Ozark County Food Pantry is open this day for those who ride the OATS bus.