Monday, April 22, 2024

Polson Seniors: Thanks for nutrition support

by Pete Mangels
| March 28, 2024 12:00 AM

Thank you to Country Pasta, Montana Marbled Meats and Super One Foods for their continuing support of our nutrition program.

Applications are now being accepted for Director for Nutrition, starting ASAP and full or part-time. Pick up an application and job description at the center. Food-service experience is preferred.

Get your taxes done at the senior center at no cost on Mondays or Thursdays through April 15, sponsored by AARP. Call us for an appointment time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

AARP Safe Driver Course is coming April 23; registration is $25 ($20 for AARP members).

Senior bowling continues at 1 p.m. Tuesdays ($13 lane fee).

Activities at the Polson center, open to all, include: wood carving for beginners, 1 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; self-guided, video-assisted exercise, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, sitting or standing; bingo, 6:30 p.m. Fridays ($100 blackout), with playing card bingo on the first and third Wednesdays; pinochle, noon-3 p.m. Thursdays.

The pool table is open 8 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays. Inquire at the center about bridge.

A veteran’s representative will visit the center on the first Friday and third Thursday (April 5 and 16) from 10 a.m.-noon. Memory Café (a dementia support group) meets 1-3 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month.

Meals are available for sit-down, take-out or delivery from 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. weekdays; a suggested donation of $5 helps support the nutrition program. The menu is posted each week at the center, although it’s subject to change. Call before 10 a.m. for grab-n-go.

Upcoming main dishes include: Hawaiian meatballs, March 28; baked fish, March 29; beef noodle soup, April 1; lasagna, April 2; and chicken parmesan, April  3.

The center is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays at 504 3rd Ave. E. For more information, call 406-883-4735, email or visit us on Facebook.