The Newton County Senior Activity and Wellness Center in Jasper continues its home delivery of meals and curbside pickup from 11:30 to noon, Monday through Friday, announced center director Nickie Henderson. She asks payment be made by check org exact change. Seniors 60 and older eat free though a $3 donation is appreciated. All others pay $6.60 which includes tax. All Meals include 8 ounces of 2% milk.
"Since we are not able to have fundraisers, I am going to need the community's support more than ever to meet our goal this year. Please remember us at this time. We have an online donation system which can be found at https://www.aaanwar.org/make-a-donation. Select Newton County Senior Activity and Wellness Center in the drop down menu under "Donation Designation*."
"We will not discontinue this essential service for our community. You can do your part by staying home and helping to slow down the spread of COVID-19. If you are a senior over 60 who is staying at home, afraid to get out because of the pandemic and need food please give us a call. 870-446-5531. Income is not now and has never been a part of the equation for getting home delivered meals. We want to make sure you are safe from this pandemic. We are here to help," Henderson said.
"We decided it was time for another fish fry so mark your calendars for Jan. 22.
Thursday - Mushroom chicken, wild rice blend, broccoli florets, wheat roll and mixed berry crisp.
Friday - Baked ziti, broccoli florets, tossed salad, wheat roll and fruit parfait.
Monday - Closed for Martin Luther King Day.
Tuesday - Chicken tenders, macaroni and cheese, baby lima beans, wheat bread and chilled peaches.
Wednesday -Goulash, tossed salad, wheat roll and pound cake with strawberries.