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Senior center providing meals


The Newton County Senior Activity and Wellness Center in Jasper continues its 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.
Upcoming events: Wheels for Meals Parade, Saturday April 24. Fish fry, Friday, April 30, 3-6 p.m.
April 7-14
Wednesday - Herbed pork roast, pork gravy, sweet potato, green beans, dinner roll and pound cake.
Thursday - Baked chicken, mushroom gravy, parmesan noodles, glazed carrots, dinner roll and spiced apples.
Friday - Fried fish fillet, brown beans, seasoned cabbage, cornbread and fruit of the day.
Monday - Chicken fried chicken, mashed potatoes, garden peas, dinner roll and mixed fruit.
Tuesday - Tuna plate (tuna salad, potato salad and fruit salad) breadstick and angel food cake.
Wednesday - Open faced turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, green beans, wheat bread and cherry pie.

Senior center announces April events

The Newton County Senior Activity and Wellness Center announced it will hold three special events in April.
On the 23rd from 10-2 at Bradley Park there will have a table in the Jasper information fair with information about the center and services the center provides.
On the 24th (time will be announced later) will be the meals on wheels parade. Everyone tis encouraged to come join in the fun. Sponsor sheets available now. Any amount you can raise goes to the meals on wheels program. There are different categories you can enter. If you would like a sponsor sheet or to know the categories just give the center a call. A sack lunch will be provided after the parade.
On the 30th, 3-6 p.m. will be a fish fry. Hand breaded catfish or chicken strips, pinto beans, coleslaw, jalapeno cornbread, pickled green tomatoes, and carrot cake with cream cheese frosting are on the menu. Cost is $10 per meal. Curbside pickup only.


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