February is “Heart Month.” Not only for the Valentine’s Day part of it, but it is also American Heart Month. The American Heart Association asks that we review the following; maintain a healthy weight, abstain from smoking, exercise regularly, watch what you eat and get a health screening yearly.
Today we will have Bingo starting at 11 a.m. The meal will include; beef tips with gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, mandarin oranges and banana pudding.
Tuesday, Feb. 11 Care Initiatives will host a Bingo also at 11 a.m. We appreciate them offering and remembering us. The dinner will follow at 11:30 a.m. which includes; hearty vegetable beef soup with crackers, fresh spinach and strawberry salad, homemade wheat dinner roll and apricots.
Wednesday, Feb. 12 the Appanoose County Public Health nurses will be in taking blood pressures. They are always so good about checking monthly to see our hearts are in good working order.
Thursday, Feb. 13 we will have our Valentine Dinner Dance. The meal will start at 5 p.m. and include; BBQ ribs, fried chicken or ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, copper penny salad, hot rolls and ice cream sundaes. If you have not signed up yet please do so ASAP. Ned Francis will be doing the music. He will start at 6 p.m. and play until 8:15 p.m.
Door prizes will be given to the lucky few whose name is drawn.
Friday, Feb. 14 we will have our Valentine Party at lunchtime. The party will start at 11 a.m. We will have interesting trivia about our favorite romantic TV stars. The lunch will start at 11:30 a.m. which includes; roast pork with dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, steamed cabbage, banana orange cup and whoopee pie.
Monday, Feb. 17 is President’s Day and the meal-site will be closed. Those needing an extra meal on Friday, Feb. 14 let us know no later than Wednesday, Feb. 12. Friday will already be a larger day with the party and we will need to know how many to cook for.