Senior nutrition menu

The nutrition program for persons age 60 and over is funded by the county Office for the Aging, state and federal grants, and contributions from participants. Meals are served Monday through Friday at the Ava Dorfman Senior Citizens Civic Center and the South Rome Senior Citizens Center, both in Rome; United Methodist Church, Vernon; United Methodist Church, Boonville, Noyes Manor Apartments, Sherrill; and Town Hall in Forestport.

Each diner receives an envelope into which a suggested voluntary $2.25 contribution may be placed to pay for the meal. Those under age 60 must pay $6.40.

The menu for May 7-11:

Monday — Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, whole wheat bread, and ice cream.

Tuesday — Kielbasa, red bliss potatoes, steamed cabbage & carrots, rye bread, and vanilla pudding.

Wednesday — Spanish rice, broccoli, corn muffin, fruit juice, and peaches.

Thursday — Western egg scramble, home fries, sausage, fruit juice, muffin, and fruit salad.

Friday — Spaghetti and meatballs, Italian blend vegetables, tossed salad, breadstick, and fruited Jello.

Diet substitutes are available with some meals, upon request. The menu is subject to change by the OFA.