Senior Center Serves Massive Thanksgiving Feast

Approximately 250 people dined on Thanksgiving lunch Friday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in downtown Los Alamos. The traditional meal included turkey, dressing, gravy, peas, cranberries and pumpkin pie, all for $4. Photo by Karen Kendall

Staff Report

The Betty Ehart Senior Center provides year round home delivered meals for frail, home bound seniors referred to the program by their physician.

The suggested donation for this service is $4.50 per meal. Approximately 50 seniors in Los Alamos take part in this program.

The Senior Center will deliver one fresh hot meal and four frozen meals to seniors Wednesday Nov. 21, to get them through the holiday weekend.

Noon meals are also served at the Betty Ehart Senior Center Monday through Friday. The suggested donation for diners age 60 and over is $4. Younger members and guests are charged $7.50.

To make reservations or for more information about programs at the Senior Center, call 662-8922.

Home Instead Senior Care is sponsoring a Giving Tree at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. To “be Santa to a senior,” members of the public are invited to pick an ornament and provide a much needed holiday gift to a senior in need. Home Instead Senior Care volunteers will wrap and deliver the presents. As an example, a request written on one ornament was for a warm house dress and socks. Photo by Karen Kendall

The Betty Ehart Senior Center was decked out in Christmas trees for the Festival of Trees event that runs until 2 p.m. today, Saturday Nov. 17. The public can bid on the Holiday trees, buy poinsettias and baked goods. Photo by Karen Kendall

 

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