Senior centers are located throughout Marion County and provide a variety of services, programs, fellowship, meals and information. The county has three nutritional sites: Hillsboro, Marion and Peabody which provide a noon meal Monday-Friday plus meals on wheels and frozen meals for the weekend. The suggested contribution for the meal for 60 and older is $3.15 and under 60 is $5.00. The county also has five senior centers : Burns, Durham, Florence, Lincolnville, and Tampa which meet once a month on a set day.
Nutrition Sites in Marion County
Hillsboro Senior Center
212 N. Main
Hillsboro, KS 67063
Nutrition Site Manager: Brenda Moss
Senior Center President: Willie Ensz
Hillsboro Senior Center Menu & Program Calendar
2014 September Program & Menu
Marion Senior Center
309 S. Third
Marion, KS 66861
Nutrition Site Manager: Janet Bryant
Senior Center President: Sue Clough
Marion Senior Center Menu & Program Calendar
2014 September Program and Menu
Peabody Senior Center
106 N. Walnut
Peabody, KS 66866
Nutrition Site Manager: Ruth Lott
Senior Center President: Dinah Richmond
Peabody Senior Center Menu and Program
2014 September Menu and Calendar
301 N. Washington
Burns, KS 66840
Senior Center President: Lowell Larson
The Burns seniors meet at the Burns Community Center for a carry in meal the second Tuesday of each month. They have a program after their meal which consists of someone sharing their hobbies, trips, or guest speaker. This group gets together on Tuesday and Thursday morning to every week to exercise. They work on a quilt throughout the year to sell chances at the Annual Hog Roast in July.
Durham Senior Center
519 Douglas Avenue
Durham Senior Center President: Lila Unruh
The Durham Senior Center has a carry in meal on the fourth Wednesday of each month. During the months of October through April they meet at noon and May through September at 6:00 pm. Their special occasions throughout the year include a July Hamburger Fry, August Watermelon feed, Thanksgiving dinner in Novemver and a Christmas party in december. Their most popular meeting is the Thanksgiving dinner which includes a turkey and all the trimmings. The December meeting they collect food for Marion County Food Bank and Hillsboro Main Street Ministries.
419 Main St
Florence, KS 66851
Florentines President: Betty Ireland
The Florentines meet at the Town & Country Cafe on the second Friday of the month at noon. Members order from menu and pay for the cost of the meal. Programs follow the lunch time.They do not meet during June through August. A program follows the time of fellowship and meal. They try to have a special meal during the holidays.
213 W. 6th
Lincolnville, KS 66858
Contact person: Maxine Barton
The Lincolnville Seniors meet in the Lincolnville Community center every Wednesday to play Dominoes. The have their regular meeting on the second Wednesday at noon for a potluck. They invite anyone to join them for their potluck.
Tampa Sunflower Senior Center
113 W. 3rd
Tampa, KS 67438
Senior Center President: Raymond Bielefeld
The Tampa Senior Center meets on the second Tuesday of the month at noon for a carry in meal. They don't meet during the summer months but usually plan some trips around the local, county, state sites.