The Center menus, activities and OATS bus schedule: Ja. 24-31, 2018
Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out for 25 cents more.
Wednesday, Jan. 24: turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots, fresh-baked roll, apple pie. Thursday, Jan. 25: meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, fresh-baked roll, sundae bar. Friday, Jan. 26: fried fish, brown beans, coleslaw, cornbread, Hawaiian dump cake. Monday, Jan. 29: steak burger, Brussels sprouts, potato wedges, pumpkin cake. Tuesday, Jan. 30: chicken-fried chicken tenders, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, chocolate cake. Wednesday, Jan. 31: homemade lasagna, Brussels sprouts, breadstick, fresh spinach salad, pineapple dream.
Wednesday, Jan. 24: Grace Foot Clinic (call 679-4746 for appointment), card club 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25: crafters corner 10 a.m., bingo 1 p.m., music jam session 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29: arthritis exercise class 1 p.m., bingo 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31: card club 1 p.m.
OATS transportation is available to the entire county and is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion or national origin. If you don’t see your area listed, call driver Angela Pleasant, 417-343-0573, for help arranging your ride. For rides from Bakersfield, Caulfield and Dora, call Jean Lawing, 284-7377; from Theodosia and Gainesville, call Mary Piepergerdes, 679-4142. For rides to Springfield, call Lawing or Pleasant.
This is the OATS schedule for the rest of January and for February: Thursday, Jan. 25, and every Thursday in February: Caulfield and Bakersfield go to West Plains. Monday, Jan. 29: Pontiac goes to Branson. Tuesday, Feb. 6: Theodosia and Gainesville go to Branson. Monday, Feb. 12: Pontiac, Gainesville and Theodosia go to Springfield. Tuesday, Feb. 13: Theodosia and Gainesville go to West Plains. Monday, Feb. 19: Presidents Day. The office is closed, and no bus operates. Tuesday, Feb. 20: Theodosia and Gainesville go to Mountain Home, Arkansas. Tuesday, Feb. 27: The whole county comes to Gainesville. The Ozark County Food Pantry is open at a special time for OATS riders.