We were glad to have Charles Grimmett, and Jim & PatriciaWinegar visit last week.

Don’t forget that Barbara Milner from Texas Neighborhood Services will be at the Citizen’s Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 5, to help individuals with energy assistance.

There was a packed house for the January and February birthday party last week. January’s party was cancelled because of bad weather, so we combined them in February.

Margie Hartsfield was here to entertain the group. Our January birthday honorees were: Edwin Conger, Pat Faust, Janelle Gartrell, Ted Jett, Grady May, Janet Stacy, Mary Voss, Trey Welch, Patricia Winegar, and Veda Gosdin. The oldest winners in this group were Mary Voss and Grady May.

The February birthday honorees were: J. D. Armstrong, James Cotton, Johnetta Crane, Charles Grimmett, James Kelley, Mary Mercer, Jodie Reynolds, Lanell Sandlin, Alice Lance, Beth Sanner and Loveda Swaim. The oldest winners in the February group were Loveda Swaim and J. D. Armstrong. Happy birthday to all.

Free AARP Tax Help! The AARP Tax-Aide team of certified volunteer counselors will be available at the Glen Rose Senior Center every Monday to assist tax-payers of all ages with their income tax preparation. E filing is available at no charge, as well as direct deposit of the taxpayers refund.

The counselors will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Appointments may be made by calling 254-897-4838.

Activities at the Center beginning on March 9 are: AARP tax aide and Wii games on Monday; needlework, ceramics, Tops on Tuesday; collectibles day, health screening and Dollar General on Wednesday; Tops, art and David’s grocery shopping on Thursday; bingo with Lisa, quilting and Brookshire’s grocery shopping on Friday.

Our yearly collectibles day will be held this year on March 11. We would like to display your collections at the Citizen’s Center on that day. It’s lots of fun to see what people like to collect. Sometimes we get some really unusual items, that makes it interesting.

Menus for the week of March 9 are:

March 9

BBQ chicken; potato salad; baked beans; wheat bread; egg custard; milk

March 10

Butterbeans w/ ham; turnip greens; beets; cornbread; peach dump cake; milk

March 11

Pork roast w/ gravy; roasted potatoes; squash and tomatoes; roll; oatmeal cake; milk

March 12

Chicken salad sandwich; cream of potato soup; fruited Jell-o; milk

March 13

Catfish; pinto beans; cole slaw; hushpuppies; cookies; milk