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VOLUNTEER PACKERS / DRIVERS NEEDED: Trumbull Mobile Meals, a community-based service agency dedicated to providing a home-delivered meal service to Trumbull County residents who are homebound, is delivering meals five days per week. The agency needs volunteer packers and volunteer drivers.

Volunteer cold packers help pack cold meals, 8:15 to 11 a.m., and volunteer hot packers pack meals from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Drivers deliver between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Drivers are needed throughout Trumbull County.

Anyone who can spare an hour or two once per week or once per month is invited to help.

For further information, call Christine Sanford at 330-394-2538, Ext. 101, or email tmmvolunteer@aol.com.

NUTRITION SITES AVAILABLE: The Trumbull County Nutrition Program for the Elderly is provided by the Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs and operates nutrition sites at seven locations in the county. Meals will be delivered to county residents 60 and older who are homebound, unable to cook for themselves and not living with someone who can cook for them. Client donations are accepted. For information, call 330-675-2486. Reservations must be made by 2 p.m. two working days in advance.

• Cortland SCOPE, 153 Grove Drive, noon Monday through Friday. Call 330-637-3010.

• Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 330-545-5350.

• Hubbard Senior Center, 220 W. Liberty St., 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 330-534-3812, Ext. 2200.

• Johnston Senior Center, 5922 Warren Road, noon Monday through Friday. Call 330-924-0412.

• Newton Falls Senior Center, 612 Broad St., Newton Falls, 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 330-306-9577.

• Warren SCOPE, 375 N. Park Ave., 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Call 330-399-8846.

The menu is:

• Today — Barbecued pulled pork, ranch potatoes, succotash, sandwich bun, fresh orange, cookie;

• Monday — Southwest meatloaf, au gratin potatoes, green beans, wheat bread, pears, sherbet;

• Tuesday — Chicken breast with mushroom sauce, rice pilaf, carrots, tossed salad with Italian dressing, dinner roll, pineapple tidbits, pudding;

• Wednesday — Sweet sausage with peppers and onions, roasted potatoes, broccoli, hot dog bun, mixed fruit, cookie;

• Thursday — Homemade tuna salad, tomato and cucumber salad, three-bean salad, sandwich bun, fresh orange, mini-loaf;

• May 7 — Breaded chicken cutlet, cheesy whipped potatoes, lima beans, wheat bread, peaches, angel food cake.

CENTER RESUMES LUNCH PROGRAM: The Johnston Senior Center on state Route 5 in Johnston and the Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs have resumed the congregate lunch program and include the “grab-n-go” lunch.

To reserve a lunch, call two business days in advance 330-924-0412 or 330-675-2486. Cost is $2.25 for county residents 60 and older and / or their spouse.

FALLS CENTER OFFERS LUNCH: SCOPE relocated a senior center to the recently purchased Newton Falls village building, 612 W. Broad St. Hot lunches now are being offered to senior citizens in the city hall.

To eat, people need to call the center two days in advance at 330-306-9577. There is no charge for the meals, but participants are asked to provide a donation. Meals are served 12:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Reserved meals also may be packaged up for carryout.

The center is open for numerous activities 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. Masking and social- distancing rules are followed.


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