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NO MEETING FOR RETIREES: Howland Schools Retirees will not meet in July. Lunch meetings will resume in August.

To receive the newsletters and directory updates, a mailing fee of $10 is due by / at the August meeting. Checks must be made payable to Mary. Contact her at 330-856-5226 for more information or to share your news.

LONELY CALL SCOPE: Lonely seniors needing assistance or information may call Carol or Marge at SCOPE at 330-399-8846.

Up to 50 percent of those 60 and older are at risk of social isolation. SCOPE Senior Centers have partnered with hChoices to provide the We Thrive Together Program with services to area seniors who are lonely. The centers offer free programming for mature adults and use technology so they are able to participate at home as well as at senior centers.

Contact Alyssa Covert at alyssa@wethrivetogether.org, call 330-727-9452 or visit wethrivetogether.org.

There is no cost to attend SCOPE senior centers.

RETIREES AND WIDOWS TO MEET: The Police and Fire Retirees and Widows of Ohio, District 2, Chapter 10 will hold a meeting, not a picnic, at 5:30 p.m. July 14 at the Austintown Senior Center, 112 Westchester Drive, Austintown.

Anyone planning to attend should call Carol at 330-758-8275 or Rosemarie at 330-727-0851.

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 ages 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., 1:45 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, noon 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: Barbecue chicken breast, sweet potato puffs, butter beans, wheat bread, seasonal fresh fruit, mini-loaf;

• Monday: Closed for Independence Day;

• Tuesday: Seafood mac-and-cheese, stewed tomatoes, peas, wheat bread, applesauce, angel food cake;

• Wednesday: Stuffed pepper casserole, whipped potatoes,carrots, white bread, seasonal fresh fruit, sherbet;

• Thursday: Breaded Parmesan chicken breast, bowties with alfredo and asparagus, warm cinnamon peaches, dinner roll, side salad with Italian dressing, mini-muffin;

• July 8: Meatball hoagie, Parmesan noodles, green beans, hot dog bun, seasonal fresh fruit, cookie

FARMINGTON SENIOR CENTER: 150 College St., Farmington, is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 7 a.m. to noon Mondays. Call 330-889-2733. Lunches featuring home cooking for $4 for ages 60 and older and $5 for younger than 60. The lunch menu is posted on the center’s Facebook page. For more information on programs, activities, or to rent the center for your special occasion, contact the center at 330-889-2733.

“Helping Hands” pantry will be dismantled until fall when there will be “fresher” products. This with needs should ask;

• Monday Morning Breakfast, full menu, 7 a.m. to noon;

• First Monday of the month, University Hospitals sends a nurse to perform free blood pressure checks, 8:30 a.m.;

• Amish Ladies Day is 1 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month;

• Chair yoga with Vera, 10 a.m. first and second Wednesday of each month, with Doreen Walker directing the third and fourth Wednesday classes;

• TOPS meetings, 5:30 p.m. weigh-in; meeting to follow Wednesdays;

• Dr. Guy Del Prince will provide foot care 1 to 4 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of every other month. Appointments can be made by calling Linda at the center. Each session is $25;

• Chair massage with Jason, 10 to 11:30 a.m. the first Thursday of the month. Cost is $15 for 15 minutes. Call the center for an appointment time;

• Book Worms, 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month;

• Harvey Feenstra, doctor of chiropractic with St. Luke Vitalistic Health Services in Cortland, will not see patients throughout the summer;

• Seniorcise exercise group is postponed until fall;

• Dr. Steven Arnold will hold clinics at the senior center on the second and fourth Monday of the month. Call for an appointment or stop in. Insurances will be honored or cash or check. Appointments will be 20 to 30 minutes.

• Paint ‘n Sip, project are being held monthly. Check the Facebook page for the current months project. Reservations are required and the project of your choice. Project cost runs $25 to $30.

• Bristol High School donated numerous goodies and personal care items that are free until they are gone. Anyone who would like to donate may drop off items;

• Every lunch day, there are freshly made chef salads, a homemade dessert and a homemade soup that changes weekly;

• The center can be rented out for special occasion. Call Linda for specifics 330-889-2733.

• Menu for month:

Week 1 — Tuesday, grilled cheese; Wednesday, meatloaf; Thursday, haystack;

Week 2 — Tuesday, spaghetti with meatballs; Wednesday, chef’s choice; Thursday, flatbread pizza;

Week 3 — Tuesday: Amish Ladies Day — no lunch; Wednesday, keilbasa and kraut; Thursday, sub sandwiches;

Week 4 — Tuesday, taco; Wednesday, omelets and hash brown patties; Thursday, chicken pot pie.

Menu is subject to change without notice.

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