Senior CommUnity meals are served at four dining sites in Delta County -- Cedaredge Community Center (Monday-Thursday), Delta Community Center (Monday-Friday), Hotchkiss Senior Center (Monday-Thursday) and Paonia Senior Citizen Center (Monday, Wednesday and Friday). Meals on Wheels are also delivered from each location. More information is available by calling the Cedaredge meal site, 856-3636; the Delta meal site, 874-7662; Hotchkiss Senior Center, 872-3494; and Paonia Senior Citizen Center, 527-3435.
The menu through Feb. 28 follows:
Thursday, Feb. 1 -- Ham and beans, cottage cheese and pears, cornbread, parsley carrots and oatmeal raisin cookie.
Friday, Feb. 2 -- Roast pork loin, whipped sweet potatoes, buttered cauliflower, whole wheat roll and peach cobbler.
Monday, Feb. 5 -- Beef, cheese and rice burrito with green sauce, lettuce, tomato and onion, refried beans and churro.
Tuesday, Feb. 6 -- Beef and sausage lasagna, tossed salad with tomato, green beans, garlic breadstick and tropical fruit.
Wednesday, Feb. 7 -- Roast beef, kidney bean salad, mashed potatoes with gravy, California blend veggies, homemade wheat roll and pineapple right-side-up cake.
Thursday, Feb. 8 -- Shepherd's pie, honey fruit salad, cabbage and carrots, wheat roll and cherry crisp with vanilla ice cream.
Friday, Feb. 9 -- Ham and broccoli casserole, orange spinach berry salad, peas and pearl onions, cornbread and baked apple slices.
Monday, Feb. 12 -- Potato crusted cod with tartar sauce, fish-house coleslaw, potato wedges, wheat roll and blueberry crisp.
Tuesday, Feb. 13 -- Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, seasoned tomato wedges, bell pepper, carrot and onion blend, whole wheat roll and deluxe banana pudding.
Wednesday, Feb. 14 -- Fettuccine alfredo, garlic bread, Italian chicken breast, candied bacon brussels sprouts and chocolate oatmeal no-bake cookie.
Thursday, Feb. 15 -- Roast turkey with cranberry sauce, green leafy salad, mashed potatoes with gravy, California blend veggies, whole wheat roll and applesauce cake.
Friday, Feb. 16 -- Chili con carne with cheddar cheese and diced onion, tossed salad with tomato wedge, cornbread and ice cream.
Monday, Feb. 19 -- Spaghetti with meat sauce, Parmesan cheese on side, tossed salad with tomato, Italian veggies, zucchini, tomatoes and onions, and pineapple.
Tuesday, Feb. 20 -- Chicken enchilada casserole, Spanish rice, hot black bean salad and pineapple tidbits.
Wednesday, Feb. 21 -- Beef stew with potatoes and carrots, celery and onions, mandarin spinach salad, whole wheat roll and honey fruit dessert.
Thursday, Feb. 22 -- Chicken noodle casserole, marinated carrot salad, broccoli, wheat roll and tropical fruit mix.
Friday, Feb. 23 -- Baked ham, oven browned potatoes, buttered broccoli, confetti salad, sweet potato roll and pumpkin pie with whipped topping.
Monday, Feb. 26 -- Pepperoni and beef pizza on homemade crust, calico vegetable salad, zucchini, tomatoes and onions, and pineapple.
Tuesday, Feb. 27 -- BBQ pork on bun, potato wedges, pineapple coleslaw, southern baked beans and ice cream.
Wednesday, Feb. 28 -- Beef tips with mushroom sauce over brown rice, green beans, V8 juice, breadstick, peaches and PBOK cookie.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.