Senior CommUnity meals are served at four dining sites in Delta County -- Cedaredge Civic Center (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), Delta Senior Center (Monday, Wednesday, Friday), Hotchkiss Senior Center (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) and Paonia Senior Citizen Center (Monday, Wednesday, 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, 874-5302; Hotchkiss Senior Center, 872-3494; and Paonia Senior Citizen Center, 527-3435.
The menu through July 31 follows:
Monday, July 2 -- Barbecue chicken on whole wheat bun, macaroni and cheese, crunchy garden coleslaw, confetti peas and fruited gelatin.
Tuesday, July 3 -- Oven-fried chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked beans, tossed salad, wheat roll and tropical fruit mix.
Wednesday, July 4 -- Independence Day. Meal sites closed for the holiday.
Thursday, July 5 -- Potato-crusted cod, oven-browned potatoes, fiesta blend vegetables, coleslaw, whole wheat roll and ambrosia fruit dessert.
Friday, July 6 -- Spaghetti with meat sauce, Italian vegetable blend, spring mix salad, French bread and pineapple chunks.
Monday, July 9 -- Stuffed green peppers, peas and carrots, tossed salad, wheat roll and cherry crisp.
Tuesday, July 10 --Chicken taco salad with tortilla chips and sour cream, black bean salad, mandarin oranges and vanilla ice cream.
Wednesday, July 11 -- Roast turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, kidney bean salad, wheat roll and cake.
Thursday, July 12 -- Beef tips over white rice, kidney bean and cheese salad, carrots, whole wheat roll, strawberries and whipped cream.
Friday, July 13 -- Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato and onion, baked potato wedges, cauliflower, three-bean salad and watermelon.
Monday, July 16 -- Paprika chicken, brown rice with mushroom gravy, orange-glazed carrots, pickled beets and tropical fruit mix.
Tuesday, July 17 -- Hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, three-bean salad, chateau blend vegetables and peach cobbler.
Wednesday, July 18 -- Pepperoni and beef pizza, tomato cucumber salad, island mix vegetables and grapes.
Thursday, July 19 -- Roast beef, sweet potatoes with apples, pickled beet and onion salad, green beans, wheat roll and applesauce cake.
Friday, July 20 -- Beef and rice burrito, lettuce, tomato and onion, refried beans, Mandarin spinach salad and a muffin.
Monday, July 23 -- Meat loaf, Parmesan garlic potatoes, green beans, tossed salad, half an orange and apple crisp.
Tuesday, July 24 -- Barbecue chicken on a whole wheat bun, lettuce, tomato and onion, cucumber and grape salad, potato salad and banana.
Wednesday, July 25 -- Fettuccine alfredo with chicken breast, broccoli, spring mix salad, garlic French bread and orange sherbet.
Thursday, July 26 -- Spaghetti with meat sauce, Italian blend vegetables, tossed salad, garlic butter roll, peaches and pears.
Friday, July 27 -- Barbecue beef sandwich, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and mixed fruit cup.
Monday, July 30 -- Chicken breast with mushroom sauce, brown rice, tomato cucumber salad, California blend vegetables, wheat roll and grapes.
Tuesday, July 31 -- Liver and onions or beef patty with carrot and onion gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, tossed salad and honey fruit dessert.
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.