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 Dec. 29 follows:
Friday, Dec. 1 -- Roast pork loin, whipped sweet potatoes, buttered cauliflower, whole wheat roll and peach cobbler.
Monday, Dec. 4 -- Beef, cheese and rice burrito with green sauce, lettuce, tomato and onion, refried beans and a churro.
Tuesday, Dec. 5 -- Beef and pork lasagna, green beans, tossed salad with tomato, garlic breadstick and tropical fruit.
Wednesday, Dec. 6 -- Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, kidney bean salad, California blend veggies, homemade wheat roll and pineapple right-side-up cake.
Thursday, Dec. 7 -- Shepherd's pie, honey fruit salad, cabbage and carrots, wheat roll and cherry crisp with vanilla ice cream.
Friday, Dec. 8 -- Ham and broccoli casserole, orange spinach berry salad, peas and pearl onions, cornbread and baked apple slices.
Monday, Dec. 11 -- Potato-crusted cod, potato wedges, fish-house coleslaw, wheat roll and blueberry crisp.
Tuesday, Dec. 12 -- Salisbury steak and gravy, mashed potatoes, tomato wedges, bell pepper, carrot and onion blend, homemade rye roll and deluxe banana pudding.
Wednesday, Dec. 13 -- Fettuccine alfredo, Italian chicken breast, garlic bread, candied bacon brussels sprouts and chocolate oatmeal no-bake cookie.
Thursday, Dec. 14 -- Roast turkey with cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, green salad, California blend veggies, whole wheat roll and applesauce cake.
Friday, Dec. 15 -- Chili con carne with cheddar cheese and diced onion, tossed salad with tomato wedge, homemade cornbread and ice cream.
Monday, Dec. 18 -- Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad with tomato, Italian veggies, homemade breadstick and pears.
Tuesday, Dec. 19 -- Chicken enchilada casserole, hot black bean salad, Spanish rice and pineapple tidbits.
Wednesday, Dec. 20 -- Beef stew with potatoes, carrots, celery and onions, mandarin spinach salad, rye roll and honey fruit dessert.
Thursday, Dec. 21 -- Tuna noodle casserole, carrot salad, broccoli, wheat roll and tropical fruit mix.
Friday, Dec. 22 -- Baked ham, oven browned potatoes, confetti salad, broccoli, sweet potato roll and pumpkin pie with whipped topping.
Tuesday, Dec. 26 -- BBQ pork on bun, potato wedges, southern baked beans, pineapple coleslaw and ice cream.
Wednesday, Dec. 27 -- Beef tips with mushroom sauce over brown rice, green beans, V8 juice, breadstick, peaches and PBOK cookie.
Thursday, Dec. 28 -- Baked chicken breast on fettuccine alfredo, candied bacon brussels sprouts, dinner roll and apple crisp.
Friday, Dec. 29 -- Stuffed cabbage casserole, peas and carrots, tossed salad with tomato wedge and banana muffin.
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.