Lunch menus at area community centers for the week of Dec. 29, 2008.

The following is a list lunches being served at area community centers for the week beginning Dec. 29.

Palmer Center – Independence
Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Suggested donation, $2. You may reserve a meal up to three days in advance. To make or cancel your reservation, 816-325-6200.

Monday: Diced chicken stew, tossed salad, corn bread, mixed fruit. Tuesday: Liver/onions, mashed potatoes/gravy, Italian mix vegetables, potato bread, diced pears. Wednesday: Beef stroganoff, winter mix salad, green beans, wheat roll, chocolate pudding. Thursday: Closed for New Year’s Day. Friday: Call for menu.


Fairmount Community Center – Independence
Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Suggested donation, $2 for seniors and those on disability, $3.25 for all others. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance, 816-254-8334.

Monday: Tuna casserole, carrots/peas, potato bread, orange sherbet. Wednesday: Chicken fried steak, country gravy, sweet potato, winter mix vegetables, roll, fruit mix. Thursday: Closed for New Year’s Day. Friday: Meatloaf, brown gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, mandarin oranges.


Vesper Hall – Blue Springs
Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Suggested donation, $2.50 for seniors and those who are disabled, $4.50 for those under 60. Make reservations five working days in advance, 816-228-0181.

Monday: Southwest white chili, zesty veggie salad, corn muffin, applesauce gelatin. Tuesday: Beef taco salad, tortilla chips, mandarin oranges. Wednesday: Hamburger stroganoff, squash casserole, broccoli Normandy, Rice Krispy bar. Thursday: Closed for New Year’s Day. Friday: Stuffed pepper, creamy coleslaw, black-eyed peas, banana.


Compiled by Jillayne Ritchie