Lunches provided (by delivery or take out) by area community centers this week.


Vesper Hall, 400 N.W. Vesper St., Blue Springs. Due to the coronavirus emergency, meals are being offered by delivery only. To reserve a meal call 816-228-0181 by 2 p.m. one working day prior to the meal. Cost: $3.50 donation for ages 60 and older; $5.75 fee for ages 59 and younger.


NOTE: there may be some variance in these menus due to the current emergency.


• Tuesday: Cheeseburger, broccoli and raisin salad, peanut butter cookie, pears.


• Wednesday: Shepherd’s pie, mashed potatoes, steamed peas and carrots, pears in gelatin.


• Thursday: Chili dog, California blend veggies, Sun Chips, diced peaches.


• Friday: Baked pork chop, lemon peppered broccoli, black eyed peas, strawberries.


Fairmount Community Center, 217 S. Cedar St., Independence. Due to the coronavirus emergency, meals are being offered for take out. Take out meals are $5 or $3.50 for members and reservations for these meals should be made 24 hours in advance: call 254-8334. Each meal is served with bread or roll and milk.


• Tuesday: Chicken a la king, green beans, dessert.


• Wednesday: Apricot pork, scalloped potatoes, carrots, dessert.


• Thursday: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, dessert.


• Friday: Tuna casserole, California vegetables, dessert.


Palmer Center, 218 N. Pleasant St., Independence. Due to the coronavirus emergency, lunch is being served by delivery only. Reserve your meal by calling 816- 325-6200. Inclement weather line: 325-7999 ext. 4. All meals are served with milk. There may be variations in the menu due to the current emergency.


• Tuesday: Chicken strips, sweet potato wedges, salad, oranges, multigrain bread, graham crackers.


• Wednesday: Diced seasoned chicken, cheddar cheese, Chuckwagon corn, stewed apples, whole wheat tortilla, salad with dressing.


• Thursday: Mostaccioli with meat sauce, Italian vegetables, salad with dressing, pineapple/Mandarine orange mix, Italian bread and graham crackers.


• Friday: Breaded fish, coleslaw, spinach, fruit cup, bread.