Hormel retirees breakfast this Tuesday

Published 4:16 am Saturday, February 8, 2020

By Sara Schafer
Mower County Senior Center

This week we have the Hormel Retiree’s Breakfast. This happens once a month on the second Tuesday. This month we are having biscuits and gravy, hash browns and fruit or the fruit and yogurt plate.

All Hormel Retirees and spouses are invited. Stop by the front desk to purchase your tickets in advance. Tickets are $5 in advance or $6 at the door.

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From 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, St. Mark’s Living and Ecumen are sponsoring a free cupcake decorating event. This is open to everyone. Cupcakes will be here along with the decorations when you come in. Decorate them for your valentine, a family member or even better, for yourself. If you would like more information or would like to sign up to attend stop by the front desk or call 433-2370.

Friday, Feb. 14, is our Valentines meal. Bring your friend, sweet heart or just come and enjoy a roast beef with Bearnaise and rice dinner. As usual, it will be three courses ending with special Valentines’ desserts. There will be piano background music by Manny, who you might remember from our Christmas open house. If you are wanting to come please sign up at the front desk or call 433-2370. See you there.

Below is the menu for this week in our coffee shop. Included is homemade soup for $1 and sandwich for 50 cents. Monday, we will be serving Swedish meatballs in the coffee shop. We are also having hotdish two times a week; Tuesday, Feb. 11, we are having Chinese hotdish and Thursday, Feb. 13, we will be having company hotdish. Wednesday we are serving a potato bar and Friday we will be serving chicken nuggets. If you have a punch card there is no additional cost for dining. You are always welcome at the center.

Upcoming events

Monday:  Blood Pressure Checks, 9 a.m.; SAIL Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.; Naps, 9:30 a.m.; Ping pong, 10 a.m.; Swedish meatballs, 11:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle and Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Exercise with Evies Friends, 1 p.m.; Facebook, 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday: SilverSneakers, 8:15 a.m.; Exercise with Evie’s Friends, 9 a.m.; Hormel Retiree’s Grief Support, 10:30 a.m.; Chinese hotdish, 11:30 a.m.; Cards (500, Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle) 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Wood Carvers, 8:30 a.m.; Tai Chi, 9 a.m.;  Walking Club, 9 a.m.; Weight Watchers, 10 a.m.; Massage, 10:30 a.m.; Potato bar, 11:30 a.m.; Weight Watchers, 12:15 p.m.; Cards (Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle, Cribbage) 12:30 p.m.; Stitching Bees, 1 p.m.; Open Chess, 1 p.m; Cupcake decorating, 2 p.m.

Thursday: Tops, 8 a.m.; Silver Sneakers, 8:15 a.m.; Exercise with Evie’s Friends, 9 a.m.;  Company hotdish, 11:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle), 12:30 p.m.; Bingo and open chess, 1 p.m.; Weight Watchers, 5:15 p.m.

Friday: SAIL Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.;  Ping pong, 10 a.m.; Cream chicken over biscuits, 11:30 a.m.; Valentines Dinner, noon; Cards (Bridge Tournament), 12:30 p.m.

Weekly Card Results

Monday Bridge

  • No results

Tuesday Duplicate Bridge

  • Jan. 28, three tables
  • 1st Bill Momsen, 1st Larry Crowe; 2nd Gail Schmidt, 2nd Ray Schmidt, 2nd Joyce  Crowe, 2nd Millie Seiver

Tuesday 500

  • Jan. 28, three tables playing
  • 1st Gene Rauen, 2nd Carol Hamilton, 3rd Vern Ginder, 4th Dan Schloegel


  • Jan. 28
  • Dave Solomonson

Wednesday Duplicate Bridge

  • Jan. 29, four tables
  • 1st Dave Ring, 1st Rick Stroup; 2nd Vandy Newman, 2nd Ron Peters; 3rd Joyce Crowe, 3rd Millie Seiver; 4th Bonnie Fritz, 4th Loren Cleland

Friday 500

  • Jan. 31, four tables
  • 1st Wayne Chilson, 2nd Dennis Bray, 3rd Dan Schloegel, 4th Gene Rauen

Friday Bridge

  • Jan. 31, one table
  • 1st Anne Dvorak, 2nd Mary Johnsen, 3rd (tie) Millie Seiver, 3rd Jaynard Johnson