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BUCHANAN COUNTY – Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEI3A) is delivering hot meals to individual homes Monday through Friday. In addition, the Buchanan County Senior Center (also known as the Independence Senior Center) is open for congregate meals, socialization, and activities. Lunch is served at 12 p.m.

The center is located at 400 5th Avenue NE in Independence. Hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Meals must be ordered by 9:30 a.m. a day in advance.

Please get your shots and come back!

NEI3A is also offering extended meal options for towns and rural areas that were not able to receive meals in the past. If you would like to find out more about food options available, please call 1-800-779-8707.

Meals through Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging are offered on a contribution basis for people over 60 years of age. Actual cost for the meal is $8.10. People under 60 must pay the actual cost.

Oct. 21

Pork loin, onion gravy, confetti rice, Brussels sprouts, multi-grain bread, Rocky Road pudding, milk, margarine.

Oct. 22

Meatloaf, brown gravy, whipped potatoes, whole-kernel corn, multi-grain bread, fresh seasonal fruit, milk, margarine.

Oct. 25

Chicken a la king, rice, broccoli, brownie, milk.

Oct. 26

Grilled pork with gravy, mashed red potatoes, green peas, dinner roll, pineapple tidbits, milk, margarine.

Oct. 27

Salisbury beef, oven-roasted potatoes, whole-kernel corn, baked cookie, milk.

Oct. 28

Glazed ham, scalloped potatoes, sliced carrots, pie, milk.

Oct. 29

Halloween Meal

Slice turkey breast, Swiss cheese, hamburger bun, broccoli cheese soup, Oreo brownie, milk, mustard.

Nov. 1

Baked chicken breast, savory apricot sauce, buttered rice, Harvard beets, rosy applesauce, milk, margarine.

Nov. 2

Beef goulash, green peas, sliced carrots, fresh seasonal fruit, chocolate milk.

Nov. 3

Turkey breast, turkey gravy, whipped potatoes, capri vegetable blend, baked cookie, milk.

Nov. 4

Hamburger patty, lettuce and tomato, wheat hamburger bun, peach crisp, milk, ketchup.

Nov. 5

Pork loin, mushroom gravy, whipped sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, wheat bread, pineapple tidbits, milk, margarine.

Nov. 8

BBQ pork rib patty, baked beans, mixed vegetables, hamburger bun, fresh seasonal fruit, milk.

Nov. 9

Cranberry Dijon chicken, brown rice, green peas, applesauce, milk, margarine.

Nov. 10

Beef chili, baked potato, whole-kernel corn, baked cookie, chocolate milk, margarine (2), sour cream.

Nov. 11

Turkey breast, turkey gravy, bread dressing, broccoli, fruited gelatin, milk.

Nov. 12

Hamburger steak with gravy, mashed red potatoes, carrots, blondie, milk, margarine.

Nov. 15

Baked chicken breast, chicken gravy, red potatoes, green peas, fresh seasonal fruit, milk.

Nov. 16

Pork loin, orange cranberry sauce, whipped potatoes, green beans, wheat roll, cake with frosting, milk, margarine.

Nov. 17

Potato crusted fish, scalloped potatoes, carrots, fresh seasonal fruit, milk, margarine, tartar sauce.

Nov. 18

Thanksgiving Meal

Turkey breast with gravy, whipped potatoes, bread dressing, green beans, wheat roll, pumpkin crumble, milk, margarine.

Nov. 19

Beef spaghetti casserole, Italian vegetable blend, multi-grain bread, warm lemon cake, milk, margarine.

Nov. 22

Beef with onion gravy, garlic and red pepper penne, green peas, baked cookie, chocolate milk.

Nov. 23

Baked chicken breast, lemon herb sauce, oven-roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, dinner roll, strawberry applesauce, milk, margarine.

Nov. 24

Tater tot casserole, glazed baby carrots, garlic Texas bread, cinnamon cake, milk, margarine.

Nov. 25

Closed

Nov. 26.

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Nov. 29

Chicken a la king, rice, broccoli, brownie, milk.

Nov. 30

Grilled pork with gravy, mashed red potatoes, green peas, dinner roll, pineapple tidbits, milk, margarine.

Dec. 1

Salisbury beef, oven-roasted potatoes, whole-kernel corn, baked cookie, milk.

Dec. 2

Glazed ham, scalloped potatoes, sliced carrots, pie, milk.

Dec. 3

Chicken souvlaki, baked sweet potato, mixed vegetables, chocolate swirl pudding, milk, margarine (2).

Dec. 6

Baked chicken breast, savory apricot sauce, buttered rice, Harvard beets, rosy applesauce, milk, margarine.

Dec. 7

Beef goulash, green peas, sliced carrots, fresh seasonal fruit, chocolate milk.

Dec. 8

Turkey breast, turkey gravy, whipped potatoes, capri vegetable blend, baked cookie, milk.

Dec. 9

Hamburger patty, lettuce and tomato, potato wedges, wheat hamburger bun, peach crisp, milk, ketchup.

Dec. 10

Pork loin, mushroom gravy, whipped sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, wheat bread, pineapple tidbits, milk, margarine.

Dec. 13

BBQ pork rib patty, baked beans, mixed vegetables, hamburger bun, fresh seasonal fruit, milk.

Dec. 14

Cranberry Dijon chicken, brown rice, green peas, applesauce, milk, margarine.

Dec. 15

Beef chili, baked potato, whole-kernel corn, baked cookie, chocolate milk, margarine (2), sour cream.

Dec. 16

Turkey breast, turkey gravy, bread dressing, broccoli, fruited gelatin, milk.

Dec. 17

Hamburger steak with gravy, mashed red potatoes, carrots, blondie, milk, margarine.

Dec. 20

Baked chicken breast, chicken gravy, red potatoes, green peas, fresh seasonal fruit, milk.

Dec. 21

Pork loin, orange cranberry sauce, whipped potatoes, green beans, wheat roll, cake with frosting, milk, margarine.

Dec. 22

Christmas Meal

Glazed ham, scalloped potatoes, cabbage with carrots, wheat roll, carrot spice cake, milk, margarine.

Dec. 23

Chicken Alfredo, parslied rotini, broccoli, hot cinnamon applesauce, milk, margarine.

Dec. 24

Closed

Dec. 27

Closed

Dec. 28

Baked chicken breast, lemon herb sauce, oven-roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, dinner roll, strawberry applesauce, milk, margarine.

Dec. 29

Tater tot casserole, glazed baby carrots, garlic Texas bread, cinnamon cake, milk, margarine.

Dec. 30

Pork loin, onion gravy, confetti rice, Brussels sprouts, multi-grain bread, Rocky Road pudding, milk, margarine.

Dec. 31

Closed

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