Meals on Wheels

Meals are delivered Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in Salida and Buena Vista. Each lunch is served with milk. Most are served with bread and butter.

Congregate meals

The Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging Nutrition Program provides congregate meals with the same menus, served at noon Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Fourth and E streets, Salida. Call 539-3342 before 9:30 a.m. for congregate meal reservations. Cost for a meal is a voluntary contribution for seniors age 60 and older; people younger than 60 pay $11.

Transportation to the Episcopal Church is available to senior citizens by Chaffee Shuttle; call 530-8980.

Meals on Wheels/congregate meals:

  • Tuesday: Pork chow mein, steamed brown rice, cabbage with red pepper, banana, fortune cookie and whole wheat bread with butter.
  • Thursday: Lemon baked fish, tartar sauce, rice pilaf, creamy coleslaw, green beans with mushrooms, apple and whole wheat bread with butter.
  • Friday: Beef stew, steamed cauliflower, cornbread, tossed salad with light ranch dressing and a banana.

 

Salida High School

  • Monday: Macaroni and cheese, Parmesan peas, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.
  • Tuesday: Lemon rosemary chicken, garlic Parmesan green beans and mushrooms, breadstick, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.
  • Wednesday: Barbecue beef sandwich, sweet potato fries, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.
  • Thursday: Chili, cinnamon rolls, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.

 

Salida Middle School

  • Monday: Fajita chicken tacos, fajita veggies and rice, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.
  • Tuesday: Meatballs with mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed veggies, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.
  • Wednesday: Pizza, seasoned corn, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.
  • Thursday: Burgers, winter blend veggies, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.

 

Longfellow Elementary School

  • Monday: Teriyaki chicken, roasted squash, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.
  • Tuesday: Bean and cheese tostada, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.
  • Wednesday: Shepherd’s pie, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.
  • Thursday: Vegetable beef soup, roll, fresh fruit and salad bar and milk.

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