Marcee’s Corner – March for Meals

MARCH FOR MEALS: WHY THE MONTH OF MARCH? On March 22, 1972, President Nixon signed into law a measure that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965 and established a national nutrition program for seniors. For nearly 45 years, senior nutrition programs like ours have...

December Marcee’s Corner

Marcee’s Corner December is an exciting month for us: we hope to open our new senior dining café!  There are still a couple of construction projects to be completed, including the installation of the hood above the range we will use for cooking classes and...

November Marcee’s Corner

I promised to share with you some of the results from our annual client survey, so here they are!  From our Senior Dining participants: Do the meals help me eat healthier and more balanced meals? Yes—104, N—3, Unsure—1. Is the staff friendly and helpful? Yes—107,...

August Marcee’s Corner

It’s that time of year again.  Each year in August we send out our annual survey to all those who participate in either our Dining Center meals or receive their meals delivered to their homes.  It’s your opportunity to tell us how we are doing and what the meal...

April Marcee’s Corner

April is one of my favorite months. I love spring.  The weather is warming up and the flowers are coming out.  Another reason to love April is that the 16th through the 22nd is National Volunteer Week.  The theme again this year is “Celebrate Service.”  The time,...

March is National March for Meals Month!

The month of March mobilizes hundreds of local Meals on Wheels programs across the country to reach out to their communities and build the support that will enable them to serve America’s seniors all year long.  Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels has planned a month...