Pasco County operates nine congregate dining sites that offer a nutritious meal and various program activities. There is no charge for these meals, but donations are requested. Additionally, Pasco County delivers meals to homes of the elderly through two programs: The Elderly Nutrition Program meal is offered for a donation only. The Meals on Wheels program requires a registration fee and a $6 fee per meal. Meals include low-fat milk. For information on any of these meal options or to volunteer, call (727) 834-3340 in West Pasco; (352) 521-5174 in East Pasco; or (813) 929-1231 in Central Pasco.
Monday: Chunky barbecued chicken, lyonnaise potatoes, California blend vegetables, whole-grain wheat bun with two margarines, sugar cookie, low-fat milk.
Tuesday: Macaroni and cheese with turkey ham, green peas, parsley carrots, rye bread with margarine, peaches, low-fat milk.
Wednesday: Birthday celebration: Cream of tomato soup, lemon pepper baked chicken breast, potatoes au gratin, mixed vegetables, rye bread with margarine, birthday cake, low-fat milk. Congregate meals include vanilla ice cream. Home delivered meals include pudding.
Thursday: Three-bean beef chili, parsley rice, yellow corn, wheat crackers, margarine, raisins, low-fat milk.
Friday: Club sandwich with turkey, turkey ham and cheese, mayonnaise and mustard packets, coleslaw, fruit salad, low-fat milk.