Pasco County operates seven congregate dining centers for adults ages 60 and older, funded in part by the Older Americans Act. There is no charge for the meals, but donations are encouraged. The county also delivers meals to homes of the elderly. The Meals on Wheels program requires a registration fee and a $5 fee per meal. For 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: Pork chop patty with brown gravy, penne noodles with garlic, brussels sprouts, whole grain wheat bread with margarine, pears, and low-fat milk.
Tuesday: Sliced turkey breast with turkey gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, whole grain wheat bread with margarine, cranberry orange relish and low-fat milk.
Wednesday: Frankfurter with mustard, baked beans, mixed vegetables, hot dog bun, pineapple chunks and low-fat milk.
Thursday: Minestrone soup, grilled chicken breast coq au vin, herb mashed potatoes, broccoli cuts, dinner roll with margarine, chocolate chip cookie and low-fat milk.
Friday: Beef stew with vegetables and gravy, parsley white rice, lima beans, French bread with margarine, fresh fruit and low-fat milk.