Community Action serves meals to seniors
congregate site added in Mason County
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[March 15, 2012]
Community Action Partnership of Central
Illinois has provided home-delivered and congregate meals to seniors
in Logan and Mason counties for over 35 years. This week the agency
announced that an additional option would be added to their
congregate meal program for seniors who live in Logan and Mason
The South 40 restaurant, owned by Sue Treat and located at 214 Main
St. in Easton, has been serving senior meals through the program for
several years. Seniors age 60 or older are encouraged to sign up for
the program, which provides a meal for a suggested donation of $3.
No one is turned away regardless of inability to pay.
currently available at the restaurant every Sunday for brunch from
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Community Action announced that meals will
also be available at the South 40 on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
No reservation will be required; however, seniors must sign up with
Community Action to participate in the program.
"We hope that this additional option will encourage more seniors
to participate. It is important for seniors to be active and
socialize," said Angie Jenkins, senior programs director.
Any new or active participant in Logan and Mason County may
attend any of the Community Action meal sites located throughout
Logan and Mason counties.
Interested seniors aged 60 or older should call the Community
Action office at 217-732-2159, ext. 240.
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Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois is a
not-for-profit agency that serves Logan, DeWitt, Mason, Menard and
Piatt. Community Action provides the Foster Grandparent program,
Head Start, Senior Transportation, Senior Meals, food pantry
assistance, LIHEAP, weatherization and more. For more information,
[Text from file received from
Community Action Partnership of