News From Bancroft Senior Center

Bancroft Senior Center News by Connie Bargmann      

*If you are 60+ and need information on programs designed to help keep you stay in your home longer or if you need legal help, contact Connie at 402-648-3387 or in the evening at 402-648-7648. There are no membership fees or attendance requirements and new faces are always welcome.

* We have the following medical equipment to loan out on an as need basis, wheel chair, bath seats, toilet seat riser and portable toilet chair, crutches or walkers. Call 402-648-3387 during office hours.

Meals on Wheels

*Would you like to get Meals on Wheels? Anyone over the age of 60 years and lives within the city limits are eligible for these meals. You may sign up anytime for the Meals on Wheels program; you can get the meals delivered however many times you want them each week. You must call 402-687-2332 before 8:30 a.m. if you want a meal that day. The suggested donation for the meal is $4.00.

Weekly Activities:

Wed. Aug.30: Chime practice at 9:00 a.m. Coffee time at 10:00 a.m.  Skip Bo is on the schedule at 1:30 p.m.

Thurs. Aug. 31: Tai Chi Class at 9:30 a.m. Coffee time is at 10:00 a.m. Sign up to play in the pitch tournament at 1:30 p.m.

Fri. Sept. 1: Come in for coffee. Sign up to play either in the pinochle tournament or the hand and foot tournament at 1:30 p.m.

Mon. Sept. 4: Center is closed for Labor Day.

Tues. Sept. 5: Tai Chi Class at 9:30 a.m. Coffee time is at 10:00 p.m. Come and play in the pitch tournament at 1:30 p.m.

Wed. Sept. 6: Chime practice 9:00 a.m. Coffee time is at 10:00 a.m. We will be playing golf at 1:30 p.m.

Meals on Wheels

Getting tired of cooking for one person and then have left over’s that you will be eating for the next couple of days? Why don’t you consider getting meals on wheels; the meals are very nutritious and provide you with the protein, fruits and vegetables needed for a well balanced meal. Contact the manager at the Bancroft Senior Center if have more questions or want to sign up; the number is 402-648-3387

Governor Ricketts Labor Day Statement

Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Labor Day:


“The character and work ethic of Nebraskans make our state the best place in the world to live, work, and raise a family.  Thank you to the thousands of Nebraskans who dedicate their lives to public service, and especially to our law enforcement agencies, including our Corrections Officers, for working tirelessly to protect public safety.


“Susanne, the kids, and I would also like to wish everyone a safe holiday weekend, and remind you to drive safely and buckle up if you have plans to travel in the coming days.”


On Labor Day, Governor Ricketts will walk in the SeptemberFest parade in Omaha and the Labor Day parade in Schuyler.  Additional details about the Governor’s schedule will be made available at

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