California Nutrition Center is at 107 W. Versailles Ave. 573-796-4240

The California Nutrition Center serves a noon-time meal from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. In addition, the center provides a variety of social, educational, health education and recreational activities for seniors, aged 60 and older.

The meals and the activities help to enable older persons to live in their own homes as long as possible. Meals are also delivered to those who are homebound and unable to come to the center.

The cost is $4 per meal for those 60 or over and $6.50 for those younger than 60.

Cook Teressa Liebi follows the guidelines on the food cooked, with no fried foods served and no salt used. The menu offers healthy choice meals and recommended portion control for maximum health.There are also sugar-free desserts available.

The California Nutrition Center is a non-profit organization and Kim Drummond is the administrator.

The center depends on the generosity of those willing to contribute monetary support, and those who give hundreds of hours of volunteer work each month to operate the center. It is in part sponsored by Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging. The city also contributes $5,000 per year.

The purpose of the California Ministerial Alliance shall be to (1) create and express a spirit of unity and cooperation among the churches in ministering to the spiritual and social needs of the community; (2) provide the opportunity for community worship on special occasions; and, (3) be a Christian influence within the community.

Contact 2021 CMA President Russell Cobb, Pastor United Church of Christ of California, at

573-796-4886 for more information and which church is handling monthly assistance requests.

Donna Ward, Executive Director, Clarksburg, MO 660-466-0079

Every Second Saturday of the Month 10-12 

401 S. Oak Street, California, MO

573-418-0385

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