Gray Gourmet, Oct. 28, 2012
Monday — Barbecue pork rib, chuckwagon corn, broccoli, strawberry short cake, wheat bread slice.
Tuesday — Spaghetti and meatballs, Italian bean veggies, tossed salad, strawberry fruit gelatin, Italian bread.
Wednesday — Chicken cordon bleu with sauce, mashed potatoes, spinach, cranberry appleslaw, wheat bread slice.
Thursday — Egg and sausage bake, three bean salad, peas and carrots, orange wedges, mini bran muffin.
Friday — Chef salad, California vegetable blend, apricots, crackers.
Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Grand View Apartments, 1501 N. First St., Monday–Thursday
Monterey Park Apartments, 999 Bookcliff Ave., Monday–Friday
Ratekin Tower Apartments, 875 Main St., Monday–Friday
Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Collbran Congregational Church, 2003 High St., Collbran, Wednesday
Mesa Community Center, 48973 KE Road, Mesa, Tuesday
De Beque Senior Center, 381 Minter Ave., De Beque, Wednesday
Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson St., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Meal site reservations/cancellations required at least a business day in advance, 243-9844, ext. 1. Call Friday for a Monday reservation. Home delivery clients call 243-9844, ext. 5 if you have not received your meal by 12:45 p.m. Call dietitian, Melody, 243-9844, for free nutrition questions/counseling, 8 a.m– 4:30 p.m. Monday–Friday. Volunteers are always needed.
Today is the 302nd day of 2012. There are 64 days left in the year.
On Oct. 28, 1962, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev informed the United States that he had ordered the dismantling of missile bases in Cuba; in exchange, the U.S. secretly agreed to remove nuclear missiles from U.S. installations in Turkey.
In A.D. 312, Constantine I defeated Maxentius in the Battle of Milvian Bridge near Rome. (Maxentius drowned in the Tiber River.)
In 1636, the General Court of Massachusetts passed a legislative act establishing Harvard College.
In 1776, the Battle of White Plains was fought during the Revolutionary War, resulting in a limited British victory.
In 1858, Rowland Hussey Macy opened his first New York store at Sixth Avenue and 14th Street in Manhattan.
In 1886, the Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland.
In 1919, Congress enacted the Volstead Act, which provided for enforcement of Prohibition, over President Woodrow Wilson’s veto.
In 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt rededicated the Statue of Liberty on its 50th anniversary.
In 1940, Italy invaded Greece during World War II.