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The following is the menu for the Victoria Senior Activity Center and for the Community Action Committee for Sept. 24-28. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

The following is the menu for the Victoria Senior Activity Center and for the Community Action Committee for Sept. 17-21. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

The following is the menu for the Victoria Senior Activity Center and for the Community Action Committee for Sept. 10-14. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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Have you heard about the changes being made to the nutrition facts label on packaged foods? Well these changes are coming soon and, for many brands, they’re already here. The new nutrition facts label, based on the updated Dietary Guidelines, will be on every packaged item by 2021. Highlight…

A great question to ask your kids is, “Why do you brush your teeth?” Answers range from “You make me,” “I don’t know,” “Fresher breath,” but rarely do they say, “So I will not get cavities.” It is a very interesting mealtime discussion, and I encourage you to try it.

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By way of full disclosure, I am a city boy. I was born and raised in Houston and, in fact, lived in Houston for my whole life, until I moved to Victoria in 2004.

The following is the menu for the Victoria Senior Activity Center and for the Community Action Committee for Sept. 3-7. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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In the world of food-enthusiasts, jicama is a vegetable growing in popularity. You may have even noticed jicama ‘tortillas’ in the produce section of the grocery store and wondered what exactly they are. Jicamas are the tuberous root of a native Mexican vine. Technically, they are considered…

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Robert Louis Stevenson once wrote, “Wine is bottled poetry,” and I couldn’t agree more. I love wine, and while I was visiting San Francisco recently, I made the quick trip to Sonoma for a tour of California Wine Country.

The following is the menu for the Victoria Senior Activity Center and for the Community Action Committee for Aug. 27-31. Milk and bread are served with each meal.