1901 Tom Merwin Drive
PO Box 376
Mendota, IL 61342
Call Us at 815-539-7700, 815-539-9673, or 1-800-535-5970
Welcome to Mendota Area Senior Services

  We are here for you, you are here for us!  Each day is a treasure.
Serving:
Adams•Earl•Freedom•Mendota•Meriden
Mission•Northville•Ophir•Serena•Troy Grove
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Special Events:
AT A GLANCE  - Extra Special Happenings

Saturday, December 15th..............................Bake Sale at 1st State Main Bank
Tuesday, December 18th...............................Christmas Light Tour
Friday, December 28th..................................New Year's Eve Celebration
Thursday, January 3rd..................................Medicare 101
Thursday, January 17th................................Spaghetti Supper
Wednesday, January 30th.............................Volunteer Lunch & Annual Meeting
Tuesday, February 5th..................................Starved Rock Dueling Pianos
Tuesday, March 5th......................................Fat Tuesday - Mardi Gras Celebration



SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15TH, 9:00 AM - 12:00PM ~ CHRISTMAS BAKE SALE
MASS will be at First State Bank in Mendota participating in the “Mrs. Santa’s Cookie Sale” sponsored by the Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce. We will have cookies, candies, and special treats available for your holiday celebrations. Shop early for the best selection and avoid the kitchen this holiday season! All proceeds go directly to MASS. We will be contacting all of our wonderful bakers…. if you are able to donate baked goods for this fundraiser, please contact MASS at 815-539-7700. Any and all help is appreciated!


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18TH, 5:00 PM ~ CHRISTMAS LIGHTS TOUR
Lights, music and Christmas spirit! It’s our annual Christmas lights tour. We will leave MASS at 5 PM and travel to Rotary Park in LaSalle to enjoy their extensive and unique display. Next, we will take in some of the beautiful home displays that are on Peru’s Christmas lights tour. We will end the tour back in Mendota to enjoy the season’s beauty in our own hometown while listening to the wonderful sounds of Christmas music. The cost of the trip is $5 to cover our transportation expenses. Space is limited. Contact Leesa at MASS to register by 12/14/18.  


​FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28TH, 12NOON - 1:30PM ~ NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION
MASS will host our annual New Year’s Eve bash! We hope you will come and ‘Ring in the New Year’ with your friends & the MASS staff! Please bring a ‘snack’ to pass. New this year ~ “Lively Entertainment” by Les Wilson! Come share some yummy food, the company of special people, and a ‘toast’ to welcome in 2019. 


​THURSDAY, JANUARY 3RD, 6:30PM ~ MEDICARE 101~THE ABC’S & D’S 2019

MASS will present an informational program on Medicare Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the Feik Senior Parlor. Medicare basics along with new information will be presented. This is a “must” for those new to Medicare or for those wanting updates. Refreshments will be served. Call MASS for more information at 815-539-7700.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17TH, 4:30-7:00PM, SPAGHETTI SUPPER FUNDRAISER





















WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30TH, 12:00PM ~ 
VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION LUNCHEON & MASS ANNUAL MEETING
MASS’ Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Lunch will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in the Feik Senior Parlor in the Mendota Civic Center. A complementary luncheon will be served at 12 Noon. MASS’ annual meeting will follow. Volunteers are a HUGE part of the success of MASS and it is our time to say Thank You! If you have volunteered at any of our fundraisers such as: garage sales, bake sales, book sales, Pork Chop BBQ, Baked Potato Bar, Spaghetti Supper, Kiss the Critter…or have made baked goods for us, helped fold the newsletter, did some volunteer driving, or helped in any other way… …YOU ARE ONE OF THOSE GREAT VOLUNTEERS!! We hope you can attend! If you would like to come and haven’t logged any hours yet, there is still time to volunteer in 2018!  If you plan to attend, please register with MASS by Friday, January 26, 2019. 


 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH, 10:45AM ~ STARVED ROCK DUELING PIANOS
Let’s forget about the cold and winter for an afternoon. Join us for some wild musical entertainment, singing, dancing, laughing and good food. Ticket prices are $52 per person. We will leave MASS at 10:45 AM. Call 815-539-7700 to reserve your seat!