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

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AT A GLANCE  - Extra Special Happenings


Thursday, November 30th.................................Play at White Pines Theater 
Friday, December 1st........................................Baked Potato Bar
Saturday, December 9th...................................Bake Sale at First State Bank 
Tuesday, December 19th..................................Christmas Lights Tour
Friday, December 29th......................................New Year's Eve Celebration
Thursday, January 18th....................................Spaghetti Supper
Wednesday, January 31st.................................Volunteer Lunch & Annual Meeting
Tuesday, February 13th....................................Fat Tuesday ~ Mardi Gras Celebration (More info to come)


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30 - PLAY AT WHITE PINES THEATER
MASS is sponsoring a day trip to White Pines Dinner Theater on Thursday, November 30th. We will see the play ‘Scrooge 2017’ along with enjoying a delicious lunch. This is a comedy based on a loosely adapted version of Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, “A Christmas Carole”. We leave MASS at 10:15 AM and will return around 3:45 PM. The cost of the trip is $45 per person. Please RSVP to the MASS office (815-539-7700) by November 16th. Seating is limited!

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 - BAKED POTATO BAR



















SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9TH - BAKE SALE AT FIRST STATE BANK
On Saturday, December 9th from 9AM to 12 Noon, 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 19 - 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 12/14/17.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31 - NEW YEAR EVE CELEBRATION
Friday, December 29th from 12 Noon to 1:30 PM, 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. We will share some yummy food, a little friendly game competition, the company of special people, and a ‘toast’ to welcome in 2018.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 - SPAGHETTI SUPPER





















WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31 - VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION LUNCHEON & ANNUAL MEETING

​MASS’ Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Lunch will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 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, 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 2017!  If you plan to attend, please register with MASS by Friday, January 26, 2018.