MENDOTA - Operation Elf Action, formerly Mendota Toys for Tots, under the guidance of the Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, is asking that if your family or a family you know could use some help this Christmas with toys and/or clothing for their children to contact the Community Health Partnership of Illinois at 1009 Main St., Mendota.
In order to qualify, the family must live within the Mendota School District, which means their school age children attend the Mendota schools or are eligible to attend Mendota schools. Pre-school children from the Mendota area are also eligible. The family must have a State of Illinois Medicaid Card and a parent must register in person at the CHP office, 1009 Main St. in Mendota.
Registration will take place only on the following Tuesdays: Oct. 17 and 24 and Nov. 7 and 14 between the hours of 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
In addition, Community Health Partnership of Illinois will offer free wellness checks of glucose and blood pressure as well as registration for their clinic.
For any questions, the CHP office can be reached at (815) 539-6124, ext. 235 or call the Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce at (815) 539-6507.