The Springfield area Sertoma Clubs are major sponsors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield. Sertoma has supported the local Boys & Girls Clubs since its inception in 1941. SERTOMA is a curious word that brings three very important words together in unison: SERvice TO MAnkind. Sertoma’s primary service project is assisting the more than 50 million people with speech, hearing, and language disorders. Sertoma also sponsors community projects to promote freedom and democracy, to assist youth, and to benefit a variety of other local community needs, as identified by the individual clubs.
Mission Statement: Sertoma exists for the high and noble purpose of Service to Mankind by communication of thoughts, ideas, and concepts to accelerate human progress in health, education, freedom, and democracy.
Sertoma raises funds for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield through various annual fundraisers, including the Sertoma Chili Cook-Off, Men About Town and Wingapalooza. The Heart of the Ozarks Sertoma Club also raises funds through weekly Bingo games.
Please click on the following links to access the Springfield Clubs’ websites: