FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What does Sertoma Mean?

A: Sertoma is an Acronym for 'Service to Mankind'


Q: Where is Sertoma Headquarters?

A: Sertoma International headquarters are in Kansas City, Missouri. The international website is http://www.sertoma.org


Q: Who does Sertoma help?

A: Sertoma's primary service project is assisting the more than 50 million people with speech, hearing and language disorders. Each Sertoma club is also given the latitude to assist their local communities as they feel led. See the 'About' page for more information on local support by the Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma Club.


Q: Where does Sertoma get it's funds?

A: Sertoma's funds are raised by the local clubs via events such as Golf Tournaments, Chili Cook Offs, etc. We also have sponsors which are listed on our Sponsor page. Please support their businesses and our community.


Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the July 2016 - June 2017 fiscal year?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during the July 2016 - June 2017 fiscal year...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 6,535 - Hearing Aids for Individuals (10)
  • 616 - Christmas for families
  • 1,000 - Special Olympics
  • 250 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the July 2015 - June 2016 fiscal year?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during the July 2015 - June 2016 fiscal year...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 8,750 - Hearing Aids for Individuals (9)
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 1,000 - Special Olympics
  • 1,000 - Christmas for families
  • 100 - Sertoma members memorials

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the July 2014 - June 2015 fiscal year?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during the July 2014 - June 2015 fiscal year...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 2,178 - Hearing Aids for Individuals (4)
  • 200 - Gregory Kistler Center
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 1,000 - Special Olympics
  • 500 - Christmas for families

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the July 2013 - June 2014 fiscal year?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during the July 2013 - June 2014 fiscal year...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 50 - Sertoma members memorials
  • 5,148 - Hearing Aids for Individuals (7)
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 500 - Christmas for families

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the July 2012 - June 2013 fiscal year?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during the July 2012 - June 2013 fiscal year...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 200 - Lavaca Serteen Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 3,027 - Hearing Aids for Individuals
  • 200 - Christmas for families
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 600 - Kistler Center
  • 100 - Sertoma members memorials

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the July 2011 - June 2012 fiscal year?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during the July 2011 - June 2012 fiscal year...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 200 - Lavaca Serteen Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 2,295 - Hearing Aids for Individuals
  • 200 - Christmas for families
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 1,200 - Kistler Center
  • 100 - Lavaca Serteen
  • 25 - Sertoma members memorials

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the July 2010 - June 2011 fiscal year?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during the July 2010 - June 2011 fiscal year...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 200 - Lavaca Serteen Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 2,200 - Hearing Aids for Individuals
  • 200 - Christmas for families
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 800 - Kistler Center
  • 800 - Boys & Girls Club
  • 100 - Lavaca Serteen

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the July 2009 - June 2010 fiscal year?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma has given the following donations during the July 2009 - June 2010 fiscal year...

  • 200 - Lavaca Serteen Club
  • 800 - Boy and Girls Club
  • 300 - Medical Expenses for local family
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Fees
    (allows scholorship funds for Kistler employees)
  • 50 - First Christian Church -
    Memorial for Pete Hatley
  • 25 - Reynold's Cancer Support House -
    Memorial for Harold Blaylock
  • 25 - Wesley United
    Methodist Church - Memorial for Harold Blaylock
  • 800 - Gregory Kistler Center
  • 300 - University of Arkasas at Fort Smith
    Athletic (Regulus) Club
  • 500 - Communitee Clearinghouse - Christmas for
    Families
  • 200 - Good Samaritan Clinic
  • Bibles - Rescue Mission
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 100 - Food for Rescue Mission
  • 100 - Food for Salvation Army
  • 100 - Food for Next Step Dayroom

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the July 2008 - June 2009 fiscal year?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during the July 2008 - June 2009 fiscal year...

  • 2,000 -Assistance to local people
  • 100 - Fellowship of Christian Athlete's
  • 500 - local families for Christmas
  • 180 - Policeman of the Year banquet ($60
    Gift Cert to winner)
  • 350 - Declaration of Independence scrolls for local 9th graders
  • 290 - Lavaca Serteen Club
  • 375 - Regulus club
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 800 - Kistler Center for Children
  • 400 - Service to Mankind Banquet
  • 200 - Good Samaritan Clinic
  • 800 - Boy and Girls Club
  • 100 - Lavaca Serteen Club
  • 500 - Medical Expenses for local family

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the July 2007 - June 2008 fiscal year?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during the July 2007 - June 2008 fiscal year...

  • 2,000 - hearing aids to local people
  • 200 - Fellowship of Christian Athlete's
  • 500 - local families for Christmas
  • 260 - Policeman of the Year banquet ($50
    Gift Cert to winner)
  • 350 - Declaration of Independence scrolls for local 9th graders
  • 290 - Lavaca Serteen Club
  • 375 - Regulus club
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 1,942 - Kistler Center for Children ($442 from Sertoma Int. grant)
  • 900 - Service to Mankind Banquet - Sam
    Sicard winner this year
  • 800 - Boys and Girls Club