Sertoma International is an organization composed of business,
self-employed, farming, professional, and commercial interest men and
women joined together in bonds of personal friendship and united by the
idea of service to mankind and their communities.
Sertoma International, with headquarters in Kansas City,
Missouri, is a not-for-profit civic organization with more than 20,000
members in 650 clubs across the United States, Canada, Mexico, and
A Sertoma Club is an organization with membership open to those
who share a common interest in civic affairs. The Club serves as
an outlet for human creativity and offers
recognition and personal development of leaders in the community.
The major sponsorships of Sertoma International are speech and hearing programs
and the Sertoma Foundation.
The Liberty Sertoma Club has participated in community projects
benefiting many organizations, click on the link below to learn more
Members of the Liberty Sertoma Club come from all walks of life
and participate in fundraising projects and committees, give back to the
community, and lend their talents to the Club. The Club promotes
friendship and business contacts as an opportunity for community
The main annual activities of the Liberty Sertoma Club are the
Flag Program, the Wine Celebration Dinner in February, the Golf
Tournament in July, and the Trap Shoot in the fall. Weekly meetings with a program are held each Thursday at
Sertoma was founded on April 11, 1912 in Kansas City,
Missouri. The principal founders were Dr. George Smith, Dr.
Charles Allen, and William Rowe. It was known as the
"Stand-Together Club" even before being organized under its
official name as the Co-Operative Club. In 1950, the official
name was changed to Sertoma, coined from the phrase
reflecting the unity of its purpose and standing for teamwork in action.
The Sertoma Emblem is a Roman fasces (axe bundle) emblazoned on a
shield, representing strength in unity and true fellowship.
The Liberty Sertoma Club was chartered in 1961 as a charitable
corporation in the State of Missouri.