The Sertoma Club of St. James held their 32nd Annual Service to Mankind Banquet on?Saturday evening. The setting for the prestigious award banquet was the First Presbyterian Church in?St. James with dinner served by members of the church.


    The Sertoma Club of St. James held their 32nd Annual Service to Mankind Banquet on?Saturday evening. The setting for the prestigious award banquet was the First Presbyterian Church in?St. James with dinner served by members of the church.
    A good crowd was on hand to see Dorothy Hedberg receive the club’s Service to?Mankind award. The club has been giving the award since 1979 to those who have made outstanding contributions to the community through service often rendered behind the scenes and done without fanfare.
    Sertoma stands for SERvice TO MAnkind. The first Sertoma Club held its meetings on?April 11, 1912 in Kansas City, Missouri. The main focus of Sertoma International is Speech and Hearing Concerns. The St. James Club also focuses on these concerns, but provides time and financial assistance to other community needs which arise. 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.
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