Club meetings, regional conventions, awards banquets, gala dinners, fundraisers, membership recruitment receptions, community fairs, charity walks. There is a myriad of events that your club may host, and each one presents their own set of needs and challenges.
Holding an event can be quite overwhelming, but with careful planning and organization, it can be one of the most successful ways to promote your club and your mission. You will begin by identifying your event goals and setting your budget. From there, you will work through the many steps of presenting a successful event, encompassing everything from choosing your event format and finding sponsors to effective marketing and building attendee engagement. With all these moving parts, it’s easy to see how some planners get lost along the way!
The Lexington Medical Center of Lexington, South Carolina, teamed up with the Lexington Sertoma Club to host a special seminar at the hospital, which educated and inspired individuals to take an interest and initiative in pursuing hearing health. For Sertoma member, Buzz Lewis (right) the event proved to be life changing.
The Norfolk Sertoma Club of Norfolk, Virginia, donated $150,000 to Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) to fund a new state of the art temporal bone laboratory. This new lab has enabled both medical professionals and students to research, learn and practice various techniques and procedures pertaining to the brain and hearing health
The Mansfield Sertoma Club and Delta Zeta Sorority planned a special field trip for some of the special education, Deaf and Hard of Hearing students attending the Mansfield public schools. The field trip took place at the Ohio Senate (photographed) as well as the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio History Museum.