Columbus Sertoma Club

Columbus Sertoma Club

The name SERTOMA means, SERvice TO MAnkind with a primary focus on assisting people with hearing health issues and educating the public on the issues surrounding hearing health. Locally, the Columbus Sertoma Club sponsors community projects to promote freedom and democracy, to assist youth and to benefit a variety of other local community needs.


To learn more about the Columbus Sertoma Club or to become a member contact Rich Jablonski at 402-563-2064 or 


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 May is Speech and Hearing Awareness Month

SERTOMA (SERvice TO MAnkind) Clubs of Nebraska, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Speech and Hearing Clinic, and the Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing collect, repair and distribute hearing aids to persons of all ages who do not have the financial means to purchase an aid on their own. Many Nebraskans have been served since the program began in 1981. If you have hearing aids to donate please contact our club. You can email us at



2021-2022 Officers:

Chairman of the Board - Janice Hamilton 

President - Dave Whalen


Secretary - Jo Suess

Treasurer - Deb Loseke

Sergeant at Arms - Al Niedbalski

Programs – Brad Hansen

Board Members:      Tim Kwapnioski       Todd Halligan          Neil Carnes                                                 Rich Jablonski         Josh Hopwood 


Sertoma Programs and Fundraisers:

Safe Ears Program 

Flag Program (400+ flags displayed in front of supporting businesses on 9 holidays)

Pancake Feed

Service to Mankind Award 

Athletic/Academic Banquet

Students of the Month from Columbus High, Lakeview High & Scotus Central Catholic High

Academic & Athletic Scholarships