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Columbia Sertoma Raises $31,000+ for Carolina Children’s Home

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Columbia Sertoma raised another $31,000+ for the Carolina Children’s Home (CCH). It’s 2013 campaign started in February and wrapped up in June. Elise Daniel with the Children’s Home accepted the check and thanked the club for it’s continued support of CCH.

Joe Hodson and Danny Williams of the Sertoma Club present the check to Alise Daniel and others from CCH.

Joe Hodson and Danny Williams of the Sertoma Club presents the check to Alise Daniel and others from CCH.

Since 1968 Sertoma has raised approximately $4 million for the Children’s Home. The relationship is a strong one and will continue into the future.

Columbia Sertoma Elects New Board Members

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The Columbia Sertoma Club elected new Board members for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Those members were officially sworn in the weekly club meeting at 300 Senate Street.

New board members, left to right:  Todd Lewis, Dan Felker, Martin Izett, Carrie Deaton, Chris Weston and Joe Azar.

New board members, left to right: Todd Lewis, Dan Felker, Martin Izett, Carrie Deaton, Chris Weston and Joe Azar.

New board members include:

Dan Felker – Chairman
Joe Azar – President
Joe Hodson – VP
Todd Lewis – VP
Carrie Deaton – VP
Martin Izett

The Columbia Sertoma Club was started in 1950 and has been raising dollars for Columbia based nonprofits since. The Club helped eradicate polio from the Midlands and start the Riverbanks Zoo, among many things. It is one of the most storied nonprofit organizations in the Midlands and throughout South Carolina.

Columbia Sertoma Donates $600 to Palmetto Baseball League

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The Columbia Sertoma Club recently donated $600 to the Palmetto Baseball League. Â Sertoma has been supporting the League for more than 40 years now.

Ralph Williams of the Palmetto Baseball League receives a check for $600

Ralph Williams of the Palmetto Baseball League receives a check for $600

Ralph Williams received the $600 check from Joe Hodson, Columbia Sertoma’s Sponsorship Chair. Â The Columbia Baseball League now has more than 600 players, including the son of USC Athletics Director Ray Tanner, and has been operating in Columbia for more than 50 years.

The Columbia Sertoma Club has been supporting local nonprofits since it was started in 1950. Â The Club annually hosts fundraisers around town, of which all proceeds are donated to the many organizations receiving support. Â The Club meets every Monday at Dupre’s at 300 Senate Street in the Vista. Â All meetings are open to the public and regularly feature public figures in politics, sports, media and the arts.