Townwest Sertoma was officially declared inactive as of Wednesday, February 17, 2016.
Over 36 years of service to the westside community will be remembered.
Our Townwest Sertoma Mission was: To improve the quality of life today for those at risk or impacted by hearing loss through education and support.
Sponsorships and projects: Speech and Hearing projects, Tulsa Area Annual Law Awards Program, Happy Hands, Total Source for Hearing-Loss and Access (TSHA), Speech and Hearing Scholarships, Serteens.
Heritage Projects - Construction of the Route 66 Village on Historic Route 66 in Tulsa, Sertoma Hearing Aid Recycling Program (SHARP), Sertoma Handicapped Opportunity Program (SHOP), Santa's Visits, and restoration of the 1942 Frisco (Baldwin built) #4500 Steam Engine, 1929 Murray Hill Pullman Passenger Car, 1917 Weyerhaeuser Oil Tanker and 1952 Frisco #1157 Caboose.
In addition to the major sponsorships, the club gave aid to countless individuals and groups to assist handicapped persons with equipment, provide hearing screenings to schools, promote citizenship, develop communication skills, and assist in disasters.
Townwest Sertoma Club was formed June 30, 1981 as a sponsorship of the Southside Tulsa Sertoma Club. Larry Coulson, Don Welch and Dr. Michael Taylor were the Ambassadors of Southside and charter members of Townwest Sertoma.