Casino Details:The club owns over 47 pieces of casino equipment. Only chips provided by the club may be used.Uniformed volunteer members operate all of the games. Parties are run continuously for the time agreed upon. All equipment is delivered, setup, and removed by the club. NO MONEY may bewagered during the games.
The “Pit Boss” assigned to a party works directly with the clients representative in managing each party. House rules are reviewed with the client before the games begin. Dealers are available to teach games to players.
Affordable prices are based on:
•Number of players•Length of party•Location of party•Special Client request
The club will furnish a written contract. The client and the club manager must sign it. Copies are provided.to request a contract quote click here or call 317-767-4640. You may also write the club at PO Box 40053Indianapolis, Indiana, 46240, or email to: Funds paid for the parties, except for transportation & maintenance are distributed to selected charitableorganizations.The casino parties produced by the Broad Ripple Sertoma Club are for entertainment only. The club will notbe a party to any violation of the Gaming Rules of the State of Indiana. Money wagers are not allowed.
Sertoma was founded April 11, 1912 in Kansas City, KS by two doctors and the publisher of the local newspaper. The organization has established clubs throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Currently, there are over 800 clubs. Existing clubs are responsible for starting new clubs in their region.Sertoma is lead by the Board of Directors that are selected from other local clubs. They generate funding for charities through “Speech and Hearing” and the “Sertoma Foundation”.Locally, each club determines their own sponsorships and methods of fund raising.There are annual national, regional, and district conventions. Individual club sizes run from 10 to almost 200 members.The name Sertoma was selected in 1950 as a contraction ofSERvice TO MAnkindFor more information about Sertoma visit:
The Sertoma Club of Broad Ripple is dedicated to Serving Mankind through the fund raising efforts of our Casino Partiesthat we do during the calendar year. If you go to the following pages you will understand not only our service organizationbut the charities that we support. We are a 501(c)(3) organization. In addition you will be able to link onto our national organization Sertoma Inc. to gain understanding of our support to the hearing impaired as well.
Sertoma Club of Broad Ripple 2016-2017 National Heritage Essay ContestInformation for principals and teachers about the National Heritage Essay Contest:SertomaInternational is a service organization, founded in 1912. Sertoma is an acronym for “Service to Mankind”.The Sertoma Club of Broad Ripple was chartered in 1958. Current membership is 110 men. We provide financial support to charitable causes in Central Indiana; conduct programs to promote prevention of hearing loss; and, sponsor an annual National Heritage Essay Contest for sixth grade students.The contest is open to 6th grade students attending public and private schools in Carmel, Fishers, Zionsville, and northern Indianapolis. Principals or teachers interested in participating in this year’s contest should send an email to email@example.com. The deadline for inclusion in this year’s contest is November 18, 2016. Sertoma Club of Broad Ripple has sponsored the National Heritage Essay Contest for over 30 years for sixth grade students in public, private and parochial schools in the Greater Indianapolis area.“What Freedom Means to Me” is the topic we ask students to address in their essay. We hope that the contest complements teachers’ efforts to develop their young students’ critical thinking and writing skills. We believe that participation in the National Heritage Essay Contest encourages students to better understand the founding principles of our country and to consider how those principles affect their lives today.All students in participating sixth grade classrooms are encouraged to write and submit essays. In the previous 4 years, 4195 students in 215 classrooms in 54 schools have participated in our National Heritage Essay Contest and a total of $19,000 in prizes has been awarded to winning students.Classroom participation period is late November through the first week of March. Teachers may use any portion of the allotted period for the essay contest. During March and early April our National Heritage Committee evaluates submitted essays and determines Classroom Winners, Finalists, Honorable Mention Recipients and Grand Prize Winners. A recognition luncheon for the three Grand Prize Winners will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
Las Vegas Style Parties for Charities
Consider joining our interesting and enthusiastic group of more than 100 mendedicated to raising funds to assist Indianapolis area charities. In addition to raising money through casino parties, members meet each Wednesday at the Knights of Columbus just west of Keystone Ave. on 71st St. for lunch, conversationand to hear from an interesting guest speaker. Members who are golfers meet ona regular basis to enjoy playing at various courses in the greater Indianapolis area.The club also hosts six social events each year for members and their wives.Associate memberships are available for those who would like to participate in casino parties and social events, but do not have the time available to attendthe weekly luncheon on a regular basis.For more information, contact membership at 317-767-4640.
Las Vegas Style Parties for Charities
Sponsored charities are major organization inthe Indianapolis area, selected by the clubs Boardof Directors to receive funds. The donationssupport their programs for persons needing medicalcare, training or some other form of assistance.Noble of Indiana: Training people with various disabilities so they may enter the work force and earn their way in our society. Also teaching those who are hearing impaired. The club has received Nobles “Lifetime Giving Award”.“Camp About Face” A camp for children who are patientsof the Craniofacial Department. For more information on “CampAbout Face” click on the link below:Craniofacial Dept. of IU medical Center at Riley Hospitalfor Children: At IU Medical Center: Surgery and therapy for children with severe facial and and cranial birth defects. Our club has provided financial supportto provide advanced imaging and graphics for planning surgeryand education of parents in how the surgery will be performedand the anticipated results.National HeritageAnnual “What Freedom Means to Me” contest for 6th graders.Winners receive honoraria rewards as well as their teachers.Other OrganizationsThe club makes grants to others whose needs have come to theattention of the Board of Directors. Club contributions have exceed more than $2,000,000.