2018 Plunge Registration!

Registration for the Mat Su Plunge on February 17th is now OPEN! Gather up your Team, starting pulling together that outrageous costume – and share your Plunge Profile on Facebook to spread the word, and ask your friends and family to help through online pledging! Support hearing health in your community!

We’re so pleased we could help

The Mat-Su Sertoma Club was pleased to donated funds to provide a Serene Central Alert System to a deaf woman who lives in the Mat-Su valley, which was facilitated by Assistive Technology of Alaska (ATLA).  The individual’s home was not equipped with appropriate signaling devices for the deaf, which are imperative to safety in the … Read more

Summer Camp Scholarship

Mat-Su Sertoma Club is pleased to announce they are offering one full scholarship to attend a 2018 Summer Camp that provides programs to deaf or hard of hearing youth.

The Summer Camp Scholarship is for any Alaskan deaf or hard of hearing student, ages 13 to 18.  The successful winner and Sertoma will determine the location.  The Club covers the cost of the camp session and airfare. Alyssa Akers, the 2017 summer camp winner, traveled to Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. and participated in “Discover Your Future” program with an added bonus of a trip to Six Flags!

To be eligible for this scholarship, a deaf or hard of hearing student must submit an essay of 500 words or less on the topic – “What is important about your identity as a deaf or hard of hearing person in a diverse world?”

Essays are due by November 10, 2017 and should be mailed to the Mat Su Sertoma Club, P. O. Box 874202, Wasilla, AK 99687.  The successful winner will be announced by Thanksgiving.

UPDATE: I will not be left out.

UPDATE: August 30, 2017 Learn about Alyssa’s return to school after her exciting adventure at Gallaudet University’s Summer Youth Camp ‘Discover Your Future’ in Washington D.C., through this wonderful letter from her high school Deaf Education teacher! Read more here.   Meet Alyssa Akers, a Colony High School student who was born deaf. With encouragement from her … Read more