WHO WE ARE
We are a fun, energetic, friendly, group of hard-working women who like helping others and serving the community. Our goal is to help our community of Venice, FL by donating to charitable organizations and providing educational scholarships for continuing education students and Venice High School seniors pursuing their educational goals.
Each year, we raise close to $50,000 through our Sun Fiesta event and other fundraising activities.
Sun Fiesta Cancelled for 2021
As of August 24, 2021, the City of Venice has suspended permits for all special events scheduled to take place on public property in Venice; therefore, we have to cancel the Sun Fiesta for 2021.
On a positive note, ALL of our generous sponsors have allowed us to put their donations toward our scholarship fund. Please continue to support these fantastic local businesses!
And we look forward to seeing you all at Sun Fiesta 2022 from October 14, 15, and 16, 2022!
Sertoma exists for the high and noble purpose of SERvice TO MAnkind by communication of thoughts, ideas, and concepts to accelerate human progress in health, education, freedom, and democracy. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the organization was found on April 11, 1912. Over the years, individual members have brought forward their talents and joined the collective experience of thoughts to chart a unique course of action for community service.
Women’s Sertoma Club of Venice was founded 1988 and our main event is the Sun Fiesta which the Women’s Sertoma has sponsored and organized since 1994. The first official Sun Fiesta was in October 1973. It was originated to provide the community its last chance to get together before the ‘snow birds’ started migrating in November. It has remained one of the most beloved events of the year for the citizens of Venice. The celebration includes arts & crafts, food, music, dancing, and so much more.