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Brooke Steinbring of Alexandria wins Great Plains Region Sertoman of the Year Award

Steinbring was instrumental in the Alexandria Sertoma Club's project to install a new hearing loop system in the Andria Theatre.

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Brooke Steinbring holds the award she won for her Sertoma work that provided a new hearing loop system in the Andria Theatre.
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ALEXANDRIA — Brooke Steinbring of Alexandria was recently presented with the Great Plains Region Sertoman of the Year Award.

Steinbring and other Sertoma Club members, Don Johnson, Chris Moh and Chris Huether, represented the club during the Sertoma Great Plains Regional Convention in Sioux City, Iowa. The Great Plains region is made up of clubs in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa.

The award recognizes an outstanding Sertoman for exceptional contributions to the club in the spirit of service to mankind. In serving Sertoma’s mission of “hearing health” this last year, the Alexandria Sertoma Club selected to install a new hearing loop system in the Andria Theatre, making it easier for those who wear hearing aids to hear the performances.

Steinbring was instrumental in this project, writing a grant that awarded the club $2,000, which served as down payment for the project. She was also chair of Coach Purse Bingo, the fundraiser that raised funds for the rest of the looping project.

Steinbring serves on the board of directors for the Alexandria Sertoma Club as secretary. She joined the Alexandria Sertoma Club in 2006 and has participated in many club events including the Ice Fishing Challenge, ditch pick, the food booth at Art in the Park, and she coordinates hearing screenings for the school district and more.

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Steinbring grew up watching her Grandpa Bob Steinbring continually give back to the community and she credits him for passing along the importance of giving back to your community.

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