Welcome To Ruritan’s Rapidan District

Welcome to the official website of the Ruritan’s Rapidan District! This website is a resource for useful information about Ruritan to Ruritans and the general public.

Ruritan is a National Community Service Club. There are forty-two districts in Ruritan National.

The Rapidan District, formed in 1983, serves twenty-four local Ruritan Clubs in nine counties in Virginia. For more information about the clubs in those counties please click on one of the links below (the name of the county) to take you to the associated page:


Earlysville Ruritan To Host 17th Annual Bluegrass Show

17th Annual Bluegrass Show

17th Annual Bluegrass Show

The Earlysville Ruritan Club is pleased to continue hosting this popular Bluegrass Show. Now in it’s 17th year, this show has been a mainstay event of the Earlysville Ruritan Club.

More information available on our events calendar!

Build Your Dollar Deadline Approaching

The Ruritan National’s Educational Grant Donation program, Build Your Dollar deadline for donations is October 1. All local clubs are encouraged to participate in this program. For more information about the Build Your Dollar Deadline, you can read about it on the National Ruritan’s website by clicking on this link: Build Your Dollar

East Orange Ruritan Club Holds Afghan Raffle

Afghan Raffle By East Orange Ruritan Club

Afghan Raffle By East Orange Ruritan Club

The East Orange Ruritan Club is holding an afghan raffle from now through December 11, 2017. Three 80″x52″chevron patterned afghans are prizes for the raffle. The afghans, made, and donated by Marv Zidzik. The afghans are in the colors of three popular Virginia schools – Virginia Tech, JMU, and UVA/OCHS. Tickets are being sold for $2.00, and the proceeds will benefit the East Orange Ruritan Club’s Scholarship fund for 2018.

There will be three separate drawings for the prizes. The first drawing will be held on October 7, 2017, the second drawing will be held on November 4, 2017, and the final drawing will be held December 11, 2017. The winner of the October drawing will be able to choose which of the three designs to take. The winner of the November drawing will be able to chose between the two remaining afghans, and the winner of the third drawing will receive the remaining afghan. The tickets can be purchased from any East Orange Ruritan Club member, or by calling Linda Wilson at 540-222-3736.