Jefferson VA Ruritan Club Awards Two Scholarships to Students

L-R Caroline Steimel, Shana McMeans (photo provided by Jefferson VA Ruritan Club)

L-R Caroline Steimel, Shana McMeans (photo provided by Jefferson VA Ruritan Club)


Press release by: Paul Oesterreicher
Publicity Chair, Jefferson Ruritan Club

At their July 2016 meeting and annual scholarship awards ceremony held in the Jeffersonton Community Center, the Jefferson (VA) Ruritan Club and the Jefferson Foundation of Culpeper awarded the Thomas Rosenberger Memorial Scholarship for $1000 to Caroline Steimel of Jeffersonton and the Allen Ellett Memorial Scholarship for $1000 to Shana McMeans, of Culpeper. Caroline is attending James Madison University and Shana is attending Shenandoah University.


Fluvanna County Ruritan Club News

L-R Florence and Roman Bakke

L-R Florence and Roman Bakke (photo provided by Fluvanna Ruritan Club)

Florence Bakke, Roman Bakke, Dick Eaton, and Jim Tew of the Fluvanna County Ruritan Club have been busy fund-raising this summer at the Fridays after Five series at the Sprint Pavillion in Charlottesville by selling soft drinks.

Earlier in the year, the Fluvanna County Ruritan Club awarded two scholarships to college-bound graduating seniors from Fluvanna County High School. The Howard Cook Award for Citizenship in the amount of $250 was awarded to Eleanor Sechler, and the Fluvanna Ruritan Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 was awarded to Elisha Nicholas. The scholarships were awarded in May.


Ruritan Spirit Night Being Held at Culpeper Chick-Fil-A

Ruritan Awareness Spirit Night

Ruritan Awareness Spirit Night

Lignum Ruritan Club will be celebrating Ruritan Awareness month from 5pm – 8pm, May 23, 2016 at the Chick-Fil-A in Culpeper, VA. The Club is holding a “Spirit Night.” Chick-Fil-A will donate a proceeds of sales from any customer that tells their cashier that they are supporting the “Ruritan Spirit Night” to the Lignum Ruritan Club. Please come out and enjoy a chicken dinner, and fellowship with other Ruritans and their supporters!