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.


Salem Ruritan Club Selling Raffle Tickets – Grand Prize $10,000

Man carrying money bag (free clip art from clipartof.com)

Man carrying money bag (free clip art from clipartof.com)

The Salem Ruritan Club is presently conducting their annual raffle with a $10,000 first prize and ten (10) $200 prizes. Only 300 tickets are sold for the raffle.

The drawing is at 2:00 pm on July 4th at the Culpeper Depot, but one does not have to be present to win. Tickets are $100 each. Some people “share” the cost of the ticket and can split the prize money if they win.

To buy a ticket, or for more information, you may contact any member of the Salem Ruritan Club, or you may contact Max Weber at maxbarb2@comcast.net or 540 738 2604.