Jefferson (VA) Ruritan Club Resumes Turkey Shoots

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After a one-year hiatus, the Jefferson (VA) Ruritan Club will be conducting its annual Turkey Shoot at the Jeffersonton Community Center, 5073 Jeffersonton Rd., Jeffersonton, VA 22724 (Rtes. 802 & 621, east of Rt. 229) every Friday thru December 2, 2016 beginning at 7:00pm. Now in its 29th year, this is the longest running Turkey Shoot in the area.

All proceeds go to scholarships, local public service organizations, and charities. Thousands of dollars worth of beef, turkey, ham and other food items will be awarded. Snack bar every night. Winchester 12-gauge steel #7 shot, is covered in target fees. Steel shot can be used safely in any gun with choke designated ‘modified’ or larger. For both safety and fair competition, other designations, or barrels tighter than 0.69”, may not be used. All barrels/chokes gauged on site. Max 36-inch barrel length; no scopes. For more info, call 540-937-4541


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.



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!