Groundhog Dinner Fundraiser for Scholarships Scheduled

Groundhog Dinner Flyer

Groundhog Dinner Flyer

The Jefferson Ruritan Foundation together with the Jefferson (VA) Ruritan Club will hold its 30th Annual Scholarship Groundhog Day Pancake & Sausage Supper from 5-7pm on Sat., Feb. 4, at the Jeffersonton Community Center, 5073 Jeffersonton Rd., Jeffersonton (Rts. 802 & 621 off Rt. 229). Menu will include All-you-can-eat pancakes, famous Tom Calhoun’s sausage, fried apples, coffee, tea etc. Cost for the supper is Adults – $6.95, Children under age 10 – $3.95. Carry-out will be available! All Proceeds to annual Scholarships for local college bound students. Sponsored by the Jefferson Ruritan Foundation of Culpeper, Inc. IRS certified 501c3 non-profit. Direct donations are fully tax deductible. For more info call 937-4541 or go to www.jeffersonvaruritanclub.org.

All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage,fried apples, coffee, tea, etc. All proceeds to annual scholarships for local college bound students. Sponsored by the Jefferson Ruritan Foundation of Culpeper, Inc. IRS certified 501c3 non-profit. Direct donations are fully tax deductible.


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


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.