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.


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.


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.