Greene County Ruritan Club Officers for 2016 Installed; Military Veterans Honored

L-R Back Row Roy Dye, Andrea Wilkinson, Dick Early. Front Row Paul Harrington, Joanne Burkholder, Linda Bradshaw (photo credit Michael Urbanek)

L-R Back Row Roy Dye, Andrea Wilkinson, Dick Early. Front Row Paul Harrington, Joanne Burkholder, Linda Bradshaw (photo credit Michael Urbanek)

The Greene County Ruritan Club’s Officers for 2016 were installed on December 17, 2015, at the Rosebrook Inn in Stanardsville, VA, during their Annual Christmas Dinner. The 2015 Rapidan District Governor, Linda Bradshaw, installed the new officers. The club officers will serve as the leaders of the Greene County Ruritan Club from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.

The officers installed were Roy Dye, President, Andrea Wilkinson, Vice President, Paul Harrington, Secretary, Dick Early, Treasurer, and Joanne Burkholder, First Year Director.

After the installation, Bradshaw explained to the Greene County Ruritan Club the awards that the club had won for Community Service at the Rapidan District, and handed them to the club President, Andrea Wilkinson. The club won a “Silver” award for Public Service, and a “Gold” award for Social Development.

L-R Frank Wilczek, Steve Smith, Floyd Wilkinson, Norm Slezak, Carl Schmitt, Linda Bradshaw, Bob Burkholder, Dick Early, Bob Doerr, Tom Dean, Jerry Gore (photo Michael Urbanek)

L-R Frank Wilczek, Steve Smith, Floyd Wilkinson, Norm Slezak, Carl Schmitt, Linda Bradshaw, Bob Burkholder, Dick Early, Bob Doerr, Tom Dean, Jerry Gore (photo Michael Urbanek)

After the Community Service awards were given, Bradshaw honored the military veterans of the Greene County Ruritan Club with certificates of appreciation from the Rapidan District Cabinet. The presentation of the certificates was part of the Rapidan District’s efforts to and honor all of their local club’s veterans in 2015.

The veterans honored were: Robert Burkholder, Billy Caldwell, Tom Dean, Robert C. Doerr, Richard Early, Jerry Gore, Robert H. Grassi, James Ron Michael, Carl A. Schmitt, Norm Slezak, Steven S. Smith, Floyd Wilkinson, and Frank Wilzcek.

Greene County Ruritan Display Board (photo credit Linda Bradshaw)

Greene County Ruritan Display Board (photo credit Linda Bradshaw)

The Greene County Ruritan Club Display board that was used during the Rapidan District’s Convention in November 2015 was set up during the meeting for the members to enjoy. Plans are for the club to continue using the board at meetings and events to showcase their club’s events.


Rapidan District Cabinet Honors Wolftown Ruritan Club Veterans

L-R Paul Davis,  Doug Jenkins, Linda Bradshaw, John (Jack) Melone (photo credit Hank Smith)

L-R Paul Davis, Doug Jenkins, Linda Bradshaw, John (Jack) Melone (photo credit Hank Smith)

The Rapidan District Ruritan Cabinet honored the military veterans of the Wolftown Ruritan Club July 14, 2015 at the Wolftown Ruritan’s monthly meeting in Madison, VA, by presenting them with Certificates of Appreciation during a visit by the Rapidan District Governor, Linda Bradshaw. The presentation of the certificates is part of the Rapidan District’s plans to thank, appreciate, and honor all of their local club’s veterans.


Rapidan District Ruritan Cabinet Honors East Orange Ruritan Veterans

L-R Grover Wilson, Linda Bradshaw, Perry Marshman, William Wallace (photo credit Hank Smith)

L-R Grover Wilson Jr., Linda Bradshaw, Perry Marshman, William Wallace (photo credit Hank Smith)

The Rapidan District Ruritan Cabinet honored the military veterans of the East Orange Ruritan Club July 13, 2015 at the East Orange Ruritan’s Clubhouse in Unionville, VA, by presenting them with Certificates of Appreciation during a visit by the Rapidan District Governor, Linda Bradshaw. Not present at the meeting to accept their certificates of appreciation were Paul Foltz, Jr. and Robert Wright. Robert Wright’s daughter Bethany was present at the meeting and accepted the certificate of appreciation on behalf of her father. The presentation of the certificates is part of the Rapidan District’s plans to thank, appreciate, and honor all of their local club’s veterans.