Lignum Ruritan Club Installs Officers for 2016

L-R Rozelle Amick, Tommy Gaulden, Deborah Gaulden, Jaycen Creasy, Sandra Ruthorford, Irene Luck (photo credit Linda Bradshaw)

L-R Rozelle Amick, Tommy Gaulden, Deborah Gaulden, Jaycen Creasy, Sandra Ruthorford, Irene Luck (photo credit Linda Bradshaw)

The Lignum Ruritan Club installed their Club Officers for 2016 on December 10, 2015, during their Annual Christmas Dinner held at their clubhouse in Lignum, VA. The 2015 Rapidan District Lt. Governor, Irene Luck, installed the new officers. The club officers will serve as the leaders of the Lignum Ruritan Club from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.

The officers installed were Debroah Gaulden, President, Rozelle Amick, Vice President, Jaycen Creasy, Secretary, Tommy Gaulden, Treasurer, and Sandra Rutherford, First Year Director.

L-R Deborah Gaulden, Pam Harris (photo credit Linda Bradshaw)

L-R Deborah Gaulden, Pam Harris (photo credit Linda Bradshaw)

After the installation, Deborah Gaulden presented Pam Harris, the 2015 Lignum Ruritan Club President, with a Past President’s lapel pin.

Rev. Stan Mulford (photo credit Linda Bradshaw)

Rev. Stan Mulford (photo credit Linda Bradshaw)

The guest speaker at the meeting was Rev. Stan Mulford, pastor of the Hopewell and Richardsville United Methodist Churches. Rev. Mulford provided the club with an entertaining and informative presentation about the origins of Christmas celebrations.


Holly Grove Ruritan Installs New Officers and Announces Citizen of the Year

Al MacDonald Citizen of the Year 2014

Al MacDonald Holly Grove Ruritan 2014 Citizen of the Year

The Holly Grove Ruritan Club held its 2015 Officer Installation ceremony December 11, 2014 at the club headquarters in Bumpass VA during their regular December club meeting. Rapidan District Governor Al MacDonald did the honors of installing President Dianne Montgomery, Vice President Rhonda Gorman, Secretary Sue Sheridan, and Treasurer Kenneth Gammon.

President Lesa Welton presented the Holly Grove Ruritan’s Citizen of the Year award to Holly Grove Member (and Rapidan District Governor) Al MacDonald.

Congrats to the new club officers, and to Al MacDonald for a job well done!


Salem VA Ruritan Club Installs New Officers

Ruritan logo with flag

Ruritan logo with flag

Salem VA Ruritan Club held their 2015 Officer Installation December 16, 2014 at their club headquarters in Culpeper during their regular December club meeting. Zone Governor Fred Creasy, did the honors of installing President Pat Kennedy, Vice President Robert Thornhill, Secretary Max Weber, Treasurer Barry Beale, and the new 3-year director Phil Hawkins. Two new members, Robert Baker and Douglas Lingenfelter were initiated by Creasy during the meeting. Four members received perfect attendance certificates, and club members were advised that the Salem VA Ruritan Club received a Gold Award for Social Development during the annual Rapidan District Convention held November 29, 2014.

Congrats to the new club officers, and welcome to the new members!