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.


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.


Lignum Ruritan Club Installs New Officers During December Meeting

Fred Creasy, Joyce Willis, Tommy Gaulden, Debbie Gaulden, Pam Harris

Fred Creasy, Joyce Willis, Tommy Gaulden, Debbie Gaulden, Pam Harris

The Lignum Ruritan Club held its 2015 Officer Installation December 11, 2014 at the club headquarters in Lignum VA during their regular December club meeting. Zone Governor Fred Creasy did the honors of installing President Pam Harris, Vice President Debbie Gaulden, Secretary Tommy Gaulden, Treasurer Bob Houck (in absentia,) and the new 3-year director Joyce Willis. President Pam Harris presented Ruritan of the Year youth member Jaycen Creasy with a wooden plaque celebrating his Ruritan of the Year award.

During the regular business meeting that evening, Harris advised the club members that the Lignum Ruritan Club won a Silver Award for Social Development that was presented during the Rapidan District Convention, and passed the award around for the members to see.

Pam Harris, Jaycen Creasy

Pam Harris, Jaycen Creasy

Congrats to the new club officers, and to Jaycen for his Ruritan of the Year award!