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Helping to Build America's Communities Since 1936!

Covering 19 counties/cities in Central-Eastern Virginia, the Chesapeake District
currently has 50 clubs and just under 1800 members.   The District Cabinet meets
quarterly to review the efforts of the District as a whole.
Clubs work independently throughout the year upon a variety of service and
fundraising activities. 
The whole District gathers once a year at the District Convention.

Last updated September 14, 2015

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Chesapeake District Convention
November 6 - 8 2015
Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center
6945 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185

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King George Ruritan Club
King George Ruritan Club is Raffling
a Thompson/Center Triumph Bone Collector® Camo .50 caliber Rifle
with a Thompson Center Scope valued at $875.
Drawing will be September 10, 2015
The rifle was donated by Sign Works (a McDaniel’s Company)
and Garcia Enterprises and the tickets were printed compliments
of King Automotive, all of King George
Drawing will be September 10, 2015
1 Ticket........$3.00
2 Tickets.......$5.00
10 Tickets.....$23.00
Call 540 226-6355 to purchase tickets!
Cash, Check and Charges accepted.
The proceeds from this raffle will be used to support various Community Service Projects.

Independence Ruritan
Salt Fish Breakfast
Second Saturday of the month Nov. - April
6:45 AM, - $8.00 per person
Salt Herring Filets, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs
Cornbread, Spiced Apples, Grits
Coffee and Orange Juice
carry out available!

Abingdon Ruritan Club
Seafood Festivals
May 20 and October 21, 2015
3:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Menu –All you can eat and drink:
Oysters - fried, roasted and on half-shell
Clams – Fritters, chowder and on half-shell
Fried scallops, fish, French Fries, and hush puppies
Steamed shrimp and crabs
BBQ with coleslaw
Cake and ice cream
Wine and cheese
Beverages – Mixed drinks, beer, wine, soft drinks, water, coffee and tea
Entertainment - Live music by popular bands
Free convenient parking
Tickets - $50 each –
Available on line at abingdonruritanclub.com
By mail - Send check made payable to Abingdon Ruritan Club to P.O. Box 22, Bena, VA 23018.
Enclose a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope.
Tickets will be sold from February 11 – May 9, 2015 for the May 20th festival
and from July 15 – October 10, 2015 for the October 21st festival.
No tickets will be sold after the cut off dates or at the gate.
Festival Location - 8784 Guinea Road, Hayes, VA 23018, which is in Gloucester County.
For additional information, please visit www.abingdonruritanclub.com