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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 May 30, 2014

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IMPORTANT DATES:

District Events:

Club Events:

Chesapeake District Cabinet meeting
Jan. 19, 2014
2pm
Eastern Henrico Clubhouse (3812 Nine Mile Road, Richmond, VA 23223


Beaverdam Ruritan Club
18002 Teman Road
Beaverdam, VA 23015


38th Annual Independence Day Parade and Celebration
Friday, July 4, 2014; 10 AM to 2 PM
9 AM Parade Registration & Line Up
10 AM Parade Starts
Games – Fun – Food – Vendors
Club Concessions and Elmore Hall’s Famous BBQ Chicken Dinners
Activities for the Whole Family
Wear Your RED, WHITE, and BLUE for “Photo Booth” Pictures
Awards For Float/Parade Entries and Fire and Rescue Vehicles
Miss Beaverdam Contest
“Help Our Veterans Campaign”
– Donations Accepted for Local Vet Center and Richmond VA Hospital Patients
– Cash, Clothing, Toiletries, Gift Cards, Snacks
12’ x 12’ Vendor Spaces $40 – Call Corinne Dixon at 804-513-0704
Detail Information @ www.beaverdamruritan.com/events

2nd B’dam Brew JAM Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, September 13, 2014; 12 PM to 6 PM
Live Music
Mark Your Calendars Now
Details to be Posted @ www.beaverdamruritan.com/events

Eastern Henrico Club Events
January 19, 2014 Host Chesapeake District Cabinet Meeting 2:00 PM

Bingo Every Saturday 12:00 Noon @ Mechanicsville Moose Lodge 7167 Flag Lane, Mechanicsville, Va. 23111

Sunday March 30, 2014 Spaghetti Luncheon 12:00 Noon until 2:30 PM
$8.00 Adults $4.00 Children
At Clubhouse 3812 Nine Mile Rd. Richmond, Va. 23223

Turkey Shoot every Friday from Friday October 3, 2014 until Friday December 19, 2014
Also Wednesday November 26, 2014.
From 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM $4.00 per Round ( Subject to change)

Sunday November 2, 2014 Spaghetti Luncheon12: Noon until 2:30 PM
$8.00 Adults $4.00 Children
At Clubhouse 3812 Nine Mile Rd. Richmond, Va. 23223

Abingdon Ruritan Club
Seafood Festivals
May 21 and October 15, 2014
3:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Menu –All you can eat:
Oysters-fried, roasted and on half-shell; clam chowder and fritters;
steamed clams, crab and shrimp; fried fish; fried scallops; BBQ; hush puppies; French Fries;
wine and cheese; cake and ice-cream; alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Entertainment - Live music by popular bands.
Free convenient parking
Tickets - $50 each - Available on line at WWW.abingdonruritanclub.com or by mail
Send check made payable to Abingdon Ruritan Club to P.O. Box 22, Bena, VA 23018. Enclose a self-addressed, stamped, legal size envelope.
Tickets will be sold from February 1 - April 26, 2014 for the May 21st festival and from July 2
September 20, 2014 for the October 15th festival. No tickets will be sold after the cut off dates or at the gate.
Festival Location - 8784 Guiena Road, Bena, VA 23018
For additional information, please visit www.abingdonruritanclub.org

Glendale Ruritan
is having their annual spaghetti luncheon
February 17th from 12-2
– $7.00/adult $4.00/child
Salad, bread, dessert and drinks included.

Poquoson Ruritan Club
April 13, June 15, August 24 & October 12
Chicken/Pork BBQ's
at Wells Fargo Bank from Noon till 5 PM
BBQ Pork Sandwiches, 1/2 BBQ Chicken Dinners,
BBQ Pork Dinners including Baked Beans, Slaw & Roll.
Dinners are $ 8.00 & Sandwiches are $ 6.00.
Bulk Pork BBQ is $ 9.00 per pound.

Doswell Ruritan Club
Saturday May 19, 2012
8:00am til 2:00pm
Flea Market and Bake Sale
To Rent a Space $15 for a 15' X 20' call (804) 370-8577
Bring your own table
Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Drinks available
proceeds fund Student Scholarships
16433 N. Washington Highway

FIVE FORKS RURITAN CLUB
SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2013
WILLIAMSBURG CHARITY MOTORCYCLE RIDE (POKER RUN)
THIS IS OUR SECOND ANNUAL SPRING RIDE.
THE RIDE WILL START AND END AT SHORTY'S DINER AT JAMES YORK PLAZA,
PROCEEDING THROUGH JAMES CITY COUNTY, CHARLES CITY COUNTY, NEW KENT COUNTY, AND CITY OF WILLIAMSBURG.
START AND ENDING LOCATION: SHORTY'S DINER - JAMES YORK PLAZA, RT. 143, WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
REGISTRATION: 8 A.M. TO 11 A.M.
NO RIDER/BIKE OUT BEFORE 8 A.M. APRIL 27, 2013. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!
LAST BIKE/RIDER OUT AT 11 A.M. APRIL 27, 2013. NO EXCEPTIONS.
ALL RIDERS MUST HAVE RETURNED TO SHORTY'S DINER NO LATER THAN 3 P.M. ON APRIL 27, 2013. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!
REGISTRATION: YOU WILL HAVE YOUR CHOICE OF 2 OPTIONS FOR REGISTRATION:
OPTION 1 - BIKE AND RIDER: $20.00 - INCLUDES ONE POKER HAND.
OPTION 2 - YOU CAN GET PEOPLE TO SPONSOR YOU ON THIS RIDE.
ANY RIDER THAT TURNS IN $100.00 OR MORE WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING:
YOUR $20.00 REGISTRATION IS FREE, PLUS YOU WILL RECEIVE A $15.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE FROM CHARLY'S AIRPORT RESTAURANT
LOCATED AT WILLIAMSBURG JAMESTOWN AIRPORT,
PLUS ANYONE REGISTERING FOR OPTION 2 WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN A FLAT SCREEN HD TELEVISION.
DRAWING AT THE END OF THE RIDE. NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WI N THE TELEVISION.
ADDITIONAL RIDER: $10.00 INCLUDES ONE POKER HAND
OR YOU MAY EXERCISE OPTION 2 AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR EVERYTHING OPTION 2 OFFERS.
ADDITIONAL HANDS FOR BOTH REGISTRATION OPTIONS: $5.00
BEST POKER HAND WINS: $125.00 AWARDED TO THE PERSON WITH THE BEST POKER HAND.
IN THE EVENT OF A TIE, THE WINNER WILL BE DETERMINED BY DRAWING FOR HIGH CARD.
PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT LOCAL CHARITIES AND LOCAL NEEDY PEOPLE.
THERE WILL ALSO BE A RAFFE FOR PRIZES SUCH AS GIFT CARDS, ETC. 15 TICKETS FOR $10.00.
NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN.
PLEASE TELL ALL OF YOUR RIDING FRIENDS ABOUT THIS EVENT.
FOR MORE INFO CONTACT: CHARLEY ROGERS : HOME: 757-565-3484 WORK: 757-229- 9256
EMAIL: charleyrogers@yahoo.com or fiveforksruritan@yahoo.com FIVE FORKS RURITAN WILL HOLD THEIR 5TH ANNUAL FALL RIDE ON THE 4TH SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER 2013.
WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US AT BOTH EVENTS.

Madison Ruritan Club,
Starting Oct. 6th, and the first Saturday of every month
All you can Eat Salt Herring Breakfast
$8.....from 6am till 8:30am,
Salt herring, scrambled eggs, sausage, hashbrowns,
fried apples, biscuits, juice & coffee
18206 Timothy Ln. Ladysmith
from Rt. 1 go west on Ladysmith Rd, take first left on Allen St.
follow around behind old Ladysmith Elem., club on right.
Call 804-448-4233 for more info

May 5, 2012 1PM-5PM
Madison Ruritan Club Seafood Fest (All you can eat).
Menu: Fried oysters, fried scallops, roasted osters, fried fish,
steamed shrimp, cole slaw, hot dogs, hushpuppies,
includes beverages beer, tea & soda.
Adult tickets: $25.00 Child 6-12: $12.00
Advance tickets only, must purchase before May 1st.
No refund and no coolers.
Tickets can be purchased at Hair Jungle, Ladysmith Pharmacy,
Pizazz Coastal Convenience Store or call 804-448-3111, 804-448-8055 or 804-448-4233.

Richmond Battlefield Ruritan Club
5/18/12 3PM-8PM
the 20th annual Great Varina Shrimp & Fish Feast
Adults: $25 Advance sales & $30 at the gate
Children 6-12 $8.00 5 and under free
No Coolers Allowed and no take outs.
Ticket locations: Hanover Tire / Sandston Cleaners / Sportsman Retaurant
or contact Jim McDearmon @ 795-2893 or Mike Kelly @ 357-9906
Menu: Shrimp, Fish, Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, Hot Dogs & "Golden Beverages".
Dinner served 5:30PM-7:30PM.
Live music by "Rip Tide".

Doswell Ruritan Club
Salt Fish Breakfast
Saturday, March 17 6:30- 9:00 am
$8.00 adults $4.00 age 4-10 years
Eggs, Bacon, apples, bisuits, cornbread,
potatoes, juice and coffee.
take out available
Doswell Community Center, Rt. 1 Doswell

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!


March 3rd & 4th
King George club is selling food at the King George High School Home Show

REEDY CHURCH RURITAN CLUB
PENDLETON COMMUNITY CENTER
SUNSHINE ROAD, RTE 648
2012 EVENTS
MARCH 10, 2012,
VARIETY SHOW, 7 P.M. – TIL
TICKETS: $8.00

APRIL 7, 2012, EASTER EGG HUNT, 1-3 P.M.
PORK BAR-B-QUE, 3 P. M - 6 P. M.
TICKETS: $8.00 – UNDER 6, $5.00
BLUE GRASS MUSIC

MAY 19, 2012,
RELAY FOR LIFE VARIETY SHOW,
7PM-TIL, $___

JULY 4, 2012,
CHICKEN BAR-B-QUE, 3-6 P. M.
TICKETS: $8.00 – UNDER 6, $5.00
RONNIE WILLIAMS & THE CARTER FAMILY SOUND
PLAYING AFTER THE BAR-B-QUE.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2012,
VARIETY SHOW, 7 P. M. – TIL
TICKETS: $8.00

OCTOBER 13, 2012, PORK BAR - B - QUE, 3-6 P.M.
TICKETS: $8.00 – UNDER 6, $5.00
MUSIC BY LOCAL BAND DURING THE BAR-B-QUE

NOVEMBER 24, 2012,
PRE-XMAS VARIETY SHOW, 4 THE LORD SINGING GROUP AND MORE GROUPS 7 P. M. – TIL, TICKETS: $8.00 DECEMBER 1, 2012, CHRISTMAS VARIETY SHOW 7 P.M. – TIL, TICKETS; $8.00

Five Forks Ruritan
has scheduled two (2)
Charity Motor Cycles Rides for 2012.
The dates are as follows:
Saturday, April 28, 2012
and
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Both Rides will start at the Williamsburg - Jamestown Airport, 100 Marclay Rd., Williamsburg, Va.
More info to follow as soon as our committee meets to work out the particulars.

Poquoson Ruritan Club
Pork & Chicken BBQ's at Wells Fargo Bank
Wythe Creek Rd, Poquoson
June 9
August 11
October 17