2017 Projects and Objectives

Business and Professions

Working with BRCC, sponsor businesses and local residents meeting at the college to see what the college has to offer local businesses and residents

Invite community businesses and business leaders to monthly meetings to explain business and projects.

Actively promote and support Augusta County Mentorship Program

Support Augusta County Fair with a financial donation

Work with Augusta County Chamber of Commerce on interacting with local businesses

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 Citizenship and Patriotism Committee

Make donations to:

  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • USO

Maintain the lighted flagpole at the Medical Center and the flagpole by the interstate.

Commemorate the 4th of July by lining Keezletown Road with small American Flags from the Medical Center to the firehouse

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Environmental Committee

Coordinate the litter pickup as part of the “Adopt a Highway” program on Route. Involve local Scouts or Church Youth in Summer pickups.

Assist in the litter pickup at the Ruritan Park and Community Center as needed.

Work with Augusta County on Spring and Fall clean-up Campaigns – such as the “Hazardous Waste: drop-off at the Augusta County Government Center.

Sponsor one or more Environmental Program for Ruritan Meetings.

Work with Weyers Cave Recreations Association on developing a landscaping plan for Ruritan Park and involved a local college student.

Participate in a trash clean-up program with the National Forest Service on National Forest Trails.

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 Public Service Committee

Make donations to:

  • Grottoes Rescue Squad
  • New Hope Fire Department
  • Verona Food Pantry
  • Weyers Cave Volunteer Fire Department

Offer assistance with the Weyers Cave Fire Department annual Lawn Party.

Donate Rudy Bears for extended stays as gifts to children during trauma and/or emergency situations.

Sponsor Ruritan family picnic for the June meeting

Sponsor Spring Blood Drive

Help maintain trails in Shenandoah National Park and George Washington National Forest

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 Social Development Committee

Make donations to:

  • Middle River Weekday Religious Education
  • Clymore Elementary Needy Children Christmas Fund
  • Augusta 4-H FFA Market Animal Show
  • Young Life Program at Fort Defiance High School
  • Weyers Cave Cub Scout Pack 190
  • Grottoes Little League
  • Hunters for the Hungry Program
  • Skyline Literacy
  • Fort Defiance After-Prom Party

Sponsor soccer fields in the fall and spring for AYSO, and Fort soccer teams.

Sponsor Breakfast with Santa for the community with free will offering to benefit the Verona Food Pantry.

Benevolent Fund:  Provide funds for emergency fuel, food or housing as needed.

Youth Fund:  Support special requests for youth clubs/camps/seminars, etc. approved by the club which would enable youth either individually or as a whole, to have opportunities for growth and development they would otherwise be unable to afford.

Support local nursing homes by visiting residents and sponsoring programs with them.

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 Fundraising

Sponsor CruiseIn in June

Sponsor 3-4 Chicken Barbecues per year

Operate Concession Stands during the summer church softball league