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Bridgewater Ruritan Club
chartered 1939

Looking forward to celebrating our 80th year in 2019!


Fun at the Fair!!
Bob Wheatley and Alan Zigler, 
Ken Arey, 
Nancy and Glen Thomas

Linda Vaughan Receives
David Evick Fair Volunteer Award

The photo on the left was taken at the November 6, 2017 meeting of the Bridgewater Ruritan Club when Linda Vaughan received our first David Evick Fair Volunteer Award,  honoring Mrs. Vaughan for devoting countless hours at the Fry Shack at the County Fair.   The award was named in memory of David Evick,  whose widow Laura was present to assist in presenting the award.    Photo on the right shows Linda at work at the Fry Shack during Fair Week in August 2017.

Glen and Nancy Thomas
 of the Year Award

The Bridgewater Ruritan Club has presented
 Ron Williams [center] with the Glen and Nancy Thomas Ruritan
 of the Year Award.
With Ron are Glen Thomas [left]
Membership Committee Co-Chairman John Harsh

In addition to his 36 years of active
 service to the Club,
Ron is serving as Vice-Chairman of
Rockingham County Fair Association.

60 Years of Ruritan Service!
Among Club members receiving anniversary pins
 in October were John Leigh Miller
 who was honored for 60 years of Ruritan service.

David Evick Memorial
Scholarship Presented
Bridgewater Ruritan Club members Ron Williams and Jim Benedict presented the David Evick Memorial Scholarship,  named in memory of a loyal member of our Club,  to David's daughter Madison Evick at the senior awards assembly at Turner Ashby High School in May.

Annual Report

Club members reported 1947 hours
 community service hours
and over $10,000.00 in contributions
for the Ruritan year ending August 31,  2018.

 vast majority of funds contributed
back into the local
 community were raised
through the Club's Fry Shack at the
Rockingham County Fair in August.

2018 Club Officers

Rick Wampler - President
Rick Claybrook - Vice President
Curtis Glover - Secretary
Alan Zigler - Treasurer
Jim Lane - Past President
Jim Dickson - Director
John Harsh - Director
George Mason - Director

The Bridgewater Club meets on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 in the fellowship hall at Bridgewater United Methodist Church.

Family Picnic will be held on August 6, 2018 at 6:30pm at Oakdale Park in Bridgewater.  Meat and drinks are provided.  Please bring side dish or dessert.

Spouse-Guest Nights in 2018 will be held on April 2 and October 1.