Good Friday
Ruritan National Office is Closed on Good Friday
Starts: 04/14/2017
Ends: 04/14/2017
Time: 8:00am
Location: Ruritan National Office

2018 Ruritan National Convention
Mark your calendar and get your room. The 2018 Ruritan National Convention is in Charleston, SC starting with the opening on Thursday, Jan 18, 2018. Book your room at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport Hotel & Convention Center with this handy link to the Ruritan group page 2018 Ruritan Convention Hotel If you would rather call for a room use 843-747-1882 and use the code RNI. Watch this page and your summer RURITAN magazine for a registration form.
Starts: January 18, 2018
Ends: January 21, 2018
Time: all
Location: Charleston, SC

Ruritan Awareness Month - May

Join in the celebration of Ruritan Awareness Month in May! Ruritans across the country will be conducting special projects to serve others and bring awareness in their communities. This is a great way to support recruitment of new members and to let people know what great things your Ruritan club is doing in your community.

Suggested Celebration Activities

  • Request proclamations from state senators, governors, mayors, board of supervisors, etc.

  • Make state and local government officials associate members
  • Contact the media (newspaper, radio, TV) to inform of club’s service projects
  • Hold a membership meeting and invite prospective and former members
  • Make a photo display of club projects
  • Make a video of club projects
  • Hold a blood drive and distribute Ruritan brochures
  • Hold a community food drive and distribute Ruritan brochures
  • Present Ruritan Forever membership to honor Ruritans for their service
  • Honor club members’ service through the Tom Downing Fellow Program
  • Present Rudy Bears to local police and fire departments
  • Fly flags
  • Sponsor a community picnic on Memorial Day
  • Attend Founders' Day in Holland (Suffolk, VA)
  • Recognize the founding of Ruritan on May 21
Starts: May 1, 2017
Ends: May 31, 2017
Time: daily
Location: your community