2020 Ruritan National Convention

The 2020 Ruritan National Convention is in Kingsport, TN starting with the opening on January 9, 2020.

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There are three ways to get registered. Download a fillable registration form Fillable 2020 Convention Registration, download a printable registration form Printable 2020 Convention Registration or go to the MMS and register on your personal information page.

Starts: January 9, 2020
Ends: January12, 2020
Time: all
Location: Kingsport, TN

2019 Summer Youth Camp
Summer fellowship for Ruritan youth and youth sponsored by Ruritan clubs.

See all the details and forms for the Youth Conference HERE!

Starts: July 19, 2019
Ends: July 21, 2019
Time: all times
Location: W. E. Skelton 4H Center at Smyth Mt. Lake

2019 Summer Leadership Conference
Plan to attend the 2019 Summer Leadership Conference. The annual summer leadership conference for Lt. Governors and any other interested attendees. Watch this space for links to registration forms.

For information on lodging contact Ruritan toll free at 877-787-8727.
Starts: June 13, 2019
Ends: June 15, 2019
Time: three days
Location: Dublin, VA

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, 2019
Ends: May 31, 2019
Time: daily
Location: your community