New London Ruritan Club
Fellowship, Goodwill and Community Service
12411 East Lynchburg-Salem Turnpike (Route 460), Forest, Virginia

Community People
Meeting Community Needs



Ruritan is a national organization dedicated to improving communities and building a better America through fellowship, goodwill and community service.


New London Ruritan Club


Who we are
New London Ruritan Club has served the community since 1947. Ruritan members work to enhance the quality of life through community service and to make our community a better place to live and work. Ruritan is family, fun and friends. We are proud to be an organization of positive people doing positive things in our community. We take pride in the things we bring to the New London area.

How we do it
New London Ruritan Club has several major fund-raisers during the year.
• Weekly Saturday night dances featuring Country/Western music and open to all ages (check Facebook for the band list)
• Rent the land and community center for meetings, family reunions, birthday parties, weddings, etc

• Accept donations from kind folks that support our mission to improve the community

What we do
New London Ruritan Club committees can propose and implement projects and programs to fulfill community needs.
Examples: scholarships, support for rescue squads and volunteer fire departments, donate plush Rudy Bears, support Hunters for the Hungry, support USA Dance, sponsor blood donation programs, support “After Prom” programs, sponsor 5th grade essay awards, hold fund-raisers to help community persons with medical expenses, support the Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Homes, partner with Verizon Telecom Pioneers to provide dictionaries to 3rd grade students

Join us
There are several types of membership in Ruritan; Active, Associate and Student. The New London Ruritan Club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30PM opposite the New London Academy 12411 East Lynchburg-Salem Turnpike. We are interested in hearing from you and would like to know how you want to serve the local community.


Images of the New London Ruritan;

Upstairs ~5,000 square foot wood floor and stage
Downstairs tile floor and full kitchen
Outside with large grassy space

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