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Beaverdam, Doswell and Montpelier – Debbie Murphy

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February 11, 2016


Hold on folks, we have lots of great events going on right here in our backyard, hope you can take advantage of some or all!
All-you-can-eat Salt Fish Breakfast, hosted by Independence Ruritan Club will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, from 6:45 to 8:45 a.m., to benefit Arc of Hanover. Breakfast includes: salt herring fillets, scrambled eggs, bacon, spiced apples, cornbread, grits, coffee and orange juice only $9 for adults. The Ruritan Club Community House is located behind Independence Christian Church, 14033 Independence Road (off Route 54, west of Ashland). For more information, call (804) 798-6579.
Get ready, spread the word only five months until the Beaverdam Ruritan Club hosts their 40th Independence Day Parade. Monday, July 4, line-up starts at 9 a.m., parade starts at 10 a.m. Recruiting all previous Miss Beaverdam Winners to be in the parade! As well as Vintage Cars most especially 1976! It’s going to be a great event! Anyone can be in the parade or enjoy it going thru Beaverdam, landing at Ruritan Park to enjoy Elmore’s BBQ chicken dinners plus fun and games for all.
Bingo is back every month at the Beaverdam Ruritan Club; doors open at 6 p.m., concessions are ready by 6:30 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. The third Friday of the month, Feb. 19. $20 cash prizes, with $100 for final game. Admission is $20 for 16 games. Collection of canned goods for WHEAT is always accepted. Bring your neighbor. The club is located at 18002 Teman Road. More info is at
The Independence Ruritan Club will be having their semi-annual Brunswick Stew sale Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Ruritan Clubhouse located behind Independence Christian Church, 14023 Independence Road (off Route 54 west of Ashland). The stew will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a donation of only $7 a quart. Quantity is limited. To reserve yours in advance, call (804) 798-5171 or (804) 798-6579 by Thursday, Feb. 25. The proceeds from this activity will help provide three scholarships for the Class of 2016 at Patrick Henry High School. In conjunction with this stew sale the Disciples Women of Independence Church are having a bake sale. The ladies are great cooks and they sell out fast. Come early to get the best selection.
All-you-can-eat Salt Fish Breakfast to include scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, spiced apples, biscuits, cornbread, coffee, and juice. Take-out plates will be available. Doswell Ruritan Club, 16433 N. Washington Highway. Saturday, Feb. 20, from 6 to 9 a.m. Cost is $9 for adults; $4 for children ages 4-10.
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; my fax number is (804) 752-7858 and my phone number is (804) 227-3664.
Have a great week!