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Laurel Ruritan Club: A community of givers

December 1st, 2022|Categories: LAUREL, MAIN HOME|

Doing good is not a thing of the past, especially with the Ruritan Clubs across the country, including the Ruritan Club of Laurel.

Ruritan National, a service organization founded in 1928 by Tom Downing and Jack Gwaltney, lives by its slogan which is, “Fellowship, Goodwill, and Community Service.” The clubs, which got their start in Holland, Va., were created to provide a place where community leaders could meet and discuss how to make their communities better places to live. The unusual name, “Ruritan,” is derived from two Latin words: “ruri,” meaning open country, and “tan,” meaning small town. And this is exactly whom Ruritan serves: rural […]

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Breakfast with Santa at Delmar Fire Department

It’s that time of year! The Delmar Fire Department will be hosting Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 10. The breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 10:30 a.m. There is no charge for the breakfast. You will be welcome to take pictures of your children with Santa. 

Grand illumination at Hitchens Homestead

After the Laurel Christmas parade on Friday, Dec. 2 [parade begins at 7 p.m.], join the Laurel Historical Society at Hitchens Homestead, 205 Willow Street, Laurel, for the grand illumination. This will include illumination of Twilley Cottage and outbuildings, as well as a bonfire. Also included will be a D.J. and Christmas carol sing-along, as well as refreshments. Admission is free. Any questions, call George Denney at 302-745-1963.

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