Millbridge Ruritans host fundraiser on Saturday

Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 21, 2016

A chicken and dumplings scholarship fundraiser has been set by the Millbridge Ruritan Club for Saturday, Feb. 27. The Ruritan building is located at 490 Sloan Road, Mt. Ulla, just across from the entrance to Sloan Park.

Meals will be served starting at 5 p.m. until, and will cost $10 for adults and $5 for children. In addition to the chicken and dumplings, meals will include slaw, bread, dessert and a drink. Meals are available to eat in or carry out.

The Backcreek Bluegrass Boys with Tori Jones will entertain beginning at 5:30 p.m. Band members are Daniel Thrailkill, Will Thrailkill, John Lee, James Lee and Tori Jones. The band has just released its new CD “Oft I Sing.”

The Millbridge Ruritans provide six scholarships to college-bound students. Three of these are awarded to West Rowan High School students and three are awarded to South Rowan High students. Five of these are for $750 and the Ann White Memorial Scholarship is for $1,000. The Ruritan Build Your Dollars educational grant program annually gives about $250,000 to college students nationally.

To order or get more information, call 704-639-1889.