Club Advisor: Mrs. Katja Fyock     fyockk@pwcs.edu

2019-2020 Club Officers:

Kamryn Fyock, co-President       fyockks20@pwcs-edu.org
Trevor Melusen, co-President     melusentr20@pwcs-edu.org
Jay Francis, Vice President
Olivia Nall, Secretary
Nathalia Melgarejo, Treasurer
Brendan O'Connell, Sergeant-at-Arms
Shea O'Connell, Director, 12th
Cynthia Nguyen, Director, 11th
Tracie Trang, Director, 10th
Laila Tomas, Director, 9th


2/26/20 Next Monthly Club Meeting is Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020 in Room 1201, 2:30-3:45 p.m.
2/26/20 Upcoming Project/Volunteer Dates:
     1 - 4/1/20, 6-8 p.m. - Mental Health Awareness Event w/NHS
     2 - 4/18/20, 9-11a - Adopt-a-Stream Clean-Up w/NB Ruritan Club -GLCC Parking Lot
     3 - 5/2/20, 9-11a - Adopt-a-Highway Clean-Up w/NB Ruritan Club -BDHS Parking Lot
     4 - 5/16/20, 8:30-2:30p - Nokesville Day w/NB Ruritan Club & Parade (10:30a)


2/20/20 "Random Acts of Kindness" Week - We prepared 40 cards w/a sweet treat for our bus drivers this week. We distributed them to the bus drivers afterschool on 2/19 - they were very grateful! Way to go, Ruri-Teen Club!!
1/24/20 Next Monthly Club meeting is Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 in Room 1201, 2:30-3:45 p.m.
1/17/2020 Awesome night at Chick-fil-A/Bristow last night! Thanks for all the support from the PHS community! Our next meeting is Tues., Jan. 21, 2020, 2:30-3:45 p.m., Room 1201/Huddleston. Please bring Club Dues, if you still owe them. Senior Cords!...You must be active and have all Club Dues paid to receive a graduation cord!
1/14/2020 Thursday, 1/16/2020, 4-7 p.m. - Chick-Fil-A/Bristow Spirit Night - All proceeds will be given to The Rancourt Family, a PHS family that was left homeless and without transportation after a tragic house fire in December. Please distribute flyers and INVITE EVERYONE to attend. We need several volunteers at the event. Please let Kamryn F., Trevor M. or Mrs. Fyock know if you are able to make it.
12/12/19 If you are interested in participating in the Wreath Clean-Up project at Arlington National Cemetery on Jan. 11, 2020, 8-11 a.m., please let Mrs. Fyock know asap.
12/12/19 Next Club Meeting - Tues., 12/17, 2:30-3:45 p.m., Room 1201/Huddleston. Please bring your stocking donations (per SignUp Genius), Club Dues, and be ready to get busy...we have lots to do! We will have 21 stockings and 6 family fun/gift boxes to fill/complete/deliver, as well as 6 holiday cards to make/sign. We will have a holiday celebration.
11/17/19
Sat., 12/14/19, 2:30-5:30 p.m., Nokesville Community Christmas Parade - The PHS Ruri-Teen Club will walk in the parade, dressed festive to support the "A Home-Town Holiday" theme. We will meet at BDHS by 2:30 p.m., the parade begins at 4 p.m. We will join together with the other Nokesville-Bristow Ruritan Club youth clubs (e.g., MMS Ruri-Teen Club and CPES Rudy Youth Club), and walk as a large group! Sign up here:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094DADAF2CA4FE3-nokesville1
11/7/19
November Club Meeting - Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, 2:30-3:45 p.m., Room 1201. All food donations signed-up for on Sign-Up Genius must be brought to this meeting. We will be packing our Thanksgiving Meal Boxes at this meeting. Also, many of you still have $15 Annual Dues outstanding. Please bring to this meeting, or talk with Mrs. Fyock to make arrangements. Thank you!

10/22/19 Wreaths Across America - Sat., Dec. 14, 2019​ - Each year, our Club participates in the Wreath Laying Event at Arlington National Cemetery. We meet at 8:30 a.m. at The Pentagon parking lot, and walk in together. At ANC, there are 253,000 graves, and we always have the opportunity to lay several wreaths per person. It is a large-scale event, and we always have an amazing time. Our Club will sponsor some wreaths for this event, which also supports the PWC 4-H Program. If you are interested in honoring a fallen soldier by sponsoring a wreath, please click on the link below, and select Arlington National Cemetery:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094DADAF2CA4FE3-wreaths2

This year, we are considering participating in the Nokesville Christmas Parade, which is ALSO on Sat., Dec. 14. The parade begins at 4 p.m., and we need to check in by 1:30 p.m. This is a community outreach event, and all the youth clubs of The Nokesville-Bristow Ruritan Club will be participating. We may have a float/trailer to ride on or walk beside, and our mascot, The Rudy Bear, will also be in attendance! It is a great way to interact with our local community and have a presence. It will be a fun and festive day!

I will have a Sign-Up Genius below by the end of the week. STAY TUNED...


10/18/19 Adopt-A-Highway project is THIS SATURDAY, 10/19/19, 9-11 a.m. Please meet in the back parking lot of BDHS by 9 a.m. We will clean up trash along Aden Road, and we will finish by 11 a.m., no later. Please let Mrs. Fyock (fyockk@pwcs.edu) or Mrs. Melusen (cgmelusen@gmail..com) know you are attending. See you there!
10/18/19 Our next Club Meeting is on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2:30-3:45 p.m. in Room 1201. Please bring your food donations per your sign up on SignUp Genius. We will be filling up our Thanksgiving Meal Boxes and distributing them for the PHS families we are supporting this year! Also, if you have not paid your 1x/Annual Club Dues of $15, please submit to Nathalia M., Treasurer, by/at this meeting. T-Shirts are available for $10, optional and encouraged.
10/18/19 Congratulations to Laila Tomas, our new 9th Grade Director!! Also, a great big THANK YOU to each of you that participated in the Apples/Cider Fundraiser this year...we did well, and your efforts will go a long way in making a positive impact in our community! We also had many members volunteer at the Apples/Cider distribution at PHS this week. Everything went very smoothly, and we were even able to assist the PHS Football Team set up for their banquet during our "down time." Thank you for your help and lending a hand whenever and wherever needed! 
10/10/19  Next Meeting: Tues., Oct. 15, 2019, 2:30-3:45 p.m., Room 1201. Please bring:
*Membership Forms and/or $15 Annual (1x) Club Dues
*Optional T-Shirt - $10
*2 non-perishable food items (or bring food for Thanksgiving Meal Boxes - see SignUp Genius)
10/10/19
 Brunswick Stew Prep - Volunteer Opportunity: Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, 3-6 p.m. at Windy Knoll Farms. We need lots of volunteers. Sign up for 1 hour, or stay for all 3! Here is the link to sign-up (you may need to copy & paste)!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c094dadaf2ca4fe3-brunswick2

10/10/19 Brunswick Stew Day & Baked Goods - Volunteer Opportunity: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Windy Knoll Farms. Due to lack of rain and dry conditions, this event had to be rescheduled. However, we still need LOTS of volunteers. Sign up for 1 hour, or stay for all 5!! If our Club has good participation, we earn funds from Nokesville-Bristow Ruritan Club as part of their fundraiser! Please Volunteer if you are able!! Here is the link (you may need to copy & paste):

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094DADAF2CA4FE3-fall2
10/10/19 Thanksgiving Meal Boxes - Donations/Volunteer Opportunity: This is an annual project, and we need each member to donate/participate in order to make this project a success. We will be supporting ~8+ PHS families for Thanksgiving this year! We will begin preparing our boxes at our 10/15/19 meeting, and all donations should be brought in by our 11/19/19 meeting, which is when we will complete and pack our boxes. Please participate! Here is the link to sign up to bring items for our boxes:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094DADAF2CA4FE3-thanksgiving3


9/18/19 - We had a great Kick-Off meeting on 9/17/19...it is going to be an amazing year in service to our community! If you were unable to attend, the Meeting Agenda is posted in the AGENDAS section below. There are MANY volunteer opportunities offered now through October, 2019...check them out, and let us know your availability to participate. APPLES & APPLE CIDER SALES ARE GOING ON NOW...thank you for supporting your Club!!

2019-2020 Kick-Off/Interest Meeting
: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, 2:30 p.m., Room 1201. All are welcome to attend! Membership Forms are available in the Document Container section below.

Apples & Apple Cider Fundraiser - This is our 8th Annual fundraiser, and it is back by popular demand! Our Club does not do much fundraising - we like to spend our time helping others as much as possible. Our Club Dues and this fundraiser sustain the majority of our efforts for the entire school year. All Members are encouraged to obtain 3 or more orders by Tues., Oct. 15, 2019. The Apples & Apple Cider order form is located in the Documents section below. Thank you for supporting your Club!!