Environment Committee:

The purpose of this Committee is to improve the environment and conserve natural resources in the community while supporting the principles of recycle, reduce, and reuse.

Working Together

Committee Chair Mike Crandall and a group of members came together at Jimmy Leiffer’s Shop and made 58
blue bird boxes to be sold at the Gloucester Daffodil Festival. Committees represented were: Objectives, Environment, Community Engagement, and Public
Service (see photo below). Donna Marzocca prepared & served a yummy chili.

Helping Our Community

The Abingdon Ruritan Environmental Co-Chair Roger Dick and Chair Rick Scott presented a $1000 check to Director of Parks and Recreation, Katey Legg at the Wedding Arch at Woodville Park on August 7, 2023.


ARC participated in Clean Gloucester Day, March 25, 2023. Rick Scott, chair of Environment Committee, scheduled and organized volunteers to pick up trash on Guinea Road and Tidemill Road. His team set a new record of gathering 2,200 pounds of trash! Thank you volunteers!

 In front – Liz Onesty. Row from left: Rick Scott, Rodney Miller, Dave Kyle, Roger Dick, Tony Dziadul, Mary Crandall, Larry Davis, Randy Fisher, & Doug Johnson.  Jim Stevens is sitting in his truck.  Picture by Sid Dugas