News & Events
The Year in Pictures
See (below) an overview of annual events to look forward to during your year as a Ridgerunner member.
SAVE THE DATE! Our annual kick-off party to get the 2023-2024 program year off will be August 8 at the Lodge at Old Mill located at 230 Old Mill White Rd Extension in Jasper. Plan to bring a covered dish. More information soon!
Our 1st Annual Wine Festival in September 2022 featured wines from around the world and live entertainment. Through the event, we raised over $8,000 for local charities. Join us for the 2nd Annual Wine Festival, date to be announced soon!
New Member Welcome
If you’ve joined in the last year, you’ll want to attend to meet others and learn about how to get the most from your Ridgerunners experience. In 2022, the new member welcome event was held at the Swim Club and hosted by the members of the Board of Directors.
HA HA HOLIDAY!
Our annual holiday party! In 2022, we held the party at the Chattahoochee Tech Conference Center on the Appalachian Campus in Jasper. We welcomed nationally-renowned comedian Karen Mills, enjoyed holiday treats, and for extra fun, members wore their favorite tree skirt!
Each month during the year—September through April—Ridgerunners meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at the Clubhouse at Lake Sconti. The meetings are free for members, but registration is required because seating is limited. A social gathering time precedes the meetings at 10:00 a.m. Every year the club takes a winter break, with no meeting, for the month of January.
December 12 Don't miss this year's holiday celebration. A nationally-known surprise guest will be featured. The event begins at 1:00 p.m. with Heavy Hors D'ouvres, wine, punch, and door prizes. Show starts at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are available for $45 for Ridgerunners...
Join us Tuesday, October 10th for the next Ridgerunners' meeting. Ridgerunners member, Alex Greene, will share her Top Ten Travel Destinations—some of which may surprise you! The gathering at the Clubhouse starts at 10:00 with the presentation beginning at 10:30 a.m.....
Join us on August 08 Our kick-off meeting featured barbeque and a potluck dish to share! We enjoyed good food, caught up with friends, and found out more about the programs, events, travel, and fun opportunities through Ridgerunners this year. Register Today! (Note...
For the second year, Ridgerunners will host a wine festival featuring some of North Georgia's best wines and craft beers. The event has been renamed Wine in the Woods. The event will be Sunday, September 17 from 2 to 6 pm at the Wildcat Field in Big Canoe. Sponsorship...
Without doubt, though, the highlight of the April meeting is always the announcement and recognition of an exceptional community volunteer, the Woman of the Year. Nominations were taken during the months of January and February and a selection committee has chosen an...
Our April meeting, the final meeting for the Ridgerunners year, is our celebration of the Woman of the Year. Each year, a nominations committee receives nominations from Ridgerunners members for the honor which recognizes a woman in the community who has given to the...