Jefferson, Md

Jefferson Ruritan Club

Jefferson, Maryland

Since December 20, 1955

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Butchering Committee

Purpose:  to plan and conduct bi-annual butcherings and be responsible for curing and storing of hams

Chair: Larry Jones, JR Arnold (Ass't Chr.)

Current Activities

Our next butchering will be February 1 and 2 with sales on Saturday, February 3.

2017 December Order Form for sales of meat (good for 2018 until updated)

Sales orders must be picked up by noon on Saturday.   To place an order, you may call one of one of these numbers: 

Schedule of Activities

Thursday, February 1
2 p.m. -  Butchering  - cut meat & prepare for cooking
(Note: Dinner provided to those assisting.  If one is working on Friday and wants to join the dinner on Thursday, come on by around 5:30 pm)

Friday, February 2
6 a.m. -  Sausage making , cooking, processing meats and preparing orders  
(Note: soup/sandwiches provided to workers around 10:30 am)

Saturday, February 3,  8 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Sales & cleanup

We'll be butchering 35 hogs. We plan on starting on a Thursday afternoon (2 - 8 pm) and finishing the next morning (6 am - 1 pm).  We'll fill orders Friday afternoon (6 - 9 pm).  Volunteer for sales work begins at 7 a.m. Saturday.  All members are encouraged to give some time and energy to this major fundraiser.  No one is expected to be present at all the noted activities.  However, surely you have some time available for at least one or two of the noted activities.


See pictures of the February 2005 butchering

See pictures of the February 2003 butchering.

See pictures of the December 7, 2001 butchering.