Ruritan National is one of the nation’s leading community volunteer service organizations.
Delegates to the convention held in Raleigh, N.C., elected Melton as one of seven new national directors. She is assigned to the Cherokee District.
She is a member of the Westside Ruritan and Cherokee Too Ruritan clubs, which serve the local area. She has been involved with the local Ruritan clubs since 2001.
Ruritan National and its members are dedicated to creating a better understanding among people and through volunteer community service, and making America’s community a better place to live and work. Ruritan members across the country represent a cross-section of the communities they serve.
During the convention, the Cherokee District received first place in the electronic newsletter category.
Ruritan National has more than 31,000 members throughout the United States who work to improve more than 1,100 local communities. Since the organization’s beginning in 1928, Ruritan Clubs have served America with fellowship, goodwill and community service.