Wednesday, April 14th, 2021


Deep Creek Ruritan’s Annual BeefFest

The Deep Creek Ruritan Club recently held their annual BeefFest at Izaak Walton Park in Chesapeake. Guests enjoyed the perfect weather while feasting on tasty, Texas-style barbequed beef. Proceeds from the event will benefit the club's community service projects.

From left: Bill 'BeefFest' Robins, Deep Creek Ruritan Club President Glorine Cousins, and Mayor Alan Krasnoff

From left: Becky, Jeff, and Madison Laschansky

Aidan and Derek Granger

Deep Creek Ruritan Wendy Waller

From left: Inez Brittingham with Nicole and Stephen McNamara

BeefFest Founder Jim Cantaberry

Madison Laschansky

Amy Reed, left, and Hannah Langston

From left: Deep Creek Ruritans Bill Robins and Jeanette Canterbury Sawyer with Chesapeake Mayor Alan Krasnoff

From left: Deputy Shannon Velez, Chesapeake Sherriff's Office Sergeants Lisa Cenzalli and Diana Tharp, and Chesapeake Police Department Officer Ellen Gonzales volunteered their time at the event

From left: Whitney Robins, Whitney Morgan, and Rafael Flores handed out lots of ice cream to kids and adults

Chesapeake's First Lady Phyllis Krasnoff, left, and Jenny O'Sullivan

From left: Chris Pianka providing popcorn to Aidan Granger and Madison Laschansky

Norfolk Admirals' Mascot Hat Trick and Ayden Schultz

From left: Eddie Woods with Ginger and Keith Bailey

Max Media traffic reporter Kimi Stevens, left, and her sister Kathy McMurry

Providing the entertainment was local band

Ed and Luanne McCarty

Eric and Marylee Almond

Working hard in the kitchen, from left: Deep Creek Ruritans Ed Hinson, Joe Noha, son Mike Noha, and Nick Delphia

From left: Shane Owen, Kari Frugard, Wendy Fichter, and Jerry Delphia

Ruritan and Attorney Karen

Zino's Italian Restaurant Owner Samy Hage

Shawanda Perez, left, and Letarsha Hibbler

Sarah Schultz and her son Ayden

Eddie and Katie Holley

Deputy Richard Hartwick, left, and Deputy Robbie Creech

Ruritan Rob Hegedus