Local Organizations

American Legion Post 0222
The Elkton Post was chartered on February 17, 1946.
Meetings are held monthly and are hosted at different members' homes. Anyone with interest can contact Phillip "Rick" Workman.
Current Officers: Treasurer - Phillip "Rick" Workman

Blue Ridge Garden Club
Blue Ridge Garden Club, organized in 1963 and chartered in 1964, is a member of the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. and the National Garden Clubs. It is a non-profit organization and its purpose is to provide youth and adult education resources and opportunities for its members, to promote the love of gardening, floral and landscape design, civic and environmental responsibility. This is accomplished through the following major areas of interest: floral designing, horticulture, community service, and environmental conservation.

Elkton Area United Services (EAUS)
EAUS provides assistance with housing, utilities, food, education, transportation, aid to stranded travelers, senior citizen activities, and a joyful holiday season. EAUS tries to develop programs where a need exists and tries to meet the needs of an ever-changing community.

Elkton Community Little League
Elkton Community Little League is a youth sports organization providing baseball and softball to boys and girls within our community/boundary.

Elkton Downtown Revitalization Committee (EDRC)
Formed in 1992, EDRC has served as an organization to promote Downtown Revitalization efforts through beautification projects and recognition of small businesses. The group coordinates regular business appreciation awards as well as the annual Halloween HooDoo.

Elkton Progressive Improvement Committee (EPIC)
Elkton Progressive Improvement Committee (EPIC) was formed in 1987 to improve the quality of life in the Town of Elkton. EPIC is a non-profit organization that takes great pride in all of our accomplishments.

Elkton Ruritans
Our local Elkton Ruritan Club was chartered November 13, 1973 with 28 members. The club's membership is now at 24 and includes one of the charter members, Ishmal Baugher. Our Elkton Club is part of Ruritan Zone 1 which contains 6 local area clubs. Zone 1 is one of 5 Zones which make up the Rockingham, District 9 which has a total of 33 clubs and a membership of 1100. Club projects include flag displays, adopt-a-highway, student scholarships, a weather reporting station, donations to area fire and rescue squads, and crisis support for some local residents. The club also supports the Eagle Scout program as well as local Boy and Girl Scout troops. Financial support is also provided for the Spotswood After Prom party, Elkton Little League, E.A.U.S., and the Elkton Area Community Center.

Elkton Order of U.S. Mechanics (Jr. O.U.A.M)
​Our aims and purposes are as follows:
To maintain and promote the interest of Americans, and shield them from the depressing effects of foreign competition.
To assist Americans in obtaining employment.
To encourage Americans in business.
To establish a funeral fund.
To maintain the Public School System of the United States of America, and to prevent sectarian interference therewith, and to uphold the reading of the Holy Bible therein.

Neighborhood Watch
Our goal is to provide the citizens with a system that can be used to increase their safety and security.
Crime and drug PREVENTION AWARENESS. To send a message, that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
The program focuses on, the issues and causes of violence in our community. It is a NEIGHBOR HELPING NEIGHBOR.
The program promotes POSITIVE ALTERNATIVES and the utilization of available preventive and counseling programs, to make our community a safer and better place to live.