LFCC to Sell Class Banners on eBay

For Immediate Release:
July 14, 2006

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN, Va. – In past years, Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) graduating classes created banners to demonstrate their school spirit. In an effort to raise funds to establish a scholarship for LFCC students, the College’s Alumni Advisory Council is selling the College’s class banners on eBay, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the scholarship.

Banners from 1973 through 2004 will be auctioned beginning Monday, July 31, 2006. A photograph and description of each banner will be available on eBay.

To bid on a banner, please follow these instructions: (1) visit http://www.ebay.com/, (2) type “LFCC Class Banner” in the search tab in the upper right-hand corner, (3) click on the link of the item title, (4) see the “Meet the seller” section on the right-hand side, (5) click on the “View seller’s other items” link to see all items for sale by the LFCC Educational Foundation Inc. and (6) scroll to the bottom of the page containing the item you want to bid on and enter your maximum bid.

The Lord Fairfax Community College Educational Foundation Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit entity dedicated to assisting the College in meeting its current and future needs. Incorporated in 1978, the Foundation is committed to raising funds for academic programs, facility upgrades, equipment, student scholarships and professional development for faculty and staff. The Foundation is governed by a board comprised of business and community leaders who represent the College’s service area. The Foundation’s assets are managed by the Board and are audited annually by an independent accounting firm.

For more information about the LFCC Educational Foundation, interested individuals may contact Linnie Carter, vice president of college advancement at LFCC and executive director of the LFCC Educational Foundation Inc., at (540) 868-4077 or lcarter@lfcc.edu.

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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