LFCC Future Business Leaders of America Club to Hold Bazaar in December

For Immediate Release:
November 7, 2006

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN, Va. – The Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Phi Rho Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America/Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA/PBL) will hold a bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bazaar will be held in the Fredy and Klara Kummli Student Center and the William H. McCoy Special Events Center located inside the Alson H. Smith, Jr. Technology Center on the Middletown Campus, located at 173 Skirmisher Lane in Middletown. The event is free and open to the public.

Approximately 50 vendors will be present, selling craft items including aprons, baked goods, candles, Christmas crafts, dolls, floral arrangements, gift baskets, jewelry, quilts, stained glass, table linens, wall hangings, wooden items and wreaths. In addition to craft sales, the club will be selling food and drinks to help raise additional funds.

The purpose of the event is to raise money for the College’s FBLA/PBL members to attend the organization’s national conference, which is held in June each year, and to assist local vendors by providing an event that generates sales.

Any vendors interested in reserving a table or space may contact Meredith Funkhouser at [email protected] or (540) 868-7085.

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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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