LFCC to Host Nationally-Recognized Kitchen and Bath Designer

For Immediate Release:
December 4, 2006

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

 width=MIDDLETOWN, Va. – On Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, from 9 a.m. to noon, designer Jim Krengel will present a seminar at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) entitled “What’s Hot and What’s Not in Kitchen Design.” The seminar will be held in 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.

This seminar will explore the kitchen of today and yesterday. Krengel will also discuss the latest kitchen design trends and appliances, as well as changing social trends. Krengel is a 38-year veteran in the kitchen and bath design industry and is a certified master kitchen and bath designer.

Krengel began his career in 1966 at Kitchens by Krengel in St. Paul, Minn. Today, that design studio is in its third generation of ownership, and Krengel spends the majority of his time writing and lecturing. During his career, Krengel has served as a consultant to Wilsonart Jim Krengel International, Proctor and Gamble and Dow Corning and for 13 years, he was the design director of the Maytag Kitchen Idea Center. Krengel is also author of two design books “Kitchens: Lifestyle & Design” and “BATHrooms.”

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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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