For Immediate Release:
February 2, 2007
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
LURAY, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) Luray-Page County Center will hold a film night, financial aid workshop and job fair in February. The events are free and open to the public and will be held at the Center. The Center is located at 334 North Hawksbill Street in Luray.
On Friday, Feb. 9, 2007, in celebration of Black History month, the Center will show the film “The Color Purple” beginning at 6 p.m. The film is based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Alice Walker and follows the life of a young African-American girl growing up in the early 1900s. A discussion will follow the film.
On Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, the Center will host a financial aid workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. for LFCC students and other college applicants, including high school seniors. The workshop will assist students in completing the 2007-08 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Parents and students interested in attending the event must call the Center at (540) 843-0722 to reserve a space.
On Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, the Center will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for LFCC students and community members to meet with prospective employers. Job seekers should bring a current résumé to the job fair. For more information or to reserve a table, businesses may contact Mark Mitchell at (540) 868-7236 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for reserving a table is Feb. 9, 2007. Space is limited, so businesses are encouraged to reserve a table early.
For more information or directions to the Center, individuals may call (540) 843-0722 or visit http://www.lfcc.edu/LurayPageCountyCenter.
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.