Former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner and U.S. Sen. Jim Webb to Visit LFCC

For Immediate Release:
January 7, 2008

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

LURAY and MIDDLETOWN, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will host two elected officials this week at the College’s Luray-Page County Center and Middletown Campus. The visits will provide the legislators a chance to tour LFCC’s facilities; meet with LFCC students and employees, College and Foundation Board members and local business leaders; and learn more about the important role that Lord Fairfax Community College and the Virginia Community College System play in educating the workforce of tomorrow.

Who: Former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner
When: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, from 11 a.m. to noon
Where: Luray-Page County Center, located at 334 North Hawksbill St. in Luray

Who: U.S. Sen. Jim Webb
When: Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Where: Middletown Campus, located at 173 Skirmisher Lane in Middletown

Media representatives interested in attending either event, RSVP to Kalie Kelch at kkelch@lfcc.edu or 540-303-7599.

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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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