For Immediate Release:
March 5, 2008
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
MIDDLETOWN, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) Anglo-Celtic Club will host a Saint Patrick’s Celebration. The event is open to the public with a cost of $5 per person; children under 3 years old are free. Proceeds from the event will benefit the LFCC Anglo-Celtic Club Scholarship Program.
What: The Saint Patrick’s Celebration will feature dancing, food, music, poetry and vendors. Performing artists at the event include:
- Alexandra and "The Old Soft Shoe" Dance Students – Irish Dance
- Elizabeth Francis – Irish Dance
- Julie Gaven – Fiddler and Appalachian/Scots-Irish Clogger
- Kindred Spirits – Traditional Irish Music
- Northern Virginia School of Ballet – The St. Patrick’s Dancers
- Danny Schneible – Folk/Irish Musician
- Brenna Waters – Irish Dance and Tin Whistle
In addition, the following vendors will be selling their wares: The Gourmet Delights Shop, Mary Kelly Celtic Jewelry and Cassie McDaniel’s Green Spring Candles.
When: Friday, March 14, 2008, 6 to 10 p.m.
Where: William H. McCoy Special Events Center, located inside the Alson H. Smith Jr. Technology Center, Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, Va.
For more information, interested individuals may contact the Student Activities Office at 540-868-7216.
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.