LFCC to Host 29th Annual Fairfax Follies Variety Show

For Immediate Release:
April 4, 2008

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

MIDDLETOWN, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will be holding the 29th annual Fairfax Follies variety show on April 12 and 13, 2008. The event is free and open to the public.

Who: LFCC employees and students and area residents will perform numbers centered on the theme "Television Through the Decades," including skits from such shows as "American Idol," "Dancing with the Stars," "Gilligan’s Island" and "Star Trek." The Fairfax Follies is a family-oriented variety show that is open to the community. Emcees for the show are Barry Lee of WINC radio and LFCC President John J. "Ski" Sygielski.

What: Pre-show activities will begin at noon and 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. These activities include hand and face painting, cake and candy walks, live entertainment and free ice cream. The variety show will feature individuals in the following performance categories: acting, dancing, playing a musical instrument and singing.

When: Saturday, April 12, 2008, at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 13, 2008, at 6 p.m.

Where: 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

For more information about the Fairfax Follies, interested individuals may contact Andrea Ludwick at 540-868-7194 or aludwick@lfcc.edu.

For more information, media professionals may contact Kalie Kelch at 540-303-7599 or kkelch@lfcc.edu or Shari Laraway at 540-868-4080 or slaraway@lfcc.edu.

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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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