LFCC to Host Administrative Professionals Retreat in April

For Immediate Release:
April 9, 2008

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. Lord Fairfax Community Colleges Office of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education is hosting the 2008 Administrative Professionals Retreat Go from Ordinary to EXTRA-Ordinary.

Who: All administrative professionals are invited to a day of learning, celebration and networking.What: The Administrative Professionals Retreat will feature three sessions for attendees to enjoy. They are as follows:

  • Get Inspired! – Back by popular demand, Dave Urso, author of The Everyday Heros Guide to Leadership and coordinator of student life at LFCC, will share how you can transform ordinary everyday actions into an EXTRA-ordinary YOU.
  • Get Organized! – Certified interior designer and owner of Lets Re-Arrange It, Dawn Burrell, will show you how to get your home and office out of chaos and into shape.
  • Get Blooming! – Linda Hostetler, garden design enthusiast who was recently featured in Better Homes and Gardens magazine, will show how you can extend your enjoyment of the landscape by creating a four-season garden.

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2008, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (includes catered lunch)

Where: The event will be held at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley. Directions can be found at http://www.shenandoahmuseum.org/.

The cost for the retreat is $95 per person. This includes a catered lunch and access to the museums four galleries, including Shenandoah Valley Gallery, Julian Wood Glass Jr. Gallery, R. Lee Taylor Miniatures Gallery and Garnet Jex: Harpers Ferry Landscapes.

For more information or to register, interested individuals may call 540-868-7021 or visit http://www.LFCCWorkforce.com.

For more information, media professionals may contact Kalie Kelch at 540-303-7599 or [email protected] or Shari Laraway at 540-868-4080 or [email protected].


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.