LFCC to Offer Personal Enrichment Course on Finances and Retirement

For Immediate Release:
February 12, 2009

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

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Retirees and those reaching retirement age may be worried about their financial assets. In an effort to educate individuals about their options, Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) Office of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education will be offering a course titled “Financial Strategies for a Successful Retirement.”

Presented by Gregory Bodoh, owner of Gregory Bodoh and Associates, the seminar will take place on Tuesday, March 10 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Fauquier Campus and on Tuesday, April 7 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Middletown Campus. This course will benefit ages 55 and older. The cost is $20 per person.

Bodoh will teach attendees how to go about financial planning before and during retirement from an educational standpoint. Topics will include 401K to IRA strategies, where and how to invest your money in ways that will give you a return on investment while minimizing potential risks, how to reduce or eliminate taxes on social security and much more. If you feel that you have paid more in taxes than you would have liked to last year, this financial course will benefit you.

For more information or to register, interested individuals may contact the Office of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education at the Fauquier Campus at 540-351-1524 or the Middletown Campus at 540-868-7021 or visit http://lfccWorkforce.com.

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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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