LFCC to Offer Free Workshop to Assist Businesses Lead in These Difficult Times

For Immediate Release:
March 4, 2009

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

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) Office of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education will be offering a free workshop, Leading in Turbulent Times, to area businesses and organizations on March 19, 2009, from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the Middletown Campus. The workshop will be presented by Jane Whitmore of Development Dimensions International (DDI). A continental breakfast will be provided.

This workshop will focus on current business issues and trends and the skills leaders need in today’s rapidly changing work environment. Attendees will experience parts of more in-depth DDI courses, including Leading Change, Motivating Others, Rapid Decision Making and Retaining Talent.

Registration is required by March 10, 2009. Space is limited, so please register early. For more information or to register, interested individuals may contact the Office of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education at 540-868-7021.

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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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