For Immediate Release:
March 6, 2009
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
MIDDLETOWN, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) Anglo-Celtic Club will host a Saint Patrick’s Celebration on Saturday, March 14, 2009. The family-friendly event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an audiovisual presentation of Ireland and continue at 6 p.m. with the show. The event will feature dancing, traditional Irish food, music, poetry and vendors and will be emceed by Ryan O’Connor and Steven Glazier of TV3 Winchester.
Held in the William H. McCoy Special Events Center, located inside the Alson H. Smith Jr. Technology Center on the Middletown Campus, the event is open to the public with a cost of $6 per person, $4 for children 12 years old and under and free for children 5 years old and under. The admission fee includes an Irish food sampler. The event is free for LFCC students who present a valid student ID or class schedule at the door.
The signature performance of the night will be by Stormie Keating, an Irish fiddler and recording artist, and her band. Following is a list of select performers for the Saint Patrick’s Celebration:
- Brenna Waters – Irish dancerand penny whistler
- Sam du Busc and the Celtic Rockers
- The Sarah Creech Sisters – Irish dancer
- Vickie Lee – Celtic harpist
- The Lord Fairfax Community College Players
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.