"Wiseguy" Jimmy Cicero Speaks About Autism at LFCC’s Fauquier Campus

For Immediate Release:
June 22, 2010

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

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is hosting a special program at noon on Tuesday, July 13 featuring Matt Bowman, the professional wrestler known as “Wiseguy” Jimmy Cicero. This event is free and open to the public.  

Bowman, of Manassas, will speak about his mission to “bodyslam” autism. After his two young sons were diagnosed with autism, Bowman, through his association with World Wrestling Entertainment, became a visible and vocal advocate for autism awareness. 

This event, part of an ongoing College guest speaker series, will be held at LFCC’s Fauquier Campus, located at 6480 College St., Warrenton, Va. For more information, interested individuals may contact Sandi Pope, student activities adviser, at 540-351-1512 or spope@lfcc.edu. For more information about Bowman, visit http://jimmycicerowrestling.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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