Local Company Donates Equipment for LFCC HVAC Apprenticeship Program

For Immediate Release:
March 29, 2012

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

AireServ of the Shenandoah Valley has donated equipment to the Office of Workforce Solutions at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) to be used in the new HVAC Apprenticeship Program.  The Winchester-based business donated a condensing unit and 2 heat pumps for the lab training portion of the program.

 “We are so thankful for these donations from AireServe and its President, G. Scott Harper, so our students can learn by doing,” said Jeanian Clark, Assistant Vice President of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education.  “Becky McKee has developed this new HVAC hybrid program with a design that provides students with a combination of on-line training and live classroom and lab training, and this equipment will help our students be successful.”

 The HVAC Apprenticeship classes begin after Labor Day, September 2012.  Registration opens in May and can be found online at www.LFCCworkforce.com.  For more program information, contact Becky McKee at (540) 868-7119 or bmckee@lfcc.edu .

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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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