For Immediate Release:
April 17, 2012
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is celebrating Earth Day at the Middletown Campus on Tuesday, April 24th from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will serve to educate LFCC students and community residents on ways to utilize green ideas, as well as provide opportunities for recycling and shredding. The event is organized by the LFCC Sustainability Committee.
The event begins with a presentation, “Everything You Always Wanted to Know about E-cycling,” by Richie Crim, LFCC’s Information Technology Strategist. Beginning at 10 a.m., individuals can assist with the planting of dogwood trees and butterfly bushes in front of the Paul Wolk Library, while campus clean-up will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In the Student Lounge, beginning at 10:45 a.m., the “Bulb Crusher” will be available for the demonstration of fluorescent bulb recycling. Hot dogs will be available at the “Go Green Grill” from 12:30 – 1:30.
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.