LFCC Hosts Small Business Development Center’s Veteran Conference on June 20th

For Immediate Release:
June 12, 2012

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

The Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center (LFSBDC) will hold a conference for veterans at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) on June 20, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The event includes numerous sessions that answer questions for military veterans wanting to know about starting businesses, seeking employment in area businesses, or taking part in available training opportunities.  There will also be sessions for businesses wanting to know about the advantages and incentives for hiring veterans.  Other event sponsors include the Virginia Employment Commission and Mike Guevremont of Executive Protection Systems.

 As part of the event, there will be a display of restored military vehicles.  The public is welcome to view this display and talk to the owners about the vehicles and restoration process.

 The conference will take place in the Corron Community Development Center of the Middletown Campus of LFCC.  While there is no cost for attendance, registration is required.  To register, go to www.lfsbdc.org and click on the boots.  Lunch is either brown bag or can be purchased from an on-site vendor.  For more information on the event and contest, email bsirbaugh@lfcc.edu or call the LFSBDC at (540) 868-7093. 

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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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