For Immediate Release:
March 15, 2018
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
The public is invited to a free job fair featuring representatives from more than 25 businesses, from 4 – 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4 at the Laurel Ridge Warrenton Campus, 6480 College St., Warrenton. A free resume and interview etiquette class, hosted by the Virginia Employment Commission, is being offered from 3 – 4 p.m. The fair is sponsored by Laurel Ridge Workforce Solutions and The Fauquier Chamber.
Participating employers include Appleton Campbell, CDS Tractor Trailer Training, Culpeper Medical Center, Demolition Services Inc., Fauquier County Government, Fauquier County Public Schools, Fauquier Health, Genesis Home Improvement, Long and Foster Real Estate, McCrea Equipment Co., Micron Technology Inc., Moo Thru, My Plumber Heating and Cooling, Payne’s Parking Designs Inc., Powers Farm & Brewery, Puffenbarger Insurance and Financial Services Inc., Ruston Paving Co. Inc., Savory Fare Catering, Shirley Contracting Co. LLC, Superior Paving Corp., TechFlow Inc., Visiting Angels and William A. Hazel.
Attendees are encouraged to dress to impress and bring copies of their resume. They’re urged to register online at laurelridgeworkforce.com/JOBS.
Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education at Laurel Ridge offer high-quality business, professional development and continuing education courses and credentials relevant to today’s in-demand jobs. Programs are offered year-round at multiple locations and even on-site for employers.
With more than 1,000 courses offered each year, programs range from three-hour workshops to nine-month apprenticeship programs. They’re taught by professionals working in the field.
For more information about the fair, visit laurelridge.edu/fair.
For more information about Workforce Solutions, call 540-868-7021, or visit http://lfccworkforce.com.
Founded in 1970, Laurel Ridge 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. Laurel Ridge 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. Laurel Ridge also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. Laurel Ridge serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.
Laurel Ridge Community College (Laurel Ridge) 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 Laurel Ridge Community College. Laurel Ridge 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. Laurel Ridge also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.
Laurel Ridge Community College was known as Lord Fairfax Community College until June 2022. For consistency purposes, the college will be referenced as Laurel Ridge going forward.