Laurel Ridge Community College Bookstore Raises Money for Campus Food Bank

For Immediate Release:
August 9, 2019

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

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Laurel Ridge Community College Bookstore is partnering with the Virginia Community College System’s (VCCS) Hunger Project to help raise money for the college’s food banks by accepting customer donations at the register. Follett Higher Education Group will match donations up to $1,000.

Customers inclined to donate may stop by the stores, located at 6480 College Street in Wolk Hall, on the Fauquier Campus, and at 131 Garland Snapp Drive in the Student Union Building, on the Middletown Campus.

Laurel Ridge Community College Bookstore joins 18 other VCCS campus stores accepting donations in-store, where Follett will match donations dollar for dollar, up to $19,000, and $1,000 per institution. Donations will be accepted through Oct. 1.

For more information, drop by Laurel Ridge Community College Bookstore or call the Fauquier Campus Store Manager Rebecca Huston at 540-351-1526, or the Middletown Campus Store Manager Joshua Ware at 540-508-2103.

About Laurel Ridge Community College Bookstore

Laurel Ridge Community College Bookstore is solely devoted to serving the Laurel Ridge Community College community – offering products and services to students and faculty and the local community both in-store and online via Laurel Ridge Community College Bookstore on the Fauquier Campus is located at 6480 College Street in Wolk Hall, and is open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Stop in today to meet your campus store manager, Rebecca Huston. The Laurel Ridge Bookstore on the Middletown Campus is located at 131 Garland Snapp Drive in the Student Union Building and is open Monday through Friday; see website for details. Stop in today and meet your campus store manager, Joshua Ware.

About Follett Corporation |

Follett Corporation is the world’s largest single source of educational materials, digital content, eCommerce, and multi-media for libraries, schools and institutions. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, Follett provides education technology, services and physical and digital content to millions of students at 70,000 schools, and more than 2,700 physical locations, and campus eCommerce platforms in North America.

Through Baker & Taylor, Follett’s reach also extends to the public library markets.


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.