Virginia College In Chattanooga Has Friends And Family Fall Festival Saturday

Friday, September 13, 2013

Virginia College School of Business and Health in Chattanooga will host a Friends and Family Fall Festival for the community and former, current and prospective students on Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the campus at 721 Eastgate Loop Road.  

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about educational opportunities at Virginia College while participating in activities. The cosmetology department will be on hand for lotion demonstrations and a Candyland Hair Show, while Culinard students will be participating in a Salsa Quick Fire Challenge.

“We are excited to host this Friends and Family Fall Festival here at Virginia College in Chattanooga,” says Campus President Dominick DeLorenzo. “It gives area residents the opportunity to visit and learn more about our campus.” 

Various planned activities including inflatables and crafts for children will provide fun for the whole family. Hot dogs, a cupcake bar and other refreshments will be provided for guests, as well as free giveaways and the opportunity to win door prizes. Attendees will also be able to take a tour of the campus and receive information about programs offered including:  business administration, cosmetology, criminal justice, culinary arts, healthcare reimbursement, medical assistant, medical billing and coding, medical office management, office administration, pastry arts and pharmacy technician.

For more information about Virginia College School of Business and Health in Chattanooga, visit vc.edu/Chattanooga or contact the school directly at 893-2000. 


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