Virginia College School Of Business Hosts Fall Festival

Monday, September 9, 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 this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to be held at the campus located at 721 Eastgate Loop Road. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about educational opportunities at Virginia College while participating in special 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.

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.



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