Virginia College announces friends and family open house Dec. 8 | News
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM)- Virginia College in Columbus will host a friends and family open house for former, current and prospective
students and the community on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the
campus located at 5601 Veterans
While learning about the educational
opportunities available to Columbus-area students at Virginia College,
attendees are also invited to help spread holiday cheer and give back to the
community by collecting Toys for Tots and non-perishable items for local families
College in Columbus Friends and Family Open House
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA 31904
"We are excited to host a friends
and family open house here at Virginia College in Columbus," says Campus
President Beverly Jeffries. "Not only will this event benefit the community of
Columbus, but it also gives area residents the opportunity to gather together
and celebrate the holiday season. We're calling for all students to contribute
to the toy drive and to help make this holiday season brighter for children of
all ages and backgrounds."
Guests are encouraged to bring a
new, unwrapped toy and/or a non-perishable food item to be donated to Toys for
Tots and food banks in the area. This event is part of a nationwide effort
taking place on 31 campuses in 10 states including Virginia College, Ecotech
Institute and Golf Academy of America, all career schools owned by Education
Corporation of America, to support those in need during the holiday season.
The friends and family open house is
free and open to former, current and prospective Virginia College students,
their friends and families and the general public. Attendees will have the
opportunity to tour the campus and see demonstrations in all functional areas,
including medical assisting, medical billing and coding, business
administration, pharmacy technician and cosmetology. Refreshments will be
provided to guests, as well as free tote bags, and the opportunity to win door
prizes. A holiday craft-making activity will also be available for children.
For more information about Virginia
College in Columbus, visit vc.edu/Columbus
or contact the school directly at 762-207-1600.
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