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December 06 09:33 AM

Virginia College sets open house

Virginia College in Shreveport/Bossier City will host a friends and family open house for former, current and prospective students and the community Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the campus, located at 2950 E. Texas St., Suite C.

While learning about the educational opportunities available to Shreveport/Bossier Cityarea students at the 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 in need.

“We are excited to host a friends and family open house here at Virginia College in Shreveport/Bossier City,” said campus president Melody Rider. “Not only will this event benefit the community of Shreveport/Bossier City, 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 to support those in need during the holiday season.

The open house is free and open to former, current and prospective Virginia College students, their friends and families and the general public. Attendees will tour the campus and see demonstrations in all functional areas. Refreshments will be provided to guests. A holiday craft-making activity will also be available for children.

For more information about Virginia College in Shreveport/Bossier City, visit vc.edu/ Shreveport or call 741-8020.

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