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8th Annual “Healthy Holiday Happening” Set Dec. 2

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Categories: adult learning, community, Programs, student success     /     Tags: adult education, certification, community, programs, students

Students in the 2018 graduating class of the Massage Therapy program at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College, along with students in the Culinary Arts program, will host the 8th annual Healthy Holiday Happening at the DSLCC Rockbridge Regional Center in Buena Vista on Saturday, December 2, beginning at 10 am. From left: Program Head Gloria Lawrence; Haley Humphries of Natural Bridge; Maurice St. Clair of Buena Vista; Sierra Harris of Covington; Clare Ellen Mann of Christiansburg; Holly Hicks of Covington; Cheryl Flint of Lexington; Brett Evans of Christiansburg; Sarah Lane of Bath County; and Kaley Humphries of Natural Bridge. Call (540) 461-3447 to make an appointment.

“Healthy Holiday Happening” Set Dec. 2 at DSLCC Rockbridge Center

The eighth annual Healthy Holiday Happening”, which features relaxing massages by the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Massage Therapy students, and a healthy spa lunch provided by the DSLCC Culinary Arts students, will take place at the DSLCC Rockbridge Regional Center on Saturday, December 2, from 10 am to 1:30 pm.

The Massage Therapy students will be supervised by Program Head Gloria Lawrence, and the Culinary students will be supervised by Program Head Ed McArdle. Both Lawrence and McArdle will be on hand to answer questions about career pathway opportunities for anyone interested in either program.

The first appointment will be scheduled at 10 am for a 50-minute Swedish massage, says Lawrence. The cost is a $35 donation per person. “Also, graduates from previous classes who have private practices in our service region will be providing chair massages for $1 a minute,” she notes. In addition, area therapy businesses will offer affordable holiday gifts for purchase.

“We look forward to being of service to our community and providing a little stress relief during the busy holiday season”, said Lawrence.

For planning purposes, advanced reservations are required, and the number of appointments is limited. Proceeds will benefit the DSLCC Massage Therapy and Culinary Arts programs.

Call (540) 461-3447 for more information or to reserve a spot. The DSLCC Rockbridge Center is located at 35 Vista Links Dr. in Buena Vista.