The 11th Annual Preakness Party, which benefits the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation (RCC EFI), was held this year on Saturday, May 16. The event was hosted at “Wheatland,” in Loretto, upper Essex County — a beautiful and historic estate, the home of the Bance family, which boasts one of the few surviving steamboat wharves […]
About the Foundation
The Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation, Inc. (RCC/EFI) is a non-profit charitable Virginia corporation dedicated to supporting the mission of Rappahannock Community College of success through quality learning.
RCC/EFI is dedicated to assisting residents of the college’s twelve-county service region gain access to affordable and effective higher education by gathering, managing, and distributing financial resources through its scholarships, endowments, and outreach programs.
RCC/EFI is governed by a volunteer board of directors that represent the 12 counties that RCC serves. These directors give generously of their time and talent. The Foundation is housed in the historic Chinn House on the Warsaw campus, and hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mark you calendar for the May 18, 2019 Preakness Party at historic Grove Mount in Richmond County! The Preakness Party raises funds to support a significant local cause. RCC is the
“A vigorous mind is as necessary to a full life as are physical exercise and social relationships,” says the mission statement of the Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL), a program initiated by the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation (RCC EFI) over 10 years ago. RILL was designed by a group of volunteers to be […]
The Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL) will bring back archaeology experts Dr. David Brown and Thane Harpole for a new course on “Studying and Protecting Our Historic Places: Virginia’s Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula.” The three sessions will be held on October 24 and 31, and November 7 (Fridays), […]