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Wine festival will feature California Cabernet Sauvignons

The Colorado Springs Wine Festival is scheduled for April 30 and May 1.

The event is an annual fund raiser to benefit the Colorado Springs Dance Theatre.

California Cabernet Sauvignons will be featured.

The festival begins at 7 p.m. April 30 at the Broadmoor International Center with the Grand Tasting. Winemakers seminars will begin at 11 a.m. May 1 at the Garden of the Gods Club. The festival ends with a black tie optional dinner and live auction which begins at 6:30 p.m. May 1 at the Garden of the Gods Club.

Tickets to all events are available at www.csdance.org. Tickets for the Grand Tasting only are available at the Pikes Peak Center, 520-7469. For information, visit the Web site.

Edward Jones offering program about retirement planning

Rick Turner of Edward Jones is hosting a free program entitled “What’s Great About Growing Older” at 9:30 a.m. May 11 at 1130 N. Circle Drive, Suite 206.

The one-hour televised event will include information about setting goals for retirement, feeling young while growing older and leaving a legacy of learning.

To reserve a seat or for information, call Turner at 578-9905.

Profile EAP presenting mental health program

Profile EAP is sponsoring a conference for business owners, managers, supervisors, human resource personnel, risk managers and occupational health staff entitled “Mental Health and Productivity in the Workplace.”

The conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 11 at the Antlers Adam’s Mark hotel and will include information about depression and stress and their impact on the workplace.

The keynote speakers will be Kathryn Rost of the Universtiy of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and Peter Strauss of Mellon Financial Corp.

For information or to register, contact Rhonda Gerberich at 634-1825 or rhondagerberich@centura.org or (800) 645-6571.

Memorial offering program for breast cancer patients

Memorial Hospital is hosting a five-week wellness program for women with breast cancer.

The session take place on consecutive Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Breast Care Center in the Printers Park Medical Plaza, 175, S. Union Blvd., Suite 340. Program dates are April 20 and 27, and May 4, 11 and 18.

Topics will include goal setting, stress management techniques, nutrition, and exercise and movement. The cost of the program is $25 and scholarships are available.

Registration is required. Call Peggy Thomas at 365-2697 or Britta Newcomer at 365-2535.

Restoration advisory board schedules open meeting

The Fort Carson Restoration Advisory Board is having a quarter meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 13 at the Elkhorn Catering and Conference Center, Building 7300 off Woodfill Road.

The meeting will include discussion of ongoing cleanup projects and is presented by the Directorate of Environment Compliance and Management.

For information about the meeting or about access to Fort Carson for the meeting, call Lindsay Groom at (719) 526-8001.

Community choir performing 30th anniversary concert

Soli Deo Gloria will celebrate its 30th anniversary by performing Mozart’s “Requiem” and Shubert’s “Mass in G” at 7:30 p.m. May 15 at Sunrise United Methodist Church, 2655 Briargate Blvd.

The 140-voice community choir and professional soloists, under the direction of Brad Peterson, will be accompanied by full orchestra. The concert is free and open to the public.

Library offering investment, business, jobs programs

The Pikes Peak Library District is offering the following programs at the Penrose Public Library:

Investment Tools at Your Library. Learn how to research company information and how to follow company or mutual fund performance. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. April 22.

Minding Your Business. Learn about business resources available at the library during a tour before the library opens. The tour begins at 8:30 a.m. April 24.

For information, call 531-6333, ext. 2308.

A program focusing on energizing your job search is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. April 24 at the East Library. Information will include creative ways to investigate and research for networking and target companies; hunt, find and contact techniques for a tough job market; tip to connect with industry professionals; and how to uncover companies with unadvertised jobs.