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Information security conference set for June 16-17

The Third Annual Federal Information Security Conference is scheduled for June 16-17 at the Antlers Adams’ Mark Hotel.

The two-day event is designed to provide a collaborative forum for the federal government, industry and academia and serve as a clearinghouse of useful information security tools and techniques to assist information security professionals tasked with modernizing their programs.

Information about the conference can be found at www.fbcinc.com/fisc.

Rotary Club planning annual golf tournament at Pine Creek

The North Colorado Springs Rotary Club has scheduled its annual Charlie Closson Memorial Golf Tournament for June at Pine Creek Golf Club, 9850 Divot Trail.

The cost to play is $125 per person through June 1 and $145 thereafter.

Proceeds from the tournament benefit Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities of Southern Colorado and other youth-related projects in the Colorado Springs area.

For information, contact Rex Schultz at (719) 635-2687 or rexschultz@adelphia.net.

Parade scheduled to honor returning troops

A Ticker Tape Welcome Home Parade has been scheduled for June 5 to honor the returning troops and their families and to show them how important their work and sacrifice has been to the community.

More than 6,000 troops will march through the street of downtown Colorado Springs, mixed in with floats, marching bands and an M-1 tank. There also will be an airborne parade of F-16s, helicopters, P-51s and T-6s.

All city parking garages will be free and open for parking. It also will be a “meter holiday.”

The parade route (Tejon and Cascade from St. Vrain to Vermijo) will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Cars parked on these streets will be towed at the owners’ expense.

Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary membership lunch

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary is sponsoring a membership luncheon at 11 a.m. June 1 at the Kissing Camel’s Golf Club.

The cost of the luncheon is $20. R.S.V.P. by calling 632-0582 or send a check payable to SAWA to Norma Croak, 1142 A, Fontmore Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, by May 17.

Inventors association holding roundtable meeting

The Rocky Mountain Inventors Association will have an informal roundtable meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 20 Pikes Peak Community College on South Academy Boulevard, room 211, Student Life Building, Lot E.

The cost is $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers.

For information, call Dale Halling at (719) 447-1990 or Don Kesinger at (303) 730-8460.

Children’s Advocacy Center sponsoring golf tournament

The Children’s Advocacy Center for the Pikes Peak Region is sponsoring it 10th Annual Tee Time for Kids Golf Classic on June 18 at King’s Deer Golf Club.

The cost to play is $100 per person through June 4 and $110 for those who register June 5-11.

For information, call Sue Davis at 636-2460 or e-mail her at sudavis@cacppr.org.

Better Business Bureau having open house in Pueblo

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado is having an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. May 25 at Pueblo Mortgage, 101 N. Main in Pueblo.

The event will allow members to meet with BBB staff and network with other BBB members.

RSVP by May to by contacting Joanne Horner at (719) 636-5076 ext. 129 or (866) 206-1094, or at joanneh@bbbsc.org.

Small Business Development Center offering workshops

The Small Business Development Center is offering the following workshops for new and existing business in May. The workshops are taught by experts and professionals from the region. Class descriptions are available at www.web.ucce.edu/sbdc.

* Career & Live Transitions: 6 to 8:30 p.m., May 18 and 25, $140.

* Marketing & Selling to the Government: 1 to 4 p.m., May 19, free.

* Basics of Bookkeeping: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 20, $35.

* Selecting a Business Entity: 9 a.m. to noon, May 21, $35.

Reservations are requested. Call 272-7232 for locations.