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UCCS offering seminar for entrepreneurs

A five-part seminar series, “Essential Financial Concepts for Entrepreneurs” will be offered beginning June 15 at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Center for Entrepreneurship. The series is a unique learning opportunity for executives and managers who are faced with the challenge of starting a business under the umbrella of an existing company. The course also is ideal for the classic entrepreneur who is considering launching a startup.

The classes are more practical and hands-on than traditional business courses and are conducted by local executives and entrepreneurs in a creative collaboration to present real-world financial challenges as well as alternative real-world solutions.

The seminar series meets from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 15 and running through June 29 at Dwire Hall on the UCCS campus. The course fee is $166 for students and $298 for non-UCCS students. There are no prerequisites for the course, which counts as one credit hour.

For information or to register, call Warren Schubert at 262-3870 or e-mail wschuber@uccs.edu. For detail questions, contact Rick Redella at (847) 291-1590, ext. 111 or rickredella@abscorp.com.

Inventors Group having informal meeting June 15

The Southern Colorado Inventors Group will have an informal meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 15 at the Meadow Muffins Café, 2432 W. Colorado Ave., Old Colorado City.

The group is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to help inventors. The public is invited to attend the meeting and there is no charge for admission.

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

District 11 offering workshop about homeschooling

The Colorado Springs Homeschool Support Group and School District 11′s Homeschool liaison, Kerry Kantor, will be providing information about the resources available to homeschoolers from 1 to 5 p.m. June 12 at the East Library and Information Center Community Meeting Room.