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Ent Federal offering several seminars

Ent Federal Credit Union is offering the following free seminars this month at 4545 Galley Road:

* First-Time Homebuyers, 10 a.m. to noon, Aug. 21. Call 550-6998 for reservations.

* Getting Your Affairs in Order & Wills and Other Documents Everyone Needs, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 26. Call 550-6095 for reservations.

* Construction Loans, 10 a.m. to noon, Aug. 28. Call 550-6998 for reservations.

Library offering program about business resources

The Pikes Peak Library District is hosting a tour of the Penrose Public Library at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 19. Participants will learn about business resources available at the library.

Registration is not necessary. For information, call 531-6333.

Internet Professionals to discuss e-marketing checklist

The Colorado Association of Internet Professionals will be discussing e-marketing checklists at its monthly meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at the East branch of the Pikes Peak Library, 5550 N. Union.

The meeting will include information about things people should consider when building an e-business component to their company, including audience profiles, coherence to existing marketing collateral, image considerations, delivery methods, search engine strategy and budgeting.

The meeting is open to the public and is free for CAIP members who RSVP. Non-member will pay $10 and student may attend for $3.

For information, log onto www.csaip.org.

Charles Schwab seminars on tap for Colorado Springs

Charles Schwab and Co. Inc. has scheduled a free seminar from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave.

The topic of discussion is risk management for traders.

For information, or to register, call (877) 566-0980.

Transportation E-town Hall date changed

The Transportation E-town Hall scheduled for Aug. 17 has been moved to 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 16.

Residents are invited to discuss what is being done to solve transportation problems at this second e-town hall meeting. Residents may participate in any of the following ways:

* Phone in comments and questions to 385-5961

* Fax questions to 385-5851

* E-mail ideas and questions to etownhall@springsgov.com

* Attend in person at City Council Chambers, City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave.

* Watch the meeting live on SpringsTV, cable channel 18

The meeting will begin with a brief presentation from a panel of transportation experts, consisting of City Council members, county commissioners and other local leaders. The panel will then take comments, questions and input from residents. Equal time will be given to phone, fax and e-mail questions.

Jerry Smith, president and CEO of Pikes Peak United Way will moderate the discussion.

Evergreen Cemetery hosting Living History Walking Tour

On Aug. 14, the public an experience the personal stories of some of Colorado Springs’ most famous and historic citizens who now lie in rest at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.

The Evergreen Cemetery Benevolent Society is offering guided mile-long tours from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Gen. Palmer, Winfield Scott Stratton, Helen Hunt Jackson and a host of others will share some of their stories.

The $6 admission fee for adults will benefit restoration of the grounds, primarily the stone chapel, built in 1909. Children under 12 may take the tour free of charge.

The cemetery is a city enterprise and is not supported by general fund dollars.

For more information, call 578-6646.