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Library offering legal, business, investing programs

The Pikes Peak Library District is offering the following classes:

Minding Your Business is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Jan. 25 at the Penrose Pubic Library. Information will be available about business resources available at the library during a free tour before the library opens. Registration is not necessary.

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

Investment tools at your library is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Jan. 27 at the Penrose Public Library. The program will include instructions about how to research company information and how to follow company or mutual fund performance. Sources will include Value Line and Morningstar, subscription databases on the library’s Web site, and other Internet sites.

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

State offering wage withholding class

The Colorado Department of Revenue, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service, is offering a free wage withholding class for employers at 9 a.m. Jan. 24 at 1881 Pierce St., Room 110 in Lakewood.

The class will include information about federal and state wage withholding regulations and Department of Labor requirements. Instructional materials will be provided. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.

For more information or to register for the class, log on to www.taxcolorado.com.

Conference for women business owners in Feb.

The Denver Small Business Administration and the National Association of Women Business Owners are hosting a conference for women business owners, “In Good Company,” on Feb. 9 at the Denver Adam’s Mark Hotel.

The full-day event will feature a luncheon keynote address by Susan Polis Schutz, poet, author and co-founder of Blue Mountain Arts. The conference will include breakout workshops and presentations for women business owners through three tracks: start-up businesses, growing businesses and established businesses. The topics of interest include financing, strategy and planning, marketing and sales, human resources, insurance and legal issues, international business, government procurement and leadership.

For more information about he conference, log on to www.nawbodenver.com/ingoodcompany.

Women’s groups hosting tea, dessert social

The Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Society of Women Engineers and American Association of University Women have scheduled a Tea and Dessert Social for 1 p.m. Jan. 22 at Gaylord Hall on the first floor of Worner Campus Center at Colorado College, 902 N. Cascade Ave.

The cost is $3 per person. To make reservations, call Connie King at 633-4421 before Jan. 19.

Fort Carson Restoration Advisory Board holding public meeting

Fort Carson is inviting the public to learn about environmental restoration projects on post at its quarterly Restoration advisory Board meeting which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Elkhorn Catering and Conference Center, Building 7300, off Woodfill Road.

Board meetings include presentations about ongoing cleanup projects. For more information about the meeting or to find out about access to Fort Carson for the meeting, call the Restoration Program coordinator at 526-8004.

USAFA Band presenting third chamber recital concert

The U.S. Air Force Academy Band is inviting the public to attend the third concert in this season’s Chamber Recital Series at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Colorado College’s Packard Hall, at the corner of Cache La Poudre and Cascade.

The concert will feature Master Sgt. Tim Allums, trumpet, and Tech. Sgt. Ani Berberian, clarinet. The concert is free and tickets are not required.

Military engineers/business training conference on tap

The Society of American Military Engineers Denver, Pikes peak and San Diego Posts are hosting a conference, “Reaching New Peaks of Engineering Excellence,” March 2-4 at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center.

The goal of the conference is to bring together small and large businesses with public and uniformed services engineers to promote education, create networking possibilities and announce engineering opportunities where public and private sector engineers and related professionals can work together in support of national security.