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UCCS club hosting U.N. International Banquet

The Model U.N. Club at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is hosting The United Nations International Banquet from 6 to 9 p.m. March 28 at the Warehouse Restaurant.

The event will include world cuisine, a lecture and a silent auction. Ticket prices are $40.

For more information, call Dr. Patricia Keilbach, UCCS Model U.N. faculty advisor at 262-4043.

World Trade Center master plan designer to speak at CC

Daniel Libeskind, the architect of the master plan for the World Trade Center site, the Jewish Museum in Berlin and the Denver Art Museum extension, will present “Breaking Ground” at 7:30 p.m. March 28 in Colorado College’s Armstrong Hall.

Libeskind is a leading modern architect known for introducing a new critical discourse into architecture and for his multidisciplinary approach. His practice extends from building museums and concert halls to convention centers, hotels, shopping centers and universities. His work can be seen in the United States, Germany, Denmark, Spain, England, Ireland, Canada, Israel, Austria, Italy and Switzerland.

The lecture is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities Professorship. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 389-6607.

Entrepreneur of the Year to speak at UCCS

Chris Carmichael, founder, CEO and president of Carmichael Training Systems and personal coach to cancer survivor and six-time Tour de France Champion Lance Armstrong, will be speaking at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs on March 30 to students, faculty and staff.

The event is open to the public and will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the University Center, room 303. There is no charge for this event but seating is limited and reservations are required.

Those wishing to attend should contact Warren Schubert at: wschuber@uccs.edu or 262-3870. The speaking engagement is sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship & College of Business Entrepreneurial Finance class taught by Allan Roth.

In 2004, Colorado’s Celebrate Technology Coalition named Carmichael Entrepreneur of the Year. Soon after, he was honored with the USA Cycling Lifetime Achievement Award. Carmichael was inducted into the U.S Bicycling Hall of Fame in May 2003, and has been honored as the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Coach of the Year. He served as the cycling coach during the 1992 and 1996 Olympics and athletes under his direction have won 33 Olympic, World Championships and Pan American Games medals.

Computer security organization hosting conference

The Colorado Springs Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association is hosting its fifth annual Spring Security Conference from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. March 30 at Colorado Technical University.

Phil Zimmerman, author of “Pretty Good Privacy,” and presenters from Guidance Software, Symantec, Tipping Point and Citadel Security Software will discuss computer security topics during the conference.

For more information, contact Jerry Schaefer at 659-5789.

How will Boomer retirement affect the work force?

Lee Hecht Harrison is sponsoring a seminar entitled “The Vanishing Workforce” from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. March 31 at The Four Points Sheraton, 6363 E. Hampden Ave., Denver.

The seminar will address issues that businesses will face as a result of the expected mass retirement of Baby Boomers during the next several years. The featured speaker is Richard Leider, author of “Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose.” He has been cited by Forbes as one of the top five executive coaches internationally.

The cost of the seminar is $15. For more information or to RSVP, contact Kimberly Rea at Kimberly_Rae@lhh.com.

UCCS to host spring career fair

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is hosting its semi-annual career fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 1 in the University Center Gymnasium.

Spring Career Fair 2005, “Aim High,” is open to the public. Free parking is available in lots three, four and five near the University Center during the hours of the fair.

For more information visit http://web.uccs.edu/careercenter.

Morgan Stanley sponsoring job search, 401(k) rollover seminar

Morgan Stanley in Colorado Springs is sponsoring a job search and 401(k) rollover seminar from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 2 at Regis University.

The seminar is the same one delivered to MBA students at the universities of Cornell, Purdue, Texas Christian, Rice, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas A&M and Southern Methodist.

There is no cost to attend, but reservations are required. Contact Josee Race at 475-3603 or Josephine.Race@morganstanley.com.

For the seminar outline review www.peoplehirepeople.com.

Jackson Hewitt sponsoring book drive for troops

Jackson Hewitt offices are showing their support for the military by launching a nationwide book drive.

New and used book donations will be accepted through April 15. The books will then be collected by the Army National Guard and shipped overseas to deployed troops.

To find the Jackson Hewitt office nearest you, call (800) 234-1040.

Silver Key Senior Services hosting annual book fair

Silver Key Senior Services’ annual book fair is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 23 at the organization’s offices at 2250 Bott Ave.

The cost of the fair is free. Early bird tickets, which allow shopping from 8 to 9 a.m. April 22, are $5

Silver Key also is hosting a wine and cheese reception to kick off the book fair from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 21 at its offices. The cost of the reception is $25 per person.

For more information, call 632-1521.

Tri-Lakes Women’s Club hosting antiques show, sale

The Tri-Lakes Women’s Club is hosting the 29th Annual Pine Forest Antiques Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 16 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 17 at Lewis-Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Road, Monument.

Antiques from more than 60 dealers will be featured, along with a homemade bake sale. Over the last 29 years, the club has donated more than $415,000 to District 38 schools, fire and police departments, senior citizen groups and other nonprofit organizations.

For more information, log on to www.tlwc.net