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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.

Concert will benefit seriously ill children

The Melting Pot is hosting a benefit concert and silent auction from 5 to 9 p.m. April 5 at 30-A E. Pikes Peak Ave. to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital of Memphis, Tenn., a biomedical research center dedicated to finding cures for catastrophic diseases of childhood.

In addition to the concert, admission includes samples of the restaurants cheese and chocolate fondues. Wines and spirits will be provided by Southern Wine and Spirits of America Inc. and American Wines.

Tickets, which are $40 ($30 for students), will be available at the event. For more information, call 385-0300.

Pueblo Partnership hosting workers’ comp business expo

The Pueblo Partnership is hosting a Workers’ Compensation Business Safety Expo from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 5 at the Pueblo County Club, 3200 8th Ave.

The expo will provide practical ideas and strategies for successfully tackling the challenges that the workers’ compensation system presents, including developing a cost containment program, drug testing in the workplace, CPR refresher course, accident investigation, case management, implementing a return to work program, workplace wellness programs, fraud detection, ergonomics and minimizing potential litigation.

The cost of the program is $40 for partnership members and $50 for nonmembers. Reservations can be made by calling the Latino Chamber of Commerce at (719) 542-5513.

PPCC offering women’s re-entry workshops

Pikes Peak Community College is offering a series of workshops designed for women returning to college after being out of high school or college for several years. The workshops are free and open to the public. Call 540-7501 for more information or to register.

Semi-annual Career Makeover: 9 a.m. to noon, April 8, Rampart Range Campus, 11195 Highway 83, room W-101

Communicating Effectively with Faculty: 9:30 to 11 a.m., April 18, Centennial Campus Atrium, 5675 S. Academy Blvd., and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., April 21, The Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., room 323.

Identifying Your Personality: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., May 2, Rampart Range Campus Library and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., May 5, Centennial Campus, room C-211.

Goodwill to honor businesses, individuals at annual dinner

Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs will honor 15 businesses and six individuals at its annual dinner on April 12 at The Broadmoor Hotel’s International Center.

Tickets are $39 per person or $390 for a table of 10. No-host cocktails begin at 6 p.m., followed by a three-course dinner at 7.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 785-9200 by April 7.

UCCS hosting Unstoppable Women Luncheon

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ Karen Possehl Women’s Endowment is hosting its inaugural Unstoppable Women Luncheon on April 15 to honor the 2005 graduates.

The scholarships provided by the endowment allow non-traditional women (ages 25 and older) to attend college for the first time or return to college after an extended absence.

The endowment was established in 1997 and has graduated 47 students, seven of whom also received graduate degrees. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA and prove financial need. Each student receives $1,500 per year. Currently there are 13 students receiving the scholarship and mentoring.

Individual tickets are $50 and tables of 10 are $500. Reservations can be made by contacting Jaime Garcia at 262-3676 or Jaime.Garcia@cufund.org.

Workforce Center hosting ‘future’ presentation

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting a presentation to the community from 8 to 11 a.m. April 27 about preparations for the 21st century economy and wealth creation through work force development.

The speaker is Ed Barlow, president of Creating the Future Inc. He has held executive positions in health care, business, higher education and a Washington, D.C.-based management consulting firm.

For more information, visit www.cratingthefuture.com.