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Air Force Thunderbirds to perform at Peterson airshow

Peterson Air Force Base is hosting an airshow featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds on June 4. Gates will be open from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; performances are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Admission and parking are free and there will be shuttle bus service available.

There will be various world-class aerial performances at the show, including the Air Force Academy parachute demonstration team, Wings of Blue.

SBA holding public hearing on size standards

The U.S. Small Business Administration is holding a public hearing from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 14 at the U.S. Federal Building, 1961 Stout St., Room 239, in Denver to gather input from small business owners about how to improve the agency’s size standards regulations, which are used to define the size of small businesses.

The hearing will allow small business owners to provide input to help the SBA simplify and restructure its size standards and make other changes that will make the size standards easier to understand and use.

The SBA also will be seeking testimony about the participation of research and development companies that are majority-owned by venture capital companies in the SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research program.

Registration deadline for the hearing is June 7. Anyone who wants to testify or attend should send an e-mail to the Office of Size Standards at hearings.sizestandards@sba.gov. Include your name, title, organization, affiliation, address, phone and fax numbers, and whether you wish to testify.

For more information, visit www.sba.gov /size/anprm.pdf.

Edward Jones hosting “conversation” with Forbes

Rick Tucker of Edward Jones is hosting a free satellite broadcast titled “Hope, Growth and Opportunity: A Conversation with Steve Forbes” at 9:30 a.m. June 14 at 1130 N. Circle Drive, Suite 206.

Forbes and Edward Jones Managing Partner Douglas E. Hill will share their thoughts about the key issues facing investors.

To reserve a seat or for more information, call Tucker at 578-9905.

Seminar will introduce stress management techniques

The Rocky Mountain Art of Living Organization and the Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center are hosting a free stress management seminar directed to businesses from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 6 in conference room 5101 of the Breckenridge Building in the dorms of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

The seminar is based on innovative breathing techniques that can permanently release stress and heighten mental clarity and awareness, leading to improved performance in the workplace, a greater sense of commitment and team unity, and an enhanced quality of life.

For more information, contact Donna Lovelace at 471-2458 or donna@artbusanalysis.com or Beverly Rogacki at 262-2844, ext 102.