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Ent Federal hosting several seminars

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

• Getting Your Affairs in Order… Wills and Other Documents Everyone Needs, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 23. Call 550-6095 for reservations.

• Give Yourself Credit: Preparing for Your First Loan, 10 a.m. to noon, Aug. 27. Call 550-6095 for reservations.

Junior League hosting membership information nights

The Junior League of Colorado Springs is hosting membership information nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 23, and Sept. 7 and 21 at 2914 Beacon St., off Filmore.

Membership is open to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in volunteerism.

The Junior League has been working in Colorado Springs for 80 years. The group develops new organizations and holds events that address community needs, including Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, CASA, CourtCare, Safe Kids, Ronald McDonald House, Children’s Literacy Center and CareFair.

To RSVP, or for more information, call 632-3855 or e-mail jlcos@qwest.net.

Federally Employed Women hosting conference

The Columbine Chapter of Federally Employed Women is hosting a conference, Set Your Sights on Success, in recognition of Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26 at the Academy Hotel, 8110 N. Academy Blvd.

Carrolle Rushford, will be the keynote speaker. The cost is $89 for FEW members and for nonmembers who register two or more people from the same office. The price for single nonmembers is $99.

For more information or to register, call 333-8063.

Women business owners group, SBA hosting forum

The Denver Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners and the Colorado District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration are hosting the In Good Company Strategic Business Forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Four Points Sheraton Denver Southeast, 6363 E. Hampden Ave.

The focus of the program is to give small business owners insight into the changing Colorado and U.S. economies and show how the Colorado economy is likely to impact businesses, customers and suppliers in 2006.

The cost is $35 for association members and $40 for nonmembers.

Reservations can be made by calling (866) 483-0167 or at www.NAWBODenver.com/InGoodCompany.

Catamount Institute hosting sustainable community training

The Catamount Institute, Leadership Centre and TAVA Full Circle are presenting Legacy Leadership for a Sustainable Community Sept. 13-16 at the Catamount Institute near Woodland Park.

The program will take business, political and community leaders through a process that enhances their ability to think and act from a collective sense of leadership for the sustainability of their communities.

The cost of the four-day training is $1,400. To register, visit www.followtheleader.ca/flyer/sustainable.html.

Pikes Peak Arts Council presenting performance, artist awards

The Pikes Peak Arts Council is hosting the Peak Area Performances and Artists Awards at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.

The awards were conceived in 2001 as a way to honor the arts in the Pikes Peak region and heighten awareness of the thriving local art scene among the general public.

Awards will be presented for classical music, visual art show and artist, theatre, popular music, poetry and choreography.

The cost is $20. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Center Box Office or by calling 634-5583.

Sunny Vista Living Center hosting open house

Sunny Vista Living Center is hosting an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at 2400 E. Cache La Poudre.

The center, formerly known as Sunnyrest Healthcare Facility, has undergone a complete renovation. The name change was effective June 1.

Department of Revenue offering tax training for printers

The Colorado Department of Revenue is offering a free tax seminar for printers who provide full- or self-service copying, printing and finishing; sign and banner services; mailers; finishers and print prep companies.

The seminar is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at 1881 Pierce St., Room 110 in Lakewood.

The course will include information about sales and use tax, Colorado statutes and regulations, and tax issues or problems unique to the printing industry.

Reservations are required via e-mail. Send full name, date of session, e-mail address and phone number to taxtraining@spike.dor.state.co.us. For more information, visit www.TaxColorado.com.

Artists co-op sponsoring Labor Day festival

The Commonwheel Artists Co-op is sponsoring its 31st Annual Labor Day Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 3, 4 and 5 at Memorial Park in Manitou Springs.

The festival is free and open to the public and includes a wine tasting, live entertainment and activities for children.

For more information, call 577-7700.

Tri-Lakes Women’s Club hosting wine tasting

The Tri-Lakes Women’s Club is hosting Wine and Roses IV, “An Event to Attend,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Pinecrest Event Center in Palmer Lake.

The event will include wines from around the world, food samplings and a silent auction. Celebrity wine servers from the Colorado Springs and Denver media will serve guests.

Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door and may be ordered by mailing payment to TLWC, Attn: Wine & Roses IV, P.O. Box 669, Monument, CO 80132.

For more information, visit www.tlwc.net or call 351-1437.