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Junior League hosting membership info nights

The Junior League of Colorado Springs is hosting membership information nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 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.

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 presenting leadership, sustainability

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.

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.

Real estate investment informational broadcast

Edward Jones investment representative Richard Tucker is hosting a free satellite broadcast about real estate investing at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at 1130 N. Circle Drive, Suite 206.

“Real Estate … Real Investment?” will discuss the risk of overloading a portfolio with real estate, why unrealistic expectations are feeding a frenzy and how to invest in real estate without loans or a mortgage.

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

Landlords, investors group holding monthly meeting

The Pikes Peak Landlords & Investors Group is holding its monthly meeting from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock.

Call Terry Mikesell at 593-8788 for more information.

Dept. 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.

Colleges that Change Lives fair coming to Springs

The Colleges that Change Lives fair is scheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at The Colorado Springs School, 21 Broadmoor Ave.

The program, a consortium of 40 liberal arts colleges from throughout the United States, will offer students and parents the opportunity to explore educational experiences at schools featured in the book “Colleges that Change Lives.”

The event is free and reservations are not required.

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.

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.

Rocky Mountain inventors meeting on tap

The Rocky Mountain Inventors Association is scheduled to meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Pikes Peak Library District East Conference Room 2, 5550 Union Blvd.

All novice and experienced inventors and entrepreneurs are invited to attend. There is no cost.

DOW hosting seminar for waterfowl hunters

The Colorado Division of Wildlife will host a two-part hunter skills seminar for waterfowl hunters from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Denver Hunter Education Building, 6060 Broadway. Guest speakers will discuss finding places to hunt, scouting, calling, hunting techniques and duck identification.The seminar is free, but reservations are required.

Those who are interested in attending are asked to call the Hunter Outreach Reservation Line at (303) 291-7545 and leave a message on the voicemail. Please identify the seminar as the waterfowl seminar.