On the Horizon – 11/11/2005

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B&B innkeeper and aspiring workshop on tap

Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado Association is holding its 19th annual conference Nov. 13-14 in Cripple Creek.

The event will feature information for aspiring innkeepers about “Making a Sure Bet on Your Innkeeping Future” and a presentation entitled “Stacking the Odds for Inn Success.”

The cost for attendees ranges from $50 to $90 plus room rate. Call Debbie at 684-2521 or visit www.innsofcolorado.org for more information.

Simulated crisis event with local media

Public relations professionals will put their crisis communication training to the test during a simulated event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Tesla Educational Opportunity Center, 2560 International Circle, Room 110-111.

Attendees will be assigned to a group focused on a particular aspect of a simulated crisis and put to the task of fact gathering, message development and presentation during a closing simulated press conference with local media questioning attendees. The event is being hosted by the Pikes Peak Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, the Southern Colorado Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators and the Colorado School Public Relations Association.

The cost is $15 for PRSA, IABC and COSPRA members and $20 for non-members. RSVP to Ken Hunter at 473-0704 or ken@praco.com.

Ent Federal hosting several seminars

Ent Federal Credit Union is hosting the following seminars:

First-Time Home Buyers, 10 a.m. to noon, Nov. 12, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6998.

Online Bill Pay, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Nov. 16, 7250 Campus Drive. Seating is limited. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6095.

Give Yourself Credit: Preparing for Your First Loan, 10 a.m. to noon, Nov. 19, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6095.

Building a Home: Help from the Ground Up, 10 a.m. to noon, Nov. 26, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6998.

Great Wheels, Smart Deals … Buying and Financing the Car You Want, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Dec. 8, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6095.

First-Time Home Buyers, 10 a.m. to noon, Dec. 10, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6998.

Rocky Mountain Inventor’s Association meeting

The Rocky Mountain Inventor’s Association is holding a meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Pikes Peak Library District Penrose Branch Adult Meeting Room, 20 N. Cascade Ave.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

Income tax for CPAs, agents, practitioners

The Colorado Department of Revenue is offering a free update seminar for certified public accountants, enrolled agents and tax practitioners from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 22, 29 and 30 at 1881 Pierce St., Room 110, Lakewood; Nov. 21 at 4420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs; and Nov. 14 at 310 E. Abriendo Ave., Pueblo.

The seminar provides income tax information about new state tax laws, what to expect on the 2005 income tax forms, policies and processes. The information is tailored specifically to the needs of accountants and tax practitioners and continuing professional education credits are available.

Topics will include legislative updates, delinquency management, document processing and available electronic services

Training materials will be provided, but space is limited.

Send full name, date and location of session, e-mail address and phone number to taxtraining@spike.dor.state.co.us.

For more information, visit www.TaxColorado.com

DOR offering wage withholding class

The Department of Revenue is offering a free training seminar about wage withholding tax from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18 at 1881 Pierce St., Room 110, Lakewood.

The six-hour seminar will include information about a variety of wage withholding related topics and will be the last training class until February.

Training materials are provided and Continuing Professional Education credits are available, but space is limited.

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.