The Pikes Peak Library district is offering the following programs in December:
Take 7, a collective of Colorado Springs’ foremost contemporary photographers, is displaying a gallery of fine art portraiture of local residents at the Antlers Hilton Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave., through Jan. 8.
Studios represented include Black Forest Photography, Blue Fox Photography, Cayton Photography, Charlotte Geary Photography, Click Photography, In House Photography, Natural Expressions Photography, Polyscenic Photography, Studios J.K. Photography and Walt Palmer Photography.
The Colorado Department of Revenue is offering a free training seminar about state sales tax issues at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at 310 E. Abriendo in Pueblo.
Participants will learn about sales tax licenses, trade names, how to collect sales tax, distinguishing sales and use tax and available electronic sources.
Training materials are provided and the seminar is free of charge. No registration is required for the Colorado Springs seminar. Register for the Pueblo seminar by calling 542-2920.
For more information, visit www.taxcolorado.com.
Edward Jones is hosting an estate planning broadcast at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 13 at 1130 N. Circle Drive, Suite 206.
Seating is limited. Call Rick Tucker at 578-9905 for reservations.
A program about preparing 2005 tax returns and advising clients during tax season is scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 14 at 1130 N. Circle Drive, Suite 206.
The program, which qualifies for five hours of CPE credit, will highlight new legislation, and cases and rulings of relevance to the general practitioner. The cost to attend is $50.
Call Rick Tucker at 578-9905 for more information.
Veteran-owned businesses will be able to participate in a live interactive Webcast that will provide training and raise awareness of federal contract assistance for veteran- and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses at 1 p.m. Dec. 14.
The four-hour Webcast, offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is one of a series of training sessions for veteran-owned businesses.
Participants should visit www.usvets.tv or www.tvorldwide.com and have Windows Media Player installed prior to the event. The Webcast will feature discussions with Teresa Lewis, SBA assistant administrator for the Office of Federal Contract Assistance for Veteran Business Owners; William Elmore, associate administrator for the Office of Veterans Business Development; representatives from the Task Force for Veterans Entrepreneurship and other speakers and panelists.
The program will highlight:
For more information about how to receive veterans business assistance from the SBA, visit www.sba.gov/gc/indexprograms-vets.html.
Edward Jones investment representative Gail Fernandez is hosting a free one-hour satellite broadcast titled “Making Sense of the Headlines” at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 10 at 21 E. Monument St., Suite A.
The program will include information about events that have impacted the stock market.
For more information, call 635-9992.