On the Horizon – 4/28/2006

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State offering sales tax class

The Colorado Department of Revenue is offering a free training seminar about state sales tax issues from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5 at 1881 Pierce St., Room 100, Lakewood.

Participants will learn about sales and use tax statutes and regulations, types of sales tax licenses and application forms, sales tax collection and the difference between sales and use tax, and available electronic services.

Training materials are provided and pre-registration is necessary. Send your request to taxtraining@spike.dor.co.us or call (303) 205-8299. For more information, visit www.taxcolorado.com.

Catamount Institute hosting Mission Reorganization

The Catamount Institute is hosting Mission Reorganization from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 6 at the Beidelman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo.

The seminar, which is part of the institute’s Living Simply, Living Well workshop series, will introduce strategies to eliminate clutter, organize your home and personal space for optimal function and maintain a “clutter-lite” lifestyle over the long-term.

The registration fee is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. For more information, or to register, call 471-0910, ext. 105, or e-mail programs@catamountinstitute.org.

Fort Carson Restoration Advisory Board meeting

Fort Carson is inviting the public to learn about environmental restoration projects on post at the quarterly meeting of the Restoration Advisory Board at 6:30 p.m. May 11 at Elkhorn Catering and Conference Center, Building 7300 off Wood Fill Road.

For more information about the meeting or to find out about access to Fort Carson, call 526-8001.

Geocaching clinic and outing on tap

REI and the Catamount Institute are hosting a geocaching clinic and outing next month.

The two-part workshop begins from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 11 at REI, 1376 E. Woodman Road and continues with a wilderness outing from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 13 at the Catamount Institute mountain campus, 3168 Country Road 28, Woodland Park.

Instruction will include GPS setup, capturing waypoints, working with coordinates and waypoint navigation.

The registration fee is $20 for institute and REI members and $25 for non-members. The registration deadline is May 8.

For more information, or to register, call 471-0910, ext. 105, or e-mail programs@catamountinstitute.org.