On the Horizon – 5/12/2006

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Ent Federal Credit Union hosting seminars

Ent Federal Credit Union is hosting the following seminars this month:

Great Wheels, Smart Deals … Buying and Financing the Car You Want, 6 to 7:30 p.m., May 16, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6095.

First-Time Home Buyers, 10 a.m. to noon, May 20, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6998.

Reverse Mortgages, 10 a.m. to noon, May 23, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6998.

Building a Home: Help from the Ground Up, 6:30 to 8 p.m.,
May 23, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or
call 550-6998.

What’s New in Mortgage Lending, 6:30 to 8 p.m., May 24, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6998.

Home Buying Tips from the Pros, 6:30 to 8 p.m., May 25, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com or call 550-6998.

Internet professionals hosting Web site meeting

The Colorado Association of Internet Professionals is hosting a meeting, “Why Doesn’t My Web Site Work?” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 16 at the Air Services Museum, 425 E. Fillmore St.

Information will be available about demystifying the Internet and maximizing Web site performance. The presenter will be Bob Shinn, founder of Dublin Blue.

The meeting is free for association members, $10 for non-members and $3 for students. For more information, or to RSVP, call David Ashley at 638-9925 or visit www.csaip.org.

Start Your Own Business SCORE workshops for 2006

SCORE, Service Corps of Retired Executives, has announced the schedule for its free workshop, “Should You Start Your Own Business,” for the first half of 2006. All workshops are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and registration is not necessary.

  • May 16: East Library, Community Room
  • June 6: Penrose Library, Adult Meeting Room
  • June 27: Penrose Library, Adult Meeting Room

The workshop will include information about how to access and evaluate your business ideas, how to assess your risks and management skills while setting realistic expectations, funding realities for a start up, marketing considerations – such as demand, customers and competition, the business plan – describing your business, the marketing plan, the financial plan and why you need one, and how SCORE counselors can help with the process.

For more information, call the SCORE office at 636-3074.

Web seminar targets nonprofit executives

Pease Consulting Group is offering a free Web seminar for non profit executives at 2 p.m. May 18.

The seminar will show financial, IT and fundraising officers how to improve donor retention while paying the lowest possible software ownership costs. Participants will receive a complimentary copy of “Be Your Donor’s Favorite Charity: 10 Ways to Keep Them Giving and Giving Again.”

To register, visit www.peaseconsulting.net or call Warren Pease at (877) 576-1552.

Public relations society hosting monthly meeting

The Public Relations Society of America is holding its monthly meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 25 at the Tesla Educational Opportunity Center, 2560 International Circle, Room 129.

R.A. Burrell of Infront WebWorks will discuss public relations and the technology wave.

The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members.

RSVP by 5 p.m. May 22 to Cara Housman at chousman@praco.com or 473-0704.