On the Horizon – 5/26/2006

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TESSA hosting volunteer training

TESSA, the local rape crisis center and domestic violence shelter, is hosting its tri-yearly volunteer training June 6-8.

The training will cover a range of topics and focus on the facets of domestic violence and sexual assault.

The cost of training is $30. After the program is completed, TESSA asks for a minimum of a six-month commitment from new volunteers.

For more information, or to enroll, contact Angela Schilaci at 785-6809 or aschilaci@tessacs.org.

NRCS hosting drought workshop

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is hosting a workshop, “The 2006 Drought: Management Tips to Sustain Recovery,” from 1:30 to 3:45 p.m. June 8 at the 4-H Building at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Canon City.

Topics to be covered include continuing to manage for drought recovery, an update about local conditions, managing risk to safeguard natural resources, financial resources and well-being, the 2006 Non-insured Crops Assistance Program and other programs that can assist with drought recovery.

Groups hosting work force planning meeting

The American Society for Training and Development and the Society for Human Resource Management are hosting a meeting about strategic work force planning from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 13 at Embassy Suites Hotel, 7290 Commerce Center Drive.

Strategic work force planning is a process for defining and addressing the most critical staffing and capability implications of business strategies and plans with the aim of creating a longer-term strategy that best eliminates the most critical gaps/surpluses across planning periods.

Colorado Springs Utilities will introduce their model for strategic work force planning and illustrate how it has been addressing staffing and development business needs.

To make a reservation, call 457-0015 or e-mail astdppc@ctcm-acr.com.