On the Horizon – 8/11/2006

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Ent Federal Credit Union hosting seminars

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

Give Yourself Credit: Preparing for Your First Loan, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6095.

First-Time Home Buyers, 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 19, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6998.

Online Bill Pay, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24, 7250 Campus Drive. Seating is limited. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or Call 550-6095.

A Woman’s Guide to Investing, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6095.

Show Me the Money: Money Management for Teens, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6095.

Internet pros hosting virtual networking meeting

The Colorado Association of Internet Professionals is hosting a meeting about virtual networking as an online business booster from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Rockrimmon Branch of the Pikes Peak Library, 832 Village Center Drive.

Information will be available about using online social networking to promote a business, including how to use sites as a free public relations tool in “word of mouth” advertising” and what technologies are available and what technical issues a business might encounter.

There is no cost for association members who RSVP. The cost is $10 for non-members and $3 for students.

For more information and to RSVP, call David Ashley at 638-9925 or visit www.csaip.org.

Water testing and treatment workshop on tap

El Paso County’s Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Service is hosting two workshops about water testing and treatment.

On Aug. 15, a workshop will be held in the auditorium at 305 S. Union Blvd. On Aug. 17, a workshop will be held in Swink Hall at the El Paso County Fairgrounds, 366 10th St. in Calhan. Both workshops start at 7 p.m.

The workshops will help participants understand results of water tests conducted by the service. There also will be a groundwater flow model to determine how contaminants can enter water.

Participants will receive bulletins and fact sheets about water testing and treatment systems, as well as a record keeping folder.

For more information, call 636-8923 or e-mail Linda.Smith@elpasoco.com.

Junior League hosting membership info nights

The Junior League of Colorado Springs is hosting a membership information night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 16.

The Junior League is a women’s volunteer organization that has been addressing community needs for more than 80 years. The group has founded and fostered organizations and events such as Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, CASA, Court Care, Safe Kids, Ronald McDonald House, Children’s Literacy Center and the Care Fair Health Fair.

To RSVP, or for information, call 632-3855 or visit www.jlcoloradosprings.org.

Workforce Development Month Career Fair on tap

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting a career fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. The event will include a workshop about job search tactics at 9:20 a.m. and 2:20 p.m.

Companies that plan to attend include Add Staff, The Broadmoor, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, CLP Staffing Agency (construction), Colorado Christian University, Colorado Highway Patrol, Community Education Centers, Express Personnel, King Soopers, Manpower Inc., Modern Woodmen of America, Mosaic, Pennica Financial, Photo Stencil, Prime Inc., Safeway, several trade unions, the Army, the Navy Reserves, USAA Insurance Co. and World Financial Group.

Booth space is still available for companies that want to participate. Call Duke at 667-3839.

For express entry into the fair and to register to attend the workshop, job seekers should visit www.ppwfc.org/wdm.

Center for Nonprofit Excellence workshops

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence is hosting two workshops on Aug. 24 at the Penrose House, 1661 Mesa Ave.

Developing Your Message: The Case for Support, 9 a.m. to noon. Learn to develop a single message to use in making your case to potential donors.

Effective Grant Writing: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Learn the basics about successfully planning and implementing a grant writing program.

The cost is $35 per workshop for CNE members and $45 for non-members. Call 575-4341 for more information.