On the Horizon – 1/12/2007

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Peak reader program seeking volunteers

The Children’s Literacy Center is seeing volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring for first- through sixth-grade students.

Volunteers will tutor one child, two hours a week for 12 weeks.

Orientation and training sessions are scheduled for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 16 and 17 at the center, 2928 Straus Lane, Suite 100.

For more information, call 471-8672 or e-mail Pamela@peakreader.org.

PPAF hosting international branding expert

The Pikes Peak Advertising Federation is hosting a luncheon featuring Sally Hogshead from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Antlers Hilton Hotel.

Hogshead will discuss her book “Radical Careering.” The cost is $30 for PPAF/AWRT members and $40 for non-members.

RSVP by 4 p.m. Jan 12 to info@PPAF.org or www.ppaf.org.

CNE hosting grant writing workshop

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence is hosting a grant writing workshop on Jan. 18 at Pikes Peak United Way.

The workshop will feature a morning session, “Creating your message: The case for support,” and an afternoon session, “Effective Grant Writing.”

For more information, call 575-4341 or visit www.cnecoloradosprings.org.

eWomenNetwork hosting networking luncheon

The eWomenNetwork is hosting a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at The Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive.

The topic is “Design the Year of Your Dreams. To register, call 596-1771.

Moms ‘kicking’ in New Year

The Colorado Moms offering Moms Support Club, Northeast Chapter, will be “kicking” in the New Year with a self-defense and awareness seminar from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Jan. 20 at Universal Kempo Karate, 7085 Austin Bluffs Parkway.

For more information, visit www.momsclubcosne.org

Vectra Bank presenting economic forecast

Vectra Bank Colorado is hosting a panel of speakers, including its corporate economist Jeff Thredgold, who will provide insight and make predictions about the state and national economy for 2007 from 7:15 to 9 a.m. Jan. 25 at the Denver Center for Performing Arts’ Seawell Grand Ballroom.

The breakfast if free, but attendees are required to register before Jan. 19. For reservations, visit www.vectrabank.com/econevent.