The Bonfils Blood Center is hosting following community blood drives:
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (800) 750-4483, ext. 1.
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, Norwood Branch, 7085 Austin Bluffs Parkway.
For more information, visit www.momsclubcosne.org
The City of Colorado Springs is hosting a public workshop to obtain input for the first phase of construction and the aesthetics approach for the Woodmen Road Corridor Improvements Project from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan 24 at Jenkins Middle School Cafeteria, 6410 Austin Bluffs Parkway.
The project is a joint effort with El Paso County. The first phase includes plans to widen Woodmen Road to six lanes between Interstate 25 and Academy Boulevard. There also will be a grade-separated intersection at Woodmen Road and Academy Boulevard.
More information is available at SpringsGov.com under Transportation Education, Capital Projects.
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.
The American Heart Association is hosting its 24th Annual Heart Ball, an Evening in Vintage Hollywood, at 6 p.m. on Feb. 10 at The Broadmoor Hotel.
Guests will enjoy cocktails, fine dining and dancing, silent and live auctions, and a drawing for a $40,000 shopping spree at the Red Noland Auto Group. Tickets for the drawing are $100 each or three for $250.
Money raised will support the American Heart Association’s fight against heard disease and stroke.
Tickets for the ball are $200 per person.
For event and raffle ticket information, call Christine Ferguson at 244-9582.