On the Horizon – 6/8/2007

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Ent hosting financial seminars

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

  • Great Wheels, Smart Deal: Buying and Financing the Car You Want, 6 to 7:30 p.m., June 14, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6095 or (800) 525-9623, ext. 6095.
  • First-time Home Buyers, 10 a.m. to noon, June 16 and 30, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6998 or (800) 525-9623, ext. 6998.

Resource Exchange, Arc hosting town hall meeting

The Resource Exchange and The ARC of the Pikes Peak Region are hosting a legislative town hall meeting about developmental disabilities from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 12 at the Antlers Hilton Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave.

The meeting will focus on funding and public policy issues that affect the development of services for children and adults with development disabilities.

Goodwill Industries hosting summer job fair

Goodwill Industries, in partnership with the El Paso County Department of Human Services, is hosting the Slamming Summer Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12 at the Doubletree World Arena Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.

More than 60 employers will be on site, including the U.S. Air Force Academy, Aerotek, the City of Colorado Springs, The Gazette, Memorial Health System, USAA, Ent Federal Credit Union, Penrose Hospital, King Soopers and Safeway.

Job seekers should bring resumes and be prepared to interview.

For more information, e-mail tmagar@goodwill-colosprings.org or visit www.goodwillstaffing.org.

Insurance women hosting monthly meeting

The Professional Insurance Women of Colorado Springs will have its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. June 12 at the Embassy Suites.

Call Sherrie Campbell at 570-9090 for more information or to make a dinner reservation.

SSFCU hosting boot camp for teens

Security Service Federal Credit Union is hosting a free financial boot camp for children ages 13 to 17 from 3 to 6 p.m. June 15 at the Centennial Banquet hall, 4385 Tutt Blvd.

Registration is limited to the first 100 applicants.

The camp will include indoor and outdoor activities designed to challenge the teens mentally and physically in preparations for financial independence and real world experiences.

To register, visit www.ssfcu.org and click Events, Programs and More, or call (866) 809-6354.

SCORE hosting workshops for prospective entrepreneurs

The Service Corps of Retired Executives is hosting a free workshop entitled “Should you start your own business” on the following dates:

June 19, Penrose Library Adult Meeting Room

The Penrose Library is at 20 N. Cascade Ave. The East Library is at 5550 N. Union Blvd.

The workshops are from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and will include information about the rewards of starting a small business, the attributes of a successful entrepreneur, business planning (including how to determine your cash requirements), and the legal form of your business entity.

Registration is not necessary. For more information, call 636-3074 or visit www.coloradospringsscore.org.

47th annual rodeo street breakfast

The 47th Annual Colorado Springs Street Breakfast is scheduled for 5:30 to 9 a.m. June 20 at the intersection of Pikes Peak Avenue and Tejon Street.

The event is part of the annual Range Riders’ Ride, which marks the beginning of Rodeo Week and the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Days, and includes a pancake breakfast prepared and served by Fort Carson personnel, a children’s play area and musical entertainment.

The cost is $5, and children 5 and younger eat free. All proceeds benefit Armed Forces Community Services (Military Family Assistance).

For more information, contact Ted Ebbink at tebbink@msn.com