On the Horizon – 8/24/2007

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CLC hosting 11th Annual Vintners Dinner

The Children’s Literacy Center is hosting the 11th Annual Vintners Dinner on Sept. 14 at The Garden of the Gods Club.
Proceeds from the event help to provide one-on-one tutoring to more than 1,200 children annually.
The event includes a live and silent auction, a four-course meal and wines from Waters Winery.
For more information, call 471-8672.

Beacon of Hope hosting Freedom Walk

The Beacon of Hope Outreach Center is hosting the Operation Hope/America Supports You Freedom Walk at 10 a.m. Sept. 8 at Fort Carson.
The walk will commemorate 9/11, honor veterans and civil servants, celebrate freedom and show support for U.S. troops.
Admission to the 3.4-mile walk is free, but registration is required. Visit www.bhoc.us or call (303) 290-7412.
Alzheimer’s Association hosting Memory Walk
The Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Memory Walk is scheduled for Sept. 8 at America the Beautiful Park.
Nearly 1,500 people from El Paso, Teller, Elbert and Park counties are expected to participate.
The event is intended to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs. More than $200 million has been raised by the walks.
To register or make a donation, visit coloradomemorywalk.org or call 266-8773.

PPWFC networking groups and workshops

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is offering the following networking groups and workshops this month.
There is no charge to attend, but registration is required at www.ppwfc.org. All workshops and networking groups are at the main office, 2306 Pikes Peak Ave.
Executive Group: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays
Professional Group: 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays
50-plus Job Seekers: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays
Veterans: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. first, second and fourth Wednesday
Job Match: Completing Your PPWFC Skills Profile — 10:30 a.m. to noon, Aug. 30. You might be missing calls for jobs. In-depth guidance for registering your skills in the PPWFC statewide, job-matching system.
Resume “Righting”: Resume and Portfolio Design — 9 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 30. This session provides resume and portfolio basics, and is designed for those urgently needing a resume update or as a head-start for Job Shop.
Self Employment: The Driver’s Seat — 2 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Explore a range of resources for starting a business, including legal issues to keep in mind, while weighing the pros and cons of working for yourself.