On the Horizon – 9/28/2007

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Saturday, September 29

Ent hosting seminar

Ent Federal Credit Union is hosting a Reverse Mortgages seminar from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 29 at 7350 Campus Drive, second floor.
Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6998 or (800) 525-9623, ext. 6998.

Junior League Fall Fling

The Junior League of Colorado Springs is hosting its seventh annual Fall Fling, “Paint the Town,” at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
The event is a fundraiser for the organization’s signature project, CARE Fair, which provides free immunizations, physicals, medical and dental exams, hearing tests and vision and diabetes screenings to children of uninsured or underinsured families.
Tickets are $70.
For more information, call 632-3855 or visit www.jlcsfallfling.org.

Monday, October 1

The Aging Workforce

The Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp. and the University of Colorado Aging Center are hosting a luncheon about “The Aging Workforce” at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 1 in the Centennial Ballroom at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.
Michael A. Smyer, Ph.D., co-director of the Sloan Center for Flexible Work Options & Older Workers at Boston College, is the keynote speaker.
The cost is $27 and the deadline to RSVP is Sept. 26. Call Shannon Taylor at 475-6455 for more information.

Tuesday, October 2

Transportation roundtable

Community members will help plan the region’s transportation system during the Pikes Peak Regional Transportation Roundtable from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 2 at First Presbyterian Church’s Weber Street Center, 105 N. Weber.
Participants will help decide transportation priorities for the next 25 years, including infrastructure maintenance, roadway expansion, bike paths and trails, and transit. The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is hosting the event as part of the Moving Forward 2035 Regional Transportation Plan.
To register, call 471-7080 or visit www.ppacg.org.

Wednesday, October 3

Tax practitioner classes

The Colorado Department of Revenue is offering a free “Tax Professionals Update 2007” class for those who prepare income and/or Colorado sales tax returns.
The class is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at the East Library, 550 N. Union Blvd.
Information will be available about legislation passed in 2007 for Colorado income and sales taxes, tax forms, filing tips and electronic services, and Continuing Professional Education credit is available.
Registration is required. Visit www.TaxSeminars.state.co.us. The class also is available online.

Thursday, October 4

Budget e-town hall meeting

The City of Colorado Springs is hosting its annual public e-town hall meeting to discuss the 2008 General Fund budget from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 4.
Residents may participate by attending in person at City Council Chambers, 107 N. Nevada Ave.; watching the meeting live on Springs TV, cable channel 18; phoning in comments to 385-5961; faxing input to 385-5861; or e-mailing ideas to etownhall@springsgov.com.
For more information, call 385-5970 or visit www.SpringsGov.com.

SCORE hosting entrepreneur workshop

The Service Corps of Retired Executives is hosting a free workshop entitled “Should you start your own business” on Oct. 4 at the East Library Community Room, 5550 N. Union Blvd.
The workshop is from 6:30 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.
Attendees also will be provide perspective about the risks and types of activity involved with owning a small business, the initial planning that should be done by anyone considering starting a small business and issues to consider before launching a business.
For more information, call 636-3074 or visit www.coloradospringsscore.org/view_calendar.html

Friday, October 5

Women’s Living Expo

The Colorado Springs Women’s Living Expo is returning to the Phil Long Expo Center on Oct. 5-7.
The “What Women Want” event will feature more than 325 exhibits, runway fashion shows, bridal shows, beauty makeovers, health screenings, cooking demonstrations, book signings, home design workshops and a holiday gift boutique.
Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, visit www.womensilvingexpo.com.

Tuesday, October 9

Professional Insurance Women

The Professional Insurance Women of Colorado Springs will have its monthly meeting at 5:30 Oct. 9 at Embassy Suites.
Call Sherrie Campbell at 570-9090 for more information or to make a dinner reservation.

Friday, October 19

A Carousel of Bargains

The Assistance League of Colorado Springs is hosting its annual Fun Fair, “A Carousel of Bargains,” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. October 19 and 20 at the Masonic Center, 150 Panoramic Drive.
The event will feature a luncheon and style show.
The cost is $15 and the deadline to register is Oct. 15.
Call Jackie at 597-2675 for reservations.

Tuesday, October 23

SCORE hosting workshop for entrepreneurs

The Service Corps of Retired Executives is hosting a free workshop entitled “Should you start your own business” on Oct. 23 at the Penrose Library Adult Meeting Room, 20 N. Cascade Ave.
The workshop is from 6:30 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.
Attendees also will be provide perspective about the risks and types of activity involved with owning a small business, the initial planning that should be done by anyone considering starting a small business and issues to consider before launching a business.
Registration is not necessary. For more information, call 636-3074 or visit www.coloradospringsscore.org/view_calendar.html

Thursday, October 25

Signature Chefs

The March of Dimes Signature Chefs event is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25 at Sheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road.
Money collected pays for March of Dimes research, community services, education and advocacy to improve the health of babies.
The event includes sampling of dishes from Colorado Springs gourmet chefs, and a live and silent auction.
For more information, contact Shona Fleming at sfleming@marchofdimes.com or Ann Giambalvo, agiambalvo@anb.com or call 473-9981.

Tuesday, November 6

Tax practitioner classes

The Colorado Department of Revenue is offering a free “Tax Professionals Update 2007” class for those who prepare income and/or Colorado sales tax returns.
The class, formerly know as the “Income Tax Update” class, is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 6 at the East Library, 550 N. Union Blvd.
Information will be available about legislation passed in 2007 for Colorado income and sales taxes, tax forms, filing tips and electronic services, and Continuing Professional Education credit is available.
Registration is required. Visit www.TaxSeminars.state.co.us.
The class also is available online.

Wednesday, November 7

Workshop for military entrepreneurs

The Service Corps of Retired Executives is hosting workshops for military personnel who are considering leaving the service and starting a small business. The cost is $15 per participant or couple.
The presentation will include information about starting a business from scratch, purchasing a franchise and buying an existing business.
The workshop is from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 7 at Peterson Air Force Base. Call Susan Golden at 556-6141 or 556-6323 to register.
For more information, call the SCORE office at 636-3074.

Tuesday, November 13

SCORE hosting workshop for entrepreneurs

The Service Corps of Retired Executives is hosting a free workshop entitled “Should you start your own business” on Nov. 13 at Penrose Library Adult Meeting Room, 20 N. Cascade Ave.
The workshop is from 6:30 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.
Attendees also will be provide perspective about the risks and types of activity involved with owning a small business, the initial planning that should be done by anyone considering starting a small business and issues to consider before launching a business.
Registration is not necessary. For more information, call 636-3074 or visit www.coloradospringsscore.org/view_calendar.html

Workshop for military entrepreneurs

The Service Corps of Retired Executives is hosting workshops for military personnel who are considering leaving the service and starting a small business. The cost is $15 per participant or couple.
The presentation will include information about starting a business from scratch, purchasing a franchise and buying an existing business.
The workshop is from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 13 at Fort Carson. Call Leonardo Martinez at
For more information, call the SCORE office at 636-3074.

Tuesday, November 20

Workshop for military entrepreneurs

The Service Corps of Retired Executives is hosting workshops for military personnel who are considering leaving the service and starting a small business. The cost is $15 per participant or couple.
The presentation will include information about starting a business from scratch, purchasing a franchise and buying an existing business.
The workshop is from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 20 at Schriever Air Force Base. Call Andrea Hernandez at 567-7340 or 567-7378 to register.
For more information, call the SCORE office at 636-3074.

Tuesday, December 4

SCORE hosting workshop for entrepreneurs

The Service Corps of Retired Executives is hosting a free workshop entitled “Should you start your own business” on Dec. 4 at the East Library Community Room, 5550 N. Union Blvd.
The workshop is from 6:30 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.
Attendees also will be provide perspective about the risks and types of activity involved with owning a small business, the initial planning that should be done by anyone considering starting a small business and issues to consider before launching a business.
Registration is not necessary. For more information, call 636-3074 or visit www.coloradospringsscore.org/view_calendar.html

Tuesday, December 18

SCORE hosting workshop for entrepreneurs

The Service Corps of Retired Executives is hosting a free workshop entitled “Should you start your own business” on Dec. 18 at the Penrose Library Adult Meeting Room, 20 N. Cascade Ave.
The workshop is from 6:30 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.
Attendees also will be provide perspective about the risks and types of activity involved with owning a small business, the initial planning that should be done by anyone considering starting a small business and issues to consider before launching a business.
Registration is not necessary. For more information, call 636-3074 or visit www.coloradospringsscore.org/view_calendar.html