On the Horizon – June 17, 2011

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June 21

Minding Your Business

The Pikes Peak Library will host a class about starting or growing a business from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. The class covers print sources, electronic databases and websites that will locate information on industry, competition, vendors, financials, marketing and demographics.

Register by calling 531-6333, ext. 2308.

June 23

Summer Social

The Peak Venture Group will host a summer social from 5 to 7 p.m. June 23 at Southside Johnny’s. Attendance is free.

Grant proposal writing basics

The Pikes Peak Library will host an introduction to the fundamentals of grant proposal writing for nonprofits from 8 to 9:30 a.m. June 23 at the Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave.

To register, call 531-6333, x2335.

June 25

Salvation Army 5K Run/Walk for Hope

The 3rd Annual Salvation Army 5K Run/Walk for Hope is scheduled for 9 a.m. June 25 at The Flying Horse Barefoot Park, 2324 Diamond Creek Drive.

A donation of $35 is suggested. A free T-shirt and water bottle will be offered to participants.

All proceeds benefit The Salvation Army. Call 884-1050 for more or register at www.TSACS.org

Pikes Peak Workforce Center

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center holds the following workshops on a regular basis. There is no charge to attend, but attendees must register with Connecting Colorado, the state job search database, at www.connectingcolorado.com.

Workforce Center Orientation

9 or 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

CSI: Career Scene Investigation

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays

A hands-on, exploration tools to survey interests, occupations, required training, wages, and labor market information for clues to your career plan.

Basic computer skills needed. To register, call 667 -3790.

Managing Stress

10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays

Learn tips and techniques for dealing with stress. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

Job Search: Interview Skills and Network Techniques

9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays