On the Horizon – August 26, 2011

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Aug. 26

Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame

Nominations for the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame 2012 class will close Aug. 26. Nomination forms are available on the organization’s website, www.cogreatwomen.org. The hall inducts women of diverse backgrounds, from pioneers to politicians, educators to entrepreneurs, during a gala event held in their honor in March.

Aug. 30

Chamber luncheon

The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 2886 S. Circle Dr., to introduce the Small Business Development Center’s new executive director Marcella Hurley. She will share her vision for the Small Business Development Center and small business growth in Colorado Springs. Cost is $24 for Chamber/SBDC members and volunteers and $34 for non members.

Aug. 31

BBB Hiring and pre-employment screening seminar

The Better Business Bureau hosts the workshop, 8 to 10 a.m. at Colorado Technical University, room 251, 4435 N. Chestnut St, with presenter Eric Hall, a partner with the Colorado Springs law firm of Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons. A continental breakfast will be provided. The seminar is free. RSVP to Kelly Clark, 636-5076 ext. 114, or kellyc@bbbsc.org.

Sept. 1

Springs Masterminds Group

Springs Masterminds Group, a monthly business networking group, will meet 7:30 to 9 a.m. at a new location, the Springs Funeral Services, 3115 E. Platte Ave. Guest presenter is Robyn Peterson, founder of Safe or Sorry and Surefire Living, a website for online firearms training. The event is free. RSVP to Chris.Foxen@canonbank.com

Sept. 9

Combined PVG Entrepreneur Breakfast & MME Forum

Brad Feld, international authority on start-ups and the hi-tech and venture capital industries, is the keynote speaker for the forum, 7 a.m. at Colorado College, Bemis Hall. For details go www.peakventure.org.

Sept. 9

2011 Family Wealth Symposium

The symposium hosted by the Pann/DeYoung Wealth Management Group, features presentations from nationally and internationally recognized speakers on subjects that affect family wealth. The event is free and is from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Ave.

Sept. 12

New business program

Introduction to new business growth program 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 14960 Woodcarver Road. The program includes presentations by SCORE, SBA, Co PTAC, EDC, Tri-Lakes Chamber, CS Tech Incubator and CSBDC. RSVP to Heather McEntee, 481-4877 ext. 100 or e-mail info@trilakesbi.org – www.trilakesbi.org.

Sept. 21

Business tax class

The Colorado Department of Revenue offers a three-hour business tax class from 1 to 4 p.m. in Colorado Springs regarding the laws surrounding state sales and use taxes applicable to businesses conducting sales in Colorado. This class is for new businesses in Colorado or taxpayers considering opening a business. Topics include state sales tax license requirements, sales tax rate application, nexus, tax-exempt sales transactions, use tax liabilities, available electronic services and much more. To register, go to www.taxseminars.state.co.us

Oct. 15-16

Women’s Living Expo

A weekend of 200 exhibits, runway fashion shows, makeovers, health screenings, cooking demos and tastings, book signings, moms pavilion, zumba classes and welcoming special guests: Public Television Chef Christy Rost and Michael Muhney who plays Adam Newman on the “Young and the Restless. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 15 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Colorado Springs Expo Center, 3650 N. Nevada Avenue. Tickets are $5.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center hosts the following workshops in August. All workshops are held at the main office, 2306 East Pikes Peak Ave. There is no charge to attend, but attendees must register at www.ppwfc.org or call 667-3790.

Creating a Better Resume

Is your resume a report or advertisement? This workshop, 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 31, presents ideas on how to spruce up your resume. Register online at www.ppwfc.org.

Managing Stress

Drop in 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays to decompress, gain perspective, and learn coping skills. No registration required.

Job Networking Groups: Ongoing job search and support on trends and leads

Job Search Group: 10 a.m. to noon, Mondays. No registration required.

50+ Job Seekers Group: 11 a.m. to noon Thursdays. No registration required.