UCCS Intersections Film Festival
This year’s festival explores the theme of displacement due to economic need, war, imprisonment, and occupation. An opening reception will be at 5 p.m. at the Gallery of Contemporary Art on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus with free public screenings. Seating is limited. For more information and a schedule, visit www.uccs.edu/iff.
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.
Come hear Colorado Supreme Court Justice Greg Hobbs and Colorado River legal scholar Larry MacDonnell, of the University of Wyoming’s College of Law, discuss the implications of the river’s legal foundation for the next generation at 7 p.m., in the Richard F. Celeste Theatre in the Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., on the Colorado College campus.
Women, Wealth and Wine
Linda Jacob, wealth manager for Integrity Bank and Trust, will host a relaxed discussion about unique challenges women face in the world of personal finances at 6:30 p.m. at Integrity Bank & Trust Wealth Management conference room, 13335 Voyager Parkway, suite 100. For details call 484-0077.
Sales and Use Tax class
The City of Colorado Springs offers a free class about sales and use tax 9 to 11 a.m. at the City Administration Building, 30 S. Nevada Ave. Suite 102. Municipal sales and use tax must be collected by business owners or individuals who sell certain products and provide certain services within city limits.
The class will cover some of the basics of the City Sales Tax Code and will help individuals understand how sales and use tax impacts businesses in the City of Colorado Springs. Call 385-5903 to RSVP.
The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado’s monthly Benefits 101 class at noon at 25 N. Wahsatch Ave. will discuss the benefits one receives as a BBB Accredited Business. You’ll learn how membership can ultimately increase your bottom line, and help your business succeed in this increasingly competitive marketplace. The class is free and light refreshments will be provided.
To RSVP online, go to www.blacktie-colorado.com/rsvp and enter event code: Benefits1020 (All one word, not case sensitive.)
The Colorado Springs Diversity Forum 2011 Diversity and Inclusion Awards Luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. The Diversity and Inclusion Awards are given to businesses and organizations in the Pikes Peak Region that demonstrate and promote diversity and inclusion in both their internal operations and external civic engagement.
Keynote speaker is Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis, vice president of government and external relations for Kaiser Permanente Colorado. Tickets are $35 for early bird registration. For details, call Sue Hamilton at 719-329-5209.
Conflict resolution conference
The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado will host the sixth annual Conflict Resolution Month Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center, 2560 International Circle. Experts, professionals and agencies specializing in resolving conflict will introduce community members to conflict resolution techniques and share success stories. Keynote speaker is County Court Judge Regina Walter of the Fourth Judicial District. Pre-registration is required; cost is $25 and includes lunch. For tickets, go to www.blacktie-colorado.com/rsvp and enter event code: BBB1020 (All one word).
“The Darwin Economy”
Robert H. Frank, author of “The Darwin Economy: Liberty, Competition, and the Common Good,” will speak at 5:30 p.m. at Berger Hall on the UCCS campus. Frank, the H. Louis Johnson Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., is the keynote speaker for “A Brighter Future: Improving the Standard of Living Now and for the Next Generation,” a conference continuing Oct. 21-22 at UCCS. All sessions and events are free. Pre-registration is required for Friday and Saturday sessions. To register, visit https://www.regonline.com/abrighterfuture.
Be the News!
eWomen Network presents Jill Lubin and a workshop on “Guerrilla Publicity” from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cheyenne Mountain Resort. Cost is $45 for eWomen Network members and $55 for non members. Lubin will share strategies for getting you name from unknown to newsworthy. For details go to www.ewomennetwork.com/chapterHomePage/chapterHomePage.php?code=colosprings.