On the Horizon – October 26, 2012

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Oct. 30

Sports Hall of Fame banquet

The Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame annual banquet and induction ceremony will be at 6 p.m. at World Arena. The event includes a reception and sports silent auction. For reservations for tables or seats, call Cara Jorgensen at the Sports Corp. 634-7333, ext. 1007 or email cara@thesportscorp.org Prices: $2,500 for a VIP table of 10 seats; $1,000 for a patron table of 10 seats; $250 for a VIP seat; and $100 for a patron seat.

Nov. 1

Meet Joe

Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance President and CEO Joe Raso is hosting an informal coffee session from 7 to 8 a.m. at Denny’s, 302 N. Academy Blvd. This is one of four sessions in recent weeks. Raso will talk about the Business Alliance vision and answer questions. He also welcomes feedback.

Nov. 2

Film Festival

Tickets are on sale for the 25th annual Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival Nov. 2-4 at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. The festival opens Nov. 2 with the award-winning film “Trash Dance.” Full festival pass is $125. Opening night gala is $65. Weekend pass is $70. Saturday pass is $40. For a schedule go to www.rmwfilmfest.org. For tickets, call 226-0450.

Nov. 8

CASA 4-1-1 Night

Learn how to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate and assist children in their court cases of abuse, neglect or severe domestic conflict. CASA 4-1-1 Night is at 5:30 p.m., 701 S. Cascade Ave. For more information contact Kelly at 447-9898, ext. 1033 or visit www.casappr.org.

Nov. 9

Newborn Hope luncheon

Newborn Hope will celebrate 40 years of serving Colorado at its luncheon and fashion show at The Broadmoor. The Scott McKechnie family will be featured at the event. For details visit, www.newbornhope.org.

PVG entrepreneurs’ breakfast

Peak Venture Group hosts a breakfast meeting from 6:30 to 9 a.m. at Garden of the Gods Club, 3320 Mesa Road. Keynote speakers are father and son Brian and Paul Hegarty. Brian foundedof Signal Processing Technologies, a spinoff from Honeywell, and co-founder of NVX Corp., which developed industry technology for manufacturing flash memories. Paul was hired by Steve Jobs to help start NeXT. Later, he co-founded a software company and now teaches at Stanford University. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Visit www.peakventure.org.

Nov. 15

Entrepreneurship for Boomers

The Center for Productive Longevity, which serves as the bridge between older people and opportunities for them to continue in productive activities, is hosting “Spotlight on Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Baby Boomers “series at University College on the University of Denver campus. To register and view the agenda, visit www.ctrpl.org/november-15-2012. Participants must be 50 and older. The day will include presentations from three successful 50+ entrepreneurs and two rounds of interactive breakout sessions on topics relating to new-business creation and how to become an entrepreneur.