On the Horizon – April 19, 2013

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April 22

Targeted Killing: Critical Challenges to Law, Politics and Policy

Amos Guiora will speak about the complexities of combating terrorism and the technology of drones, as well as the legal and moral challenges surrounding “targeted killing.” Guiora is a professor of law and co-director of the Center for Global Justice at the University of Utah. The event is at 11:30 a.m. in the Rocky Mountain Ballroom at The Broadmoor hotel. The event is sponsored by the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council, info@csworldaffairs.org.

Fill a Seat Project

Running through June 17, the Community Partnership for Child Development is raising money to keep children enrolled in Head Start, even after sequestration cut $530,000 from its budget. Preschool chairs from closed classrooms will be hand-painted by Head Start kids and are available for $500 each. Businesses that purchase chairs can display the handcrafted pieces during the campaign. Call 834-1409 to support the Fill a Seat project.

April 23

Job Search 301

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting a workshop, “Networking: Pay it Forward,” about searching for a job, from 10 a.m. to noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. Register at www.ppwfc.org.

Survive and Thrive — Woodland Park

The Colorado Small Business Development Center is hosting a workshop from 8 to 10 a.m. at Gold Hill Theater, 615 Midland Ave. in Woodland Park. The event will focus on issues small businesses face in the wake of disasters. The event is free, but participants must register at cssbdc.org.

April 24

Résumé 101

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting a workshop on building a basic résumé, from 10 a.m. to noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. Register at www.ppwfc.org.

April 25

Résumé 301

Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting a workshop on how to apply for federal jobs, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Priority is given to veterans. Register at 667-3700.

Discover Goodwill Dinner

Discover Goodwill will host its annual dinner to celebrate people who have overcome challenges, as well as honor business and community partners. The event starts at 6 p.m. at The Broadmoor, and costs $75 a person or $750 for a table of 10. Register at http://discovermygoodwill.org/.

April 26

Small Business Week

Today is the deadline to nominate small-business owners in six categories for the annual Small Business Week event sponsored by the Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center. The categories are: small-business person, young entrepreneur, family-owned small business, small-business champion, Better Business Bureau GE Johnson Ethics Award and its Customer Service Award. Winners in four categories will be announced June 21 at the end of Small Business Week. The BBB awards will be announced at their annual gala Sept. 26. For information, call 255-3844 or go to http://cssbdc.org/site/index.php.

Careers 101

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting a workshop, “Personality and Career: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator,” from 10 a.m. to noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. Register at www.ppwfc.org.

Business Marketing Association awards

The Business Marketing Association will celebrate the best of business-to-business marketing at its annual Gold Key Awards Gala at 5:30 p.m. at the Seawell Grand Ballroom in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. More than 160 entries were submitted for this year’s competition. Tickets are $95 for individuals and $900 for corporate tables of 10 people. To register, go to bmacolorado.org.