On the Horizon – May 3, 2013

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May 8

LinkedIn

Learn why LinkedIn has become the new hangout for human-resource professionals at a Better Business Bureau workshop from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Ent Federal Credit Union, 7350 Campus Drive. The event is free, and refreshments will be provided. RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/linkedin-58. For more information, call Kelly Utermoehlen at the BBB at 636-5076.

Nonprofit Workshop: From Managing to Governing

Pikes Peak Library District is hosting a workshop for board members and executives to highlight the qualities that can move your board from managing to high performance, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Penrose Library. Register by calling 531-6333, ext. 2335.

Business Ethics

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs chapter of Delta Sigma Pi presents a workshop on why ethical principles are critical in business from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the UCCS Upper Lodge. Keynote speaker is Kent Fortune, president and general manager of the Colorado Springs campus of USAA. The event is free, and breakfast will be provided. Go to http://www.planetreg.com/E4510592457916 to register.

May 10

Rising Professionals at Sky Sox Stadium

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance rising professionals group is meeting at the Sky Sox game, with tailgating from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Sky Sox Stadium. The game starts at 6:35 p.m. and fireworks will follow the game. Cost is $35 for adults, $20 for children, and includes tickets to the game, parking passes, an all-you-can-eat buffet and two drink tickets. Call 575-4329 to register.

May 11

Serenade on Tejon Street

Tejon Street will be full of local musicians, artists, entertainment and refreshments on May 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. Merchants in the 100, 200 and 300 blocks of Tejon are offering giveaways and special deals to help celebrate Mother’s Day.

May 14

Armed Forces Week concert

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is hosting the annual Armed Forces Week concert, with performances by the United States Air Force Academy Band. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Center, 109 N. Cascade. The event is free, but requires tickets, available at ticketswest.com.

Business Alliance University: Understanding your brand

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance will hold a workshop about understanding and marketing companies’ brands from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Webster University, 5475 Tech Center Drive. The cost is $5 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Call 884-2828 to register.

May 17

Armed Forces Week luncheon

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is hosting the Armed Forces Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Broadmoor hotel. The awards ceremony and luncheon will feature Gen. William Shelton, commander of Space Command, as keynote speaker. Cost is $35 for active duty, reserve component, DoD civilians, elected officials, retirees and veterans, and $55 for all others. Corporate tables are $750. Register at 884-2829.

May 21

Basics of Bookkeeping

The Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center will hold a workshop designed to teach people the basics of business accounting. The event is from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the SBDC offices. Call 255-3844 to register. The fee is $40.

May 22

CSBJ Power Lunch

The Colorado Springs Business Journal will host a power lunch addressing the Colorado Springs sports and wellness economy and its potential for future economic growth. Speakers are Mike Moran, Colorado Springs Sports Corp.; Chris Carmichael, Carmichael Training System; Martin Wood, University of Colorado Colorado Springs vice chancellor; and UCCS professor Tom Duening. The event is slated for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Colorado Springs Marriott, 5580 Tech Center Drive. Tickets are $27 for CSBJ print subscribers and $37 for nonsubscribers. RSVP at www.csbj.com/events.