On the Horizon – May 10, 2013

Filed under: On the Horizon,Print | Tags:

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 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.

What happens to electronic information?

The Technology and Business Law Group at Sparks Willson Borges Brandt & Johnson will hold a complimentary breakfast program at 7:30 a.m. at the Mining Exchange Hotel. The program will cover “Is there a digital afterlife? What happens to electronic information at death?”

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 15

Planning for college in uncertain times

Aventa Credit Union is sponsoring a workshop about planning for college for teenagers from 6 to 9 p.m. at 2735 Dublin Blvd. The seminar is presented by Millennium Financial Group. Seating is limited. RSVP to Shannon Mendes, professional development manager at 482-7648.

May 16

Managing Conflict and Expectations

Ent Federal Credit Union is sponsoring a business workshop on dealing with conflict and managing expectations from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at 7350 Campus Drive. The workshop will address how to deal with difficult people as well as building healthy working relationships and renewing interpersonal communication styles. RSVP by calling 574-1100, 6670.

May 17

Armed Forces Week luncheon

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 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 Systems; 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.

Dateline Afghanistan

The Colorado Springs World Affairs Council will hold a discussion about U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan and the future of the conflict at 5:30 p.m. at the Antlers Hotel in downtown Colorado Springs. Lt. Col. John Dumond, who served as deputy commander of the NATO training mission, will speak at the event. Tickets are $18 for members and first-time guests, $25 for nonmembers.

UCCS: “Unstoppable Women”

UCCS is hosting its Unstoppable Women luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Berger Hall. The event will honor Colorado Springs philanthropist Margot Lane and four UCCS seniors. The event is sponsored by the Karen Possehl Women’s Endowment, a program that supports women returning to college.

May 23

Beyond Bookkeeping Basics

The Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center will host a workshop about the functions of record-keeping for small business owners or business assistants. The workshop is from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register at 255-3844. Fee is $40.

May 29

PPACG vacancy

May 29 is the deadline to apply for vacancy on the community advisory board for the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments. PPACG is a regional group that works on issues such as transportation, the military and the environment. Committee members must commit to monthly meetings held the last Wednesday of each month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 14 S. Chestnut St. Members must be a resident of El Paso or teller counties. Send a cover letter and resume to Community Advisory Committee, Attn: Jacquelyn Puett, PPACG, 15 S. 7th St., Colorado Springs, Colo. 80905.

May 30

Liberty Heights Grand Opening

Liberty Heights, an assisted living retirement community, will hold a grand opening event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 12105 Ambassador Drive. The event will showcase Liberty Heights newly remodeled facilities. RSVP at 888-388-9376.