On the Horizon – June 7, 2013

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June 8

Downtown Concert Series

The second concert of the summer series features Edith Makes a Paper Chain and Moonhoney. The concert starts at 6 p.m. at Acacia Park. Parking is $1 for Saturdays in the parking garage at Cascade Avenue and Bijou Street.

June 9

Contracting Certifications

The Small Business Administration will hold a class on receiving HubZone and Women-Owned Small Business certification. Topics include eligibility, requirements and benefits. The event is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the SBA district office, 721 19th St., Suite 426, in Denver. Register by calling 303-844-2607, ext. 205.

June 10

Job Search 301: Social Media

Expand your connections during this Pikes Peak Workforce Center class, slated from 2 to 4 p.m. The class will be held at the PPWFC, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Go to www.ppwfc.org to register.

June 11

Careers 101: Personality

Matching personality type and work is a fundamental part of career planning. This tool provides insights into your preferences for a more satisfying, fulfilling job. From 10 a.m. to noon at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Go to www.ppwfc.org to register.

June 12

College Funding

The National Association of College Funding Advisors will host a free workshop from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. The workshop will focus on ways to get money for college, how many schools to apply to, early decision and private scholarships. Call 593-1552 to register.

Twitter: The Ultimate in Real-Time Listening

The Better Business Bureau will host a workshop about using Twitter effectively from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Ent Federal Credit Union, 7350 Campus Drive. The speaker is Matt Kaskavitch. Call 636-5076 to register.

CSBJ Golf Bus

The Colorado Springs Business Journal is offering an opportunity to network and play golf — all while someone else is doing the driving. Bring your golf clubs to the bus, which leaves at 11:30 a.m. from Sportz Skillz Golf and Tennis Center, 2456 Montebello Square Drive, for Four Mile Ranch in Cañon City. Four Mile is one of the Top 10 golf courses in the state. Cost is $125 for subscribers and $175 for non-subscribers. Sign up at csbj.com.

Résumé 101

Learn to build a basic résumé from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. This class is for people who have never written a résumé. Bring a list of employers, education and a flash drive. The workshop is at the PPWFC, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Sign up at www.ppwfc.org.

June 13

State of the City Address

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach will talk about his second year in office, focusing on jobs, transforming city government and building community, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the International Center at The Broadmoor hotel. Cost is $40 for Business Alliance members, $50 for non-members and $500 for a corporate table of nine. Event registration closes 24 hours before the event. Call 884-2832 to register.

Basic Computer Skills, Part One

Learn about the basics of using a computer from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Go to www.ppwfc.org to register.

Budgeting Basics

Learn how a budget can be a powerful tool for establishing financial control and helping achieve goals, using money more efficiently and becoming financially secure. The seminar is sponsored by Ent Federal Credit Union and will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 4545 Galley Road. RSVP at 574-1100, ext. 6670.