On the Horizon – June 14, 2013

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June 14

BBB Foundation Golf Tournament

The Better Business Bureau’s foundation will host its annual fundraiser at the Eisenhower Golf Club at the Air Force Academy. Check-in is at 7:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 8. Foursomes are $650 and singles are $175. Register at tinyurl.com/golf-614 or contact Kelly Utermoehlen at kellyu@bbbsc.org.

June 15

Downtown Concert Series

Chuck Snow will be the featured performer at the downtown concert series at 6 p.m. at Acacia Park, sponsored by the Downtown Partnership. Parking is available at the city’s parking garage at the corner of Cascade Avenue and Bijou Street for $1.

June 17-21

Small Business Week — Networking

Kick off Small Business Week with a seminar about networking with Kevin Knebl, international social media speaker and author. Learn some quick tips that lead to results. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Carter Payne, 320 S. Weber St. Free; RSVP at tinyurl.com/SB-network-Knebl.

June 18

Small Business Week — Media Panel

The Colorado Springs Business Journal, the Small Business Development Center and the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado are hosting a forum to tell small businesses how to get earned media attention. The workshop is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Stargazers Theater. It’s free to attend.

June 19

Small Business Week — Grow Smart

Small Business Week continues with a seminar about how to develop strategies to make dollars grow. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Soiree Event Center, 1003 S. Tejon St. The seminar is free, but registration is required. Go to tinyurl.com/SB-Grow-Smart.

Job Search: HIRED

Feel like you aren’t getting the right results in your job search? Try Helpful Information on Resources, Employment and Development, an orientation sponsored by the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. The workshop is slated for 9 to 11:30 a.m. at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. Sign up at www.ppwfc.org.

For your business: Managing conflict

Ent Federal Credit Union will sponsor a workshop on how to deal with difficult people, with tips on how to build healthy working relationships and methods for managing expectations and interpersonal communications style, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Pueblo Convention Center, 320 Central Main St. in Pueblo.

June 20

Federal Jobs: How to Apply

Learn how to navigate the complex federal job application process during this class, scheduled from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Sign up at www.ppwfc.org.

Microsoft Word Skills

This class covers word processing, cutting and pasting and font changes 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.

Small Business Week — Social Enterprise

Is there really a way to love what you do and earn a living? Find out about the triple bottom line and how to achieve it from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Ivywild School, 1619 S. Tejon St. Event is free, but registration is required. Go to tinyurl.com/SB-Social-Ent.

June 21

Small Business Week — Tying It All Together

Small Business Week concludes with a seminar on avoiding the slippery slope of TMI and taking action for success. The seminar is from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the University Center at UCCS, room 302. The seminar is $25 to attend and is $55 including the luncheon. Go to www.scbbb.org to register.

Small Business Week — luncheon

Small Business Week ends its celebration of small businesses in Colorado Springs with a luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Berger Hall on the UCCS campus. The luncheon is $40. Go to www.scbbb.org to register.

June 22

Rising Professionals Volunteer Day

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance’s young professionals group will volunteer at the Tour de Cure, a cycling event to benefit the American Diabetes Association, at Mary Kyer Park in the Springs. The group is hosting a rest stop on the course and handing out food and drinks to participants. Volunteers should sign up at www.springsbusinessalliance.com.

June 25

Business Alliance Orientation

Learn more about the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance during an orientation session from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Business Alliance’s offices. Find out how to get involved with the legislative watch council, military affairs council, rising professionals and ambassador club. Go to www.springsbusinessalliance.com for more information.

June 27

Best Of Reception

Celebrate the best in business with the Colorado Springs Business Journal. The celebration is from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Ivywild School. Cost is $25 for subscribers; $35 for non-subscribers. Register at csbj.com.

Community After Hours

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance and Pikes Peak National Bank is giving members a chance to network and celebrate small businesses with the Better Business Bureau, the Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce and the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce. The event is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. at the bank, 2401 W. Colorado Ave. A guest speaker, Joan Rennekamp, a certified senior professional human resource specialist, will discuss how the new marijuana laws will affect business owners. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for partnering organizations and $25 for nonmembers. Registration closes 24 hours before the event. Go to springsbusinessalliance.com to sign up.