On the Horizon – Oct. 24, 2013

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Oct. 25

Women Partnering event

Women Partnering will sponsor its 11th annual Wine and Cheese Tasting from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Center, 2650 Parish View. Cost is $25 and includes wine & cheese tasting and a silent auction. To RSVP, call 593-0378 or email bcarrtilley@yahoo.com. Proceeds benefit Women Partnering whose mission is to partner with financially vulnerable women and children to help them move toward holistic economic sustainability.

Oct. 28

Memory care education

Gentiva Hospice, in partnership with the Alzheimer Association and Therapeutic Crisis Solutions, will offer free education to area skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities that provide memory care on, “Creating Safety and Peace as Dementia Caregivers,” from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Inn at Garden Plaza, 2520 International Circle. To RSVP, call 373-5121.


Oct. 30

Stormwater town hall

Share comments and concerns about stormwater issues facing the area from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Leon Young Service Center, 1521 S. Hancock Expressway.

Military Speakers Luncheon

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance’s military speakers luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou Street. Visit the website to register, at www.coloradospringsbusinessalliance.com.

Cyberspace forum

A forum on cyberspace resiliency with HQ AFSPC A-5 will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Scitor Corp., 745 Space Center Drive.

Oct. 31

PRSA workshop

The Public Relations Society of America’s annual professional development workshop will be from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center, 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road. Registration ends Oct. 24.

Nov. 4-5

Transition and Encore Careers Workshop

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center and Innovations in Aging Collaborative will hold a Transition and Encore Careers workshop from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of The Gods Road, #1107. This workshop is geared toward those considering a move from the for-profit or military sectors to the nonprofit or public sectors and will be taught by Janine Vanderburg of JVA Consulting. The cost is $250; scholarships are available through PPWFC at 667-3700. For more information about the workshop, call Beth Roalstad at 286-9389.

Nov. 6

Stormwater town hall

Share your comments and concerns about the stormwater issues facing the community from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Cheyenne Mountain High School cafeteria, 1200 W. Cheyenne Road.

Nov. 7

Women of Influence

CSBJ will host the annual Women of Influence reception from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou Street. CSBJ will recognize 13 outstanding women. Keynote speaker will be Penrose-St. Francis President & CEO Margaret Sabin. Cost is $45 for an individual or $400 for a table of eight. To register, go to www.csbj.com and click on “Events.”