On the Horizon – May 2, 2014

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Through May 16

Best in business voting

Vote for the best businesses in the community by going to CSBJ.com and click on the “vote” button.

May 5

Fundraiser

The Crystal Park Volunteer Fire Department will receive 20 percent of all sales from 6 to 11 p.m. at Lucha Cantina, 23 S. Tejon St. For information, call 635-7661.

May 6

Global expansion

Learn from Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration about Colorado export assistance resources and the basics of export finance. The discussion will help you craft your export business plan. Online course, free, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Register at coloradosbdc.org/training.

May 7

Build a better resume

Learn how to create a better resume from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd. Sign up at www.ppwfc.org.

May 8

50-plus job search

Those 50 or older and looking for a job, network Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd. No sign up necessary.

Volunteer for children

Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Pikes Peak Region will have an informational presentation, 5:30 p.m., at the CASA office, 701 S. Cascade. CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to be a voice for these children in court and in the community. For information, call 447-9898.

May 9

Art show

The 11th annual Sunny Vista Art Show and Silent Auction will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sunny Vista Living Center, 2445 E. Cache la Poudre. For information, call 471-8700.

May 13

Risk management

This free online class, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., will help participants understand how risk management can benefit their business. Speaker is Will Hardin of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Armed Forces Week lunch

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance invites you to the luncheon to honor the enlisted men and women in the armed forces. Registration 11:30 a.m., luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Broadmoor Hall at The Broadmoor. $40 for military, DoD civilians, government officials, and $60 for others.

Call 555-5555 for information.

Build a better resume

Learn how to create a better resume from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd. Sign up at www.ppwfc.org.

May 15

Networking with a twist

During Armed Forces Week, CSBJ supports the nonprofit AspenPointe, which has two programs that support local military veterans, Vet Mentoring and Peer Navigator.

Half all money goes toward these programs. Network from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Johnny Martin’s Car Club, 1 S. Nevada. Cost is $10. Register here.

Successful women

Fifth annual Women’s Success Summit with Sandra Yancey, from 6 to 9:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Rd. Cost is $69, $59 for an eWN member and $79 for late registrations starting May 13. For information, 659-6618.

To May 15

Health care leadership

The UCCS College of Business offers this non-credit, professional development program for the health care industry. This five-module program is tailored for health care professionals who have roles in supervision, management and leadership. Modules will be held every two weeks from 12:15 to 4:30 p.m., at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Fee is $875. CEUs earned will be 1.75. For more information, contact Shawna Rogers with OPED at 255-5215, srogers2@uccs.edu or uccs.edu/business/OPED.

May 16

Retirement options

Learn the options of what to do with your time after retirement, an Innovations in Aging Collaborative program, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Berger Hall, UCCS, $55. To register, call 231-7803.

May 21

Build a better resume

Learn how to create a better resume from 10 a.m. to noon, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd. Sign up at www.ppwfc.org.

May 27

Build a better resume

Learn how to create a better resume from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd. Sign up at www.ppwfc.org.

June 18

Business of aging

The older adult population is expected to increase 179 percent in the next 16 years, leaving a large market for businesses to develop products and services for older adults. This conference investigates those ideas, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Penrose House Garden Pavilion, $55. To register, call 231-7803.

Sept. 10

Housing for the aging

The older adult population is expected to increase 179 percent in the next 16 years, and many want to remain in their homes, aging in place. This conference for older adults promotes more housing choices and discusses the options for housing, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Penrose House Garden Pavilion, $55. To register, call 231-7803.