On the Horizon – June 20, 2014

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June 20

Addiction, the hidden costs

Workshop on the faces of addiction and costs of addiction, in addition to the solutions. The free workshop is from 9-11 a.m. at the Intellitec Medical Institute, 6805 Corporate Drive, Room 103. Seating is limited. Call 219-1205.

June 21

Building a home

Learn how to build a home from the ground up, a workshop sponsored by Ent Federal Credit Union. The event will take place from 10 a.m.-noon at 4545 Galley Road. Register by calling 574-1100, ext. 6670.

June 23

Social media job search

Job search workshop: Social media, from 2-4 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. Computer skills required. See ppwfc.org.

June 24

New to PPWFC?

Introduction to the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 10 a.m.-noon, at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. See ppwfc.org.

Build a better resumé

Resumé 201. Build a better resumé, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. See ppwfc.org.

Plan for your business

Strategic planning for your business workshop will show why it’s important in competitive business environments, $30, from 9 a.m.-noon. To register, visit clients.coloradosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=70330411.

Drive a big truck

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center will host a career expo for job seekers who are interested in pursuing a commercial driver’s license career. The workshop will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the workforce center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Rooms 1019 and 1020. Register at ppwfc.org, click hiring events under red workshop and events tab.

June 25

Build a resumé

Resumé 101. Build a basic resumé, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. See ppwfc.org.

A woman’s life

Seven-month exploration of a woman’s life, in the form of a spiritual journey in monthly potlucks. From 6:30-9 p.m. Suggested donation of $20. Bring a dish to share. To register, email UnitySacredWomen@gmail.com

June 26

Federal Jobs

How to get hired for federal jobs workshop from 9 a.m.-noon at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. See ppwfc.org.

Get H.I.R.E.D.

Helpful Internet Resources on Employment and Development (H.I.R.E.D.), from 2-4 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. See ppwfc.org.

Best Of Reception

CSBJ will unveil all the finalists from the 2014 Best Of Business voting, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the new Library 21c, Chapel Hills and Jamboree. $25 includes drinks and food. Register at csbj.com.

Find your purpose

How to find your purpose and passion workshop from 2-4 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. See ppwfc.org.

Make it count

Inclusion 2014 is an interactive program for executives who want to make sure they benefit from the best ideas, workshop from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at Pikes Peak United Way. For info and to register, call 385-0211.

July 10

Boots ‘n suits at the rodeo

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance Business After Hours event will take place at the Norris-Penrose Event Center from 5-7 p.m. Price $10-$25. To register, coloradospringscoco.wliinc23.com.

July 17

Evening in Tuscany

The Better Business Bureau and the Regional Business Alliance will host the event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Gold Hill Mesa. This is a Women in Business reception. $35. For information and to register, call 636-5076, ext. 124.

July 26

Restore Waldo Canyon

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado will conduct repairs to the Waldo Canyon burn scar from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., skill level difficult, minimum age to volunteer is 16. Volunteer opportunities are open to the public; no experience or training necessary. Register in advance to ensure adequate quantities of tools, supplies and food. Register at voc.org/volunteer or call 303-715-1010.

 

Housing for the aging

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

Business Expo

The 2014 Business Alliance Springs Business Expo will be at the Broadmoor World Arena. To register, call 884-2832.