On the Horizon – June 27, 2014

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July 1

Prepping for an interview

Preparing for a job interview class at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 2-4 p.m. at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

July 2

Create a better résumé

Résumé Building 201: Class at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 10 a.m.-noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

July 8

New to PPWFC

Orientation to the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 2-4 p.m. at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

Create a better résumé

Résumé Building 201: Class at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 2-4 p.m. at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org

July 9

Build a basic résumé

Résumé Building 101: Class at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 10 a.m.-noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

What does ACA mean?

What the Affordable Care Act means for your business, from 9:30-noon, 7350 Campus Drive, second floor, free.

July 10

Boots ’n suits at the rodeo

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance’s regular Business After Hours event will be at the Norris-Penrose Event Center from 5-7 p.m. Price $10-$25. To register, visit tinyurl.com/qg46gkq.

Fundraising

Couples event at Blondie’s Rooftop Bar downtown from 6:30-7:30 p.m. People put the name of a local charity in a hat and speak for three minutes to describe the charity. One is selected and each couple writes a $100 check to the charity. For information, contact eric@chiefpetroleum.com.

July 14

New to PPWFC

Orientation to the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 10 a.m.-noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org

July 16

Create a better résumé

Résumé Building 201: Class at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 10 a.m.-noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

July 17

Evening in Tuscany

The Better Business Bureau and the Colorado Springs 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 more information and to register, call 636-5076 ext. 124.

Prepping for interview

Preparing for a job interview class at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 10 a.m.-noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

July 22

New to PPWFC

Orientation to the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 2-4 p.m. at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

Create a better résumé

Résumé building 201: Class at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 2-4 p.m. at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

July 23

Build a basic résumé

Résumé building 101: Class at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 10 a.m.-noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

July 24

CSBJ Power Lunch

Join the discussion as mayors in neighboring municipalities of El Paso and Teller counties talk about what’s happening in their cities. Mayors will be attending from: Manitou Springs, Green Mountain Falls, Fountain, Woodland Park, Palmer Lake and Monument. The cost is $25, includes lunch, 11:30 a.m. Register at csbj.com and click on events.

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, and no experience or training is necessary. Register in advance to ensure adequate quantities of tools, supplies and food — voc.org/volunteer or call 303-715-1010.

July 28

New to PPWFC

Orientation to the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 10 a.m.-noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

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.-2 p.m., Penrose House Garden Pavilion, $55. To register, call 231-7803.