On the Horizon – August 15, 2014

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Aug. 15

Healthy employers

This is the deadline to apply for the healthiest employer awards, given in small, medium and large business categories. 

Also, nominate for the healthiest CEO. Save the date for the 6035 Lifestyle Lunch on Thursday, Sept. 25. 

Aug. 18

Intro to PPWFC

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

Job search 301

From job loss to job search workshop from 2-4 p.m. at PPWFC, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

Aug. 19

Job search 201

Helpful Internet resources on employment and development workshop, from 10 a.m.-noon, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

City for Champions

Ask questions about City for Champions and express your thoughts from 5-6:30 p.m. at Pikes Peak Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive. 

Accolades

Join Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce for the 2014 Accolades Business Leader of the Year luncheon, Double Tree Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. Members are $50, non-members are $60. To purchase tickets: chamber.scwcc.com/ Events/details/scwcc-monthly-luncheon-08-19-2014-1138.

Business Plan

Leading Edge: Learn how to write a business plan with a guide at the SBDC, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. 

The Leading  Edge offers a 10-week business development course. This class runs every Tuesday through Nov. 18, $350. Register by going to: clients.coloradosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=70330385.

Aug. 20

QuickBooks Pro

Learn QuickBooks Part 1, at the SBDC, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107 from 12:30-5 p.m. $150 (for Part 1 and 2). To register, clients.coloradosbdc.org/workshop.aspx? ekey=70330384.

Aug. 21

Stand out

How to stand out in a crowded marketplace sponsored by the Business Chamber of Southern Colorado, from 2:30-5:30 p.m., followed by dinner to 6:30 p.m., then Sky Sox game, Security Service Field, $99 for chamber and BNI members and $149 for nonmembers.

Networking event

Business after hours will be at the Brunswick Zone XL, 1180 InterQuest Parkway, from 5-7 p.m. $10 for member investors, $15 for partnering organizations, and $25 nonmember investors. Register by Aug. 20. 

Log on to coloradospringsbusinessalliance.com.

Aug. 25

Job search 501

Federal jobs: How to apply workshop from 10 a.m.-noon, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

Job search 401

Expanding your connections through social media workshop from 2-4 p.m., 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

Aug. 26

Intro to PPWFC

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

Aug. 27

QuickBooks Pro Part 2

Learn Part 2 of QuickBooks, $150 (for Part 1 and 2), 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107, from 12:30-5 p.m. To register: clients.coloradosbdc.org/ workshop.aspx?ekey=70330381.

Aug. 28

Job search 201

Helpful Internet resources on employment and development workshop, from 2-4 p.m., 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org.

Connect

Colorado Springs Business Journal Business Connect for a Cause, from 4-6 p.m. at the Gold Room next to the Mining Exchange Hotel, $10 pre-pay and CSBJ subscribers; $15 at the door and non-subscribers. 

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.

Business Expo

The 2014 Business Alliance Springs Business Expo will be at The Broadmoor World Arena from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Workshops on marketing, building business and more. To register, call 884-2832.

Sept. 25

Lifestyle Lunch

This is the day the CSBJ awards the healthiest employers, given in small, medium and large business categories and the healthiest CEO. 

Stay tuned for more details.

Oct. 2

Downtown Partnership breakfast with the mayor, Antlers Hilton Hotel.