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Facebook Business Pages

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Put Facebook to work for your business by learning the basics of Facebook Business Pages. Create your page, learn to navigate the interface, and get tips on the types of content that drives interest in your business.

Pre-requisite: Students must already have a personal Facebook page and know their login information.

How To Pick Stocks Like the Pros

When: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Discover the secrets to buying good stock values in this advanced, two-night course. Learn the three "Billionaire-Investor Strategies", the three vital ratios for finding value, how to lower risk and avoid stock disasters and much more. After this accelerated class you will have the tools, resources and know-how to build a power portfolio of quality companies.
This is an advanced course and presumes previous investment knowledge. Taught by financial advisor Ron Phillips. All class participants will get free reports, books and other materials for attending.

Minding Your Business

When: Thursday, April 06, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn how to research starting or growing a business or how to find a job in Minding Your Business. This class covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials, and more.

How To Pick Stocks Like the Pros

When: Thursday, April 06, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Discover the secrets to buying good stock values in this advanced, two-night course. Learn the three "Billionaire-Investor Strategies", the three vital ratios for finding value, how to lower risk and avoid stock disasters and much more. After this accelerated class you will have the tools, resources and know-how to build a power portfolio of quality companies.
This is an advanced course and presumes previous investment knowledge. Taught by financial advisor Ron Phillips. All class participants will get free reports, books and other materials for attending.

Minding Your Business

When: Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Starting a business, growing the one you have or looking for a job?
This class will identify business trends and outlook, find competition or vendors or target markets. Corporate research tools and other business tools.

Resumes that Get Results

When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

Are you sending out multiple resumes and not getting the results you want? Is your resume an accurate portrayal of your true knowledge, skills and abilities? Are you using a generalized resume instead of a targeted resume? Are you using the correct resume format for your specific job search situation? With so many people searching for a job what is the best method to use to find employment?

Join Don Ostrander at the Resumes That Work class to find out the answers to these questions as well as learning how to create a resume that will put more emphasis on what you have to offer a potential employer and tips that will help your resume stand out from those of your competition.

Top 6 Franchise Opportunities in the Colorado Springs Market

When: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B2

Come learn about 6 franchise investment opportunities best suited to Colorado Springs demographics, lifestyle, and small business communities. If you're thinking that this all be fast food focused, you'll be pleasantly surprised. These are concepts that are not fast food at all, but have a strong need in the unique market that is Colorado Springs.

"My name is Cindy Rayfield, and I am a Colorado native. I grew up in Colorado Springs and have strong family ties to the community. I know this market well. As an experienced franchise consultant and seasoned business owner, I have placed many people in businesses all over Colorado, and I want to show people that opportunity is simply everywhere if you know where to look. Let me help you find it if business ownership is in your future."

Cindy is a Senior Franchise Consultant with FranNet, the most respected international franchise consulting firm. From the proprietary profiling process, to the placement of clients in their dream businesses, we are a company of professionals with a strong local focus offering face-to-face attention. We allow you to realize personal and financial independence through business ownership. Let FranNet guide you in making that transition from a corporate job to business ownership.

Minding Your Business

When: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Computer Lab

Starting a business, growing the one you have or looking for a job?
This class will identify business trends and outlook and find competition, vendors and target markets. Learn about corporate research tools and other business tools. Registration required.

Military jobseekers training

When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Help retired and active duty military and their spouses understand PPLD resources for Job seekers.

Home Selling Basics

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

This class covers the basics of selling your home. It will provide you with information such as the listing contract, disclosure forms, preparing your home to sell, pricing your home (how the market talks to you about the price of your home), staging, and marketing. It also covers what to look for in the contract when receiving an offer from a buyer and negotiating that offer. Other subjects covered will be the home inspection, inspection objection and resolution, appraisals, and potential stumbling blocks on the way to closing the sale of your home.

Presented by Don Ostrander.

Facebook Business Pages

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Put Facebook to work for your business by learning the basics of Facebook Business Pages. Create your page, learn to navigate the interface, and get tips on the types of content that drives interest in your business.

Pre-requisite: Students must already have a personal Facebook page and know their login information.

Minding Your Business

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Starting a business, growing the one you have or looking for a job?
This class will identify business trends and outlook, find competition or vendors or target markets. Corporate research tools and other business tools.

Library 21c Shred Day

When: Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive

Protect your identity by shredding extra household documents!

The Library 21c Shred Day will be held Saturday, May 6th, 9 a.m to 12 p.m. Come to the lower parking lot (Jamboree entrance) to drop off your documents to be shredded during this time. There is no charge for this service.

Essential Secrets of Successful Investing in ANY Market

When: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

This is a two-part course. When you register, you will be registering for BOTH nights, March 14th and 16th.
In this exciting, two-night course you will learn the inside game of investing. Everything
Wall Street has excluded you from will be discussed. Ron, a licensed stockbroker and
financial advisor, will peel back the layers of investing and expose all of the detail the
"Big Guys" don't want you to know. Including the real cost of mutual funds, the truth
behind broker and advisor fees, tools the pros use & more.
All participants will receive a free one-year subscription to Ron's newsletter Investor
Advantage ($42 value), a free copy of his popular book Investing To Win ($12 value) and
an informative CD entitled The 10 Biggest Financial Oversights Investors Make,
featuring the advisor ($7 value). BONUS: Also receive a Special Report on the mostsold,
least-understood investment ($9 value).
Ron Phillips is a well-known financial authority among affluent investors in Pueblo &
Southern Colorado. He has developed unique strategies to help preserve investors'
principal and increase their investment income. You may have seen his monthly articles
in The Senior Beacon. Affluent investors & retirees have used Ron's advice to double
their investment income, lower portfolio risk & significantly grow their assets. Ron is
best known for his book, Investing to Win - Closely Held Secrets & Strategies From an
Industry Insider.

Essential Secrets of Successful Investing in ANY Market

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

This is a two-part course. When you register, you will be registering for BOTH nights, March 14th and 16th.
In this exciting, two-night course you will learn the inside game of investing. Everything
Wall Street has excluded you from will be discussed. Ron, a licensed stockbroker and
financial advisor, will peel back the layers of investing and expose all of the detail the
"Big Guys" don't want you to know. Including the real cost of mutual funds, the truth
behind broker and advisor fees, tools the pros use & more.
All participants will receive a free one-year subscription to Ron's newsletter Investor
Advantage ($42 value), a free copy of his popular book Investing To Win ($12 value) and
an informative CD entitled The 10 Biggest Financial Oversights Investors Make,
featuring the advisor ($7 value). BONUS: Also receive a Special Report on the mostsold,
least-understood investment ($9 value).
Ron Phillips is a well-known financial authority among affluent investors in Pueblo &
Southern Colorado. He has developed unique strategies to help preserve investors'
principal and increase their investment income. You may have seen his monthly articles
in The Senior Beacon. Affluent investors & retirees have used Ron's advice to double
their investment income, lower portfolio risk & significantly grow their assets. Ron is
best known for his book, Investing to Win - Closely Held Secrets & Strategies From an
Industry Insider.