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Minding Your Business

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c at B6

Starting a business, growing the one you have or looking for a job?
This class will identify business research tools and resources to help you along the way.

Minding Your Business

When: Monday, March 05, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Starting a business, growing the one you have or looking for a job?
This class will identify business research tools and resources to help you along the way.

Wordpress Basics

When: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Library21c at Petritz Learning Lab

Interested in starting a website for your blog, portfolio, or business? Learn how to get started with Wordpress, a free option for getting your ideas out to the world! In this class, we will go over how to create an account, how to set up your custom website, and how to use tools Wordpress offers.

Holding each other Accountable for Ethics in Business

When: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Regardless of the size of company, explore how you can foster a culture of ethics among employees. Tracy Gonzalez-Padron is an associate professor of marketing & international business in the College of Business at UCCS. She is also the Director of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS. Gonzalez-Padron has managerial business experience in international business development for multinational corporations and is the author of research on corporate social responsibility, marketing strategy and ethics.

Minding Your Business

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c at B6

Starting a business, growing the one you have or looking for a job?
This class will identify business research tools and resources to help you along the way.

Home Selling Basics

When: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library21c 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.

What Your Business Website Really Needs

When: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Ent Conference Center

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Website technology has changed drastically over the last three decades, yet the principles of good design for business websites remains the same. Come learn about the principles of good website design as well as the tactics your website needs employ to get you the attention, traffic, and business you want.

Minding Your Business

When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library at Penrose Computer Lab

Starting a business, growing the one you have or looking for a job?
This class will identify business research tools and resources to help you along the way.

Home Buying Basics

When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c at B6

This class covers everything you need to know, step by step, from speaking with a lender to closing on your new home. In this class Don will cover property searches, making an offer strategies, negotiation tactics, forms, contracts, and processes such as inspections and appraisal. He will also provide tips on things you should and should not do and things to be wary of during your home buying process.

Presented by Don Ostrander.

Ordinary Investing for Extraordinary Results

When: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c at Petritz Learning Lab

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 adviser, 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 adviser fees, tools the pros use & more.

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.

This is a two part class, when you register you are registering for both 4/3 & 4/5.

Wordpress Basics

When: Wednesday, April 04, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Library21c at Petritz Learning Lab

Interested in starting a website for your blog, portfolio, or business? Learn how to get started with Wordpress, a free option for getting your ideas out to the world! In this class, we will go over how to create an account, how to set up your custom website, and how to use tools Wordpress offers.

Solving the Social Security Puzzle

When: Wednesday, April 04, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c at B6

After giving thousands of dollars to Social Security, get back what you deserve. There are many factors involved in deciding when and how to claim your benefits. Among the topics covered in this class: how benefits are calculated, what claiming strategies maximize income, factors that impact your benefit amount, and why integrating Social Security into a holistic retirement income plan is critical. Case studies will illustrate how different claiming strategies affect your benefit amounts. Included in the class is a personalized Social Security optimization report.

Ordinary Investing for Extraordinary Results

When: Thursday, April 05, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c at Petritz Learning Lab

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 adviser, 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 adviser fees, tools the pros use & more.

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.

This is a two part class, when you register you are registering for both 4/3 & 4/5.

Library 21c Shred Day

When: Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c

Protect your identity by shredding extra household documents!

The Library 21c Shred Day will be held Saturday, April 14, 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.

Minding Your Business

When: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c at B6

Starting a business, growing the one you have or looking for a job?
This class will identify business research tools and resources to help you along the way.

Job Interview Tips

When: Wednesday, May 02, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library21c at B2

A good resume is essential for getting an interview but doing well in the interview is what determines if you get hired or not. Sometimes it may be the little things you say or do, the first impression you make or the way you answer the questions that makes all the difference. This class covers interviewing tips including how to answer a variety of interview questions and is designed to give you an edge in the interview process.

Wordpress Basics

When: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c at Petritz Learning Lab

Interested in starting a website for your blog, portfolio, or business? Learn how to get started with Wordpress, a free option for getting your ideas out to the world! In this class, we will go over how to create an account, how to set up your custom website, and how to use tools Wordpress offers.

Business Resource Fair

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c at B2

Business Fair

Business Resources Fair

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Venue

Business fair for nonprofit business resources

Business Resources Fair

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c at CreateSpace

Business fair for nonprofit business resources

Business Resources Fair

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Green Room

Business fair for nonprofit business resources

Business Resources Fair

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c at B6

Business fair for nonprofit business resources

Business Resource Fair

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Ent Conference Center

Business fair for nonprofit business resources

Nonprofit Workshop - Board Links: Accelerated

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Venue

Please join the Pikes Peak Library District, the Center for Nonprofit Excellence and the Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce Foundation Board for "Board Links: Accelerated". Here from 12 local nonprofits' and what they are looking for in a board member. Attendees will get a chance to hear about the organizations, talk about their need, and make connections.

Learn to use Reference USA to grow your business

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: East Library at East Community Meeting Room

A new Reference USA trainer will train you on how to utilize the database to find vendors, competitors and markets. You will also learn how to build mailing lists, both business and consumer markets.