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Financial Wellness

When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Ent Conference Center

This class will cover Budgeting, Savings, Emergency Funds, Retirement Planning, and more.

Job Interview Tips

When: Wednesday, May 02, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library21c at B6

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.

Minding Your Business

When: Monday, May 07, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 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.

Sophisticated Investments

When: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

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.

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.


Prerequisites:
-Basic understanding of computer use
−A working email address

The Business of Blogging

When: Wednesday, May 09, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Petritz Learning Lab

Imagine there was a low-cost tool you could use to promote your company, cause, career, project or program? What if this tool would allow you to reach the eyeballs of hundreds, if not thousands of potential customers, donors, investors, friends, fans or followers for hardly any money at all?

Well, there is - build a blog!

This lively, interactive program is for those who want to learn the basics of blogging or those who want to take their blog to the next level. In layman’s terms, your presenter, Laura Lollar will cover how to get started, what to write and how to make your blog a powerful promotional tool.

By the end of this program, participants will have learned:

The truth about Return on Investment (ROI)
How to get started with Wordpress
Why you should avoid free blogging platforms
What you can blog about
Hard and soft costs to expect
Why it’s crucial to build your subscriber list
How to find images that generate emotional connections
Simple SEO tips anyone can do for free
Security issues and how to ensure you’re protected
Ways to leverage blog posts with Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
Integrate subscriber signup tools
Why being humorous and provocative is better than “oh-so-professional”
And much, much more!

Feel free to submit questions in advance of the class to laura@CommunicateColorado.com

Laura Lollar started to blog in 2006, delighted there was a way to publish tips and articles quickly and for very little money. Self-taught in a number of web authoring programs, Laura saw blogs as a supplement to and replacement for traditional websites. She has spoken at conferences and membership meetings on this topic throughout the U.S. for groups up to 500+. Laura coaches and teaches customized blogging and social media “Workshops in the Woods” from her Black Forest office. Her company, Communicate Colorado LLC, helps clients promote their company, cause, career, project or program. Veteran-owned since 1997 and Better Business Bureau Accredited, contact Laura at CommunicateColorado.com.

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

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.

Learn to use Reference USA to grow your business

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library at Aspen 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.

Profit from Tech Tools the Investment Pros Use

When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn how to use many of the same websites and tools that investing pros do. In this hands-on, interactive class you'll discover tips, tricks, and tools utilized by professional money manager Ron Phillips. All tools are free--you just have to know where to look. All class participants also get free reports, books and other materials for attending

Minding Your Business

When: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 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.

Resumes that Get Results

When: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c 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.

Minding Your Business

When: Monday, June 04, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 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, June 06, 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.


Prerequisites:
-Basic understanding of computer use
−A working email address

Minding Your Business

When: Monday, July 02, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 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.

Home Selling Basics

When: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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.