Library hosting business classes

The Pikes Peak Library District is hosting the following business classes this month.

Minding Your Business, 7 to 8:30 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Penrose Library. Learn about business resources available at the library by attending a free tour before the library opens. Registration is not necessary. Call 389-8968 for more information.

Investment Tools at Your Library, 8:30 a.m. Dec. 12 at the Penrose Library. Learn to research company information and follow company or mutual fund performance. Sources will include Value Line and Morningstar, subscription databases on the library’s Web site, and other Internet sites. Call 389-8968 for more information.

Fraud recognition and prevention

Angela Morelock of BKD LLP will share her insight into the world of internal embezzlement during a seminar for nonprofit executive directors, chief financial officers and board members during two free seminars on Dec. 7.

A breakfast is scheduled from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm Place, and a luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Penrose House, 1661 Mesa Ave., in Colorado Springs.

Morelock will discuss the signs that management should watch for and how organizations can better protect themselves.

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Space is limited. To register, visit or call (303) 837-2261 by Dec. 1

State offering sales tax class

The Colorado Department of Revenue is offering a free training seminar about state sales tax issues at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at 4420 Austin Bluffs Parkway.

The 90 minute seminar will include information about sales tax licenses, trade names, how to collect sales tax, distinguishing sales and use tax, and available electronic services.

No pre-registration is required and Continuing Professional Education credits are not available.

For more information, visit

Insurance women hosting monthly meeting

The Professional Insurance Women of Colorado Springs will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at Embassy Suites.

For more information or to make a dinner reservation, call Sherrie Campbell at 570-9090.

ASTD hosting monthly meeting

The American Society for Training & Development is hosting its monthly meeting from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at Ranch Steakhouse and Market, 575 W. Garden of the Gods Road.

The cost is $18 for members and guests.

RSVP by Dec. 8 by calling 457-001.

PPAF hosting luncheon featuring Laura Benjamin

The Pikes Peak Advertising Federation is hosting a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec 12 at Phantom Canyon Brewing Co.

The speaker will be Laura Benjamin, author of “The CARLA Concept.”

The cost is $25 for PPAF/AWRT members and $35 for non-members.

RSVP by noon Dec. 6 to or