February – March 2014

Feb
26
Wed
Achieving Health Equity in Colorado @ CMC Breckenridge
Feb 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

CO_TRUST-CMC_Health_Equity2-26-14Achieving Health Equity in Colorado

 Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of PolicyLink

Angela Glover Blackwell, started PolicyLink in 1999 and continues to drive its mission of advancing economic and social equity. PolicyLink has become a leading voice in the movement to use public policy to improve access and opportunity for all low-income people and communities of color, particularly in the areas of health, housing, transportation, education, and infrastructure.

Blackwell is the co-author of Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America’s Future (W.W. Norton & Co., 2010), and contributed to Ending Poverty in America: How to Restore the American Dream (The New Press, 2007) In 2013, Blackwell and PolicyLink collaborated with the Center for American Progress to write and release All In Nation: An America that Works for All. Blackwell earned a bachelor’s degree from Howard University, and a law degree from the University of California at Berkeley. She serves on numerous boards and has served on The President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

Wednesday, February 26th

11:30 – 1:00pm

Live webinar available at CMC’s Rifle, Central Services (802 Grand Ave in Glenwood), Edwards and Breckenridge locations! Followed by a community discussion.
Lunch provided!
Please RSVP by Monday, February 24th
USE this LINK: http://whoozin.com/W64-3YW-XGCR

Or call 970-384-8523 (please let us know which location you will be attending.)

Pacific Rim Fusion @ Breckenridge
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

What happens when East, West, North and South all come together in the kitchen? Pacific Rim Fusion Cuisine is the delicious result! Pacific Rim cooking is a combination of beautiful fresh foods with healthy cooking methods, Asian cooking techniques, exotic spices and exciting flavor combinations. Join us for a taste of the Pacific!

Syn# 80296
Cost $43
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Retirement Planning Today @ Glenwood Springs
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Photo of pennies going into a piggy bankClass Description

Blends financial education with life planning to help you build wealth, align your money with your values, and achieve your retirement lifestyle goals. Discover five strategies to manage investment risks, 11 ways you may save money on this year’s taxes, important questions to ask before buying insurance, how invest in and take money out of your company’s retirement plan, as well as determine the savings you need to retire. Course includes an illustrated textbook (one per couple). Spouse/significant other of a student who registers and pays tuition may register at no charge. Meets Wednesdays, 2/26-3/5. Cost: $49. Refund date: 2/24.

Syn# 81047
Cost $49
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
27
Thu
Brown Bag Lunch: What Type of Learner are You? @ CMC in Glenwood
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm

student walking on campusJoin the Student Success Center series – bring your lunch or dinner and join in the discussion led by Kearstin Cameron, Success Center Coordinator, and Debbie Arnold, College Counselor. Discussions take place Wednesdays from 5-5:50 p.m. and Thursdays from noon-12:50 p.m.

This week’s topic is What Type of Learner are You?

Discover your learning style and utilize the appropriate tools to help you become a better student. This workshop will help you know yourself better and provide you with ideas to be more successful in college.

Art of Stir Fry @ Breckenridge
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Stir frying is an ancient style from China that produces fun, fast and tasty cuisine. We will learn both vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes that make delicious, healthy and time-conscious dishes.

Syn# 80276
Cost $43
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
28
Fri
Get assistance signing up for Affordable Health Care @ CMC in Glenwood
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Photo of first aid cross on red backgroundColorado Mountain College has created a new, hands-on workshop designed to assist those who need help signing up for health care under the Affordable Care Act. Participants will compare plans and coverage and also learn how to navigate the Connect for Health website.

The workshop will be offered twice: Feb. 28 and Mar. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs (1402 Blake Ave.). The cost of the workshop is $15.

Instructor Steven Reynolds has worked in the health and wellness industry in the Roaring Fork Valley since 1991. He has been integrally involved in the work of health care reform since 2008 and served on a Club 20 team to provide one of the top proposals to the Senate Bill 208 Commission. He holds a license to sell health insurance.

To register, please call CMC at 945-7486.

India @ Breckenridge
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Experience the mystique and excitement of the aromatic foods of India. Learn to prepare a variety of curries and homemade chutneys while preparing Samosas, Vegetable Biryani, Chapatti Bread, Chicken Vindaloo, Masoor Dal and for dessert the royal Gulab Jamun.

Syn# 80261
Cost $43
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Mar
3
Mon
Get assistance signing up for Affordable Health Care @ CMC in Glenwood
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Photo of first aid cross on red backgroundColorado Mountain College has created a new, hands-on workshop designed to assist those who need help signing up for health care under the Affordable Care Act. Participants will compare plans and coverage and also learn how to navigate the Connect for Health website.

The workshop will be offered twice: Feb. 28 and Mar. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs (1402 Blake Ave.). The cost of the workshop is $15.

Instructor Steven Reynolds has worked in the health and wellness industry in the Roaring Fork Valley since 1991. He has been integrally involved in the work of health care reform since 2008 and served on a Club 20 team to provide one of the top proposals to the Senate Bill 208 Commission. He holds a license to sell health insurance.

To register, please call CMC at 945-7486.

Artisan Breads @ Breckenridge
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Class Description

This intensive hands-on seminar on bread introduces the student to the basics of artisan bread baking. Learn to bake basic white bread, multi-grain boules, braided loaves, and a variety of French loaves such as batards, baguettes, ficelles and boules.

Syn# 80279
Cost $55
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Open Canvas “Office Hour” at Spring Valley Campus @ Spring Valley Campus Quigley Library, Room 115 computer lab
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join CMC instructor Miranda Watson for this open Canvas “office hour” at the Spring Valley Campus, in Quigley Library’s computer lab, room 115. Ask her your Canvas questions and get face-to-face help. Drop-ins welcome. Miranda will provide assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you have any questions about this course, please contact the Office of Innovations at (970) 947-8408 or via email at innovations@coloradomtn.edu.

Instructor
Miranda Watson

Registration
No advance registration is required. We will track attendance and so your participation will be listed on your CMC professional development transcript.  To view yours: Log into WebAdvisor > Credit Students menu> Transcript > choose Employee Training in the drop-down menu. Add more professional development to your transcript and life!