February – March 2014

Feb
25
Tue
Success Workshop: Misplaced & Dangling Modifiers @ CMC in Glenwood
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:20 pm

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This is a free Academic Success Workshop, organized by the Roaring Fork Campus Learning Center. In this workshop we will learn about two common grammatical mistakes: misplaced and dangling modifiers. Meets in the Glenwood Center, Room 207. All CMC students are welcome.

Alaska Environmental Issues, Impacts, and Paddling the Northern Waters @ CMC Steamboat Springs
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for an evening exploring the coastal waters of Alaska with professor and author Paul Twardock.  Paul has worked and taught at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage since 1988.  He is the author of Kayaking and Camping in Prince William Sound, and founder of the Alaska Sea Kayaking Symposium and the Alaska Natural History Symposium.

Feb
26
Wed
First Aid/CPR/AED/BBP in Parachute @ CMC Parachute
Feb 26 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
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
PEC Safeland in Parachute @ CMC Parachute
Feb 27 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
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.

Success Steps Seminar: Accounts Receivable Management @ CMC Steamboat Springs, Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center, Room 127
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Accounts Receivable Management and Effective Collection Practices

If you extend credit to others to encourage sales or adapt to standard practices in your industry, you know that accounts receivables drain cash, are add administrative hassle, cause worry and, occasionally, go bad.  This seminar will help you create an easy, systemic process to oversee your receivables, develop prompt payment habits from clients and deal with slow pay clients professionally and effectively.

Topics that will be covered in this program include:

  • Credit applications and pre-qualification of client risk.
  • The cost of out of control receivables to your business
  • Early steps that offer friendly encourage for prompt payment
  • Dealing with past due clients professionally and assertively
  • Steps to take to accelerate the collection process (legal, collection agencies and small claims court).

The presentation will be led by Randy Rudasics, Manager of the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center at CMC and a SCORE business counselor. Prior to his role at CMC, Randy owned and operated a staffing service in Indiana where he managed  receivables in excess of one million dollars including the extension of credit and collections.  Randy also spent many years with Hewlett Packard where he oversaw receivables and financing activities for a $250 million dollar territory.

Cost is $15, includes seminar, light snacks and coffee.
Please arrive on time.
To register, please call 970- 870-4491

The Success Steps Seminar Series is held monthly on topics of interest to local businesses and entrepreneurs in the  Yampa Valley.
The Series is a collaborative effort of the Colorado Mountain College Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association and SCORE.

Feb
28
Fri
Energy Forum & Expo in Grand Jct @ Two Rivers Convention Center
Feb 28 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
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.

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.