Latest News – September 12

Learn Something! Community Classes Offered

The fall season marks a return to school, so if you’ve been thinking about heading back to the classroom to brush up on some skills, learn something new, or simply expand your mind, here are some upcoming community classes being offered in Leadville.

Using Lake County’s GIS Maps

Learn how to use this amazing , free resource in a single hands-on class! Taught by Alli Lowe, learn to use the GIS maps available on Lake County government’s website. In this brief, FREE hands-on class, to better understand and have access to information regarding recreation areas, tax parcels and sales, economic segments and city and county zoning.  

GISClassCMCSept16FlyerLowe has been with the Lake County Assessor’s office since November 2014. During that time, she has deployed multiple user – friendly map/apps. She hopes to further the progress of GIS integration in every department. Lowe has a degree in Geography from Bowling Green State University and a passion for continuing education in the field of GIS. Ms. Lowe currently resides in Leadville with her dog Kyanite. You can reach her at alowe@co.lake.co.us or by phone 719-486-7493

This FREE Class is offered on Wednesday, Sept. 16, from  6 – 7:30 p.m. at CMC’s Leadville campus. To register call Mary at 719-486-4292.

Trauma Training for Workers Providing Victim Services

Then on Thursday Sept. 17 the Leadville Colorado Workforce Center is offering a Trauma Training program in partnership with the Northwest & Rural Resort Workforce Centers Services for Business.

Workcorce center Trauma TrainingThe two-hour FREE class is for those who help those experiencing trauma. This training identifies the symptoms and results of trauma and vicarious trauma, and assists each participant to evaluate the current level of coping ability and explores new tools to reduce the impact and incidence of vicarious trauma. This is perfect training for first responders, law enforcement, mental and medical health care providers and all workers who provide victim services.

The Trauma Training Workshop will be held Sept. 17 at CMC, Room 401, starting at 10 a.m. Interested parties can sign up at 719-486-2428 or via email at cdle_leadville_wfc@State.co.us.

Power Lunch Programs Assists Unemployed

A special Power Lunch program is currently being offered by the Lake County Department of Human Service and the Leadville Colorado Workforce Center to help attendees “improve your life and find employment.”Power Lunch

The series is offered on Mondays from noon – 1:30 p.m. through November 2. The series will offer the opportunity to learn basic executive function skills to enhance your life, network with other job-seekers, learn activities to decrease stress and find community resources. There is no cost; for more information contact Ginny Peros 719-486-4158 or Sue Miller at 719-7486-2428. The group meets in the Amax room at the Lake County Public Library. People are encouraged to bring their own lunch, beverages and dessert will be provided.

Webinar at City Hall to Help Merchants

On Tuesday, Sep. 22 there will be a special Webinar offered at Leadville City Hall during the lunch hour (noon – 1 p.m.) entitled “The Exceptional Customer Experience: Bridging The Gap Between Expectations and Execution.” Webinar_The Exceptional Customer Experience_9.22The course will feature Pamela Herrmann who will teach “how to guide merchants to thinking about the small nuances that make a big difference in the delivery of their products and services and increase profitability.” This program is by Colorado Main Street, History Colorado, and the Colorado Department of Local Affairs. Questions and sign up should be directed to Shay Ives at 303-864-7728 or shay.ives@state.co.us. Attendees are free to bring a sack lunch

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