PPLD Update:

Old Colorado City Library will be closed Thu., Dec 1 - Sun., Dec. 18 for renovations.

Due to an all staff meeting, all PPLD Libraries that are usually open on Fridays will have a delayed opening on Fri., Dec. 2. They will open at noon. The eLibrary and other online services and resources will still be available in the morning. Mobile Library stops that usually take place before noon will be cancelled.

Reinvention & Vision for the Future: Women of Influence Panel Discussion

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Reinvention & Vision for the Future: Women of Influence Panel Discussion

In honor of Women's History Month, a panel of presenters from Colorado Springs Business Journal's Women of Influence organization will be coming to discuss reinvention and their visions for the future. 

Please join PPLD as we celebrate some of the women who are providing positive influences in the areas of culture, business, and leadership in El Paso County.

This is an In-person event. Registration is required. Register Here for the Livestream event.

Panelist Bios–

Cory Arcarese is a trusted supporter to those growing their business, youngest of 7 siblings, and the Senior Business Consultant with the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center.

Dr. Detra Duncan is a passionate voice for volunteering and mentoring youth in her community, owns a fashion line for women’s professional attire, and the current Mayor of Fountain, CO.

Deborah Hendrix is an advocate for education, a puzzle lover, and the current Executive Director for Parents Challenge, an organization that supports parental choice in education.

Aikta Marcoulier is a champion of small businesses, knows her way around bull riders, and is the Executive Director of the Colorado Small Business Development Center

Carrie McKee is a promoter of providing public media that amplifies all voices, national collegiate basketball player, and the Senior Director of Rocky Mountain Public Broadcast System (RMPBS) Partnerships and Early Childhood Education for RMP Media.

Michelle Talarico is a builder of community and service, is writing her first book, and is the Co-Owner and Director of Sales for Picnic Basket Catering, Cravings Five Star Events and Buffalo Gals Grilling Company.