College & Community Relations

Aims and Weld County team up for Employer Symposium

Submitted on: 08-23-2005

Learn how best to attract, choose, grow and retain employees as well as protect them against cyber-hackers in this half-day seminar. Two seminars will be offered on Sept. 16, at the Aims Community College Corporate Education Center, 5590 W 11th Street, Greeley, and on Sept. 30, on the Aims campus in Fort Lupton, 260 College Ave., Fort Lupton. Both events will be from 7:30 a.m. until noon. Registration can be completed by calling (970) 339-6564 or going online at A $10 registration fee will be applied to future employer seminars and workshops. The Future of Our Workforce Employer Symposium is designed to assist employers in how to best attract, choose, grow and retain employees, as well as how to protect your employees against cyber hackers. Tom Mauro, executive director of Colorado Performance Excellence (CPEx), will lead the discussion as the keynote speaker for the symposium, followed by the following prominent speakers: -Todd Nielson, economist for the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment -Marsha Harmon, director of Aims Community College Work Keys Center - Rita Henning, founder of RealLearn Designs - Jacque Ristau, a psychotherapist who conducts groups and workshops using positive psychology -Rob Otterstatter, Weld County Sheriff’s Department Jail Academy instructor. September is Workforce Development Month. In recognition, Employment Services of Weld County has collaborated with Aims Community College in hosting these events with help from co-sponsors the Greeley Tribune, Owens Illinois, Bread Board, Fort Lupton Safeway and the Greeley Super Wal-Mart. For more information, contact: Marie Gallegos, Referral and Placement Supervisor, (970) 353-3800, extension 3371 or Susan Burrows at (970) 339-6596 or visit or

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