Free small-business seminars offered

       Pikes Peak National Bank will offer free seminars geared for small businesses on the first Wednesday of the month starting March 7.
       There will be four seminars in all, each from 6 to 7 p.m. on the second floor of the bank building, 2401 W. Colorado Ave.
       The dates, sessions and presenters are: March 7, “The Importance of a Business Plan,” Louise Walsh (business consultant); April 4, “The Step Dynamic: A Powerful Strategy for Successfully Growing Your Business,” Laddie Blaskowski (business consultant); May 2, “Email Marketing,” Brianne Powell (social media specialist); and June 6, “Small Business Retirement Plan Options,” Patrick Rudy (financial planner).
       Reservations are requested at 599-9296 or

From a press release