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Southern Colorado Small Business Development Center offering ‘Leading Edge for Entrepreneurs’ class – Canon City Daily Record

The Southern Colorado Small Business Development Center is offering an eight-week WebEx class, Leading Edge for Entrepreneurs, which will provide an in-depth look at everything needed to start a business. Developed with some of the region’s foremost business experts, class topics will include legal considerations, cybersecurity, financial statements and insurance. The class will end with the creation of a detailed business plan.

Classes will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. on April 6, 13, 20 and 27 and May 4, 11, 18 and 25. Cost is $150. Register at Call 719-549-3245 for more information.

City announces cemetery clean up week

Cañon City Parks Department employees will begin the annual Lakeside Cemetery clean-up week on April 19 in preparation for Memorial Day. Employees will discard old, tattered or faded plastic flower decorations during the cleanup. If you have decorations in Lakeside Cemetery you wish to save, please remove them prior to April 19 or they may be discarded.

Annual fire hydrant testing and water main flushing begins April 12

Beginning April 12, the Cañon City Water Department will begin its annual program of exercising fire hydrants throughout the system. The purpose of this program is to remove sediment and tuberculation from the water mains, which improves the water quality. Flushing will begin at the western end of the system and work toward the eastern end. It will take about 6 weeks to complete. Customers may experience cloudy water or low pressure for a short period of time during this flushing program. For more information, call the Cañon City Water Department at 719-269-9022.