Upcoming business events: Week of Jan. 14

January 14, 2013 

Classes & workshops

The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following classes and workshops at its Resource Center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited and visitors are welcome at no charge. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.

■ Tech Night (Apps for Smartphones), 7 p.m. Jan. 14.

■ Beginning Digital Imaging, six sessions beginning Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon, $60.

■ Advanced Digital Imaging - Independent Work, six sessions beginning Jan. 15 from 1-3 p.m., $60.

■ Learn Camera Basics, six sessions beginning Jan. 21 from 1-3 p.m., $60.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Jan. 22

■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Jan. 24.

Kentucky-Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer the following classes. Call (859) 257-7667 to register.

■ Idea or Opportunity? 3-5 p.m. Jan. 17, Scott County Library, 104 South Bradford Lane, Georgetown.

■ Pinterest for Small Business, 3-5 p.m. Jan. 17, Scott County Library.

Meetings

The Frankfort/Bluegrass ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 17 at Bronte Bistro in Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington Green. Vendor fair event. Lunch provided. Cost: members, $17; non-members, $20; first-time attendees, $15. Reservations to Roger Hamperian, (859) 425-2071 or rhamperi@lexingtonky.gov.

National Association of Women Business Owners will meet at 11:30 am. Jan. 15 at Sal's Chophouse. Speakers: Becca Self and Ouita Michel will discuss farm to table, sustainable farming and fast food/slow food. Cost: $20 for members and $24 for guests. To register, visit Lexnawbo.org.

Events

Women Leading Kentucky's Winter Roundtable Series features Megan Smith of Cake & Whiskey Magazine and her son, 10-year-old Canaan Smith, CEO of The Marshmallow Co. The event will be noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at Sal's Chophouse in the Lansdowne Shoppes on Tates Creek Road. Register at Womenleadingky.com. Cost: $35.

The University of Kentucky's Martin School of Public Policy and Administration is bringing David M. Walker, who served as comptroller general of the United States and head of the Government Accountability Office from 1998 to 2008, to campus to discuss the financial challenges facing America and the rest of the world. Walker will address students, faculty, and the general public at 7 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Recital Hall of the Singletary Center for the Arts. Admission is free for the event, which will include an opportunity for audience participation.

The Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service and the UK Alumni Association have formed a Job Club for motivated job seekers to meet, connect, share and learn. The free group is open to the public and will meet the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. The first meeting is scheduled for 9-10:15 a.m. Jan. 22 and will cover job search strategies and your 30-second commercial. Info: (859) 257-8905 or (859) 257-5582.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo

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