Upcoming business events: Week of Feb. 11

February 11, 2013 

Classes & workshops

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Host: Don West. Membership: $40. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

Kentucky-Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer the following classes. Call (859) 257-7666 or visit Ksbdc.org to register.

■ Financial Preparation for Business Plans, 2-4 p.m. Feb. 12, 2404 Sir Barton Way.

■ Top Apps for Small Business, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington.

■ Facebook for Small Business, 10 am.-noon, Feb. 20, 2530 Sir Barton Way, No. 200.

■ Social Media Changes and Your Business, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 21, Scott County Library, 104 South Bradford Lane, Georgetown.

■ Frequently Asked Questions of Starting a Small Business, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 25, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington.

■ Basics of Record Keeping and Accounting, 3:30-6 p.m. Feb. 27, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington, $20.

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government will offer the following free classes for minority- and women-owned businesses that want to do business with the government. Classes are held at the Government Center, 200 East Main Street, Training Room B109. Register online at Lexingtonky.gov/MWBE. For more information, contact Marilyn Clark at (859) 258-3323.

■ KY MWBE Certification, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 15.

■ SBA Certifications-SBA 8a, Hubzone, 4-6 p.m. Feb. 25.

Sayre School will host Orton-Gillingham training (a reading instruction method) 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 18-22. The training is open to educators and parents throughout Central Kentucky. The program teaches the revised Orton-Gillingham based methodology, assessment, higher level skills and the tools to implement this program into an existing curriculum. Cost is $975. For information, visit Orton-Gillingham.com or call 1-800-646-9788.

Meetings

An Overview of Dodd-Frank — Considerations for Internal Auditors will be held from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 12 at Lexmark International, 740 West New Circle Road. Eric Richmond, banking supervisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, will be the speaker. 2 CPEs will be awarded to attendees. Cost: $30 for Institute of Internal Auditor members; $40 non-members; and $20 students. Reservations to Alexandra Seyberth at Aseyberth@cwcu.org. For more detailed information or questions about this meeting, send an email to Eric Vest at evest@darlingii.com.

The Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. Feb. 12 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Résumé Tips for the New Year. Info: (859) 257-8905 or visit Ukalumni.net/jobclub.

Frankfort/Bluegrass ARMA chapter meeting is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 21 at Bronte Bistro in Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Lexington Green. Speaker: Grace Yoder, archivist at B.L. Fisher Library, Asbury Theological Seminary. Topic: Digital Preservation Initiative. Lunch is provided. Cost for members is $17, non-members $20 and first-time attendees $15. Reservations: Roger Hamperian, (859) 425-2071 or rhamperi@lexingtonky.gov.

Events

The 2013 Healthcare Symposium, presented by the Central Kentucky Association of Health Underwriters, will be Feb. 19 at Lexington Center.

This year, expert practitioners and industry leaders will present detailed information and recommendations for brokers and businesses looking to understand the future of the health care industry. Subject areas include Kentucky's health care exchange, Kentucky's health care cooperative, private exchanges, nondiscrimination requirements and ERISA compliance.

For more information about the symposium or CKAHU, please visit Ckahu.org. Registration deadline is Feb. 11.

Lexington Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 19 at Sal's in the Lansdowne Shoppes on Tate's Creek Road. Topic: Making Sense of Social Media. Presenter: Emily Sandford, owner of Authentically Social, a Lexington-based social media marketing consultancy. Cost: $20 for members and $24 for guests. To register, log onto Lexnawbo.org.

Making the Transition from Staff to Supervisor will be March 4 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway. Cost: $199. To register, visit Events.pryor.com/275156 or call 1-800-556-2998.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo

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