Upcoming business events: Week of Feb. 18

February 18, 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.

■ Database, 7 p.m. Feb. 25.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Feb. 26.

■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Feb. 28.

■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. March 2.

■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. March 5.

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

■ 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.

■ Pinterest for Small Business, March 12, 1:30-3:30 p.m. 2404 Sir Barton Way.

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.

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

■ WBE Certification by WBENC, 9-11 a.m. March 8.

Sayre School will host training in the Orton-Gillingham training reading instruction method from 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

The Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. Feb. 26 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: How to Network Like a Pro. 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

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 Tates 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.

Value Investing: The Art of Selecting Stocks and Other Investments will be held 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Hilary J. Boone Center on the University of Kentucky campus. Speaker: John C. Cheshirem, vice president for Community Trust and Investment Co. Cost: $230 per person, includes instruction materials, six hours of continuing education credit, breakfast and lunch. Registrants can bring a friend for an additional $90 and the UK Gatton College of Business and Economics Executive Education Center is offering a discount price of $90 for UK faculty, staff and students. To register, visit Gatton.uky.edu/eec. For more information, call 1-800-284-6407.

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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