Upcoming business events: Week of March 4

March 4, 2013 

Classes & workshops

The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer a workshop on word processing at 1:30 and 7 p.m. March 5 at its resource center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. The workshop is for members, but the public is invited and visitors are welcome at no charge. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. March 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.

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

■ Social Media Changes and Your Business, 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 19, Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street.

■ Business Plans: The Small Business GPS, 3-5 p.m. March 21, Scott County Library, 104 South Bradford Lane, Georgetown.

■ Get Online with Google, 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 27, Commerce Lexington.

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.

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

■ SBA Programs, Loans, Bonding and Certification Programs, 4-6 p.m. March 18.

■ How to Do Business with LFUCG, UK and FCPS, 4-6 pm. March 25.

■ KY MWBE Certification, 9-11 a.m. March 27.

■ MBE Certification, 9-11 a.m. March 28.

Meetings

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

The National Association of Women Business Owners will meet at 11:30 a.m. March 19 at Sal's in the Lansdowne Shoppes on Tates Creek Road. Speaker: Cynthia Bonn, owner of Equus Run Winery. Topic: From soil to self, the rebirth of Kentucky's wine industry. Cost: $20 for member, $24 for non-members. To register, visit Lexnawbo.org.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 5 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Vance Vandrake, patent attorney. Free and open to the public. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

Events

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.

The third annual Supply Chain Forum, Transforming Supply Chains, will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 8 at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike. Cost: $135 per person; $95 each when registering two or more people. To register, visit Gatton.uky.edu/eec. Info: 1-800-284-6407.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo

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