Upcoming business events: Week of Nov. 11

November 11, 2013 

Classes & workshops

The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following classes and workshops at its resource center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107, unless otherwise noted. 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.


Tech Night (Social Media), 7 p.m. Nov. 11.

Windows 8, 7, Vista, & XP, 7 p.m. Nov. 12.

Photo Coffee Clicks, 9 a.m. Nov. 14.

Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Nov. 14.

Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Nov. 21.


Making Photo Books, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov, 14. $30.

Photography — Seeing the Light, 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 20. $25.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following training events. Register at (859) 257-7666 or Ksbdc.org.

Mail Chimp! The Free E-Mail Newsletter Solution, 3-5 p.m. Nov. 12, 104 South Bradford Lane, Scott County Library, Georgetown, $20.

Lexington Global Entrepreneurship Week Kickoff, 10 a.m. Nov. 18, 330 East Main Street (Commerce Lexington). Free.

GEW-Workshop for CPAs and Entrepreneurs: So, You started a business...Now What?, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 19, 330 East Main Street (Commerce Lexington). Free. Register at: Gew-financialaccounting-reporting.eventbrite.com.

GEW-Legal Workshop for Entrepreneurs, 5-6 p.m. Nov. 19, 330 East Main Street (Commerce Lexington). Free. Register at: Gew-legalworkshopforentrepreneurs.eventbrite.com.

GEW-Social Media and Website Development, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Nov. 20, 330 East Main Street (Commerce Lexington). Free. Register at: Gew-socialmediawebsite.eventbrite.com.

GEW-Geeks Night Out, 5-7 p.m. Nov. 20, 208 South Limestone Street (Soundbar). Free. Register at: Gew-geeksnightout.eventbrite.com.

GEW-The Brand of "You" Marketing, 9 a.m.-noon, Nov. 21, Wild Thyme, 1060 Chinoe Road. Free. Register at: Gew-thebrandofyoumarketing.eventbrite.com.

■ GEW-Lexington Venture Club Entrepreneurial Celebration, 5-7 p.m. Nov. 21, 101 North Mill Street, LexArts, $35. Register at: Eventbrite.com/event/8741208189.

GEW-Open Coffee- Risk: Leveraging the Four Letter Word, 10-11 a.m. Nov. 22, 191 Kentucky Avenue, La Petite Creperie. Free. Register at: Gew-opencoffee.eventbrite.com.

GEW-Stand Up For Your Start-Up Pitch Competition, 2 p.m. Nov. 22, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington. Free. Info: sean.moore@uky.edu.

Starting a Business in Kentucky, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 25, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington. Free.

Basics of Record Keeping and Accounting, 3:30-6 p.m. Dec. 5, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington. $20.


How to Retire in the New Economy will be 6 p.m. Nov. 12 and Nov. 14. Presenter: Jason Veinot, radio show host and founder of Enhance Wealth. Reservations: (859) 231-6622.


Toastmasters International Second Vice President Mike Storkey of Australia will discuss the importance of communication and leadership Nov. 11 at two different venues in the Lexington area.

First, he will visit the Lexington Leaders Toastmasters club at 11:45 a.m. at the Valvoline/Ashland building, 3499 Blazer Parkway near Man O'War and Richmond Road. Later he will appear at the Midway Toastmasters club at 5:45 p.m. in Room 105 of the Learning Resource Center at Midway College. The public is invited and both events are free. Storkey, of Townsville, Queensland, Australia, is a business trainer and coach at Storkeys' Team, a business he cofounded in 2005. He helps small business owners develop strategic business plans and trains members of local government bodies throughout the Queensland region. For more information, email BluegrassDivisionE@yahoo.com or call (502) 319-0252 or go to toastmasters.org.

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association's Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. Nov. 12 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: How credit impacts your career. The free meeting is for the unemployed, underemployed or looking to make a career change. For more information, call the UK Alumni Association at (859) 257-8905 or the Fayette Cooperative Extension office at (859) 257-5582 or visit Ukalumni.net/jobclub.

Women Republicans of Central Kentucky will hold its strategic planning meeting and luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 13 at The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway. Cost is $18 for members, $20 for guests. Meet the committees, hear board position announcements for 2014, and be involved in the planning for next year. For more information go to Wrock.ws. E-mail RSVPs to rsvp@wrock.ws. PayPal is available on the web site or pay with a credit card at the event.

The Bluegrass IIBA Chapter, an organization for professional business analysts dedicated to serving the business, academic and government communities of Central Kentucky and the advancement of the business analysis profession, will meet 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newtown Pike. Topic: Kaleidoscope Your Business Analysis Career. Presenter: Terry Wiegmann. Registration: Bluegrassiiba@gmail.com. Cost: $5 members; $10 non-members. Go to Bluegrassiiba.com for more information.

Altrusa International of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Road. Info: Jo Ellen Lovello, president: (859) 223-1778. www.altrusalexky.com.

Frankfort/Bluegrass ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 am.-1 p.m. Nov. 21 at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore. Attendees will tour the seminary and the university. Lunch will be provided. Directions, and a map of the campus, can be found at asburyseminary.edu. The cost for lunch is $6.50 per person. The chapter requests that attendees consider a monetary donation going to God's Pantry in December. Info: Dorothy DeLong, chapter president, (859) 858-8815 or email ddelong@kentuckyunderground.com.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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