Upcoming business events: Week of Nov. 18

November 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, 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.


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

Photo Coffee Clicks, 9 a.m. Nov. 21.

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

Database, 7 p.m. Nov. 25.

Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Nov. 26.


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.

Lexington Global Entrepreneurship Week Kickoff, 10 a.m. Nov. 18, 330 East Main Street (Commerce Lexington). Speakers: Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, U.S. Congressman Andy Barr, Danny Murphy, Commerce Lexington chairman of the board, and David Blackwell, dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics. 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.

■ Game Development Night, 6 p.m. Nov. 19, Awesome Inc., 348 East Main Street. Free.

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 (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.


Start-Up Weekend, a global grassroots movement of entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures, will be Nov. 22-24 at Awesome Inc., 348 East Main Street. $79. For more info, go to Lexington.startupweekend.org. Register and pay at Swlexington1113.eventbrite.com.

Fundamentals of Strategic Thinking for Organizational Performance will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset. Participants will learn about the key elements of strategic planning, assembling a team for maximum impact, and identifying factors that affect strategy execution. Trainer: Elizabeth Burton, director of business development and public relations at the center. Cost: $199 per person. For more information, contact Robyn Phillips at (606) 677-6000 or email ycol@centertech.com.


The Military Officers Association of America, Bluegrass Chapter, will hold its quarterly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 22 at the Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway. Vanessa Petrey, program manager, Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange, Cabinet for Health and Family Services, will explain how Kentucky developed and implemented KYNect, the automated enrollment for Kentuckians to benefit from the new health care law. Reservations: Pat Jones, (859) 271-2606, or by email at ppatcatfan@aol.com.

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.

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association's Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. Nov. 26 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Speed networking. 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.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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