Lexington to host classes for women- and minority-owned businesses

February 12, 2014 

A series of free classes for female and minority business owners seeking to do business with the government starts Friday.

The classes are offered by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and will be in training room B109 of the Government Center at 200 East Main Street. Parking is available in the Transit Center parking garage on East Vine Street or in the Helix parking garage on East Main Street next to the Fayette County Clerk's Office.

Registration can be done online at Lexingtonky.gov/MWBE. For more information, contact Marilyn Clark at mclark@lexingtonky.gov or call (859) 258-3323.

lexington to host Classes, dates and times:

Which certification is right for me? Instructor Marilyn Clark of LFUCG. 9-11 a.m. Feb. 14.

Disadvantaged business enterprise certification. Instructor Sheila Eagle of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 9-11 a.m. Feb. 21 and 4-6 p.m. March 17.

Kentucky minority and women business enterprise certification. Instructor David Garr and Sherita Miller of the Kentucky Finance Cabinet. 9-11 a.m. Feb. 28 and 9-11 a.m. March 28.

Small Business Administration programs and government contracts. Instructor Robert Coffee from the SBA in Louisville. 4-6 p.m. March 3.

Minority business enterprise certification.

■ Instructor Sonya Brown of the TriState Minority Supplier Development Council, 9-11 a.m. March 7.

■ Instructor Maude Moreno of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council, 9-11 a.m. March 24.

How to do business with LFUCG, University of Kentucky facilities management, Fayette County Public Schools and Lextran. Various instructors, 4-6 p.m. March 10 and 4-6 p.m. March 31.

Open certification lab. 9-11 a.m. March 14.

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