Upcoming business events: Week of Feb. 17

February 17, 2014 

Workshops and classes

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government will offer the following free classes for minority and women-owned businesses in the Government Center at 200 East Main Street, Training Room B109. Register online at Lexingtonky.gov/MWBE. For more information, call Marilyn Clark at mclark@lexingtonky.gov. or call (859) 258-3323.

■ Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 21.

■ Kentucky Minority and Women Business Enterprise Certification, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 28.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following training events at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.


■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Feb. 20.

■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Feb. 20.

■ Database, Monday, 7 p.m. Feb. 24.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Feb. 25, 7:00 p.m.

■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Feb. 27.

■ Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. Feb. 27, 7 p.m.

■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. March 1.

■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. March 4.

■ Computer Mystery, 1:30 p.m., March 5.


■ Digital Imaging — Independent Work (Paint Shop Pro), starts at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 25.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer Starting a Business in Kentucky, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and March 6 and March 20, 330 East Main Street, free. To register, call (859) 257-7666 or register on-line at Ksbdc.org.


Sayre School's 30th annual F. Kevin Simon History Symposium for secondary history and social studies teachers will be Feb. 22 on the Sayre campus, 194 North Limestone. This year's symposium, What's for Dinner? Food and Drink in America, features speakers Deborah Fitzgerald, MIT; Michael Veach, Filson Historical Society; and Robert Moss, Charleston, S.C. To register, contact Kelly Fleckinstein at kfleckinstein@sayreschool.org or call (859) 254-1361. For more information or questions about the program, please visit Sayreschool.org/historysymposium.


National Association of Women Business Owners will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 18 at Sal's Chophouse, Tates Creek Road. Topic: Protecting the future of your business. Speaker: Andi Johnson, Commerce Lexington. $20 members, $24 guests. Reservations to Lexnawbo.org.

The Bluegrass Business Analysts Chapter will meet at 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Lexel Building, 1500 Bull Lea Road at the corner of Newtown Pike and Citation Boulevard. Topic: Changing requirements: business analysts and change management. Speaker: Bud Ratliff, president of The Solarity Group in Midway.

Registration: bluegrassiiba@gmail.com. Cost: $5 members, $5 students, $10 nonmembers. Go to Bluegrassiiba.com for more info.

American Association of University Women, Central Branch will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Woodford County Library, 115 North Main Street, Versailles. Topic: Women succeeding in the manufacturing world. Speaker: Danette Wilder, president and CEO, Sealing Life Technology. Topic: What manufacturing looks like in the 21st century. Dinner is available at 5:30 p.m. for $5. Reservations by Feb. 18 to Marcum3@aol.com.

The Military Officers Association of America will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at the Four Points Sheraton. Speaker: Brett Morris, EKU Veterans Center interim director. Lunch is available for $17. For information/registration, call Pat Jones at (859) 271-2606, or by email at ppatcatfan@aol.com.

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Improve your likeability, improve your job search. Info: (859) 257-8905 or visit Ukalumni.net/jobclub.

Frankfort/Bluegrass ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 20 at Joseph Beth Booksellers Bistro in Lexington Green. In honor of Black History Month, the topic of the meeting is Kentucky's United States Colored Troops, presented by James Hunn historian and charter member of the 12th United States Colored Heavy Artillery Reactivated and a life member of the Camp Nelson Education and Preservation Foundation. Lunch is $17 for members and $20 for nonmembers. First time attendees receive a $5 discount. For more information, contact Dorothy DeLong, chapter president at (859) 858-8815 or email ddelong@kentuckyunderground.com.

The PMI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 27 at Bronte Bistro Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington Green. Topic: We asked For Workers, But Human Beings Showed Up. Presenter: Ryan Lisk, Lisk Associates. Cost: $10-$22. For more info, email VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org. Register at Pmibluegrass.org.

An upcoming Women Leading Kentucky Roundtable luncheon will be noon-1:30 p.m. April 8 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, Frankfort. Speaker: Eleanor Jordan, executive director, Kentucky Commission on Women. Cost: $35. Register online at Womenleadingky.com.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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