Upcoming business events: Week of Feb. 24

February 24, 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.

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

■ Small Business Administration Programs and Government Contracting, 4-6 p.m. March 3.

■ Minority Business Enterprise Certification, 9-11 a.m. March 7.

■ How to do business with LFUCG, UK Facilities Management, FCPS, Lextran, 4-6 p.m. March 10.

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


■ Database, Monday, 7 p.m. Feb. 24.

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

■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Feb. 27 and March 6.

■ Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. Feb. 27.

■ 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.

■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. March 10.

■ Windows 8.1, 7, Vista, XP, 7 p.m. March 11.

■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. March 13.


■ 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. March 6 and 20, 330 East Main Street, free. To register, call (859) 257-7666 or register on-line at Ksbdc.org.

The Kentucky Master Bartending Program is accepting new students for its next class starting on March 4. For more information, call (606) 677-6000 or visit Centertech.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.

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.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 4 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Featured speaker: Patent attorney Jim Francis. Free. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

An upcoming Women Leading Kentucky Roundtable luncheon will be noon-1:30 p.m. March 12 at Sal's Chophouse, Tates Creek Road. Speaker: Jean Hale, president, CEO and chair of Community Trust Bank. Cost: $35. Register online at Womenleadingky.com.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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