Upcoming business events: Week of April 14

April 14, 2014 

Workshops and classes

Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions will offer the following courses at 164 Opportunity Way, unless otherwise noted. The following online professional development courses will begin April 16: Introduction to Quickbooks 2013, Computer Skills for the Workplace, Project Management Fundamentals, Creating Web Pages, and Grammar Refresher. For additional information or to request a brochure, call (859) 246-6666 or view the catalog online at Bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions or ed2go.com/bluegrass.

■ Electrical: 2011 Code Update & Electrical Safety, 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 14 and 16.

■ Passport to Retirement, 6-8 p.m. April 14 and 16.

■ Take Stock in the Market, 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 15 (Cooper Campus).

■ Foundations of Investing, 9-10 a.m. April 26.

■ Focus on Bonds, 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 29 (Cooper Campus).

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


■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. April 14 at Lexington Traffic Control Center. Reservations required, (859) 373-1000.

■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. April 17.

■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. April 17.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. April 22.

■ Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. April 24.


■ Creative Graphics with PrintMaster, begins 10 a.m. April 14, $60.

■ Beginning Apple iPad, begins 10 a.m. April 14, $60.

■ Windows 8.1, begins 1 p.m. April 14, $30.

■ Beyond Basics (PC), begins 1:30 p.m. April 16, $60.

■ Intermediate Apple iPad, begins 10 a.m. April 16, $60.

■ Computer Basics (PC), begins 10 a.m. April 17, $60.

■ File Management, begins 1 p.m. April 17, $60.

■ Word Processing (MS Word), begins 1:30 p.m. April 18, $60.

■ The Art of Photography: Through the Viewfinder of Three Photographers, 7 p.m. April 30, $30.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following courses at 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington:

■ Schedule C from A to Z, 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 17, $20.

■ Starting a Business in Kentucky, 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 24 or May 22, free.

■ Basics of Record Keeping and Accounting, 3:30-6 p.m. April 29, $20.

■ Pinterest and YouTube for Business, 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 7, $20.

To register, call (859) 257-7666 or register on-line at Ksbdc.org.


The Lexington Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will honor Megan Smith, founder/publisher/editor of Cake&Whiskey magazine, as the 2014 Winners' Circle Award recipient at a luncheon at Lexington's Marriott Griffin Gate. The luncheon will be 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. April 17. For more info, go to Lexnawbo.org.

The Louisville and Bluegrass Chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will present Philanthropy in the Commonwealth: A Force for Good from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 15 at The Parklands of Floyds Fork in Louisville. The conference is designed for fundraising professionals, grant writers, nonprofit executives and board members. It will feature sessions on donor-centered gift planning, annual fund operations, and career development for advancement professionals. Registration options are available for the full-day conference or for breakfast or lunch keynote sessions only. All sessions will be held at The Parklands in the Gheens Foundation Lodge, 1421 Beckley Creek Parkway, and the PNC Achievement Center, 1411 Beckley Creek Parkway.

■ Regular registration (through May 8): $125 for AFP members; $150 for non-members.

■ Late registration (May 9 or later): $150 for AFP members; $175 for non-members.

■ Breakfast or lunch keynote session only: $35 for either session.

Questions may be emailed to Connie Saner at connie.saner@gmail.com.


Bluegrass Amateur Radio Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. April 14 on the second floor of the Red Cross Building, 1450 Newtown Pike. The program will feature an auction of used ham radio gear. Info: Bill DeVore, (859) 273-8345.

The Bluegrass BA Chapter will meet 6:30-8 p.m. April 16 at the Lexel Building, 1500 Bull Lea Road at the corner of Newtown Pike and Citation Boulevard. Presenter: Ted Hardy, director, digital technology, innovation and integration for Papa John's International. Topic: Responsive web design and the business analyst. Register at Bluegrassiiba.com. Cost: $5 members, $5 students and $10 non-members. For more info, contact bluegrassiiba@gmail.com or go to Bluegrassiiba.com.

Frankfort/Bluegrass ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 17 at Joseph Beth Booksellers Bistro located in Lexington Green. A mini-series in April and May will teach about a basic records management maturity model, its levels and categories, and will measure the maturity of your company's Record Management Program and hear discussions on how to move forward in areas that need improvement. Kathy Adair, with Huron Consulting Group, and Nancy Maglothin, with KEMI, will present part one of the mini-series titled Using a Maturity Model to Measure Your RIM Program. Lunch is $17 for members and $20 for non-members. First time attendees receive a $5 discount off the cost of admission. For more information about the meeting, contact Dorothy DeLong, chapter president, at (859) 858-8815 or email ddelong@kentuckyunderground.com.

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. April 22 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Tighten Your Budget After a Job Loss. Info: (859) 257-8905 or visit Ukalumni.net/jobclub.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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