Upcoming business events: Week of April 21

April 21, 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.

■ 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.


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

■ Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. April 24.

■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. May 1.

■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. May 3.

■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. May 6.

■ Computer Mystery, 1:30 p.m. May 7.

■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. May 8.


■ 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:

■ 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 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.


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.

The Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 24 at Shakespeare and Co. Restaurant, 367 West Short Street. Topic: ProjectONE: UK HealthCare's Transformation of the Medical Record. Presenter: Karla Southworth, UK HealthCare. Cost: $15-$22. Info: VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org. To register: Pmibluegrass.org.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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