Upcoming business events: Week of June 2

June 2, 2014 

Workshops and classes

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

Workshops:

■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. June 3.

■ Computer Mystery Workshop, 1:30 p.m. June 4.

■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. June 5.

■ Dr. Fix-it, 10 a.m. June 7.

■ Windows 7, 8.1 & Internet Explorer, 7 p.m. June 10.

■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m., June 12.

■ Windows 7, 8.1 & Internet Explorer, 7 p.m. June 10.

Classes:

■ Windows 8.1, starts at 1 p.m. June 16. $60.

■ Special Seminar: Introduction to Facebook, 6 p.m. June 12. $30.

The Center for Rural Development, 2292 South U.S. 27 in Somerset, is providing instructor-led training in these course offerings:

■ Building Your Personal Brand Using LinkedIN, 9 a.m.-noon June 5.

■ Get Going and Keep Going with QuickBooks, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 9-10.

■ Microsoft Excel Level 1 and 2, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 11-12.

■ Excellence in Technical Customer Service, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 23.

■ Grant Writing 101, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 24.

■ Introduction to Network Design and Management, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 25.

■ How to Improve Your Marketing Seminar, 10 a.m.-noon June 26.

Registration: (606) 677-6000 or go to Centertech.com.

Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following online professional development courses beginning June 18: A to Z Grant Writing, Creating WordPress Websites, Using Social Media in Business, Fundamentals of Supervision and Management and Beginning Writer's Workshop. Visit our website at Ed2go.com/bluegrass for a course list or call (859) 246-6666 for more information.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. June 10 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West and Raj Shah. Membership: $40. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

Events/Other

Mary Beers Preschool Professional Development Series presents two workshops for early childhood professionals from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. June 2 at The Lexington School. Speaker Daniel Hodges, an early childhood consultant and author, will present You Can't Make Me!, a workshop that offers practical suggestions to be used immediately to help children develop self-control. He will also present, Preventing the Extinction of Childhood, that will help teachers enhance free play in the classroom. The cost is $100 and includes lunch. The workshop is approved by the Division of Child Care for Early Care and Education for 7 training hours. For questions or to register, contact Anna Calvert at The Lexington School, (859) 278-0501 or email Jaci Sloan at jsloan@thelexingtonschool.org.

Midwest Institutional Real Estate Investment Summit will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 11 at the Ice House, 226 East Washington Street in Louisville. Cost: $10 (REVE member price), $50 (non-member price); $65 at the door. Register at Revellc.org/rsvp/.

Meetings

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. June 3 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: John Schlipp with the Patent and Trademark Resource Center. Free and open to the public. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

The Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 18 at Paul Sawyier Public Library, Community Room, 319 Wapping Street, Frankfort. Cost: $15-$22. Topic: Managing Creative People. Presenter: Chad Crouch, president, Cre8tive Group, Wilmore. Contact: VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org. Register at Pmibluegrass.org.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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