■ Lt. Governor Crit Luallen will be the keynote speaker at Women Leading Kentucky's first Roundtable Networking Luncheon of the fall 2015 series. The luncheon will be held noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Richmond at the EKU Center for the Arts' Black Box Theater. More information about the Roundtable Networking Luncheon is available on the events page at Womenleadingky.com. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online.
■ Applications are being accepted through Sept. 30 for the fourth annual Alltech Corporate Career Development Program. Recent graduates of bachelor's or master's degree programs can apply for the program, which begins in February.
Opportunities are available for 10 high-calibre university graduates hoping to work with experts in the fields of science, aquaculture, agriculture, marketing, sales, veterinary science, information technology, business and biotechnology.
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The 12-month, salaried mentorship program will begin with an intensive training period at Alltech's global headquarters in Nicholasville, where graduates will study topics including sustainable energy, communications, marketing and international business. Following this, they will continue training and development while simultaneously managing key projects in one of the company's global offices, guided and mentored by senior management.
Interested graduates should be strong team players with excellent communication skills and fluent in English, with another language as an added advantage. Apply at Alltech.com/about/careers/alltech-career-development-program.
University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Sept. 8 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Smart Job Search Tips. Presenter: Rick Johnson, Kentucky Science and Technology Corp. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Featured speaker: Dustin Wunderlich on Building a Following on YouTube. Free and open to the public. Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
Workshops and classes
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 1.
■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Sept. 3 and 10.
■ Dr Fixit, Saturday, 10 a.m. Sept. 5.
■ Windows 7-8.1 & 10, 7 p.m. Sept. 8.
■ Tech Chat & Problem Solving, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 9.
■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
■ Tech Night — Home Technology, 7 p.m. Sept. 14.
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Sept. 17.
The Procurement Technical Assistance Center will offer Developing a Powerful Capability Statement, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 18, 1 Quality Street, KU Building — 8th floor. Free. To register, call (859) 257-7668 or register on-line at Bit.ly/1vC2p6S.
The Small Business Development Center at Eastern Kentucky University will host a free fall workshop series covering such topics as search engine optimization, small business legal questions, Excel training, successful pitching, time management skills and professional social media. Six workshops on various business topics will be offered through early September. To see a full schedule and to register, go to Goo.gl/s60Eqy.
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will present the following free workshops from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at 330 Main Street, Commerce Lexington. To register, call (859) 257-7666 or go to Ksbdc.org.
■ Starting a Business in Kentucky, Sept. 3, Sept. 22, Oct. 8 and Oct. 20.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 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.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo