The Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer Business Idea or Opportunity, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce, 508 North Main Street, Nicholasville. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce, 304 South Fourth Street, Danville. Free. Information/registration: (859) 257-7666.
Center for Professional Development and Continuing Education will offer Re-certification: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday at 106 Dennis Drive. 5.0 CE hours. Cost: $95. Information/registration: (859) 373-8930 or www.centerforprofessionaldevelopmentky.com.
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The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Movie night: Pitchmen. Free. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
The Professional Women's Forum will meet from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at The Red Mile clubhouse. Topic: Women's health. Reservations to Prowomensforum@aol.com.
BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Road, Lexington. Lunch is included. Information: Jennifer Hendren, (859) 509-0187.
National Marine Corps Business Network meets at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Pazzo's, 385 South Limestone. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or www.NMCBN.com.
Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Road. Information: Paul Bimschleger, (859) 272-1467.
Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Road. Information: Ken Fister: (859) 223-7884.
Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Road. Information: Mel Boyd, (859) 277-2058.
Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street. Information: Sue Alexander: (859) 266-6969.
AAF Lexington Advertising Club has issued its call for entries for its 2009-10 ADDY Awards competition. All entries must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday at the Lexington Herald-Leader's Buckner Room, first floor, 100 Midland Avenue. Entry fees are $50 for club members, $75 for non-members. Information: Otto Pittner, (859) 608-8225.
Making MS Project Work For You Not Against You will be 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 16 at Sullivan College, 3101 Bardstown Road, Louisville. In this one-day session, Bud Ratliff, one of only 31 Microsoft Project MVPs in the world, will teach practical steps and techniques to make Microsoft Project work to manage schedules, resources and budgets. $295.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops begin at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Information: (859) 373-1000 or at www.ckcs.org. Microsoft Word, Tuesday; Open Source, Wednesday; Tech Night, Jan. 11; Windows XP-Vista, Jan. 12; LexMug, Jan. 13; Mac, Jan. 14.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Workshop is open to CKIC members. Membership: $40. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo