Classes and workshops
The Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer the following workshops. Information: (859) 257-7666 or visit www.ksbdc.org.
■ Identify and Reach Your Target Market. 1-4 p.m. Aug. 9. Nicholasville Chamber of Commerce, 508 N. Main St., Nicholasville. Free.
■ Understanding Cash Flow. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 17. Community Ventures Building, 975 River Bend Rd., Suite B., Frankfort. Free.
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■ Marketing Boot Camp. 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 18. Embassy Suites, 1801 Newtown Pike. Free.
■ Buying a Franchise: Is it Right for You? 5-8 p.m. Aug. 30. Scott County Library, 104 S. Bradford Lane, Georgetown. Free.
■ FAQs of Starting a Small Business. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 31. Commerce Lexington Building, 330 E. Main St. $20.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 160 Moore Dr., Suite 107. Workshops are at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Information: (859) 373-1000 or www.ckcs.org.
■ Microsoft Word, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Aug. 2.
■ Dr. Fix-It, 10 a.m. Aug. 7.
■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at KET, 600 Cooper Dr. Speaker: Andrew Moore.
■ Microsoft Windows 7, XP and Vista, Aug. 10.
■ LexMug, Aug. 11.
■ MacIntosh, Aug. 12.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop on Aug. 10 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Dr. Networking at 6:30 p.m., workshop at 7 p.m. Open to CKIC members only. Membership is $40. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet Aug. 3 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Dr. Networking at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Speaker: Rae Shepherd, Patent & Trademark Librarian with the Louisville Free Public Library. Free. Information: (859) 201-1311. www.ckic.org.
BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Road, Lexington. Lunch included. Information: (859) 509-0187.
Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd. Information: (859) 277-2058.
National Marine Corps Business Network meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Pazzo's, 385 S. Limestone. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or www.NMCBN.com.
Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets from 6:30-7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Dr. Information: www.kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.
Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Rd. Information: (859) 223-7884.
Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 E. Short St. Information: (859) 266-6969.
Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd.
Lexington Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike. Members and guests only. Free admission. $8 for lunch. No registration required. Information: (859) 389-8100.
International Altrusa of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd. Information: Rebecca Mercier, (859) 224-4981 or www.altrusalexky.com.
The 8th Annual Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo will be held Aug. 4-5 at the Lexington Convention Center, 430 W. Vine St. Keynote speaker: Dr. Randal Pinkett, season 4 winner of The Apprentice. Morning speaker: Lauren Lake. (859) 285-1173. www.LexingtonMBE.com.
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