Classes and workshops
The Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer the following training events at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. Information/registration: (859) 257-7666 or www.ksbdc.org.
■ Securing Your Network, Computers and Web site, 1-3 p.m. today, 975 River Bend Road, Frankfort. $20.
■ Financial Solutions for Your Small Business, 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 9, Office of Unemployment and Training, 1055 Industry Way. $20.
■ Business Structure Selection: Legal and Financial, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. $20.
■ Web Site Optimization, Part 2. 1-3 p.m. Nov. 17. $20.
■ Introduction to QuickBooks, 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 19, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Room 139. $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.
■ Tech Night, today.
■ Windows 7, XP and Vista, Nov. 9.
■ LexMug, Nov. 10.
■ Mac, Nov. 11.
■ Access, Nov. 18.
■ Investments, Nov. 20.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Membership: $40. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
MBE (Minority Business Enterprise) Certification: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 12, Bluegrass Airport; and 9-11 a.m. Nov. 19, Consolidated Baptist Church, Russell Cave Rd.
WBE (Women Business Enterprise) Certification: 4-6 p.m. Nov. 8, Room B109 Government Center.
HVAC/Plumbing: Excellence in Technical Customer Service continuing education course. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 19. Bluegrass Community & Technical College, 164 Opportunity Way, Lexington. To register, call (859) 246-6666 or www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/workforce.
Bluegrass Chapter of Financial Executives International will meet at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 9 at Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Contact Jim Smith at email@example.com or call (859) 231-7006.
Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 12:30p.m. Nov. 12 at The Gift Box Tea Room, 3330 Partner Place. Information: Dorothy, (859) 263-2059.
Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter, Frankfort, will meet at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 18. Paul Sawyier Public Library, Community Room, 319 Wapping St., Frankfort. E-mail VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org.
National Association of Women Business Owners will meet 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16 at Sal's Chophouse in the Lansdowne Shopping Center. Topic: How will the new tax changes affect your business? Deadline to register is Nov. 12. $18 members; $22 guests. Registration: www.lexnawbo.org.
Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 18. DeSha's Restaurant, 101 N. Broadway, Lexington. E-mail VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org or visit www.pmibluegrass.org for more information.
The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Marriott Griffin Gate, Newtown Pike. Information, bgaiw.org or contact Linda Shearer at (859) 977-3776.
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.
The Downtown Lunch Bunch Toastmasters Club meets Thursdays at noon at Calvary Baptist Church, Rec Building, 150 East High Street. Information: Sid, (859) 846-4667.
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.
COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo