Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and Spa, 1800 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.
Downtown Lunch Bunch Toastmasters Club meets at noon Thursdays at Calvary Baptist Church, Rec Building, 150 East High Street. Information: Sid, (859) 846-4667.
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Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Road. 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 6:30 to 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 East Short Street. Information:(859) 266-6969.
Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Road.
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 AAF Lexington Advertising Club is accepting entries for the 2009-2010 ADDY awards competition. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Lexington Herald-Leader, Buckner Room, 100 Midland Avenue. Entry fees are $65 for club members and $90 for others. For more information or to receive an ADDY Awards entry packet, contact, Cheri McMullin, (859) 797-6402 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women Leading Kentucky is accepting nominations for the Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award through Jan. 31. Three finalists are selected each year, and the winner will be announced at the 12th annual Women's Business & Leadership Conference on May 26. Criteria for selection include leadership ability, service as a role model for Kentucky women, contributions as a volunteer, and perseverance in the face of hardship. Nominations, including self-nominations, can be submitted at www.womenleadingky.com.
COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo