Classes & workshops
Non-profit Governance workshop. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Jan. 12. Center for Rural Development, 2292 South Highway 27, Somerset. Free. Register by Jan. 10 by calling Amy Ellis at (606) 677-6000 or e-mailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer the following training events. For more information, call (859) 277-7666.
■ Legal Start Up and Business Planning, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, $20.
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■ Basic Accounting and Record Keeping, 3:30-6 p.m. Jan. 20, Commerce Lexington, $20.
■ Creating Digital Content, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Scott County Library, 104 South Bradford Lane, Georgetown, $20.
■ Introduction to QuickBooks, 9 a.m.-noon, Jan. 28, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Room 139, $20.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society workshops, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are at 7 p.m. and are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or visit ckcs.org.
■ Tech Night, Jan. 10.
■ LexMug, Jan. 12.
■ Mac, Jan. 13.
■ Investments, 10 a.m. Jan. 15.
■ Access, Jan 19.
■ Computer Clinic, Jan. 22.
Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community & Technical College will offer the following training at the Lees town Campus, 164 Opportunity Way. To register, call (859) 246-6666 or visit www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions for more information.
■ HVAC: Troubleshooting and Service of Commercial Equipment 100 Tons and Under, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m Jan. 22.
■ Welding Certification Preparation, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays Feb. 2-April 6.
The following meetings have been scheduled for agencies within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet: Education Professional Standards Board, 9 a.m. Jan. 10, EPSB offices, 100 Airport Road, Frankfort, Ashley Abshire, (502) 564-4606; Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 21, Transportation Cabinet building, Mero Street, Frankfort, Derek Drury, (502) 573-2604; State Blind Vendors Committee, 9 a.m. CHR Building, 275 East Main Street, Frankfort, Amy Mefford, (502) 564-4754; Kentucky Environmental Education Council Board Meeting, 11 a.m. Jan. 26, Berry Mansion, 700 Louisville Road, Frankfort, Elizabeth Schmitz, 1-800-882-5271; KET Authority & Foundation Board Meetings, 9:30 a.m. Jan. 28, KET Network Center, 600 Cooper Drive, Pam Hungate, (859) 258-7000.
The Bluegrass Chapter of International Facility Managers Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue. Topic: An overview of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Information: Mary Martin, (859) 621-1563.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council Workshop. 7 p.m. Jan. 11. Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West. Membership: $40. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 13 at Vina's Tea Room, 1453 Leestown Road. Information: Dorothy Gera, (859) 263-2059
Frankfort PMI Chapter Meeting. Topic: U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE) Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC). 11:30 a.m. Jan. 13. Paul Sawyier Public Library, Community Room, 319 Wapping St., Frankfort. VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org or http://www.pmibluegrass.org for more information.
NAWBO Luncheon featuring Kay Cannon and "The Top 10 Type-A Positive Attitude Traps." 11:30 a.m. Jan. 18, Sal's Chophouse, Tates Creek Road, Lexington.RSVP at www.lexnawbo.org. Tickets: $18/members, $22/guests.
Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter Lunch Meeting. Topic: WEG Spotlight Lexington Entertainment Project. 11:30 a.m. Jan. 27. DeSha's Restaurant, 101 N. Broadway. Lexington. VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org or http://www.pmibluegrass.org for more information.
The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women will meet 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 Sanders ville 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.
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.
Women Leading Kentucky's Winter 2011 Roundtable Networking Luncheon Series will focus on the equine industry. The series will begin Jan. 20 with Maryjean Wall, former Herald-Leader sports columnist. The other dates for the series are Feb. 16 (Nick Nicholson) and March 17 (Jane Beshear). Roundtables will run from 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the banquet facilities above Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Cost: $35 per event or $100 for the series. Preregistration is required and can be completed at www.womenleadingky.com.
Equine News and Brews series will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 with Breeding: Tips for a Winning Season. The event will take place at Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co., 401 Cross Street. The event is free, but attendees must preregister by e-mailing EquineNewsandBrews@alltech.com.
The Bluegrass ICD-10 Summit will be 5-8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville, 830 Phillips Lane. Cost: $60 each or $540 for a table of 10. Information: Gerald Joiner at email@example.com. or info@HealthEnterprisesNetwork.com.
Women Leading Kentucky is accepting nominations for the Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award through Jan. 31. 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 made at www.womenleadingky.com.
COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo