The Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer Financial Solutions for Your Small Business, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 28, at Scott County Library, 104 South Bradford Lane, Georgetown, $20. For more information, call (859) 257-7666.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. They are at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) and are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or visit ckcs.org.
■ Microsoft Word. 1:30 p.m. March 1.
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■ Open Source. March 2.
■ Dr. Fix-It. 10 am. March 5.
■ Windows 7, XP and Vista. March 8.
■ LexMug. March 9.
■ Mac. March 10.
The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government's Minority Business Enterprise Program will present the following classes, designed to help women and minority-owned firms become part of the procurement process at LFUCG. Classes are free and in Room B109 of the Urban County Government Center, 200 East Main Street. Register by calling Marilyn Clark at (859) 258-3320 or by e-mailing her at email@example.com.
■ Pre-Qualifying with the State of Kentucky for Construction Projects. 4-6 p.m. Feb. 28.
■ How to Do Business with LFUCG. 9-11 a.m. March 4.
■ Doing Business with the State — Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. 4-6 p.m. March 7.
■ Women's Business Enterprise Certification. 9-11 a.m. March 11.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. March 8 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Host: Don West. Membership: $40. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 1 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center. Speaker: Nick Wilczek, patent and market research. Free. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
The Scott County Republican Women's Club will meet at noon March 3 at Wilshire's Restaurant in Georgetown. Speaker: Tom Cooper, head of economics at Georgetown College. Topic: The Laffer Curve. Information: Nancy Giles, (502) 570-8826 or Shirley Bradley, (502) 863-4865.
Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter, Frankfort will meet at 11:30 a.m. March 10 at Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street. Topic: Baptist Express Care Walmart Clinics Rollout Project. Information: www.pmibluegrass.org.
The Bluegrass Retired Teachers Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. March 9 at Hilton Suites, 245 Lexington Green Cir. Cost: $18 by March 2 to Betty Adkins, 116 Vanderbilt Drive, Lexington, Ky., 40517. Speaker: the Rev. C.B. Akins.
The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike. Information, bgaiw.org or Linda Shearer, (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.
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 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 South Broadway.
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 South Broadway. Information: Rebecca Mercier, (859) 224-4981 or www.altrusalexky.com.
The Professional Ambassadors, a program of Women Leading Kentucky, will present Speed Up Your Career Advancement Through Speed Networking from 6 to 8 p.m. March 3 at The Barrel House, 903 Manchester Street. Presenter: Caroline Francis, a career counselor at the University of Kentucky. Cost: $10; register by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
A free two-day training session, the 2011 Rural School Safety and Technology Conference, will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 3 and 4 at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset. For information, call (606) 677-6000. To register, go to www.schoolsafety911.org.
A 2011 Kentucky Legislative Update with Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr and Rep. Kelly Flood will be 7 to 8 p.m. March 10 at Transylvania University in the president's room in Forrer Halll, Fourth Street and Broadway.
COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo