Classes & workshops
The Bluegrass Small Business Development Center presents the following workshops at Commerce Lexington at 330 E. Main St. (unless otherwise noted). Info: (859) 257-7666.
■ Basic Record Keeping and Accounting, 3:30-6 p.m. April 21, $20.
■ Idea or opportunity? Tips on planning to start a business. 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 26. $20.
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The Central Kentucky Computer Society presents the following workshops at 160 Moore Dr., Ste. 107. Workshops are at 7 p.m. and are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or visit Ckcs.org.
■ Unix/Linux, April 20.
■ Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. April 24.
■ Digital Photography, April 27.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer a series of computer classes that begin the week of April 26. Classes are two-hour sessions over six weeks. Limit 8 students per class. Registration: (859) 373-1000. For a complete class listing, visit ckcs.org.
The Bluegrass Retired Teachers' Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. May 11 at The Hilton Suites, Lexington Green. Speaker: Broadcaster Tom Leach. $18. Reservations due on May 4.
Women Leading Kentucky will hold its Women's Business & Leadership Conference from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18 at the Hilton Downtown. Speakers: Dr. Annie McKee, founder and managing director of the Teleos Leadership Institute; Camille Jayne, CEO of The Jayne Group: Management Consulting; and and Laura Liswood, secretary general and co-founder of the Council on Women World Leaders. Info: Womenleadingky.com.
■ The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. May 3 at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike. Information: BGAIW.org or Linda Shearer, (859) 977-3776.
■ The Bluegrass Real Estate Investment Group meets 7-9 p.m. May 3 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1951 Pleasant Ridge. Information: (859) 492-7627 or www.lexreia.org.
■ The Blue Grass Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will present a free event for local office support personnel and their employers at 6 p.m April 28 at The Pub, 3750 Mall Road. The event, Your Work Style in Color, will help to identify work types and how to overcome common conflicts in the workplace. Info: iaap-bluegrassky.org.
■ The next Commerce Lexington Public Policy Luncheon will be noon-1:30 p.m. April 18 at the Bluegrass Ballroom at Lexington Center. Speaker: U.S. Senator Rand Paul. $35 members, $45 non-members. Register: rsvp@CommerceLexington.com.
■ Awesome Inc. will host a Five Across pitch by local entrepreneurs to a panel of judges from 5-6:30 p.m. April 27. 348 E. Main St. Info: 5across.eventbrite.com. $10.
■ The Bluegrass Chapter of the National Association of Women In Construction will host its fifth annual Ms. Fix-It Fair from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 30 at Bluegrass Community and Technical College's Academic Technical Building at 470 Cooper Drive. The fair will include several 45-minute classes including basic plumbing and electrical repair, creating a tile backsplash and drywall repairs. $15 at the door. Cash or check only. Info: Bgnawic.org or (859) 519-1213.
COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo