Classes and workshops
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops in many computer basic, intermediate and advanced subjects at its Resource Center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or at ckcs.org.
■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. Feb. 23.
■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Feb. 23.
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■ Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. Feb. 25.
■ Database, 7 p.m. Feb. 27.
■ Digital Photography, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28, meeting will be held at Murphy's Camera, 1100 Winchester Road.
■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. March 1 and 8.
■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. March 3.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. March 6.
■ Macintosh and iPad, 7 p.m. March 8.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers casual classes in various computer topics at its Resource Center at 160 Moore Drive. Classes have hands-on instruction for a small number of students per class. For information, see Ckcs.org. To enroll call 859-373-1000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
■ DVD Movie Maker, independent work begins March 7.
The Urban County Government will offer these classes for women- and minority-owned businesses seeking to do business with the government. For information, contact Marilyn Clark at (859) 258-3323 or register online at Lexingtonky.gov/purchasing.
■ How to Do Business With the LFUCG, 4-6 p.m. Feb. 23.
■ Certification: Your Passport to Opportunity, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 24.
Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer these workshops. Call (859) 257-7667 to register.
■ Laptop and Learn Series: Twitter, 1:30-3:30 p.m. today, Nicholas County Library, 223 North Broadway, Carlisle.
■ Idea or Opportunity?, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 23, Commerce Lexington Conference Room.
■ Laptop and Learn Series: Twitter, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 27, Inter Energy Building Community Room, 1009 Hustonville Road, Danville.
■ Laptop and Learn Series: Twitter, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 29, Elkhorn Crossing School, 2001 Frankfort Road, Georgetown.
Priority Computer Training Center, 1419 Leestown Road, will offer these business skills and software training to individuals, groups and companies. For information or to register, call (859) 368-9330 or visit Priority-training.com.
■ Microsoft Excel, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 and 23.
■ Quickbooks Pro, 9 a.m. Feb. 25.
■ Computer 101, 9 a.m. March 3.
■ Microsoft Word, noon, March 3.
■ WordPress — Web Design, 5:30 p.m. March 5, 12, and 19.
■ Microsoft Access, 9 a.m. March 10.
The 2nd Annual Supply Chain Forum, sponsored by the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics, will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 24 at Keeneland. Learn advanced supply-chain management approaches from world-renowned executives and scholars, discuss contemporary supply-chain problems and solutions and grow a professional network within the supply-chain management community. For information or to register, visit Gatton.uky.edu/supplychain. Cost: $80.
Minority and women-owned businesses that perform skilled trades can participate in a vendor fair noon-2 p.m. Feb. 29 sponsored by the Urban County Government. Businesses in the following trades are invited to meet with the Division of Facilities Management and other city divisions: HVAC, electrical, paving, suppliers, plumbing, dry wall, painting, concrete, general construction, industrial supplies and tools, safety equipment, and custodial services and supplies. The vendor fair will be at the Fire Training Center, 1375 Old Frankfort Pike. A special presentation about opportunities and upcoming projects will begin at 12:30 p.m. Vendors should register in advance at Lexingtonky.gov/MWBE. For information, call (859) 258-3320 or email Marilyn Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blue Grass Community Foundation and The Center for Rural Development will outline a trio of tools for non-profits — the GoodGiving.net Web site, Appalachian Rural Development Philanthropy Initiative and the Endow Kentucky Tax Credit — from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 29 at the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp., 362 Old Whitley Road, London.
The event is free and open to staff and board members of 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations in the Bell, Clay, Knox, Magoffin, or Whitley counties. Register by Feb. 28 online at Crdev.us/ardpiregister.
The 10th annual conference for grandparents and other relatives raising children will be March 15 at the Clarion Hotel. Grandparents, caregivers, relatives and professionals are invited to attend. The conference includes 13 workshops, lunch, exhibits and free legal consultations for relative caregivers. Joseph Crumbley, national kinship expert, is the keynote and featured speaker. The conference is $5 for grandparents or other relatives and $50 for professionals. Space is limited, and the registration deadline is March 1. For questions or information about the conference, call (859) 257-5582.
Weichert Realtors — Bluegrass Living presents a series of free real estate seminars for new and seasoned Realtors each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 2962 Richmond Road, Suite 220. Register: (859) 543-8253.
Lexington Employee Benefits Council will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 22 at Sal's, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Topic: FMLA and ADA updates. Speakers: Nancy Skiba, Hanna Resource Group, and Wall Skiba, Eastern Kentucky University. Cost is $25 for non-members. Email Kaye Dickston at email@example.com.
BNI Opportunity Knocks Chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Kentucky Blood Center, 3121 Beaumont Centre Circle. Visitors welcome. Information: (859) 351-8268.
Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Drive. Information: Kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.
Lexington Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2185 Garden Springs Drive. Information: (859) 951-8442 or Lexingtontoastmasters.camp7.org.
BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Road. 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 South Broadway. Information: (859) 277-2058.
Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Road. 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. $8 for lunch. Information: (859) 389-8100.
National Marine Corps Business Network meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Pazzo's, 385 South Limestone. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or www.NMCBN.com.
The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month 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 to 9 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1951 Pleasant Ridge. Information: (859) 492-7627 or www.lexreia.org.
Altrusa International Inc. of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at The Crowne Plaza-Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway. Information: Patricia Wilson, (859) 245-8358.
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