Classes & workshops
Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer continuing education training for child care providers, electricians, health care providers, HVAC technicians, and plumbers from March though June. For additional information or to request a brochure, call (859) 246-6666 or view the catalog at Bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.
Courses also will be offered online via Ed2Go, including résumé writing, medical coding, introduction to Dreamweaver CS5, A to Z grant writing, creating Web pages, speed Spanish, assisting aging parents and discovering digital photography. Go to Ed2go.com/bluegrass for a list of courses.
Eastern Kentucky University Community Education will offer a two-night class, MS Excel 2010 Basic, at 6 pm. April 2 and 4, 521 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond. $160. www.ceo.eku.edu/CommunityEducation.
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Midway College's Students in Free Enterprise chapter, in cooperation with the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce, will conduct a workshop for small businesses at 10 a.m. March 28 at Midway College. The Small Business Solution Workshop will cover small-business networking and one-on-one consulting sessions. The workshop is free, but reservations are required for lunch. To register, email SIFE@midway.edu
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops in many computer basic, intermediate and advanced subjects at its Resource Center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107, Lexington. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or at CKCs.org.
■ Database, 7 p.m. March 26.
■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. March 27.
■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. March 29.
■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. March 29 and April 5.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 3.
■ Dr. Fix-it, 10 a.m. April 7.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers beginner and intermediate classes at its Resource Center at 160 Moore Drive, Lexington. Classes are $60 and have hands-on instruction for a small number of students per class. Information: CKCS.org. Enrollment: (859) 373-1000 from 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
■ Microsoft Excel, begins 4:30 p.m. April 9.
■ PC Beyond Basics, begins 1 p.m. April 9.
■ Macintosh Beyond Basics, begins 10 a.m. April 9.
■ PC Basics begins, 10 a.m April 12.
■ Photo Principles for Point & Shooters, begins 1 p.m. April 12.
■ Apple iPad, begins 10 a.m. April 13.
■ Beginning Digital Imaging, begins 10 a.m. April 17.
■ Advanced Digital Imaging, Independent Work, begins 1 p.m. April 17.
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following workshop. Call (859) 257-7667 to register.
■ Laptop and Learn Series: Google Plus, 3-5 p.m. March 26, Inter Energy Building Community Room, 1009 Hustonville Road, Danville.
Priority Computer Training Center, 1419 Leestown Road, Lexington, will offer the following business skills and software training to individuals, groups and companies. For more information or to register, call (859) 368-9330 or go to Priority-training.com.
■ Microsoft PowerPoint Certification, Level 1, 5 p.m. April 2 and Level 2, 9 a.m. April 7.
■ Advertising for Free on the Internet, 5:30 p.m. April 11.
The Future of Business: Update and Unify With Unified Communications will be at 11:30 a.m. March 30 at Lexington Movie Tavern, 133 North Locust Hill Drive. Free. (502) 212-4742.
AARP Free Tax Preparation and E-Filing for veterans, volunteers and VA employees will continue through mid-April at the Cooper Drive and Leestown Road VA locations. To make an appointment, email Sherry.email@example.com or call (859) 281-4930.
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, Lexington. Register: (859) 543-8253.
Central Kentucky Inventors Council meets at 6:30 p.m. April 3 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Michael Blaz of Laser Reproductions on prototyping. Free. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
BNI Opportunity Knocks Chapter meets 7 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Kentucky Blood Center, 3121 Beaumont Centre Circle, Lexington. Visitors welcome. Information: (859) 351-8268.
Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Drive, Lexington. Information: Kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.
Lexington Toastmasters Club meets 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2185 Garden Springs Drive, Lexington. Information: (859) 951-8442 or Lexingtontoastmasters.camp7.org.
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, Lexington. Information: Sid, (859) 846-4667.
Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington, 1375 South Broadway. Information: (859) 277-2058.
Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Road, Lexington. Information: (859) 223-7884.
Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street, Lexington. Information: (859) 266-6969.
Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington, 1375 South Broadway.
Lexington Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike, Lexington. Members and guests only. $8 for lunch. Information: (859) 389-8100.
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, Lexington. Information: BGAIW.org or Linda Shearer, (859) 977-3776.
Bluegrass Real Estate Investment Group meets 7 to 9 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Courtyard by Marriott, 1951 Pleasant Ridge, Lexington. Information, (859) 492-7627 or www.lexreia.org.
National Marine Corps Business Network meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Pazzo's, 385 S. Limestone, Lexington. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or www.NMCBN.com.
Altrusa International, Inc. of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at The Crowne Plaza-Campbell House, 1375 S. Broadway, Lexington. Information: Patricia Wilson, (859) 245-8358.
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