Classes & 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, Lexington. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or CKCS.org.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. June 5.
■ Photo/Coffee/Talk, 9 a.m. June 14 and 21.
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■ Windows 7, 8, Vista and XP, 7 p.m. June 12.
■ Apple Macintosh and iPad, 7 p.m. June 14.
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. June 21.
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.
■ DVD Movie Maker, More Tools, 10 am. June 6, $30.
■ Introduction to Apple TV, 1 p.m. June 9, $25.
■ Apple iPad Basics, 1 p.m. June 25, $60.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. June 12 at Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West. Membership: $40. Information: CKIC.org or (859) 201-1311.
The Lexington School, 1050 Lane Allen Road, Lexington, will offer a professional development opportunity for preschool staff and faculty, Best Practices in Early Childhood Education, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7. $100. 7.5 state-approved training hours. Information and registration: email@example.com.
Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following workshops. Registration: (859) 257-7667
■ QuickBooks for Beginners, 9 a.m.-noon, June 8, Sullivan University, Room 139, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington.
■ Legal Mistakes: Where They Went Wrong!, 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 12, Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street.
Recruit and Work with the Best Interns, an interactive workshop presented by Commerce Lexington in conjunction with Awesome Inc., will be 8:30 to 10:45 a.m. June 19 |at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. Registration: Internworkshoplex.eventbrite.com. $25 by June 14, $35 after. Info: Pamela Trautner, (859) 225-5005.
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.
■ Advertising for Free, 5:30 p.m. June 5.
■ The Management Process, 1-3 p.m. June 5 and 7.
■ Web Design, 5:30 p.m. June 6, 13 and 20.
■ Microsoft Excel, 9 a.m. June 9.
The USDA is accepting grant applications to assist small, socially disadvantaged agricultural producers and cooperatives in rural areas to spur job creation. Grants may be used for product improvements, business plan development or economic development activities. The maximum grant award per applicant is $175,000. Applications due July 24. Application materials: Rurdev.usda.gov.
Weichert Realtors - Bluegrass Living presents 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 will meet at :30 p.m. June 5. Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive, Lexington. Speaker: Bob Richards of RICHCO Venture Management. Free. www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
Greater Lexington Real Estate Investors Association meets through June. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, go to Lexreia.org or call Karen at (859) 396-1282.
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: Kysunrise toastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.
Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway, Lexington. Information: (859) 277-2058.
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.
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 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.
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 — The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway, Lexington.
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 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 South Limestone, Lexington. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or www.NMCBN.com.
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