Classes & workshops
The Executive Education Center in the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics will launch the Institute for Business Management & Leadership Excellence this fall. Beginning Aug. 29 with Series 1: Professional Business Management, the institute will offer an 11-session program meeting from 5:30-8:30 p.m. weekly. Series 2 will be offered during the spring semester, March 21-May 30. Participants who complete the program will receive 30 hours of continuing education credit for each series. A discount is available to to anyone registering before Aug. 1 and an additional discount is available to those who sign up for Series 1 and 2 at the same time. Information/registration: Gatton.uky.edu/institute or 1-800-284-6407.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West. Membership: $40. Information: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
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. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at ckcs.org.
■ Tech Night — How to search the 1940 census online, 7 p.m. today.
■ Windows 7 and 8, Vista and XP, 7 p.m. Tuesday.
■ Photo/Coffee/Talk, 9 a.m. July 12, 19 and 26.
■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. July 14.
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. July 19.
■ Database, 7 p.m. July 23.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer Power Point in One Lesson at 1 p.m. July 20 at its Resource Center at 160 Moore Drive, Lexington. $25. Info: Ckcs.org. To enroll call (859) 373-1000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following workshops at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. Call (859) 257-7667 to register.
■ Cut to the Chase: Web Sites for Small Business, 1-3 p.m. July 17.
■ Frequently Asked Questions About Starting a Small Business, 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 31.
Priority Computer Training Center, 1419 Leestown Road, will offer the following classes. Information/registration: (859) 368-9330 or visit priority-training.com.
■ Web design with HTML, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and July 16.
■ Microsoft Excel, 9 a.m. July 14.
■ Advertising for Free, 3:30 p.m. July 14.
■ MacBook and iPad, 5:30 p.m. July 17.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. July 10 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Membership is $40. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
The 2012 Woodland Owners Short Course, for novice and experienced landowners, will see more than 10 Kentucky forestry, wildlife and natural resource organizations work in partnership to conduct a one-day course, offered in each of three geographical region of Kentucky. The course will be offered Aug. 4 in the Whitley County Cooperative Extension Office in Williamsburg (Eastern Kentucky), Aug. 11 at the Marshall County Cooperative Extension Office in Benton (Western Kentucky), and Aug. 25 at Cedarmore Camp in Bagdad (Central Kentucky). The course will help woodland landowners become more aware of the variety of organizations and programs available to them to help care for their woodlands and will cover such topics as tree identification, wildlife habitat management, timber harvesting and sales, wetland reserve program and more. Each course begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.; lunch is provided. Cost: $20 for individuals; $30 for couples. For a detailed listing of course topics at each location and to register, visit www.ca.uky.edu/forestryextension/WOSC.php or call (859) 257-7597.
Wells Fargo financial adviser Brandon Potter will present Preparing for a Rise in Interest Rates seminar at 9 a.m. July 13, 20 and 27. Mutual funds and EFTs will be discussed. Reservations: Sharon Martin, (859) 243-5018.
The Rotary Club of Lexington will meet at noon Thursday at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike. Guest speaker: Joker Phillips, head football coach at the University of Kentucky. Information or to attend, contact Peggy Trafton, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Info: Kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.
Lexington Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2185 Garden Springs Drive. Info: (859) 951-8442 or Lexingtontoastmasters.camp7.org.
BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays at Rooster's, 124 Marketplace Drive. Lunch included. Info: (859) 948-1999.
Downtown Lunch Bunch Toastmasters Club meets at noon Thursdays at Calvary Baptist Church, rec building, 150 East High Street. Info: Sid, (859) 846-4667.
Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway. Info: (859) 277-2058.
Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Road. Info: (859) 223-7884.
Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street. Info: (859) 229-5633.
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. Info: (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. Info: 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. Info: 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 Drive. Info: (859) 492-7627 or www.lexreia.org.
Altrusa International Inc. of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Road. Info: Jo Ellen Lovello, (859) 223-1778. www.altrusalexky.com.
COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo