Classes & workshops
The Lexington Minority and Women Business Training Program, a six-week training program that covers all aspects of business management from strategic planning to financial accounting, will be 9 a.m. to noon once a week beginning Sept. 25. The cost for the program is $50, and includes breakfast each morning. To qualify, participants must have a business that is 51 percent owned by women or minorities.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion through UK's Small Business Development Center at a graduation luncheon. For more information, call or email Marilyn Clark at (859) 258-3323 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Dee Dee Harbut at (850) 257-7668 or email@example.com. A brochure and application are online at Lexingtonky.gov/MWBE.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107, unless otherwise noted. For more info, call (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org. Visitors are welcome at no charge.
■ Photo Coffee Clicks, 9 a.m. Sept. 19.
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Sept. 19.
■ Database, 7 p.m. Sept. 23.
■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Sept. 24.
■ Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. Sept. 26.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oct. 1.
■ Computer Mystery, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 2.
■ Dr Fixit, 10 a.m. Oct. 5.
■ Beginning iPad, begins 10 a.m. Sept. 16. $60.
■ Intermediate iPad, begins 1 p.m. Sept. 16. $60.
■ Learn Camera Basics (Level 1), begins 1 p.m. Sept. 16. $40
■ Beginning Digital Imaging (PaintShop Pro), begins 10 a.m. Sept. 17. $60.
■ Advanced Digital Imaging — Independent Work (PaintShop Pro), begins 1 p.m. Sept. 17. $60.
■ Word Processing, begins 10 a.m. Sept. 18. $60.
■ PC Basics, begins 10 a.m. Sept. 19. $60.
■ File Management, begins 12:30 p.m. Sept. 19. $30.
■ Beyond PC Basics, begins 1 p.m. Sept. 25, $60.
The following Kentucky Small Business Development Center workshops will be held at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, unless noted. Registration: (859) 257-7666 or Ksbdc.org.
■ Business Form Selection — Legal and Financial, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sept. 17, 330 East Main Street- Lexington. $20.
■ Intermediate Quickbooks, 9 a.m.-noon, Sept. 20, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Room 139, $49.99.
■ Recent Changes to Social Media #2, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 26. $20.
■ Website Analysis-Is Your Website Working?, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 30. $20.
Women Leading Kentucky's Fall Roundtable Series begins Sept. 19 with Kelly Anne Beile, marketing and community relations team leader with Whole Foods. The luncheon will be 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Cost is $35 per person, per roundtable. Discounts for attending multiple roundtables available. For more info, visit Womenleadingky.com.
■ Commerce Lexington's Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. September 20 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center. Small business winners in a number of categories will be honored and the Small Business of the Year will be announced at the event. The cost to attend the awards luncheon is $50 for Commerce Lexington members, $60 for non-members. To register, call (859) 226-1608 or visit Commercelexington.com.
IF StartupPALOOZA will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Ice House in downtown Louisville. This entrepreneurial showcase will feature innovation-driven companies from Kentucky. Cash bar and appetizers will be provided. Registration is not required to attend. For more details, go to Ideafestival.com/IF-StartupPALOOZA-2013.
Kentucky Nurses Association, District 2, will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at The Chop House, 2640 Richmond Road. Call E. Hunter at (859) 338-2517 for more information.
National Association of Women Business Owners will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 17 at Sal's on Tates Creek Road. Tony Pignato of Team Buds/Buds Gun Shop will discuss women's safety. Cost: $20 members/$24 guests. RSVP to Lexnawbo.org.
The University of Kentucky Alumni Association's Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. Sept. 24 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Networking — Dig Your Well Before You're Thirsty. The free meeting is for the unemployed, underemployed or those looking to make a career change. For more information, call the UK Alumni Association at (859) 257-8905 or the Fayette Cooperative Extension office at (859) 257-5582 or visit Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo