Workshops and classes
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government will offer the following free classes for minority and women-owned businesses in the Government Center at 200 East Main Street, Training Room B109. Register online at Lexingtonky.gov/MWBE. For more information, call Marilyn Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org. or call (859) 258-3323.
■ Which Certification is Right for Me?, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 14.
■ Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 21.
■ Kentucky Minority and Women Business Enterprise Certification, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 28.
Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following courses at 164 Opportunity Way, Lexington, unless otherwise noted. For additional information or to request a brochure, call (859) 246-6666 or view the catalog online at Bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.
■ 2011 Electrical Code Update & Electrical Safety, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 10 and 12.
■ Take Stock in the Market, Tuesday, 6-7 p.m. Feb. 11.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West and Raj Shah. Membership: $40. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following training events at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.
■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. Feb. 10.
■ Windows 8.1, 7, Vista & XP, 7 p.m. Feb. 11.
■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Feb. 13 and 20.
■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Feb. 13.
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Feb. 20.
■ Database, Monday, 7 p.m. Feb. 24.
■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Feb. 25, 7:00 p.m.
■ Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. Feb. 27, 7 p.m.
■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. March 1.
■ Digital Imaging — Independent Work (Paint Shop Pro), starts at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 25.
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following workshops. To register, call (859) 257-7666 or register on-line at Ksbdc.org.
■ Website Platform Selection, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, 330 East Main Street, $20.
■ Starting a Business in Kentucky, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 20, 330 East Main Street, free.
Sayre School's 30th annual F. Kevin Simon History Symposium for secondary history and social studies teachers will be Feb. 22 on the Sayre campus, 194 North Limestone Street. This year's symposium, What's for Dinner? Food and Drink in America, features speakers Deborah Fitzgerald, MIT; Michael Veach, Filson Historical Society; and Robert Moss, Charleston, S.C. To register, contact Kelly Fleckinstein at email@example.com or call (859) 254-1361. For more information or questions about the program, please visit Sayreschool.org/historysymposium.
Lexington Business Xchange will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 12 at Carrabba's Grill in Hamburg. Cost is $30 in advance, $35 on site, includes lunch, networking and attendee list. For reservations, go to Strategicbusinessnetwork.com/Lexington.
The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. Feb. 11 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Write a résumé that lands interviews. Info: (859) 257-8905 or visit Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
The Women Republicans of Central Kentucky will meet at noon Feb. 12 at The Crowne Plaza/Campbell House. Speaker: John Garen, UK professor of economics. Topic: Does raising the minimum wage grow jobs and cut poverty? RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by today. Cost, including a buffet lunch is $18 for members and $20 for nonmembers.
The Bluegrass Business Analysts Chapter will meet at 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Lexel Building, 1500 Bull Lea Road at the corner of Newtown Pike and Citation Boulevard. Topic: Changing requirements: business analysts and change management. Speaker: Bud Ratliff, president of The Solarity Group in Midway.
Registration: email@example.com. Cost: $5 members, $5 students, $10 nonmembers. Go to Bluegrassiiba.com for more info.
Frankfort/Bluegrass ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 20 at Joseph Beth Booksellers Bistro in Lexington Green. In honor of Black History Month, the topic of the meeting is Kentucky's United States Colored Troops, presented by James Hunn historian and charter member of the 12th United States Colored Heavy Artillery Reactivated and a life member of the Camp Nelson Education and Preservation Foundation. Lunch is $17 for members and $20 for non-members. First time attendees receive a $5 discount. For more information, contact Dorothy DeLong, chapter president at (859) 858-8815 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
An upcoming Women Leading Kentucky Roundtable luncheon will be noon-1:30 p.m. March 12 at Sal's Chophouse, Tates Creek Road. Speaker: Jean Hale, president, CEO and chair of Community Trust Bank. Cost: $35. Register online at Womenleadingky.com.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo