Workshops and classes
The Center for Rural Development, 2292 South U.S. 27, in Somerset will offer the following workshops:
■ WordPress, 9-11 a.m. March 12. Instructor Bobby Hicks will teach participants how to set up a WordPress web site and how to maintain it.
■ Grant Writing 101, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 21. Instructor Diana Anderson will teach participants the seven most important strategies for writing and submitting grant proposals.
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■ QuickBooks 2-Day Workshop, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 24-25. Instructor Carol Whitson will provide a hands-on, working introduction of QuickBooks. Students may opt to register for one or both days of training.
2292 South Hwy. 27 | Somerset, KY 42501
For more info, or to register, call (606) 677-6000.
Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following courses at 164 Opportunity Way, unless otherwise noted. For more information, call (859) 246-6666 or view the catalog online at Bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.
■ HVAC: Carbon Monoxide & Building Pressures, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 15.
■ Foundations of Investing, 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 25. (Cooper Campus)
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 email@example.com. or call (859) 258-3323.
■ How to do Business with LFUCG, UK Facilities Management, FCPS, LexTran, 4-6 p.m. March 10.
■ Open Certification Lab, 9-11 a.m. March 14.
■ Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification, 4-6 p.m. March 17.
■ Open Certification Lab, 9-11 a.m. March 21.
■ WBENC Women Business Enterprise Certification, 9-11 a.m. March 24.
■ Kentucky Minority and Women Business Enterprise Certification, 9-11 a.m. March 28.
■ How to do Business with LFUCG, UK Facilities Management, FCPS, LexTran, 4-6 p.m. March 31.
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. March 10.
■ Windows 8.1, 7, Vista, XP, 7 p.m. March 11.
■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. March 13.
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer Starting a Business in Kentucky, 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 20, 330 East Main Street, free. To register, call (859) 257-7666 or register on-line at Ksbdc.org.
The Lexington Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will honor Megan Smith, founder/publisher/editor of Cake & Whiskey magazine, as the 2014 Winners' Circle Award recipient at a luncheon at Lexington's Marriott Griffin Gate. The luncheon will be 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. April 17. For more info, go to Lexnawbo.org.
The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. March 11 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Interview best practices. Info: (859) 257-8905 or visit Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
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.
The Lexington Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 18 at Sal's Chophouse, Tates Creek Road. Topic: Taking on too much: Handling over-commitment in business and life. Speaker: Award-winning executive coach Kay Cannon. Cost: $20 members, $24 guests. RSVP to Lexnawbo.org.
Bluegrass Business Analysis Chapter will meet 6:30-8 p.m. March 19 at Tempur Sealy International, 1000 Tempur Way. Topic: Business Analysis is Dead, Long Live Business Analysis. Speaker: Kupe Kupersmith, president, B2T Training and co-author of Business Analysis for Dummies. Cost: $5 members, $5 students or $10 non-members. To register, go to Bluegrassiiba.com.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo