The Center for Rural Development, 2292 South U.S. 27, Somerset, will offer the following workshops:
■ 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.
■ 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 to QuickBooks. Students may opt to register for one or both days of training.
For more information, or to register, call (606) 677-6000.
Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following course: Foundations of Investing, 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 25 on the Cooper Campus. For more information, call (859) 246-6666 or view the catalog online at Bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government will offer the following free classes for businesses owned by minorities and women in the Government Center at 200 East Main Street, Training Room B109. Register at Lexingtonky.gov/MWBE. For more information, call Marilyn Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org. or call (859) 258-3323.
■ 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 Ckcs.org.
■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. March 20.
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. March 20.
■ Database, 7 p.m. March 24.
■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. March 25.
■ Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. March 27.
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 at Ksbdc.org.
UK Gatton College of Business 4th Annual Supply Chain Forum will be 7:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 21 at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike. Cost is $135; 2 or more $110. Information: (859) 257-8746 or Gatton.uky.edu/SupplyChain.
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.
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.
The American Association of University Women will meet 6-7 p.m. March 20 at the Woodford County Library, 115 North Main Street, Versailles. Topic: How are We Doing with Immigration? Speaker: Marilyn S. Daniel, a member of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association. Dinner is available at 5:30 p.m, but must be reserved by March 17 by contacting Sharon Marcum at MARCUM3@aol.com or (859) 272-7792. Cost is $5.
The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. March 25 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Networking 101: How to Develop, Maintain and Grow an Effective Network. Info: (859) 257-8905 or visit Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo