Workshops and classes
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following training events at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.
■ Computer Mystery, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 1.
■ Photos & Coffee, 9 a.m. Oct. 2, 9 and 16.
■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. Oct. 4.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 7.
■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Oct. 9.
■ Tech Night (Twitter and pic collage), 7 p.m. Oct. 13.
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer Understanding Financial Statements, 3-5 p.m. Sept. 30, 104 South Bradford Lane, Scott County Library, Georgetown, $20. To register, call (859) 257-7666 or register at Ksbdc.org.
The Lexington Minority and Women Business Training Program will be 9 a.m.-noon one day a week for six weeks beginning Oct. 15. The deadline to apply is Oct. 1. The agenda includes sessions on managing finances, strategic planning. marketing, hiring, managing employees, federal, state and local tax requirements, and a final session on government contracting. The cost for the program is $50, and includes breakfast. Participants who complete the program will receive a Certificate of Completion through UK's Small Business Development Center at a graduation luncheon Nov. 19. For more information, call or email Marilyn Clark at (859) 258-3323.
Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following courses at 500 Newtown Pike, unless otherwise noted. For more info or to request a brochure, call (859) 246-6666 or view the catalog online at Bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.
■ Retirement Planning Today, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 14, 21.
■ Retirement Planning Today, Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 30.
University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet 12:30-1:45 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Social Media and Your Career. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Cindie Weatherford, president of 3D Printing Co. Free. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
The Bluegrass Business Analysts Chapter will meet 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 15 at Tempur+Sealy, 1000 Tempur Way. Topic: Cultivating agile requirements. Presenter: Mark Wavle, Cardinal Solutions Group. A leadership fair for those wanting to get involved with the chapter begins after the meeting. Cost: $5 member and students; $10 non-members. Register at Bluegrassiiba.com.
Lexington ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 16 at Joseph Beth Booksellers Bronte Bistro in Lexington Green. Topic: Be your own master of disaster. Presenter: Bill Gulley, archives and records management specialist with Michigan-based Document Freeze Drying. Lunch is $17 for members and $20 for non-members. First-time attendees receive $5 off. For more info: Lexingtonarma.com, call Dorothy DeLong at (859) 858-8815 or email her at email@example.com.
The next Women Leading Kentucky Roundtable Luncheon will be noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Sal's Chophouse, Tates Creek Road. Speaker: Christine Riordan, provost, University of Kentucky. $35. To register: Womenleadingky.com.
Interactive Social, a half-day conference designed for the forward-thinking, will be 8 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. Speakers: Chuck Brymer, president and CEO of DDB° Worldwide, and John Bielenberg, co-founder of Future. Register now at Aaflexington.com. Tickets: members, $49; non-members, $99; group discounts available.
Eye Opening Symposium: Low Vision to No Vision, a free symposium for professionals and caregivers of those with visual impairments, will be 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Tates Creek Ballroom at 1400 Gainesway Drive. For more information, call Kristy Stambaugh at (859) 258-3806 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo