Workshops and classes
Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following courses at 164 Opportunity Way, Lexington. For more info, call (859) 246-6666 or view the catalog at Bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.
■ Electrical: 2014 Code Update & Worksite Safety, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 11
■ HVAC: The Chiller Plant & Worksite Safety, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 11
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■ Plumbing: Kentucky Plumbing Codes Update & Worksite Safety, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 11
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following training events and classes at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. April 7
■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. April 9
■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. April 9
■ Tech Night, Monday, 7 p.m. April 13
■ Windows 7, 8.1, & 10, 7 p.m. April 14
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. April 16
Classes (six two-hour sessions):
■ Adventures in Photography, 1 p.m. April 6, $60
■ Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets, 10 a.m. April 13, $60
■ Beginning iPad, 10 a.m. April 14, $60
■ Beyond Basics, 1:30 p.m. April 15, $60
■ Computer Basics, 10 a.m. April 16, $60
■ File Management, 1 p.m. April 16, $40
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. April 7 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Doug Clarke with Kre8Now Makerspace. Free. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet 9 to 10:15 a.m. April 14 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: LinkedIn: Your Job Search Best Friend. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
Lexington ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 16 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers' Brontë Bistro, The Mall at Lexington Green. Topic: Breaking Down the Silos — A 21st Century Approach to Information Governance, presented by Laurie Fischer, managing director of Huron Consulting Group's Information Governance Solution Team. Information: Dorothy DeLong, chapter president, (859) 858-8815.
IIBA Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter will meet at 6:30 p.m. April 15 at the Lexel Building, 1500 Bull Lea Road. Topic: Charm School 101: How to Influence Your Team. Speaker: Joel DiGirolamo. Cost: $5-$10. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration: Bluegrassiiba.wildapricot.org.
Consumer Economics Summit will be May 6 in Cincinnati. Consumer spending, behavior and attitudes in the wake of the recent recession are the focus of the inaugural summit. Speakers: Loretta J. Mester, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; David Szymanski, dean of the University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business; and Sean Williams, senior practice consultant of The Gallup Organization. Registration fee: $130. Register at: Uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=21396.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo