University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet 9 to 10:15 a.m. April 28 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: How to Write the Perfect Résumé and Cover Letter. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
The Kentucky Work Ready Communities Best Practices Summit will be 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 29 at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Central Office, 300 North Main Street, Versailles. Speaker: Kentucky Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen. The summit is free and designed to help communities that want to improve their economic development potential by working toward Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification. For more info or to register, go to Workready.ky.gov. Click on the summit link at the top of the page.
Consumer Economics Summit will be May 6 in Cincinnati. Consumer spending, and behavior and attitudes in the wake of the 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: $130. Register at: Uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=21396.
2015 GovPro Conference: Accelerate Your Business Growth with Government Contracting will be 7:30 a.m. May 13 at The Campbell House on South Broadway. Hosted by Kentucky Procurement Technical Assistance Center and Kentucky Small Business Development Center. $79.95. Info: PTAC@ksbdc.org or (859) 257-7668. Registration: 2015govproconference.eventbrite.com.
INVESTKentucky Equity Conference, a Kentucky- focused equity conference, returns to Louisville's Churchill Downs in June. This forum is for professional investors, fund managers and analysts to hear company executives discuss performance and strategies. The Kentucky Public Company of the Year will be honored at the event. For more info, go to Investky.com.
Workshops and classes
Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following online professional development courses beginning May 13: Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2013, Performing Payroll in Quickbooks 2015, Explore a Career in Nursing, Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking, Understanding the Cloud, and What's New in Microsoft Office 2013. For more info, go to Ed2go.com/bluegrass or call (859) 246-6666.
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.
■ Database, 7 p.m. April 27.
■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. April 28.
■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. April 30 and May 5.
■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. May 2.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. May 5.
■ Tech Night, Monday, 7 p.m. May 11.
■ Windows 7, 8.1 & 10, 7 p.m. May 12.
■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. May 14.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo