Upcoming business events: Week of Oct. 26


The Kentuckiana Career and Development Fair, a recruitment event that will feature several area businesses, will take place at the KFC Yum! Center from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26. Featured businesses will be seeking to fill various types of positions, from full and part-time to temporary and seasonal. Job seekers can speak with representatives from companies that range from corporations to small businesses, colleges, manufacturers and more. A few of these include: UPS, KFC Yum! Center, JCPS, Galt House Hotel, Horseshoe Casino, Kentucky Department of Corrections, VisionWorks and TARC.

Employers who would like to register for a table at the event can visit the, email Robbie Valentine at or call (502) 690-9000 for more information.

Heroin: About Face — Reversing an Epidemic, a symposium focused on addressing the heroin crisis through family and community solutions, targets families of addicted individuals, physicians, social workers, human resource personnel, and certified drug and alcohol counselors will be 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Marriott East in Louisville. Registration is $150 and the symposium has been approved for continuing education units. For more information about the symposium or to register online, go to


University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Oct. 27 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: How to get an employer's attention and land the job you want. Info: (859) 257-8905 or

The Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 6 at Joseph-Beth Bistro in Lexington Green. Topic: Volunteer opportunities through the United Way. Speaker: Mark A. Shake, United Way of the Bluegrass. Cost: $20-$32. Contact: VP Programs: Registration:

Workshopsand classes

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following workshops and classes at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at


Database, 7 p.m. Oct. 27.

Digital Processing, 7 p.m. Oct. 27.

Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Oct. 29 and Nov. 5.

Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 3.

Tech Chat, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5.

Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. Nov. 7.

Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Oct. 22.

Tech Night (genealogy), 7 p.m. Nov. 9.

Windows 7-8.1 & 10, 7 p.m. Nov. 10.

Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Nov. 11.

Making a Photobook, 1 p.m. Nov. 12, $30.

Photography: Quick and Easy Ways to Enhance Your Photos Using Photoshop Elements, 2 p.m. Nov. 13, $30.

FastStone, 1 p.m. Nov. 19, $30.


Computer Programming in BASIC, begins at 1 p.m. Nov. 10, $60.

The following workshops are being offered by the Procurement Technical Assistance Center. To register call (859) 257-7668 or register at

How to Write a Request for Proposal (webinar), 10 a.m.-noon, Nov. 5, online, free.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo