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Classes

Engaging Volunteers by Tapping Into Their Strengths and Interests will be presented by the Kentucky Horse Council from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 15 at 1500 Bull Lea Road. Instructor: Lori Garkovich of the University of Kentucky's Department of Community and Leadership Development. One free admission per KHC membership; $15 all others. Registration: (859) 367-0509 or visit www.kentuckyhorse.org.

Meetings

The next Professional Women's Forum meeting will be a networking event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Signature Club on Lansdowne Drive. Reservations to prowomensforum@aol.com.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Entrepreneurs Roundtable at 6:30 p.m. July 15 at Bob Evans Restaurant, 2566 Richmond Road. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

The Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Ryan's Steak House, 701 Red Mile Road. Information: Paul Bimschleger, (859) 272-1467.

The Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan's Steakhouse, 701 Red Mile Road. Information: Mel Boyd, (859) 277-2058.

The Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Fayette County Extension Building, 1140 Red Mile Place. Information: Sue Alexander, (859) 266-6969.

Seminars/other

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce has launched a locally administered Access Loan Program in partnership with Commerce Lexington. Through the program, small business owners and entrepreneurs can get business advice on developing a business plan and gathering the information that they will need to apply for financing. The SBDC at EKU offers the coaching at no cost to the entrepreneur. Individuals interested in acquiring financing for businesses in Madison, Estill, Garrard and Powell counties are eligible to apply. Information: Mendi Goble, (859) 623-1720.

Workshops

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted and are for members, but the public is invited. Call (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org for more information. Windows XP-Vista, Tuesday; LexMug, Wednesday; Mac, Thursday; Access, July 17; Investments, 10 a.m. July 19.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. CKIC members only. Membership, $40. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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