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Classes

The Central Kentucky Computer Society/SeniorNet will offer the following classes beginning the week of Sept. 22: Beyond Basics, Computer Basics, Beginning Digital Imaging, Greetings, Excel, Internet/Mail, Photoshop Elements and Word. Classes are six two-hour sessions over six weeks. Registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org.

Kentucky Electrical Contractors Association (IEC of the Bluegrass) will present the following six-hour Kentucky- and Ohio-approved electrical continuing education classes at the IEC Training Center, 950 Contract Street: Business and Employment Law, Business Practices and Compliance with OSHA, a Practical Approach, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 26, $100 members, $125 non-members; 2008 NEC Code Update, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 27, $50 members, $60 non-members. For more information, call (859) 266-4968 or visit www.keca-iec.org to register.

Meetings

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. Tuesdays at Ryan's Steak House, 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 Kentucky Wood Expo will be Friday-Saturday at the Hopkins County Fairgrounds in Madisonville. The event will feature the latest in sawmill, pallet, logging and secondary equipment, loaders, chain saws, trucks, safety clothing, parts and accessories. Information: (502) 695-3979 or visit www.kfia.org.

An Energy Pros free Home Energy Seminar will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 470 Cooper Drive, Academic Technical Building lobby. Information: Ben Perry, (859) 523-4773.

The Frankfort-Bluegrass ARMA Chapter will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Bronte Bistro, Joseph-Beth Booksellers Lexington Green. Topic: Medical records. Cost: $17 members, $20 non-members. Reservations: Jim Cundy (502) 564-8300, Ext. 237, by 3 p.m. today.

The Fayette County Bar Association and JustFund KY Education Project will host a daylong seminar called Representing the Gay Client in Kentucky: Legal Issues Affecting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Kentuckians. The seminar will be 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Fayette District Courthouse, 150 North Limestone. Cost: $25, includes lunch. Information/registration: (859) 225-9897.

Will Certification Work for Me? will be 6-8 p.m. Sept. 22 at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. Speakers: Eddie Atchley, D. McGinnis Mitchell and Tom Masterson, three successful entrepreneurs who have made certification work for them. Free. Reservations: (859) 226-1621 or slackey@CommerceLexington.com.

Mark A. Telfer, an Edward Jones financial adviser, will present Smart Choices in Retirement at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at 115 Codell Drive. Reservations: Ann Shaffer, (859) 252-0703.

InnoVision 2018, Bluegrass Tomorrow's comparative analysis of innovation in 22 college regions similar to the Bluegrass, will be 7:30-11:45 a.m. Sept. 25 at Marriott's Griffin Gate Resort. Cost: $25 for BGT members, $35 for non-members. Information: (859) 277-9614 or visit www.bluegrasstomorrow.org.

University of Kentucky Nonprofit Leadership Initiative presents its monthly Lunch and Learn from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 25 at the E.S. Good Barn off Cooper Drive at University Drive and Farm Road. Topic: Selecting Fund Accounting Software: An Insider's View. Presenter: Joseph Johnson. Cost: $20 for Nonprofit Network members, $30 for non-members, includes lunch. Registration: (859) 257-2542 or visit www.kynonprofits.org.

Workshops

Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following workshops at 160 Moore Drive, No. 107. The workshops begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Information/registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org. Access, Thursday; Investments, 10 a.m. Saturday; Database FoxPro, Sept. 22; Digital Photography, Sept. 23; Unix/Linux, Sept. 25; Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. Sept. 27.

Conservative Retirement Portfolios, an educational workshop for investors with more than $100,000 in CDs or cash at a bank or brokerage, will be held at Helmers Gatterdam, 157 North Broadway, at 6 p.m. Sept. 24. Free. Reservations: 1-800-352-1714 or (859) 309-9791.

The Small Business Development Center of the Bluegrass will offer the following workshops at 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington Building, first-floor conference room, unless otherwise noted. How to Develop a Business Plan, 6-8:30 p.m. today, $30; Basic Quickbooks, 9 a.m.-noon, Friday at Community Ventures Building, 1450 North Broadway, conference room A, $60. Information: (859) 257-7666.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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