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Classes

The Corporate and Community Development Office of Bluegrass Community and Technical College will offer online continuing education training to health care providers in the areas of end of life care, gerontology and bioenergy and spiritual healing beginning Oct. 15. Cost: $189 per course. Information: (859) 246-6666 or visit www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/workforce.

The Center for Professional Development and Continuing Education, along with Cardinal Hill Hospital and Homecare Partners, will offer Discharge Planning: An Outcomes Driven Process from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Springhill Suites by Marriott, 863 South Broadway. Cost: $120. Information: www.centerforprofessionaldevelopmentKY.com or call (859) 373-8930.

Kentucky Electrical Contractors Association (IEC of the Bluegrass) will present at the IEC Training Center, 950 Contract Street: Business and Employment Law, Business Practices and Compliance with OSHA, a Practical Approach, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 24, cost is $125 for non-members, $100 for members; Master Electricians and Electricians: 2008 NEC Code Update, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 25, cost is $65 for non-members; $50 for members. For more information, call (859) 266-4968 or visit www.keca-iec.org to register.

Meetings

The PMI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at DeSha's for its monthly chapter meeting. Topic: Agile/scrum. Presenter: Ron Thorpe. Information: www.pmikybgchap.org.

The Lexington Chapter of National Association of Women Business Owners will meet from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 21 at Sal's Italian Chophouse in the Lansdowne Shoppes. Topic: How will each candidates' platform affect small businesses? Cost: $18 members; $22 guests. Reservations by Oct. 20 at www.lexnawbo.org/rsvp.htm.

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

Forcht Bank and Shred-it will sponsor a Community Shredding Day from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday in the back parking lot of the Hamburg Banking Center, 2040 Sir Barton Way. Free. Open to individuals with a limit of three file-size boxes of documents per person. Information:(859) 266-3232.

The next Roundtable Networking Luncheon Series, sponsored by Women Leading Kentucky, will be noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday at Sal's Chophouse in the Lansdowne Shopping Center. Speaker: P.J. Cooksey, former jockey and public relations director, Kentucky Horse Racing Authority. Cost: $35. Information/registration: www.womenleadingky.com.

Workshops

The Bluegrass Chapter of the Case Management Society of America, in celebration of National Case Management Week (Oct. 12-18), will present a fall workshop Saturday at the Lexington Clinic Education Center, 350 Elaine Drive. Information: Elizabeth Roberts, (859) 254-4344.

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. Tech Night, Monday; Windows XP-Vista, Tuesday; Access, Thursday; Investments, 10 a.m. Saturday; Unix/Linux, Oct. 23.

The Small Business Development Center of the Bluegrass will offer Fundamentals of Starting a Business from 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 22, $30; and Human Resources, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, $30, at 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington Building, first floor conference room. Information: (859) 257-7666.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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