Kentucky Datebook


The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Ramada Inn Conference Center.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Buzz Sanderson, patent attorney. Free. Information: 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. 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.


J. Daniel Barham, an Edward Jones financial adviser, will present a free educational seminar titled How to Raise a Money-Smart Child at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 185 Pasadena Drive, Suite 120. Reservations: Megan Norris, (859) 278-4880.

The Lexington Advertising Club will present Digital Dialogue featuring a panel of local technology leaders discussing emerging media trends and what's next for the Internet. Topics: Social media strategies, Web 2.0 and online marketing approaches. The event will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at The Signature Club, 3256 Lansdowne Drive. Cost: $10. Pay online at or at the door.

The Bluegrass Society for Human Resource Management will present a three-hour workshop on The Business Case for Diversity from 8-11 a.m. Nov. 11 at Fasig-Tipton on Newtown Pike. Register at or call (859) 619-9422. Cost: $35 for SHRM members and $50 for non-members. Three hours of HRCI Strategic Credit awarded to attendees.

Building, Remodeling, Decorating — Green, part of the Dinner and Democracy series offered by the League of Women Voters of Lexington, will be at 6 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 1000 Tates Creek Road. Speakers: Barry McNees and Brenda McClanahan. Dinner is $10. Reservations: (859) 494-3203.

Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, will address Energy, Agriculture and Education — Opportunities for Kentucky, when he speaks at Eastern Kentucky University 5-6:30 p.m. Nov. 12. The presentation will be held in Posey Auditorium of EKU's Stratton Building and is part of the Alltech on the Road series.

The next Good Morning Bluegrass, presented by Commerce Lexington, will focus on Going Green. This interactive discussion with local experts in the field of "green" initiatives will be from 7-9 a.m. Nov. 13 at the Embassy Suites Hotel on Newtown Pike. Cost: $25 for Commerce Lexington members; $35 for non-members. Registration: Katie Hardwick, (859) 226-1608.

The Ad Club of Cincinnati will present the Digital Hub Non-Conference, a cutting-edge experience in digital creativity, Nov. 14-15 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel near Fountain Square with breakout sessions in pub settings throughout downtown. The conference is designed to update critical digital knowledge for those who make a living in advertising, branding, or marketing communications. For more information, visit


The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West. Information: or call (859) 201-1311.

American College Planning Solutions will present a free College Financial Planning Workshop at the Downtown Arts Center in Lexington at 6:45 p.m. Nov. 13 Reservations: 1-800-265-8734.

Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Windows XP-Vista, Nov 11; LexMug, Nov. 12; Mac, Nov. 13; Investments, 10 a.m. Nov. 15. Information/registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit

Helmers Gatterdam Investment Management will present the following educational workshops: How to invest like an institution? And why you want to, designed to help those investing for retirement during volatile times, Nov. 11 at Spindletop Hall on Ironworks Pike; and Retirement Planning Solutions for CPAs, Financial Officers and Human Resource Managers, Nov. 18 at Sal's on Tates Creek Road; six CPE credit hours; breakfast and lunch included. Reservations: Lee Helmers, (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. Fundamentals of Starting a Business, 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday, $30; Basic Record Keeping, 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, $30; QuickBooks, 9 a.m.-noon, Nov. 7, $60, held at Community Ventures Building, 1450 North Broadway. Information: (859) 257-7666.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo