Kentucky Datebook


The Central Kentucky Computer Society/SeniorNet will offer the following classes beginning the week of Jan. 26 at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107: Beyond basics, computer basics, beginning digital imaging, greetings and more, Excel, Photoshop Elements, spreadsheet/database, advanced digital imaging, Mac OS X basics, Mac apps to use and image enhancement. Classes are six two-hour sessions over six weeks providing hands-on instruction with a limit of eight students per class. Registration: or (859) 373-1000.

The 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., Friday, $100 members/$125 non-members; Master Electrician and Electricians, 2008 NEC Code, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, $50 members/$65 non-members. Registration: (859) 266-4968 or visit


The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its quarterly Entrepreneurs Roundtable at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bob Evans Restaurant, 2566 Richmond Road. Hosted by Don Skaggs. Information: or (859) 201-1311.

Effective Mobile Marketing program and luncheon hosted by the Lexington Advertising Club will be 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency. Cost: $20 members; $35 non-members. Reservations: or (859) 288-4502.

The PMI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter will meet at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 22 at DeSha's Restaurant in Lexington. Topic: Using project management to develop an effective enterprise architecture strategy. Presenter: Caven Hedges. Information:

The next Mortgage Bankers Association of the Bluegrass general membership meeting will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 27 at Malone's Banquet Hall above Sal's Chophouse on Tates Creek Road. Speaker: Michael Berman, national MBA vice chair. Cost: $30. Reservations to

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.


Edward Jones financial adviser Grover Mollineaux will present Smart Choices in Retirement at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 at 1060 Chinoe Road, No. 136. Reservations: Tina, (859) 269-4800.

Women Leading Kentucky is accepting nominations for the Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award through Jan. 31. Three finalists are selected each year and will be recognized at the 10th Annual Women's Business & Leadership Conference on May 5. Information and nominations can be made at


Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops begin at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Linux, Thursday; Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. Saturday; Database FoxPro, Jan. 26; Digital Photography, Jan. 27; Unix/Linux, Jan. 29. Information/registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit

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

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center is adding to its catalog of free on-line training courses by offering a variety of workshops in Spanish. The courses offer Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs, managers, employees and individuals considering business ownership the opportunity to receive training anytime by simply accessing the KSBDC website,

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo