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Kentucky Datebook

Classes

The Central Kentucky Computer Society/SeniorNet will offer the following classes beginning this week 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: www.ckcs.org or (859) 373-1000.

Meetings

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

The Lexington Venture Club will present a “Who Got the Money” Celebration 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Coldstream Research Campus, 1500 Bull Lea Road. Cost: $30. Reservations: Stacey Lackey, (859) 225-5005.

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

Edward Jones financial adviser Grover Mollineaux will present Smart Choices in Retirement at 7 p.m. Tuesday 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 Saturday. 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 www.womenleadingky.com.

Edward Jones financial adviser J. Daniel Barham will present a free seminar titled Making Sense of Retirement at 6 p.m. Feb. 3 at 185 Pasadena Drive, No. 120. Reservations: (859) 278-4880.

Workshops

Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. They begin at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Database FoxPro, today; Digital Photography, Tuesday; Unix/Linux, Thursday; Microsoft Word, Feb. 2; Open Source, Feb. 4; Dr. Fix-It, 10 a.m. Feb. 7. Information/registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center is adding to its catalog of free, online 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 Web site, www.ksbdc.org.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will present Business Startup: The Basics from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, $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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