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Classes

Kentucky Electrical Contractors Association 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 Electricians and Electricians: 2008 NEC Code, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, $50 members, $65 non-members. Information: (859) 266-4968 or visit www.iecbluegrass.org to register.

The next American Academy of Professional Coders Professional Medical Coders Curriculum program for certification as a medical coder will begin Feb. 25 at the Keeneland Health Education Center at St. Joseph Healthcare. Classes will be held 3-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays for 15 weeks followed by the certification examination. Information/registration: Soterion Medical Services, (859) 233-3900.

Meetings

The Lexington Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at Sal's Italian Chophouse on Tates Creek Road. $18 members, $22 guests. Information: (859) 296-2800.

Lexington Business Xchange will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at Carrabba's, 1881 Plaudit Place. Register at www.strategicbusinessnetwork.com/calendarLexington. Cost: $30 advance; $35 on site, includes lunch.

The next Women Leading Kentucky Roundtable Networking Luncheon Series will be 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday at Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road, and will feature Lynne and Barry McNees. Cost: $35. Pre-registration is required and can be completed at www.womenleadingky.com.

The PMI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter will meet at noon Thursday at DeSha's Restaurant. Information: www.pmibluegrass.org.

The Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Information: Paul Bimschleger, (859) 272-1467.

The Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Hilton Suites of Lexington Green, 245 Lexington Green Circle. Information, Mel Boyd, (859) 277-2058.

The Lexington Lions Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street. Information: Sue Alexander: (859) 266-6969.

Seminars/other

The Business of Southern Energy: Making Choices for Our Community, a community forum on energy choices, will be 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday in Eastern Kentucky University's Perkins Building. Featured speaker: Leonard Peters, secretary of the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet. Cost: $15, includes breakfast and lunch. Register at www.richmondchamber.com and follow the events and programs link. Information: (859) 623-1720.

A Making Sense of Retirement seminar will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at 1060 Chinoe Road, Suite 136. Free. Reservations: (859) 269-4800.

Commerce Lexington's Business Link will be 5-7 p.m. Feb. 26 at ABDick-KopyKat, 1500 Bull Lea Road. Cost: $5 for members; $10 non-members.

Workshops

Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Access, Thursday; Investments, 10 a.m. Saturday; Database FoxPro, Feb. 23; Digital Photography, Feb. 24; Unix/Linux, Feb. 26; Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. Feb. 28. Information/registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org.

The Small Business Development Center of the Bluegrass is offering the following workshops at 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington Building, first floor conference room: The Small Business Roundtable Forum, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, $20; Business Startup: The Basics, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 26, $20; Record Keeping and Accounting, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 27, $20. Information: (859) 257-7666.

The Lexington Score Chapter is offering How to Develop a Business Plan, for startups and existing businesses, 2:30-5 p.m. Wednesday at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. Cost: $35 at the door. Information: (859) 231-9902.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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