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Kentucky Datebook

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, $125 non-members, $100 members; Master Electricians and Electricians: 2008 NEC Code, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, $65 non-members, $50 members. Information: (859) 266-4968 or visit www.iecbluegrass.org.

Meetings

The Kentucky Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services will be 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at the Louisville District Army Corp of Engineers building. Cost: $15 members, $30 non-members. Reservations to mwright@messer.com.

Registrations are being accepted for a special training program hosted by the Central Kentucky Investors Council at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. This is a free, one-time special training program and access for submission of protected inventions into the new USA National Innovation Marketplace. Information/registration: www.ckic.org.

PMI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter will meet at noon Thursday at DeSha's Restaurant. Topic: Tenmast Project Management Pilot Program. Information: www.pmibluegrass.org.

The Lexington Venture Club will meet 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 25 at Doubletree Suites, 2601 Richmond Road. Speaker: Benson Miller, LockNet. Cost: $30, includes lunch. Reservations: Slackey@commercelexington.com.

The Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. 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

Making Sense of Retirement will be presented March 24 at the Edward Jones office at 1060 Chinoe Road, No. 136. Free. Reservations: (859) 269-4800.

Managing Employee Morale Through Difficult Times ... What Can Leaders Do? will be presented 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. March 26 and April 30 at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. Cost: $59 for Commerce Lexington or BGSHRM members, $75 non-members. Registration: (859) 271-0296.

H&R Block will present Tax Talks about the new stimulus package at the following Lexington Public Library locations: Tates Creek branch: Credit and Banking and Budgeting, 4:40-5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 25; Eagle Creek branch: IRS Audits and Tax Busters, 7-8:30 p.m. today; Beaumont branch: Small Business & Self-Employed/Tax law changes, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 30.

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, March 23; Digital Photography, March 24; Unix/Linux, March 26; Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. March 28. Information/registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org.

The Small Business Development Center of the Bluegrass will offer Business Startup: The Basics, 6-8 p.m. March 24, $20 at 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington Building, first-floor conference room. Information: (859) 257-7666.

WEKU, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University, will present a day-long workshop about new media focusing on Web journalism, as part of the station's WEKU Fellowship Program. The workshop will be led by web journalist Julie Schindall and will be will 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 28 in the Perkins Building on EKU's campus. Cost: $40 for the general public; $10 for observers.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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