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Meetings

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

The Professional Women's Forum will meet from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Red Mile clubhouse. Reservations to prowomensforum@aol.com by Friday at 5 p.m.

The Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd. 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 Cir. Information, Mel Boyd, (859) 277-2058.

The Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 E. Short St. Information: Sue Alexander: (859) 266-6969.

Seminars/other

Making Sense of Retirement will be presented Tuesday at the Edward Jones office at 1060 Chinoe Rd., 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. Thursday and April 30 at Commerce Lexington, 330 E. Main St. Cost: $59 for Commerce Lexington or BGSHRM members, $75 for 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, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Beaumont branch: Small Business and Self-Employed/Tax law changes, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 30.

The Bluegrass Hospitality Association will present its monthly luncheon Thursday at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort featuring keynote speaker Lindsay Culbreath, director of sales for Smith Travel Research. Topic: Operating in the Tourism and Hotel Industry in a Down Economy. Tickets: $30 for members; $35 for non-members. Information: www.bluegrasshospitality.org.

Campbellsville University will host a career fair from 2-4 pm. April 1 in the student activities center on the main campus. Open to the public. Information: (270) 789-5192.

Workshops

Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 160 Moore Dr., Suite 107. Workshops begin at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Database FoxPro, Monday; Digital Photography, Tuesday; Unix/Linux, Thursday; Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. Saturday; Mr. Fix-It, 10 a.m. April 4. Information/registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org.

The Small Business Development Center of the Bluegrass will offer the following workshops: Business Startup: The Basics, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, $20 at 330 E. Main St., Commerce Lexington Building, first-floor conference room; Business Plan Basics, 3-5 p.m. Thursday, $20, at Forcht Bank, 2404 Sir Barton Way. Information: (859) 257-7666.

WEKU, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University, will present a daylong 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 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday 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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