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Kentucky Datebook

Classes

Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community & Technical College will offer online and continuing education training to health care providers in complementary and alternative medicine, gerontology, pain assessment and management and perinatal issues beginning Wednesday. Cost: $99-$199 per course. Information: (859) 246-6666 or visit www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/workforce.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society/SeniorNet is offering these classes, which will begin the week of Sept. 21: Beyond Basics, Computer Basics, Beginning Digital Imaging, Creative Graphics, Advanced Digital Imaging, Digital Independent Works, Movie Maker, Google Docs, Word, Mac Os x Basics, Photoshop Elements, Advanced Photoshop Elements. Classes are six two-hour sessions over six weeks. Registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org.

Meetings

Financial Executives International will meet at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at Sal's Restaurant, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Speaker: Tom Leach. Reservations: Lee Helmers, (859) 309-9791.

Kentucky Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services will meet 9-11 a.m. Tuesday in the Kentucky Engineering Center Board Room, 160 Democrat Drive, Frankfort. Speaker: Mark Ryles, school construction update. Cost: $15 members; $30 non-members. Registration: www.smpskentucky.org.

Self Marketing Power: Branding Yourself as a Business of One, with author Jeff Beals, will be 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. Cost: active members (prepaid lunch), free; active members and students, $20; non-members, $35. Reservations: www.lexingtonadclub.com.

The Lexington Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sal's Restaurant, 3347 Tates Creek Road. Topic: Business opportunities for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Information: (859) 252-0225.

The American Association of Individual Investors, Louisville Chapter, meets at 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Standard Country Club. Information: Kathleen, (502) 722-9596.

The Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Road. Information: Paul Bimschleger, (859) 272-1467.

The Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Road. 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 at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Edward Jones office at 1060 Chinoe Road, No. 136. Free. Reservations: Tina, (859) 269-4800.

Women Leading Kentucky will meet Wednesday at Sal's Restaurant on Tates Creek Road. Topic: Social Networking. Presenters: Bill Powell, Serif Group, and Whitney Pannell, Prudential Realtor. Part of the Fall 2009 Roundtable Networking Luncheon Series. Cost: $35 per event or $100 for the series of three. Pre-registration: www.womenleadingky.com.

BB&T Payment Solutions will present Driving Business Success While on the Go, a free educational webinar for small business owners on alerts and mobile banking services, at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Registration is available at www.BBT.com/paymentswebinar. This webinar has been approved for one CTP/CCM recertification credit by the Association for Financial Professionals.

Workshops

Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer these workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops begin at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Tech Night, today; Access, Thursday; Investments, 10 a.m. Saturday; Digital Photography, Sept. 22; Unix/Linux, Sept. 24; Computer Clinics, 10 a.m. Sept. 25. Information/registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center's Veterans Program and the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program will present two conferences designed to help service-disabled veterans who own small businesses understand the government contracting process and the importance of business planning in securing contracts. Workshops will be on contracting, bonding, business planning and cash flow. The first will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 23, Colvin Community Center, Radcliff, and repeated Sept. 29 at Murray State University's campus in Hopkinsville.

The Small Business Development Center of the Bluegrass will offer Small Business Startup: The Basics, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 23, Beaumont Library. Free. Registration: (859) 257-7666 or visit www.ksbdc.org.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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