The Central Kentucky Computer Society/SeniorNet is offering the following classes that will begin this week: 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 and cost $49. Registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org.
The Frankfort-Bluegrass Chapter of ARMA International will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Brontë Bistro at Joseph-Beth Booksellers at the Mall at Lexington Green. Speaker: Nick Laurentis, president elect of ARMA. Topic: ARMA's GARP (Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles). Cost: $17 members; $20 non-members. Reservations: Roger Hamperian, (859) 425-2071.
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The National Marine Corps Business Network, NMCBN, the business network exclusive to Marines, has opened a Lexington chapter. The group meets at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at Pazzo's on South Limestone. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or visit www.NMCBN.com.
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 and other
Financial Solutions for Business Owners will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Edward Jones office on Chinoe Road, No. 136. Free. Reservations: Tina, (859) 269-4800.
Implementing Wellness Program Strategies webinar will be noon-1:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Presenters: Stephanie Marshall, Kentucky's State Wellness Director, Personnel Cabinet, and Jeannie Nigam, research psychologist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. $75. Deadline to register is Sept. 29. Registration: www.iwin.uky.edu or call (859) 296-1089, Ext. 221.
Alltech and Eastern Kentucky University will present a lecture from 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 1 by David Byrne, former European Union Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection. "Life Experiences in the Legal World: Former Attorney General of Ireland, Former EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, and the Northern Ireland Peace Accords" will be in the Posey Auditorium of the Stratton Building. Free.
Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops begin at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Digital Photography, Tuesday; Unix/Linux, Thursday; Computer Clinics, 10 a.m. Saturday; Database FoxPro, Sept. 28; Dr. Fix-It, 10 a.m. Oct. 3. Information/registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org.
Why Should I Hire You?, a free one-hour workshop, will be from noon-1 p.m. today at Ashland/Valvoline headquarters, 3499 Blazer Parkway. Registration: www.LexingtonLeaders.com or (859) 357-3260.
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center's Veterans Program, in partnership with the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program, will present two conferences designed to help Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses understand the government contracting process and the importance of business planning in securing contracts. Workshops will be presented on contracting, bonding, business planning and cash flow. The first event will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff and will be repeated Sept. 29 at Murray State University's Regional Campus in Hopkinsville.
The Small Business Development Center of the Bluegrass will offer Small Business Startup: The Basics, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Beaumont Library. Free. Registration: (859) 257-7666 or visit www.ksbdc.org.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo