The Center for Professional Development and Continuing Education will offer the following courses at 106 Dennis Drive: Providing Clinical Supervision to Certified or Licensed Practitioners Clinical Services Supervisor Training, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 12 CE hours, $155; Providing Clinical Supervision to Certified or Licensed Professionals, 8-11 a.m. Friday, 3 CE hours, $79; Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls for Alcohol and Drug Counselors and Prevention Professionals, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 6 CE hours, $120. Information/registration: (859) 373-8930 or visit www.centerforprofessionaldevelopmentky.com.
ExecuTrain of Kentucky will offer the following free computer and professional development training sessions to displaced Kentucky professionals: PC Basics, 9 a.m.-noon Friday; Microsoft Word Basics, 1-4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 18; Microsoft Excel Basics, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 18. Each person may register for up to two courses. Information/registration: www.executrainky.com or (502) 429-6444.
IEC of the Bluegrass will present the following six-hour Kentucky- and Ohio-approved electrical continuing education classes at IEC Training Center, 493 Blue Sky Parkway: 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 Update, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, $50 members, $65 non-members. Information: (859) 266-4968 or visit www.iecbluegrass.org.
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The Small Business Development Center of the Bluegrass will offer the following training events: The Small Business Start-Up, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Lexington Public Library, Tates Creek Branch, 3628 Walden Drive, free; Business Plan Basics, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington building, $25. Information/registration: (859) 257-7666.
Women Republicans of Central Kentucky will meet at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at The Signature Club. Topic: WROCK Starz Celebration 2009. Cost: $30. Registration: www.wrock.ws.
BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club;, lunch included. Information: Jennifer Hendren, (859) 509-0187.
National Marine Corps Business Network, NMCBN, the business network exclusive to Marines, meets at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at Pazzo's. 385 South Limestone. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or visit www.NMCBN.com.
American Association of Individual Investors, Louisville Chapter, meets at 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Standard Country Club, 8208 Brownsboro Road, Louisville. Information: Kathleen, (502) 722-9596.
Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Road. Information: Paul Bimschleger, (859) 272-1467.
Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Road. Information: Ken Fister: (859) 223-7884.
Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Road. Information: Mel Boyd, (859) 277-2058.
Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street. Information: Sue Alexander: (859) 266-6969.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speakers: Patent attorneys Rebecca Krefft and Jim Frances of Stoll Keenon Ogden. Free. Information: (859) 201-1311.
How to Raise a Money-Smart Child will be at 6 p.m. Monday at the Edward Jones office at 185 Pasadena Drive, Suite 120. Free. Reservations: Megan Norris, (859) 278-4880.
Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops begin at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Windows XP-Vista, Tuesday; LexMug, Wednesday; Mac, Thursday; Tech Night, Dec. 14; Investments, 10 a.m. Dec. 19. Information/registration: (859) 373-1000 or visit www.ckcs.org.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Membership: $40. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo