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Classes and workshops

The Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer the following workshops. Information: (859) 257-7666 or visit www.ksbdc.org.

■ Identify and Reach Your Target Market. 1-4 p.m. Aug. 9. Nicholasville Chamber of Commerce, 508 N. Main St., Nicholasville. Free.

■ Understanding Cash Flow. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 17. Community Ventures Building, 975 River Bend Rd., Suite B., Frankfort. Free.

■ Marketing Boot Camp. 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 18. Embassy Suites, 1801 Newtown Pk. Free.

■ Buying a Franchise: Is it Right for You? 5-8 p.m. Aug. 30. Scott County Library, 104 S. Bradford Ln., Georgetown. Free.

■ FAQs of Starting a Small Business. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 31. Commerce Lexington Building, 330 E. Main St. $20.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops at 160 Moore Dr., Suite 107. Workshops are at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Information: (859) 373-1000 or www.ckcs.org.

■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at KET, 600 Cooper Dr. Speaker: Andrew Moore.

■ Microsoft Windows 7, XP and Vista, Aug. 10.

■ LexMug, Aug. 11.

■ MacIntosh, Aug. 12.

■ How to Research Family History, Aug. 17.

■ Access, Aug. 19.

■ Investments, Aug. 21.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop on Aug. 10 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Dr. Networking at 6:30 p.m., workshop at 7. Open to CKIC members only. Membership is $40. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community & Technical College will offer the following training classes at its Leestown Campus, 164 Opportunity Way (unless location otherwise noted). Information: (859) 246-6666 or www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.aspx.

■ Plumbing CE: Code Changes & Regulations/Customer Service Excellence, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 14.

■ Electrical CE: Master's Update, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 21. Danville Campus.

■ HVAC CE: Ground Source Heat Pumps, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 21.

Meetings

Women Republicans of Central Kentucky will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 11 at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 S. Broadway. Speaker: Andy Barr, 6th District congressional candidate. $20; includes lunch. www.wrock.ws.

BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Rd., Lexington. Lunch included. Information: (859) 509-0187.

Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd. Information: (859) 277-2058.

National Marine Corps Business Network meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Pazzo's, 385 S. Limestone. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or www.NMCBN.com.

Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Dr. Information: www.kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.

Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Rd. Information: (859) 223-7884.

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

Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd.

Lexington Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike. Members and guests only. Free admission; $8 for lunch. No registration required. Information: (859) 389-8100.

International Altrusa of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 Harrodsburg Rd. Information: Rebecca Mercier, (859) 224-4981 or www.altrusalexky.com.

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