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Classes and workshops

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

■ 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

■ How to Research Family History, Aug. 17.

■ Microsoft Access, Aug. 19.

■ Investments, Aug. 21.

■ Database FoxPro, Aug. 23.

■ Digital Photography, Aug. 24.

■ Unix/Linux, Aug. 26.

■ Computer Clinic, Aug. 28.

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

■ 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.

Professional Medical Coding Curriculum will begin Aug. 25 at In-Service Education, 1033 Griffin Gate Dr. The 16-week class will be 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Information: (859) 233-3900 or


The National Association of Women in Construction will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 19 at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pk. Networking at 5:30 p.m., dinner and presentation at 6. Speaker: Esther Hurlburt of the Legacy Home Ministry. Topic: The effect of community service on the construction industry. Reservations by Aug. 17. Information:

PMI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter will meet Aug. 28 at deSha's restaurant, 101 N. Broadway. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., program begins at noon. Topic: The Project Lifecycle vs. The Service Lifecycle: Where's the Intersect? Presenter: Todd Frantz, president of Tandem Solutions. $12. Information:

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

Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Dr. Information: (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 Pk. 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


National Association of Women Business Owners seminar: Business Impact: Your Brand Promise: Is It Alive and Well Throughout Your Organization?" 11:30 a.m. Aug. 17. Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Rd. $18-$22. Speaker: Terri-Lynn Woodhouse. Information:

Lexington Advertising Club professional development luncheon: Lexington's Mad Men. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 18. Hyatt Regency, 401 W. High St. Featuring a panel of previous LAC presidents. $25 members and students, $40 non-members. RSVP by Aug. 16. Information: (859) 288-4502.

Small Business Bounce Back event, featuring a presentation by UK men's basketball voach John Calipari. Sept. 2. Embassy Suites, 1801 Newtown Pk. $35; includes copy of Calipari's book and lunch. Information:, (859) 257-0104.

COMPILED BY heather chapman