Kentucky datebook

Classes and workshops

Business Services Showcase and Social Media Workshop. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Center for Rural Development, South Exhibit hall, Somerset. Free. Also a free Social Media workshop beginning at 1:30 p.m. RSVP, e-mail or call The Center for Rural Development (606) 677-6000.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops in many computer basic, intermediate and advance subjects. They begin at 7 p.m. and are held at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or

■ Database FoxPro, Nov. 22.

■ Digital Photography, Nov. 23.

■ Computer Clinic, Nov. 27.

■ Open Source, Dec. 1

■ Dr. Fix-It, Dec.4

Bluegrass SBDC Training Events. Visit or call (859) 257-7666 to register.

■ FAQ's of Starting a Business. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 1. Commerce Lexington Bldg., 330 East Main St. Free.

■ Maximize Your Profits. 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 2. Forcht Bank, 2404 Sir Barton Way, Lexington. $20. Pre-Registration is required.


Public Policy Luncheon featuring Lexington Mayor-elect Jim Gray presented by Kentucky American Water. 12-1:30 p.m. Dec. 3. Hyatt Regency (Regency Ballroom) Lexington. $35 for Commerce Lexington members and $45 for potential members. Tables of 10 available. To register, e-mail

The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women, 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Marriott Griffin Gate, Newtown Pike. Information, or contact Linda Shearer at (859) 977-3776.

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

The Downtown Lunch Bunch Toastmasters Club, noon Thursdays at Calvary Baptist Church, Rec Building, 150 East High St. Information: Sid, (859) 846-4667.

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

National Marine Corps Business Network, 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, 6:30-7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Dr. Information: (859) 321-7547.

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

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

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

Lexington Rotary Club, 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, 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


Clark County Kentucky ASAP Board will present The Ice That Burns, Community Strategies for Combating Methamphetamine, 8:30 a.m-5 p.m Dec. 2 at the Clark County Cooperative Extension Service, 1400 Fortune Drive, Winchester. $15. Register by Nov. 25 by calling Janna Smith, (859) 749-1577 or e-mail

NAWBO & Sheila Bayes "Rocks" the Holidays benefiting All God's Children, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 2. Signature Club of Lansdowne, 3256 Lansdowne Dr. $25 for members, $35 for guests, $45 after deadline or at the door. RSVP at by 5 p.m. Nov. 30.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo