Kentucky datebook

Classes and workshops

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

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

■ Open Source. Dec. 1

■ Dr. Fix-It. Dec.4

■ Microsoft Word, Dec. 7

■ LexMug, Dec. 8

■ Mac, Dec. 9

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

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

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


Public Policy Luncheon featuring Lexington Mayor-Elect Jim Gray, presented by Kentucky American Water. Noon-1:30 p.m. Dec. 3. Hyatt Regency Lexington, 401 W. High St., Regency Ballroom. $35 Commerce Lexington members, $45 others. Tables of 10 available. To register, e-mail to

Central Kentucky Inventors Council. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Dr. Speaker: Taylor Trusty, president of Blackstone Media. Free. Information: or (859) 201-1311.

Bluegrass Compensation Association presents "Compensation Roundtable: Current Compensation Issues and the Year in Review." 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 8, Link-Belt, 2651 Palumbo Dr. The facilitator is Wally Skiba, SPHR, associate director of human resources, benefits and compensation at Eastern Kentucky University. Register by Dec. 6 via the KYSHRM Web site. Free for members, $20 guests. Annual dues of $50 may be paid at the door. Contact Kate Harnett,, for more information.

Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women will meet at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, 1800 Newtown Pike. Information: or Linda Shearer, (859) 977-3776.

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

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

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

Gardenside Kiwanis Club 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


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

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