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Classes and workshops

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Membership is $40. Information: www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

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 Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or at ckcs.org.

■ Microsoft Word, Dec. 7

■ LexMug, Dec. 8

■ Mac, Dec. 9

■ Technight, Dec. 13.

■ Windows 7, XP and Vista, Dec. 14.

■ Access, Dec. 16.

■ Investments, Dec. 18.

Meetings

Central Kentucky Inventors Council. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Taylor Trusty, president of Blackstone Media. Free. Information: www.ckic.org 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 Drive. Facilitator: Wally Skiba, SPHR, SPHR, associate director of human resources, benefits and compensation at Eastern Kentucky University. Register by today at the KYSHRM Web site. Meetings free to members; $20 guests. Annual dues of $50 may be paid at the door. Contact Kate Harnett, harnett.hr@gmail.com for more information.

Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Coffee Pub, 4401 Harrodsburg Road. The group will host its secret sister gift exchange.

Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Marriott Griffin Gate, 1800 Newtown Pike. Information, www.bgaiw.org 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 East High Street. 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 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 Drive. Information: www.kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.

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

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

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

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 Road. Information: Rebecca Mercier, (859) 224-4981 or www.altrusalexky.com.

Seminars/Other

Business Services Showcase and Social Media Workshop. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 7. The Center for Rural Development, South Exhibit Hall, Somerset. Free. Free social media workshop at 1:30 p.m. Reservations: E-mail lrcombs@centertech.com or The Center for Rural Development, (606) 677-6000.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo

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