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. Workshops begin at 7 p.m. and are at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or at ckcs.org.
■ Tech Night, Dec. 13.
■ Windows 7, XP and Vista, Dec. 14.
■ Access, Dec. 16.
■ Investments, Dec. 18.
■ Unix/Linux, Dec. 23.
PMI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter will meet at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 16 at Desha's Restaurant, 101 North Broadway. Topic: Chapter accomplishments and 2011 strategic plan. Information: www.pmibluegrass.org.
The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, 1800 Newtown Pike. Information, 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 Sanders ville 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 Road. Information: (859) 277-2058.
National Marine Corps Business Network meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Pazzo's, 385 South 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.
Women Leading Kentucky is accepting nominations for the Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award through Jan. 31. Three finalists are selected each year, and the winner will be announced at the 12th annual Women's Business & Leadership Conference on May 26. Criteria for selection include leadership ability, service as a role model for Kentucky women, contributions as a volunteer, and perseverance in the face of hardship. Nominations, including self-nominations, may be submitted at www.womenleadingky.com.
COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo