Kentucky Datebook

Classes & workshops

Nonprofit Governance workshop. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Jan. 12. Center for Rural Development, 2292 South Highway 27, Somerset. Free. To register contact Amy Ellis at The Center for Rural Development at (606) 677-6000 or e-mail her at Registration deadline is Jan. 10.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society workshops. 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or at

■ Microsoft Word, 7 p.m. Jan. 4.

■ Digital Imaging Short Course. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 8.

■ Tech Night. 7 p.m. Jan. 10.

■ Windows 7, XP and Vista. 7 p.m. Jan. 11.

■ LexMug. 7 p.m. Jan. 12.

■ Mac. 7 p.m. Jan. 13.


The Central Kentucky Inventors Council meeting. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 4. Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive, Lexington. Speaker: Gordon Garrett, Director of the UK Small Business Development Center. Free. Open to the public.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council Workshop. 7 p.m. Jan. 11. Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West. Membership: $40. Information: or (859) 201-1311.

Frankfort PMI Chapter Meeting. Topic: U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE) Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC). 11:30 a.m. Jan. 13. Paul Sawyier Public Library, Community Room, 319 Wapping St., Frankfort. or for more information.

NAWBO Luncheon featuring Kay Cannon and "The Top 10 Type-A Positive Attitude Traps." 11:30 a.m. Jan. 18, Sal's Chophouse, Tates Creek Road, Lexington. RSVP at Tickets: $18/members, $22/guests.

Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter Lunch Meeting. Topic: WEB Spotlight Lexington Entertainment Project. 11:30 a.m. Jan. 27. DeSha's Restaurant, 101 N. Broadway. Lexington. or for more information.

The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women will meet at 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 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.

The Downtown Lunch Bunch Toastmasters Club meets Thursdays at noon 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

Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets from 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


The AAF Lexington Advertising Club is accepting entries for the 2009-10 ADDY awards competition. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Lexington Herald-Leader, Buckner Room, 100 Midland Avenue. Entry fees are $65 for members of the AAF Lexington Advertising Club and $90 for non-members. For more information or to receive an ADDY Awards entry packet, contact, Cheri McMullin, (859) 797-6402 or

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, can be made at

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo