Kentucky Datebook: Jan. 10

Classes & workshops

Non-profit Governance workshop. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Jan. 12. Center for Rural Development, 2292 South Highway 27, Somerset. Free. Register by Jan. 10 by calling Amy Ellis at (606) 677-6000 or e-mailing her at

The Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer the following training events. For more information, call (859) 277-7666.

■ Legal Start Up and Business Planning, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, $20.

■ Basic Accounting and Record Keeping, 3:30-6 p.m. Jan. 20, Commerce Lexington, $20.

■ Creating Digital Content, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Scott County Library, 104 South Bradford Lane, Georgetown, $20.

■ Introduction to QuickBooks, 9 a.m.-noon, Jan. 28, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Room 139, $20.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society workshops, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are at 7 p.m. and are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or visit

■ Tech Night, Jan. 10.

■ LexMug, Jan. 12.

■ Mac, Jan. 13.

■ Investments, 10 a.m. Jan. 15.

■ Access, Jan 19.

■ Computer Clinic, Jan. 22.

Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community & Technical College will offer the following training at the Lees town Campus, 164 Opportunity Way. To register, call (859) 246-6666 or visit for more information.

■ HVAC: Troubleshooting and Service of Commercial Equipment 100 Tons and Under, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m Jan. 22.

■ Welding Certification Preparation, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays Feb. 2-April 6.


The following meetings have been scheduled for agencies within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet: Education Professional Standards Board, 9 a.m. Jan. 10, EPSB offices, 100 Airport Road, Frankfort, Ashley Abshire, (502) 564-4606; Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 21, Transportation Cabinet building, Mero Street, Frankfort, Derek Drury, (502) 573-2604; State Blind Vendors Committee, 9 a.m. CHR Building, 275 East Main Street, Frankfort, Amy Mefford, (502) 564-4754; Kentucky Environmental Education Council Board Meeting, 11 a.m. Jan. 26, Berry Mansion, 700 Louisville Road, Frankfort, Elizabeth Schmitz, 1-800-882-5271; KET Authority & Foundation Board Meetings, 9:30 a.m. Jan. 28, KET Network Center, 600 Cooper Drive, Pam Hungate, (859) 258-7000.

The Bluegrass Chapter of International Facility Managers Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue. Topic: An overview of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Information: Mary Martin, (859) 621-1563.

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.

Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 13 at Vina's Tea Room, 1453 Leestown Road. Information: Dorothy Gera, (859) 263-2059

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: WEG 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 Sanders ville 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.

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


Women Leading Kentucky's Winter 2011 Roundtable Networking Luncheon Series will focus on the equine industry. The series will begin Jan. 20 with Maryjean Wall, former Herald-Leader sports columnist. The other dates for the series are Feb. 16 (Nick Nicholson) and March 17 (Jane Beshear). Roundtables will run from 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the banquet facilities above Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Cost: $35 per event or $100 for the series. Preregistration is required and can be completed at

Equine News and Brews series will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 with Breeding: Tips for a Winning Season. The event will take place at Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co., 401 Cross Street. The event is free, but attendees must preregister by e-mailing

The Bluegrass ICD-10 Summit will be 5-8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville, 830 Phillips Lane. Cost: $60 each or $540 for a table of 10. Information: Gerald Joiner at or

Women Leading Kentucky is accepting nominations for the Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award through Jan. 31. 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