Kentucky datebook: Jan. 17

Classes & workshops

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.

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

■ How to Research Family History, Jan 18.

■ Access, Jan 19.

■ Computer Clinic, Jan. 22.

Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community & Technical College will offer the following training at the Leestown 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.


NAWIC (National Association of Women In Construction) Bluegrass, KY chapter monthly meeting. 5:30 p.m. Jan. 20, at the Marriott Griffin Gate, 1800 Newton Pike, Lexington. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner & speaker presentation at 6 p.m. Reservations required. Contact by Jan. 18. First-time guests free; all others will be $20 for dinner. For additional information visit

The following meetings have been scheduled for agencies within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet:

■ 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. Jan. 22, 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;

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.

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.

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


Women Leading Kentucky's Winter 2011 Roundtable Networking Luncheon Series will focus on the equine industry. The series begins 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 kicks 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

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo