Kentucky datebook: Jan. 31

Classes & workshops

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

■ Payroll 101 for Small Business Owners, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 9, Inter-Energy Building, 1009 Hustonville Road, Danville, $20.

■ From Hired to Fired: HR 101 for Small Business Owners, 2-4 p.m., Feb. 15, Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, $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

■ Microsoft Word, 1:30 and 7 p.m., Feb. 1.

■ Dr. Fix-It, 10 a.m., Feb. 5.

■ Tech Night, Feb. 7

■ Windows 7, XP and Vista, Feb. 8

■ LexMug, Feb. 9

■ Mac, Feb. 10.

Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community & Technical College will offer Welding Certification Preparation, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays Feb. 2-April 6 at the Leestown Campus, 164 Opportunity Way. To register, call (859) 246-6666 or visit

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Members, $40. Information, or (859) 201-1311.


The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1. Information: or (859) 201-1311.

Professional Women's Forum meeting. 11:30-1:00 p.m. Feb. 2, at The Red Mile clubhouse. RSVP to

NAWBO Lexington presents New and Proposed Legislation Impacting Your Business at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 15 at Sal's Chophouse, Tates Creek Road. Reservations by Feb. 11 at Tickets: $18 members; $22 guests.

Bluegrass Compensation Association presents 2011 Sales Compensation and Rewards and Recognition Trends from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 16 at Link-Belt, 2651 Palumbo Drive. Register by Feb. 14 by e-mailing Free for members, $20 guests.

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 the month at Pazzo's, 385 S. Limestone. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or

Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn off Alumni Dr. Information: (859) 321-7547.

Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church. (859) 223-7884.

Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church. (859) 266-6969.

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

Lexington Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike. Members and guests only. Free admission. $8 for lunch. Information: (859) 389-8100.

International Altrusa of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House. Information: Rebecca Mercier, (859) 224-4981 or

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo