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Kentucky Datebook

Classes and 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 offers 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 ckcs.org.

■ Tech Night. Feb. 7

■ Windows 7, XP and Vista. Feb. 8

■ LexMug. Feb. 9

■ Mac. Feb. 10.

■ Access. Feb. 17.

■ Investments. Feb. 19.

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. Membership $40. Information, www.ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government's Minority Business Enterprise Program will present the following classes designed to help women and minority-owned firms become part of the procurement process at LFUCG. Classes are free and will be in Room B109 of the Government Center, 200 East Main Street. Register by contacting Marilyn Clark at (859) 258-3320 or mclark@lexingtonky.gov.

■ How to do Business With LFUCG. 4-6 p.m. Feb. 7.

■ Which Certification is Right for You? 9-11 a.m. Feb. 11.

■ Marketing 101 for Small Businesses. 9-11 a.m. Feb. 14.

■ Doing Business with the State — Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. 9-11 am. Feb. 18.

Meetings

International Facility Managers Association, Bluegrass Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 pm. Feb. 8 at the Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue. Topic: Computer services/network security.

Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 11:30 Feb. 10 at Malone's, 3347 Tates Creek Road. Information: Dorothy Gera, (859) 263-2059.

NAWBO Lexington presents New and Proposed Legislation Impacting Your Business at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 15 at Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Reservations by Feb. 11 at www.lexnawbo.org. Tickets: $18 members, $22 guests.

Bluegrass Compensation Association presents 2011 Sales Compensation and Rewards and Recognition Trends from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 16 at Link-Belt, 2651 Palumbo Drive. Register by Feb. 14 by e-mailing membership@bluegrasscomp.com. Free for members, $20 guests. Annual dues: $50.

Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike. Information, bgaiw.org 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.

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 from 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.

Seminars/Other

Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp. will hold an energy symposium Feb. 10 at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset. Free, but registration is required by e-mailing Ruby Adams at radams@khic.org.

Jennifer Napier Career Consulting will present the following seminars in Eastern Kentucky University's Perkins Building. Register at (859) 779-0885 or at www.jncc4u.com.

■ Create a Basic Web Site Using Vistaprint.com. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 16. $69.

■ Strategies to Finding a Job in a Slow Economy. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 18. $99.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo

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