Classes & workshops
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops in many computer basic, intermediate and advanced subjects at its Resource Center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or at CKCS.org.
■ Tech Night: Insight Internet Service, 7 p.m. Sept. 12.
■ Windows 7, Vista and XP, 7 p.m. Sept. 13.
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■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. Sept. 15.
■ Lexington Net Users Group (LexNUG), 5:30 p.m. Sept. 15.
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Sept. 15.
■ Investment, 10 a.m. Sept. 17.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council workshop. 7 p.m. Sept. 13. Doors open for networking at 6:30 p.m., workshop begins at 7 p.m. Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive, Lexington. Hosted by Don West. Membership: $40. Information: CKIC.org or (859) 201-1311 This workshop is open to CKIC members.
Your Center of Learning, Center for Rural Development in Somerset, located at 2292 South U.S. 27, will offer the following classes from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in one of the meeting rooms at The Center. $149 per person. For more information or to pre-register, contact Robyn Phillips at 606-677-6000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
■ Word 2010 Advanced, Sept. 14.
■ PowerPoint 2010 Basic, Sept. 16.
National Association of Credit Management, South Central Region, Inc. NACM S-C seminar. 8 a.m.-Noon Sept. 13. Brock-McVey Co., 1100 Brock McVey Drive, Lexington. Cost: $25, 1st person, $15, 2nd person; more than 2, free. Non-member: $30. Deadline for reservations: Sept. 9. Fax, mail or e-mail registration to: Tracy Frick (502) 588-2459, Fax: (502) 585-5453, email@example.com.
Weichert Realtors — Bluegrass Weekly Boost Your Business Lunch and Learn Workshops. 1 p.m. every Wednesday through Sept. 14. Richmond Road, Suite 220, Lexington. $49 per session for non-Weichert agents (includes lunch). For more information or to make a reservation, call (859) 543-8253.
Bluegrass Small Business Development Center Training Events. Go to Ksbdc.org to pre-register or call (859) 257-7666.
■ Idea or Opportunity. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. $20.
■ The Business Owners Best Friend-The Employee Manual. 1-3 p.m. Sept. 20. Scott County Library, 104 South Bradford Lane. Georgetown. $20.
FastTrac GrowthVenture. 9 a.m. - noon. Sept. 15-Nov. 17. 10-weekly 3-hour sessions on Thursdays. TKT & Associates, Inc. 333 West Vine St., Suite 300. $995 per person. With member/certified business discount: $795. Discounts available for members of Commerce Lexington and certified women and minority business owners. Tktandassociates.com/fasttrac.
Weichert Realtors - Bluegrass Living presents a series of free real estate seminars for new and seasoned Realtors each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 2962 Richmond Road, Suite 220. Register: (859) 543-8253.
Kentucky Career Center Fair. 8:30-11 a.m. Sept. 16. Bluegrass Community and Technical College Winchester/Clark County campus. Job seekers will have an opportunity to meet over 25 employers. The first hour is reserved for transitioning personnel, veterans, members of the National Guard, reservists and their dependents. At 9:30 a.m. doors open to all job seekers. The free event is sponsored by the Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Office of Employment and Training.
Attendees should be prepared for interviews, dress appropriately and bring a current resume.
For more information or employers wanting to participate, contact Robert Dalton (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Patricia Baughman (email@example.com) at (859) 737-7793.
World Trade Day. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Keynote speech and awards luncheon: Noon — 1:30 p.m. Speaker: Robert Powell, senior economist, Economist Intelligence Unit. Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 West Jefferson Street, Louisville. Admission: $50 (WTC members) or $70 (non-members). Tables of eight: $360 (WTC members) or $520 (non-members). Exhibit space: $250 (WTC members) or $300 (non-members). For more information and registration, contact Darren Srebnick (502) 574-1514, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GFWC/KFWC Lexington Women's Club International Outreach/Education/ Women's Issues Department meeting. 6 p.m. Sept. 12, Clothing Center. Members will assemble Sparkle Bags for the Clothing Center. Information: Bonnie Lawson (859) 309-0024.
GFWC/KFWC Lexington Women's Club board meeting 9 a.m. Sept. 26, Clothing Center.
Women Leading Kentucky Fall Roundtable luncheon series. "Starting Small, Growing Big Companies." Noon-1:30 p.m. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m.
■ Sept. 14: Carey Smith, CEO, Big Ass Fans.
■ Oct. 20: Evan Morris, partner, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
■ Nov. 16: Kim Knopf, CEO, Sleep Outfitters
Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road. $35 per event or $100 for all three. Pre-registration required. Womenleadingky.com. Or mail check to Women Leading Kentucky, P.O. Box 961, Lexington, KY 40588.
NAWBO Luncheon. 11:30-1 p.m. Sept. 20. Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Speakers: NAWBO members and corporate partners from the health and wellness industry. $18 members, $22 guests. A free follow-up workshop will take place 8-10 a.m. Oct. 4. RSVP to Lexnawbo.org.
Lexington Employee Benefits Council lunch meeting: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 21. Topic: Fee Disclosure Deadlines 408(b)2. Speaker: Pete Swisher, Unified Trust. Cost for the luncheon and speaker is $25 for non-members. Sal's, Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road. To join contact Kaye Dickston, email@example.com.
Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Dr. Information: Kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.
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 South Broadway. Information: (859) 277-2058.
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 South Broadway.
Lexington Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike. Members and guests only. $8 for lunch. Information: (859) 389-8100.
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 NMCBN.com.
The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike. Information: BGAIW.org or Linda Shearer, (859) 977-3776.
The Bluegrass Real Estate Investment Group meets 7 to 9 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1951 Pleasant Ridge. Information, (859) 492-7627 or Lexreia.org.
Altrusa International, Inc. of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the 3rd Thursday of each month at The Crowne Plaza-Cambell House, 1375 S. Broadway. Information: Patricia Wilson, Pres. (859) 245-8358.
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