Kentucky Datebook

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

■ Genealogy, 7 p.m. Sept. 20.

■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. Sept. 22.

■ Unix/Linux, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 22.

■ Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. Sept. 24.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers classes at its Resource Center at 160 Moore Drive. Classes meet for one 2-hour session each week for 6 weeks providing hands-on instruction with a limit of 8 students per class. Information: To enroll: (859) 373-1000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.

■ Beyond Basics, Sept. 19.

■ Beginning Digital Imaging, Sept. 20.

■ Advanced Digital Imaging, Sept. 20.

■ DVD Workshop, Sept. 21.

■ Audio Visual Workshop, Sept. 21.

■ Computer Basics, Sept. 22.

■ Photo Principles for Point & Shooters, Sept. 22.

Your Center of Learning, Center for Rural Development in Somerset, 2292 South U.S. 27, offers the following classes 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at The Center. $149 per person. For more information or to pre-register, contact Robyn Phillips at (606) 677-6000 or email

■ Outlook 2007 Intermediate, Sept. 20.

■ PowerPoint 2010 Advanced, Sept. 22.

■ Outlook 2007 Advanced, Sept. 29.

Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community & Technical College offers the following continuing education training at the Leestown Campus, 164 Opportunity Way. To register, call (859) 246-6666 or visit

■ Plumbing Codes Review, 6-9 p.m. Monday and Thursdays., Sept. 19-Oct. 27.

■ HVAC: Advanced HVAC Controls, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sept. 24.

■ Basic Welding, 5:30-8 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 26-Nov. 28.

Bluegrass Small Business Development Center Training Events. Go to to pre-register or call (859) 257-7666.

■ The Business Owners Best Friend - The Employee Manual. 1-3 p.m. Sept. 20. Scott County Library, 104 South Bradford Lane. Georgetown. $20.

■ QuickBooks- Lessons 1-4. 9 a.m.-noon. Sept. 30. Sullivan University, 2355 Harrodsburg Road. $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.

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.


Business Link. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 21. Hosted by Lexus Store of Lexington, 1264 East New Circle Rd. (859) 254-4447. $5 for Commerce Lexington members, $10 for non-members (payable at the door). No pre-registration necessary.

Good Morning Bluegrass. Featuring new Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton 7:30-9 a.m. Sept. 22. Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike. $25 for Commerce Lexington members, $35 for potential members. Register: (859) 254-4447.

World Trade Day. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 26. 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. For more information and registration, contact Darren Srebnick (502) 574-1514,


NAWBO Luncheon. 11:30-1 p.m. Sept. 20. Sal's Chophouse, 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

Lexington Venture Club meeting. 11:30-1:30 p.m. Sept. 21. Hyatt Regency Lexington (Patterson Ballroom). Presenters: Brian Raney and Nick Such of Awesome Touch, Candace Klein of SoMoLend, and Jim Wombles of Game Face. $30. RSVP to

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, 3373 Tates Creek Road. To join contact Kaye Dickston,

Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter Lunch Meeting, Effective Communication. Presenter: Deb MacKay. Sept. 22. Networking 11:30 a.m., buffet 11:45 a.m., speaker noon-1 p.m. DeSha's Restaurant, 101 North Broadway. Contact: VP Programs — or visit for more information.

GFWC/KFWC Lexington Women's Club board meeting 9 a.m. Sept. 26, Clothing Center.

Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium. Information: (859) 321-7547.

BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Rd. 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 month at Pazzo's, 385 S. Limestone. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or

The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of month at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike. Information: or Linda Shearer, (859) 977-3776.

The Bluegrass Real Estate Investment Group meets 7 to 9 p.m. the first Tuesday of month at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1951 Pleasant Ridge. Information, (859) 492-7627 or

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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