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.
■ Database, 7 p.m. Oct. 24.
■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Oct. 25.
■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m., Oct. 27.
■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Oct. 27.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Nov. 1.
■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. Nov. 3.
■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. Nov. 5.
■ Windows 7, Vista & XP, 7 p.m. Nov. 8.
■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. Nov. 10.
■ Macintosh, 7 p.m. Nov. 10.
Community Ventures Corp., 1450 North Broadway, will offer a Business Planning and Feasibility Workshop, 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 22 (must attend all 4 sessions). $25. To register, call (859) 231-0054 or visit cvcky.org
SCORE presents the workshop series Simple Steps to Starting Your Own Business.
The first session, "Start up Basics: Are you an Entrepreneur," is free and will be presented at the following Lexington Public Library branches: Eagle Creek, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 24; Beaumont, 5:45-8:45 p.m. Oct. 26; Main Branch, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 29. Follow up sessions will be at the SCORE office on the first four Tuesday nights in November. Cost $120. SCORE mentors will be available to help. Register online at score-lexington.org; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (859) 231-9902 for more information.
Bluegrass Small Business Development Center Training Events. Go to www.ksbdc.org to pre-register or call (859) 257-7666.
■ Business Ownership Options. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, Lexington. $20.
■ Quick Books Lesson 1-4. 9 a.m.-noon. Oct. 28. Sullivan University, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington. Fee: $20.
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.
Social, Mobile, Local — Technology for Small Business Success. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 25. Hyatt Regency Lexington, 401 West High Street. $69. Includes lunch. Register at somololex.eventbrite.com. or call 1-877-592-4946.
Video Marketing Online for Business Impact, presented by Building Entrepreneurs with Elite Marketing, will be 7-8:15 p.m. Oct. 24 and Oct. 31 at the Central Kentucky Career Center, 1055 Industry Road. $25 per session. Register at email@example.com. (859) 433-6784.
The Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce will present Networking You Can Take to the Bank from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 27 at First Southern Bank, at the corner of 17 Bypass and Ky. 169. Cost: $5 for chamber members; $10 for non-members.
The Dynamics User Group, presented by TrinSoft, will meet 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 27 at Malone's Banquets on Tates Creek Road. Free. Registration: clicktoattend.com, using event ID 156675. For information, contact Tara Cox at (859) 252-6225, Ext. 232.
Lexington Business Xchange will be Nov. 3 at Carrabbas Grill, 1881 Plaudit Place. $30 in advance/$35 on site: includes lunch, networking and attendee list. Register at strategicbusinessnetwork.com.
GFWC/KFWC Lexington Woman's Club Board meeting will be at 9 a.m. today at the Clothing Center.
Lexington Employee Benefits Council Lunch Meeting: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 26, Sal's, 3373 Tates Creek Road, Lexington. Topic: Health care reform updates; speaker: Commissioner Sharon Clark, Kentucky Department of Insurance. Cost for the luncheon and speaker is $25 for non-members. Seating is limited for this meeting. To join, contact Kaye Dickston, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional Women's Forum will hold a networking meeting 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2 at The Red Mile Clubhouse. Members, $16; guests $20. Reservations to email@example.com by 5 p.m. Oct, 28.
BNI Opportunity Knocks Chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Kentucky Blood Center, 3121 Beaumont Centre Circle. Visitors welcome. Information: (859) 351-8268.
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: www.kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.
BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m.-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 Lexington — 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 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 www.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 www.lexreia.org.
Altrusa International, Inc. of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the 3rd Thursday of each month at Crowne Plaza Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 S. Broadway. Information: Patricia Wilson, (859) 245-8358.
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