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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

■ Database, 7 p.m. today.

■ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 6.

■ Macintosh, 7 p.m. Dec. 8.

■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. Dec. 12.

■ Windows 7, Vista and XP, 7 p.m. Dec. 13.

■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Dec. 15.

■ Investment, 10 a.m. Dec. 17.

Central Kentucky Computer Society classes at its Resource Center, 160 Moore Drive, Lexington, meet for multiple two-hour sessions over several weeks, providing hands-on instruction for a small number of students per class. For information, visit To enroll, call (859) 373-1000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.

■ Computer Basics, begins Dec. 6.

Priority Computer Training Center, 1419 Leestown Road, will offer the following business and computer classes. For more information, or to register, call (859) 368-9330 or visit

■ Quickbooks Pro, 8:30 a.m. Dec. 3.

■ Advertising for free on the Internet, 8:30 a.m. Dec. 10.

■ Creating Loyal Customers for Life, 1 p.m. Dec. 10.

■ How to Reach Your Target Customers, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12.

■ Microsoft Access, 8:30 a.m. Dec. 17.

The Lexington School will offer "Do Language Deficits in Preschoolers Predict Future Reading and Social Problems?" as part of the 2011-12 Mary Beers Series of workshops for early childhood education professionals, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at 1050 Lane Allen Road. Cost: $15. The session offers a two-hour training certificate recognized by the Division of Licensed Child Care of the Kentucky Cabinet for Families and Children. Enroll by phone (859) 278-0501, Ext. 289, or email

Workforce Solutions of Bluegrass Community & Technical College will offer the following continuing education training at the Leestown Campus, 164 Opportunity Way, unless otherwise noted. Registration: (859) 246-6666 or visit

■ Code and Safety Update for Master Electrician, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3, Danville campus.

■ Plumbing: 2011 Codes and Regulations Update/OSHA Standards for Industry, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 10.


Beyond the Ball Court — Using Title IX to Stop Sexual Assault will be 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, 1800 Newtown Pike. This event is a pre-conference to the 13th Annual Ending Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Conference at the same location. The principal trainer is Colby Bruno, managing attorney of the Victims Rights Law Center in Boston. Cost: $100. 6.25 CLE credits and 7 EILA credits available. Visit for more information or to register.

Weichert Realtors — Bluegrass Living presents 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.


The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Len Heller with the University of Kentucky Office for Commercialization and Economic Development. Free and open to the public. Information: or (859) 201-1311.

The Lexington Young Professionals Association will have its holiday party and toy drive from 7-10 p.m. Dec. 9 at Parlay Social, 257 West Short Street between Cheapside and Market streets. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate and receive one free raffle ticket to win prizes. Reservations at

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: (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 Hotel 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 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

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: 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

Altrusa International Inc. of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 S. Broadway. Information: Patricia Wilson, (859) 245-8358.

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