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.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 6.
■ Macintosh, 7 p.m. Dec. 8.
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■ 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.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers classes at its Resource Center at 160 Moore Drive, Lexington. Classes meet for multiple two-hour sessions over several weeks, providing hands-on instruction for a small number of students per class. For information visit www.ckcs.org. To enroll, call (859) 373-1000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
■ Computer Basics begins Dec. 6.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Presented by Don West. Membership $40. Information: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
Priority Computer Training Center, located at 1419 Leestown Road, will offer the following business skills and software training to individuals, groups and companies. For more information, or to register, call (859) 368-9330 or visit priority-training.com.
■ 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.
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 bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.
■ Plumbing: 2011 Codes and Regulations Update/OSHA Standards for Industry, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Dec. 10.
Bluegrass Small Business Development Center offers the following workshops. Visit Ksbdc.org to pre-register or call (859) 257-2397.
■ Payroll 101, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 7, Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, $20.
■ FAQ's of Starting a Small Business, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Scott County Library, Georgetown, $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.
The Lexington Woman's Club will meet at 10 a.m. Dec. 6 at the Lexington Club on Esplanade. The club will have a special presentation by Jeffrey S. Suchanek and his wife, Jeanne Ontko Suchanek, authors of Star-Spangled Hearts: American Women Veterans of World War II. The book honors 20 women from Kentucky who served their country during WWII, including the club's Helen Evans.
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: ckic.org 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 at the corner of Cheapside and Market streets. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate and receive one free raffle ticket to win prizes. Reservations at Facebook.com/event.php?eid=314716285221656.
Lexington Employee Benefits Council luncheon meeting will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 14 at Sal's 3373 Takes Creek Road. Speaker: Lexington Mayor Jim Gray. Topic: 2012 economic outlook for Lexington. Cost: $35 for non-members. Information: Kaye Dickston at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 — 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 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 The Crowne Plaza-Cambell House, 1375 S. Broadway. Information: Patricia Wilson, (859) 245-8358.
COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo