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Classes and 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

■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. Monday.

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

■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Dec. 15.

■ Investment, 10 a.m. Dec. 17.

■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. Dec 22.

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: or (859) 201-1311.

Priority Computer Training Center, 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 go to

■ How to Reach Your Target Customers, 5:30 p.m. Monday, 3 hour CE.

■ Quickbooks Pro, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13 and 15, 6 hour CE.

■ WordPress — Create Your Web site, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 14, 20 and 22.

■ Microsoft Access, 8:30 a.m. Dec. 17, 6 hour CE.


Women Leading Kentucky will begin its Winter Roundtable Series Jan. 17. The theme of this year's series is Couples Making a Difference in the Bluegrass. The first roundtable networking luncheon is Jan. 17 and will feature Eli and Mary Lynne Capilouto, who will speak about their work and their recent move from the University of Alabama-Birmingham to the University of Kentucky. All roundtables begin at noon at Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Networking and registration begin at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $35 a session, or $100 for the three-session series. Advance registration is required. Register at or call Sonia at (859) 422-6395 for more information.

The American Advertising Federation Lexington has issued a call for entries for the 2011-12 AAF Lexington ADDY Awards competition. All entries must be received by 5:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue. Entry fees are $65 for members of AAF Lexington and $95 for non-members. For more information, go to

Weichert Realtors — Bluegrass Living presents a series of free real estate seminars for new and seasoned realtors at 7 p.m. each Tuesday at 2962 Richmond Road, Suite 220. To register, call (859) 543-8253.


Lexington Employee Benefits Council luncheon meeting will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 14 at Sal's, 3373 Tates Creek Road. The speaker will be Lexington Mayor Jim Gray. His topic will be the 2012 economic outlook for Lexington. Cost is $35 for non-members. For information, email Kaye Dickston at

Lexington PMI lunch meeting will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 15 at DeSha's Restaurant, 101 North Broadway. The presenter will be Eric-Stephan Neill. His topic will be "Project Management is Not Just for Project Managers." For information, go to

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 — 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 The Crowne Plaza-Cambell House, 1375 S. Broadway. for information, call Patricia Wilson, (859) 245-8358.

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