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Classes & workshops

The Center for Rural Development, Your Center of Learning, will offer the following classes at The Center, 2292 South U.S. 27 in Somerset. Information: (606) 677-6000.

■ Word 2010 Level 1, April 17.

■ Outlook 2010 Level 1, April 23.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops in many computer basic, intermediate and advanced subjects at its Resource Center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107, Lexington. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or CKCS.org.

■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. April 19 and 26.

■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. April 19.

■ Investment, 10 a.m. April 21.

■ Database, 7 p.m. April 23.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. April 24.

■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. April 26.

■ Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. April 28.

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

■ Dr. Fix-it Problem Solving, 10 a.m. May 5.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers beginner and intermediate classes at its Resource Center at 160 Moore Drive, Lexington. Classes are $60 and have hands-on instruction for a small number of students per class. Information: CKCS.org. Enrollment: (859) 373-1000 from 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.

■ Beginning Digital Imaging begins 10 a.m. April 17.

■ Advanced Digital Imaging, Independent Work, begins 1 p.m. April 17.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following workshop. Call (859) 257-7667 to register.

■ Laptop and Learn Series: Facebook, 10 a.m.-noon April 18, Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street.

■ Business Plans: The Small Business GPS, 6-8 p.m. April 24, People's Exchange Bank, Winchester.

■ Business Structure Selection: The Legal and Financial, 6-8 p.m. April 30, Commerce Lexington.

■ FAQs of Starting a Business, 9-11 a.m. May 1, Central Bank, 43 North Main Street, Winchester.

■ FAQs of Starting a Business, 6-7:30 p.m. May 3, Woodford County Library, 115 North Main Street, Versailles.

Jennifer Napier Career Consulting will offer the following classes. (859) 779-0885. Jncc4u.com.

■ Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007/2010, 9 a.m.-noon April 24 and 25. Broadway Center, 204 North Broadway, Berea. $60, $30 for Berea and Richmond Chamber of Commerce members.

■ Conquering the Basics of Microsoft Excel 2007/2010, 1-4 p.m. April 24 and 25. Broadway Center, 204 North Broadway, Berea. $60, $30 for Berea or Richmond Chamber of Commerce members.

■ Generation Gaps Workshop — How to Benefit from a Multi Generational Workforce, 8:30-11:30 a.m. April 27. Richmond Chamber of Commerce, 201 East Main Street, Richmond. $36, $18 for Berea and Richmond Chamber of Commerce members.

Priority Computer Training Center, 1419 Leestown Road, Lexington, 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 Priority-training.com.

■ Writing a Professional Résumé and Interviewing Skills, 5:30 p.m. April 20.

■ Microsoft Excel, 9 a.m. April 21.

■ Accounting Principles Level 2, 5:30 p.m. April 24 and 26.

■ QuickBook Pro, 9 a.m. April 28.

Events

The Lexington Division of Police is accepting online police recruit interest forms and applications for the 2012-13 hiring process through midnight April 17. For more information about hiring process or to apply, go to Lexingtonky.gov/police. Information: (859) 258-3030.

A Day with the Commissioner, a presentation by Sandra Pianalto, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, will by at 12:30 p.m. April 16 at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington. Information: (502) 573-3390.

Leadership: Straight From the Horse's Mouth, by The Center for Leadership Development in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, will be at 7 p.m. April 17 at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, 1490 Bull Lea Road, Lexington. A reception with the panelists begins at 6:30. This free Equine Guided Leadership Education workshop is for students and the public. Information: Lissa Pohl at lissa.pohl@uky.edu.

Kentucky Division of the United Nations Association of the USA's annual meeting will be at noon April 21 in the President's Room in the William T. Young Campus Center at Transylvania University, 300 North Broadway, Lexington. Topic: The U.N. Development Program's Effectiveness in the 21st Century. $20, $15 students. Reservations due by April 17. (502) 267-6883.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College will host its Adult College Fair from 5 to 7 p.m. April 17 in student center on the Prestonsburg Campus. Information: Billie Jean Cole, (606) 886-3863, Ext. 64808.

Eastern Kentucky University's Risk Management and Insurance program will host the first EKU Insurance Day April 23 and 24. EKU-I Day will provide updates and information for all sectors of the risk management and insurance industry and will feature a variety of speakers, including a presentation from the state insurance commissioner. Cost: $25-$90. Reservations and payment due by April 13. Call (859) 622-1579 or email ed.duett@eku.edu.

The Blue Grass Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals and OfficeTeam will present a free networking and educational event for office support personnel and their employers from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 24 at The Secret Bar and Grill, 841 Lane Allen Road, Lexington. Information: Cindy Sewell at csewe@lexclin.com.

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, Lexington. Register: (859) 543-8253.

Meetings

BNI Opportunity Knocks Chapter meets 7 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Kentucky Blood Center, 3121 Beaumont Centre Circle, Lexington. Visitors welcome. Information: (859) 351-8268.

Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington, 1375 South Broadway, Lexington. Information: (859) 277-2058.

Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Road, Lexington. Information: (859) 223-7884.

Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street, Lexington. Information: (859) 266-6969.

Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington, 1375 South Broadway.

Lexington Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike, Lexington. Members and guests only. $8 for lunch. Information: (859) 389-8100.

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, Lexington. Information: BGAIW.org or Linda Shearer, (859) 977-3776.

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

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

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo

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