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Classes & workshops

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

■ Outlook 2010 Level 1, today.

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. today.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Thursday.

■ Computer Clinic, 10 a.m. April 28.

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

■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. May 3 and 10.

■ Windows 7, Vista, and XP, 7 p.m. May 8.

■ Macintosh and iPad, 7 p.m. May 10.

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

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers beginner and intermediate classes in various computer topics at its Resource Center at 160 Moore Drive, Lexington. Classes cost $60 and have hands-on instruction for a small number of students per class. For information see Ckcs.org. To enroll call (859) 373-1000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.

■ Beginning Digital.

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

■ Business Plans: The Small Business GPS, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, 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 offers the following classes. Call (859) 779-0885 or visit Jncc4u.com for more details.

■ Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007/2010, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday-Wednesday, at the Broadway Center in Berea, $60, $30 for Berea and Richmond Chamber of Commerce members.

■ Conquering the Basics of Microsoft Excel 2007/2010, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, at the Broadway Center in 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. Friday, $36, $18 for Berea and Richmond Chamber of Commerce members.

Priority Computer Training Center, 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.

■ Accounting Principles Level 2, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

■ QuickBooks Pro, 5:30 p.m. today and Thursday and 9 a.m. Saturday.

■ Microsoft Excel, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

■ Accounting Principles, 9 a.m. May 5.

■ Web Design, 5:30 p.m. May 9, 16, 23.

Events

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

Applications for the 2012-13 Class of Leadership Lexington are available now through May 16 at Leadershiplexington.com. This 11-month program is for residents and individuals who work in the Lexington area and are employed by firms that are active members of Commerce Lexington, unless the employer is a charitable organization. Non-employed community volunteers may also apply. For more information, call Amy Carrington, program director, at (859) 226-1610 or acarrington@CommerceLexington.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. Register: (859) 543-8253.

Meetings

Project Management Institute Bluegrass Chapter will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at DeSha's, 101 North Broadway. Cost: $15-$22. Register online at pmibluegrass.org.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 1 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Nick Such with Awesome Inc. and BuildingLayer. Free. Information: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311

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: Kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.

Lexington Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2185 Garden Springs Drive. Information: (859) 951-8442 or Lexingtontoastmasters.camp7.org.

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 third Thursday of each month at The Crowne Plaza-Cambell House, 1375 S. Broadway. Information: Patricia Wilson, (859) 245-8358.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo

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