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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, Lexington. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or CKCS.org.

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

■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. May 3, 10, and 17.

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

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

■ Macintosh and iPad, 7 p.m. May 10.

■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. May 14.

■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. May 17.

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.

■ Tips to Getting Better Pictures from Your Point and Shoot Camera, 10 a.m. May 12, $25.

Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. May 8 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West. Membership: $40. Info: CKIC.org or (859) 201-1311.

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

■ 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.

■ Business Plans: The Small Business GPS, 9-11 am. May 15, Central Bank, Winchester.

■ Business Form Selection: The Legal and Financial, 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 17, Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street.

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.

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

■ Advertising for Free, 5:30 p.m. May 8.

■ Creating Loyal Customers for Life, 5:30 p.m. May 10.

■ Microsoft Excel, 9 a.m. May 12.

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

Events

Applications for the 2012-13 Class of Leadership Lexington are available through May 16 at Leadershiplexington.com. The 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 also may apply. Information: Amy Carrington, program director, (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, Lexington. Register: (859) 543-8253.

Meetings

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 of Awesome Inc. and BuildingLayer. Free. Information: CKIC.org or (859) 201-1311

Frankfort/Bluegrass ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 17 at Brontë Bistro at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Lexington Green. Jeff Propps, Software Information Systems, will present "Secure Backup to the Cloud." Lunch is provided. $17 for members, $20 non-members, $15 first time attendees $15. Reservations required: Roger Hamperian, (859) 425-2071 or rhamperi@lexingtonky.gov.

Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Drive. Information: Kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.

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

BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Road, Lexington. Lunch included. Information: (859) 509-0187.

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

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.

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.

Downtown Lunch Bunch Toastmasters Club meets at noon Thursdays at Calvary Baptist Church, Rec building, 150 East High Street, Lexington. Information: Sid, (859) 846-4667.

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

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.

National Marine Corps Business Network meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Pazzo's, 385 South Limestone, Lexington. Information: Paul Atkisson, (859) 389-7506 or www.NMCBN.com.

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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