Classes and workshops
Priority Computer Training Center classes. 1419 Leestown Road, Lexington. For information or registration, call (859) 368-9330 or go to Priority-training.com.
■ Web site Design, 5:30 p.m. today and Aug. 20.
■ iPad Basics, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21.
■ Quickbooks Pro, 9 a.m. Aug. 25.
■ Creating Loyal Customers, 3 p.m. Aug. 25.
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. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.
■ Photo/Coffee/Talk, 9 a.m. Aug. 23 and 30.
■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Aug. 23.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Sept. 4.
The Center for Rural Development and its e-learning and training partner, New Horizons Computer Learning Center, are offering business software programs classes from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. these dates:
■ PowerPoint Level 2, Wednesday.
■ Excel Level 2, Aug. 24
■ Excel Level 3, Sept. 11
■ Effective Communication, Sept. 18
■ Access Level 1, Sept. 24 and 25
■ Photoshop Level 1, Sept. 26 and 27
All classes are taught by leading professional experts on-site at The Center, 2292 South U.S. 27 (Traffic Light 15), Somerset. (606) 677-6072.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive, Lexington. This workshop is open to CKIC members. Membership: $40.
Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following workshops at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, Lexington. Call (859) 257-7667 to register.
■ Social Media Marketing: New Place, Old Rules, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
■ Business Form Selection: Legal and Financial, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 21.
■ From Hired to Fired! Top Issues in HR, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 29.
Grant workshops. The Plantory, 560 East Third Street, Lexington.
■ Grant Seeking Workshop. 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 23. A laptop with wireless capability is required.
■ Grant Writing Workshop. 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 30. Will teach proposal writing basics.
Breakfast will be provided at both workshops. $55 each or $95 for both.
For information or to register, email Laura Connell at email@example.com.
The Executive Education Center in the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics will launch the Institute for Business Management & Leadership Excellence this fall. Beginning Aug. 29 with Series 1: Professional Business Management, the institute will offer an 11-session evening program meeting from 5:30-8:30 p.m. weekly. Series 2 will be offered during the spring semester, March 21-May 30. Participants who complete the program will receive 30 hours of continuing education credit for each series. A discount is available to those who sign up for Series 1 and 2 at the same time. Information/registration: Gatton.uky.edu/institute or 1-800-284-6407.
Internet Marketing Strategies Seminar: for Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs & Non-Profits. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Seminar provides online marketing strategies to increase leads and branding. Central Ky. Job Center, 1055 Industry Road, Lexington. Fee: $25. Register: (859) 433-6784.
The Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program will present benefit fairs to inform residents of local, state and federal resources to help find employment, training and assistance while they are between jobs. The benefit fairs will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday at the Harlan County Extension Depot, 110 River Street, (606) 573-1506, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Mountain Arts Center, 50 Hal Rogers Drive, Prestonsburg, (606) 886-2948.
Internet Marketing Strategies Seminar for Small Businesses, Enterprises and Non-Profits will be at noon Friday at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street, Lexington. The seminar provides online marketing strategies to increase leads and branding. $25 registration fee. Information: (859) 433-6784.
Metropolitan Woman's Club Alumni Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 22 at Merrick Inn, Lexington. RSVP to Melanie, (859) 381-1947.
Lexington Sunrise Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays at the Shriners Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington. Visitors and prospective members welcome. $8 breakfast. Info: lexingtonsunrise.rotary-clubs.org or (859) 230-6704.
BNI Opportunity Knocks Chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Kentucky Blood Center, 3121 Beaumont Centre Circle, Lexington. 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 Drive, Lexington. Info: Kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.
Lexington Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2185 Garden Springs Drive, Lexington. Info: (859) 951-8442 or Lexingtontoastmasters.camp7.org.
BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays at Rooster's, 124 Marketplace Drive, Lexington. Lunch included. Info: (859) 948-1999.
Downtown Lunch Bunch Toastmasters Club meets at noon Thursdays at Calvary Baptist Church, Rec building, 150 East High Street, Lexington. Info: Sid, (859) 846-4667.
Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway, Lexington. Info: (859) 277-2058.
Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Road, Lexington. Info: (859) 223-7884.
Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street, Lexington . Info: (859) 229-5633.
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. Info: (859) 389-8100.
National Marine Corps Business Network meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Pazzo's, 385 South Limestone, Lexington. Info: 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, Lexington. Info: BGAIW.org or Linda Shearer, (859) 977-3776.
The Bluegrass Real Estate Investment Group meets 7-9 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1951 Pleasant Ridge, Lexington. Info: (859) 492-7627 or www.lexreia.org.
Altrusa International, Inc. of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Hilton Suites Lexington Green, 245 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington. Info: Jo Ellen Lovello, (859) 223-1778. www.altrusalexky.com.
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