Kentucky datebook

Classes and workshops

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West. Membership: $40. Information: or (859) 201-1311.

Priority Computer Training Center classes. 1419 Leestown Road. For information or registration, call (859) 368-9330 or go to

■ WordPress Web Design 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8, 15, 22.

■ Microsoft Excel 9 a.m. Oct. 13.

■ Microsoft Word and Outlook, 9 a.m. Oct. 20.

■ Quickbooks Pro, 9 a.m. Oct. 27.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer Photo/Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. Oct. 11 at its Resource Center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at

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

■ Get Online with Google, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street.

■ Social Media Marketing: Old Rules, New Place, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 30, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington.

■ Quickbooks for Beginners, 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 2, 2355 Harrodsburg Road.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer PC Windows Beyond Basics at 1 p.m. Mondays at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. To enroll, call 373-1000 or visit $60.


The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's 15th Annual Kentucky Environmental Permitting and Reporting Conference will be Oct. 11-12 at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa. For information, contact Lori Jo Hill at (502) 848-8727,, or visit

The 7th Annual Kentucky Hispanic, Immigrant and Refugee Networking Summit will be 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Kentucky State University Research and Demonstration Farm,1525 Mills Lane in Frankfort. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Reservations by Oct. 10 to Juan at 1-800-292-5566 or (502) 595-4024, Ext. 47.

NAWBO Lexington will hold a candidate forum at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at Sal's Chophouse on Tates Creek Road. Speakers include congressional candidates from Kentucky's 6th District as well as several state legislative candidates from the Lexington area. Cost: $20 members/$24 guests. Reservations at

Job seekers who are transitioning military personnel, veterans, members of the National Guard, reservists and their dependents will have an opportunity to meet nearly 30 employers at a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 17 at Northeast Christian Church, 900 Star Shoot Parkway. The event is free. For information, contact Mike Noble at

Leadership Lexington Foundation will have its annual Leadership Awards Dinner and Celebration at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Hyatt Regency Lexington, 401 West High Street. Cost: $35. Reservations: (859) 277-3087 or email by Oct. 15.

The next Women Leading Kentucky Fall Roundtable will be Oct. 23 at Sal's Chophouse. Speaker: Connie Harvey, COO of commercial operations, Xerox Services. Information:

Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial People will be offered 8:30 am.-4 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Crowne Plaza Hotel — The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway. Cost: $149. To register, call 1-800-556-2998.


Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Quail Run Club House on Fort Harrods Drive. Information: (859) 263-2059.

Frankfort/Bluegrass ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 18 at Bronte Bistro in Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington Green. Mark Boeing with Polygon will present "When Disaster Strikes: That Will Never Happen To Me... And Then It Does." Lunch is provided. Cost for members is $17, non-members $20, and first-time attendees $15. Reservations are required; Roger Hamperian, (859) 425-2071 or

Lexington Sunrise Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays at Shriners Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Road. Visitors and prospective members welcome. $8 breakfast. Info: or (859) 230-6704.

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. Info: (859) 321-7547.

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

BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays at Rooster's, 124 Marketplace Drive. 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. Info: Sid, (859) 846-4667.

Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway. Info: (859) 277-2058.

The Suburban Woman's Club of Lexington meets the first Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. at Andover Golf & Country Club, 3450 Todds Road. Info: Dianne Gerstel, (859) 223-4743 or visit

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

Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street. 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 Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike. 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. Info: 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. Info: 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. Info: (859) 492-7627 or

Altrusa International Inc. of Lexington meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Road. Info: Jo Ellen Lovello, President: (859) 223-1778.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo