Kentucky datebook

Classes and workshops

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

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

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

■ Quickbooks Pro, 9 a.m. Oct. 27.

Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following workshops in Lexington. 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 Center for Rural Development is hosting an introductory class about using the iPad and iPhone from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29. 2292 S. U.S. 27, Somerset. Info: Robyn Phillips, (606) 677-6000 or e-mail


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 Sixth U.S. House 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, Lexington. 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, Lexington. Speaker: Connie Harvey, COO of commercial operations, Xerox Services. Information:

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government will hold its second Minority and Women Business Connection, a vendor fair to connect minority- and women-owned businesses with the government buyers who purchase services and goods, from 11:30 am.-2 p.m. Oct. 31.

Minority and women business owners can also learn about upcoming projects at the vendor fair, and representatives from government divisions will talk about upcoming projects at noon.

The event will be held in the third-floor conference room of the Phoenix Building, 101 East Vine Street. Parking will be available in the transit center on Vine Street. Registration is required in advance. Participants can register online at

For information about the Minority Business Enterprise Program, contact Marilyn Clark at (859) 258-3323 or

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


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 to Roger Hamperian, (859) 425-2071 or

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