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Classes and workshops

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

■ Direct Mail, Putting Your Business in Their Home, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 29, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington.

Social Media Demographics and Business Usage, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 201 South Limestone Street, Frankfort.

■ FAQs of Owning a Franchise, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 11, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington.

■ QuickBooks for Beginners, 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 14, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Sullivan University, Room 139, $20.

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

■ Microsoft Word and Outlook, 8:30 a.m. Nov. 30.

■ Business Applications with MS Excel, 9 a.m. Dec. 8.

The Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions will offer the following online professional edvelopment courses beginning Dec. 19: Introduction to Networking, Computer Skills for the Workplace, SAT/ACT Preparation, 12 Steps to a Successful Job Search, Resume Writing, Personal Finance. Visit for a list of courses or call (859) 246-6666.


The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Rae Shepherd, patent librarian with the Louisville Free Public Library Patent Depository. Free and open to the public. Information: or (859) 201-1311.

Lexington Sunrise Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays at the 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 Drive. 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: Jerry, (859) 266-0841.

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