Upcoming business events: Week of Jan. 21

Classes & workshops

The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following classes and workshops at its resource center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited and visitors are welcome at no charge. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at

■ Learn Camera Basics, six sessions beginning Jan. 21 from 1-3 p.m., $60.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Jan. 22

■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Jan. 24.

Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) of the Bluegrass will present the following six-hour Kentucky- and Ohio-approved electrical continuing education classes at the IEC Training Center, 493 Blue Sky Parkway. To register, call (859) 266-4968 or visit

■ Contractors: Business and Employment Law, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 25.

■ Master electricians and electricians: 2011 NEC Code, 8 a.m-3 p.m. Jan. 26.

Kentucky-Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer the following classes. Call (859) 257-7666 or visit to register.

■ Legal Business Form Selection, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 29, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington building.

■ Get Online with Google, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 31, 2530 Sir Barton Way, No. 200

■ Financial Preparation for Business Plans, 2-4 p.m. Feb. 12, 2404 Sir Barton Way.


An Overview of Dodd-Frank — Considerations for Internal Auditors will be held from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lexmark International, 740 West New Circle Road. Eric Richmond, banking supervisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland will be the speaker. 2 CPEs will be awarded to attendees. Cost: $30, for Institute of Internal Auditor members; $40 non-members; and $20 students. Reservations to Alexandra Seyberth at by Feb. 8.


The Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service and the UK Alumni Association have formed a Job Club for motivated job seekers to meet, connect, share and learn. The free group is open to the public and will meet the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. The first meeting is scheduled for 9-10:15 a.m. Jan. 22 and will cover job search strategies and your 30-second commercial. Info: (859) 257-8905 or (859) 257-5582.

Socially Responsible Investing, presented by Kenneth Garrett of Garrett Financial Management, will be noon-1 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Plantory, 560 East Third Street. The event is co-sponsored by the Lexington Young Professionals Association and the Lexington Charity Club. The event is free.

The University of Kentucky's Martin School of Public Policy and Administration is bringing David M. Walker, who served as comptroller general of the United States and head of the Government Accountability Office from 1998 to 2008, to campus to discuss the financial challenges facing America and the rest of the world. Walker will address students, faculty, and the general public at 7 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Recital Hall of the Singletary Center for the Arts. Admission is free for the event, which will include an opportunity for audience participation.

The 2013 Healthcare Symposium, presented by the Central Kentucky Association of Health Underwriters, will be Feb. 19 at the Lexington Convention Center.

This year, expert practitioners and industry leaders will present detailed information and recommendations for brokers and businesses looking to understand the future of the health care industry. Subject areas include Kentucky's health care exchange, Kentucky's health care cooperative, private exchanges, nondiscrimination requirements and ERISA compliance.

For more information about the Symposium or CKAHU, please visit Ckahu.orgcq. The early-bird registration deadline is Jan. 31 and the registration deadline is Feb. 11.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo