Upcoming business events: Week of Jan. 28

Classes & workshops

Technology in the Pre-school Classroom, the first collaborative workshop for Early Childhood Education professionals in the new year's Mary Beers Professional Development Series, is 4:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at The Lexington School, 1050 Lane Allen Road.

The workshop features Susan Hart Bell, who is a researcher, author, and psychology professor at Georgetown College, and Andrea Peach, associate dean for graduate education and a longtime professor of instructional technology at Georgetown. In addition to theoretical and practical information, this session offers a two-hour training certificate recognized by the Division of Licensed Child Care of the Kentucky Cabinet for Families and Children.

Registration is $15. Enrollment is by phone or email. Call Jaci Sloan at The Lexington School, (859) 278-0501, Ext. 289 or email:

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

■ Intermediate Apple iPad, begins Jan. 28, $60.

■ Beyond Basics, begins Jan. 28, $60.

■ PC Computer Basics, begins Jan. 31, $60.

■ Photo Principles for Point & Shooters, begins Jan. 31, $60.

■ Beginning Apple iPad, begins Jan. 31, $60.

■ Apple Macintosh Basics, begins Feb. 2, $60.

■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. Feb. 2.

■ Word Processing, 10 a.m. Feb. 5.

■ Computer Mystery Workshop, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 6.

■ Photo Coffee Clicks, 9 a.m. Feb. 7.

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.

■ Top Apps for Small Business, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Feb. 13, Commerce Lexington.


The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Inventor/entrepreneur Rob Vorhees on Success with QVC. Free and open to the public. Info: or (859) 201-1311.

An Overview of Dodd-Frank — Considerations for Internal Auditors will be held from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 12 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. For more detailed information or questions about this meeting, send an email to Eric Vest at


Kenneth Garrett, Garrett Financial Management, will speak at Local First Lexington mixer: "Put Your $$ Where Your Heart Is" from 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 29 at The Morris Bookshop.

Garrett will share information and strategies for socially responsible investing. The mixer is open to the public, members and guests. For more information or to join Local First Lexington, visit

The 2013 Healthcare Symposium, presented by the Central Kentucky Association of Health Underwriters, will be Feb. 19 at Lexington 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 The early-bird registration deadline is Jan. 31, and the registration deadline is Feb. 11.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo