Upcoming business events: Week of April 15

Classes & workshops

Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops and classes at 160 Moore Drive, No. 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or visit

■ MS Access, 7 p.m. April 18.

■ Database, 7 p.m. April 22.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. April 23.

■ Computer Mystery Workshop, 1:30 p.m. May 1.

■ Dr. Fixit, 10 am. May 4.

■ Introduction to Windows 8, begins April 22, $30.

■ Beginning Apple iPad, begins April 30, $60.

■ Intermediate Apple iPad, begins April 30, $60.

■ iPhone, All About Apps, 6-8 p.m. May 1, $25.

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:

■ Contractors: Business and Employment Law, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26.

■ Master Electricians and Electricians: 2011 NEC Code 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 27.

To register, call (859) 266-4968 or visit

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. April 17, Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. $25.

■ QuickBooks for Beginners, 9 a.m.-noon, April 26, Sullivan University, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Room 139, April 26. $25.

■ Small Town Merchant Program — Paris, 8-10 a.m. May 7, 525 High Street, Commission chambers of the city municipal building. Free.


Strategic Business Network one-on-one networking and lunch will be at 11:30 a.m. April 17 at Carrabba's, 1881 Plaudit Place. All fields, industries, recruiters and job seekers welcome. Info: Walk-ins welcome.

N. Gregory Mankiw, a Harvard professor and former chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, will speak at 7:30 p.m. April 18 in O'Donnell Hall at Eastern Kentucky University's Student Success Building. Mankiw's talk, which is free, will address "The Challenges Facing Monetary and Fiscal Policy."

The 14th Annual Women's Business & Leadership Conference will be 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 2 at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, 1800 Newtown Pike. Topic: Think Remarkable: From Vision to Reality. Cost: $175 individual; four or more people from the same organization, $145 each; lunch only, $55 each. Info:


The Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. April 23 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: How to Proactively Manage Your Career. Info: (859) 257-8905 or visit

The Frankfort/Bluegrass chapter of records management association ARMA International will meet from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 18 at Brontë Bistro in Joseph-Beth Booksellers at The Mall at Lexington Green. Bill Thomas of VeBridge will discuss "The Obama Administration's Records Management Directive." Lunch is provided. Cost is $17 for members, $20 for non-members and $15 for first-time attendees. Reservations required. Info: Roger Hamperian at (859) 425-2071 or

The Blue Grass chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will hold a complimentary networking and educational event for local office support personnel and their employers from 6-7:30 p.m. April 23 at the Spring Hill Suites Marriott at 863 South Broadway.

The theme is "Using Intuition to Advance Your Career." Certification credits will be available for attendees. Info: Contact Mary Beth Shera at or visit

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo