Upcoming business events: Week of May 20

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

■ Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. May 23.

■ Photo Coffee Clicks, 9 a.m. May 30.

■ Database, 7 p.m. May 27.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. May 28.

■ Dr Fixit, 10 a.m. June 1.

■ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. June 4.

■ Computer Mystery Workshop, 1:30 p.m. June 5.

■ All About Layers (Digital Imaging), 10 a.m. May 29 and June 1, $25 per class. Call for enrollment.

Kentucky-Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer its Small Town Merchant Program — Winchester, 9-11 a.m. June 24, 32 Wall Street, Commission Chambers at City Hall, Winchester. Free. Call (859) 257-7666 or visit to register.

The Center for Rural Development's Your Center of Learning training program includes a new series of professional, instructor-led classes, including full-day and first-time-ever lunch-and-learn sessions as well as evening and Saturday programming.

The following classes will be at The Center, 2292 South U.S. 27, Somerset. For a description of classes or to register, contact Robyn Phillips at (606) 677-6000 or email

The cost of the day session training classes is $99 per class. Seminars and lunch-and-learn training classes are $49 per class.

■ Interviewing: Communication and Impression Management, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 21.

■ iPhoneography, 5-8 p.m. May 21. Requirements: -iPhone

■ Introduction to Word Press, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 22.

■ Grant Writing 101, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 23.

■ What Do I Do With These Photos?, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 25. Requirements: flash drive, external hard drive with photos.

■ Leadership: Meaning Management and Exercise in Influence, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 28.

■ Gourmet Cooking on a Budget, 6-7:30 p.m. May 30.

■ Computer Training Part 1: Understanding the Personal PC, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m May 30.

■ Night Photography, 5-8 p.m. May 31. Requirements: Point and shoot or DSLR camera.


UpTech, a Northern Kentucky business accelerator that launched in 2012, is accepting applications for UpTech II through May 24.

The six-month accelerator program provides $50,000 in equity investment as well as the following services: six months of free office space; an executive mentor; a team of business professionals providing financial, law, accounting, sales and marketing support services; one-year NKY Chamber of Commerce membership; one-year Greater Cincinnati Venture Association membership; access to resources from Northern Kentucky University's Center for Applied Informatics; and student interns. Additional follow-on funds will be available to successful companies who need additional funding to advance their ideas.

For more information, visit

Defining Your Legacy, a presentation hosted by Griffin Johnson, a financial planner with Edward Jones; Lyly McQuinn, an estate planning attorney with Goeing, Goeing and McQuinn; and Andrew Kruger, divisional wholesaler for American Funds, will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 21 at Malone's Banquets above Sal's Chophouse, 3733 Tates Creek Road. Dinner is included. Reservations: (859) 223-4471.


Lexington Chapter of National Association of Women Business Owners will meet at 11:30 a.m. May 21 at Sal's Chophouse, 3733 Tates Creek Road.. Speaker: Adam Edelen, Kentucky's auditor of public accounts. Cost is $20 for members and $24 for nonmembers. For more information, visit

The Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. May 28 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Plan to Succeed. Info: (859) 257-8905 or

The Military Officers Association of America's quarterly meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. May 30 at Thompson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore. A light lunch is available for $5, followed by a guided tour of the facility. MOAA members, military officers (active, retired, former), their families and guests are welcome to attend and should contact Pat Jones, (859) 271-2606, or email

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