Upcoming business events: Week of June 3

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

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

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

■ Photo Coffee Clicks, 9 a.m. June 6.

■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. June 10.

■ Windows 8, 7, Vista & XP, 7 p.m. June 11.

■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. June 13.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. June 11 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West. Membership is $40. Info: or (859) 201-1311.

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.

■ IPhoneography, 5-8 p.m. June 4. Requirement: iPhone

■ Marketing to the 21st Century, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 5.

■ Get Going with QuickBooks 2012, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 8.

■ What Do I Do With These Photos?, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 8.

■ Social Media Marketing, 8:30 a.m.-4 :30 p.m. June 12.

■ Computer Training Part 2: Introduction to Windows 7, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 13.

■ Night Photography, 5-8 p.m. June 14. Requirement: point and shoot or DSLR camera.

■ Grant Writing for Education, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 17. Approved for six Continuing Education Unit credits.

Kentucky Small Business Development Center will present the following workshops. To register, call (859) 257-7666 or visit

■ STOP! You Can't Use That! Patents, Trademarks and Intellectual Property, 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 12, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington. $25.

■ Small Town Merchant Program. 9-11 a.m. June 24. Commission Chambers at City Hall, 32 Wall St., Winchester. Free.


The Summer Youth Employment Program, sponsored by the LFUCG's Department of Social Services, will host a summer youth employment job fair from 1-3 p.m. June 4 at 1140 Red Mile Place. Info: (859) 246-4323.

The Appalachian Rural Development Philanthropy Initiative will sponsor three free training seminars in Somerset, Ashland and Hazard for attorneys, accountants, insurance agents, and other professional advisers to learn more about charitable giving in Kentucky.

Seminars will be June 6 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, June 12 at the Foundation for the Tri-State Community, 855 Central Avenue (Citizens National Bank Building), Ashland, and June 13 at the Kentucky River Area Development District, 917 Perry Park Road, Hazard. Sessions begin at 9 a.m.

The seminars will be led by Allison Peck Lankford, vice president and general counsel at Blue Grass Community Foundation.

For more information on the Somerset charitable giving seminar, register online at, contact The Center for Rural Development at (606) 677-6000, or email

For the Ashland seminar, contact the Foundation for the Tri-State Community at (606) 324-3888 or email

For the Hazard session, visit, contact the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky at (606) 439-1357, or email

A free lunch will be served at the Somerset and Ashland seminars. There will be a charge for lunch at the Hazard session.


The Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. June 11 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: How to Get a Job at the University of Kentucky. Info: (859) 257-8905 or

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. June 4 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive, Lexington. Speaker: Twyman Clements, Kentucky Space. Free.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers-Lexington Chapter, Tour of American Greetings, will be at 6 p.m. June 5, with an optional dinner after the tour. 2601 Lebanon Road, Danville. Bring safety glasses with side shields and wear steel-toed shoes. Must pre-register by noon June 3. Call or email reservations to (859) 243-8271 or

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo