Upcoming business events: Week of June 10

Classes and workshops

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

■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. June 10.

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

■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. June 13.

■ Photo Coffee Clicks, 9 a.m. June 13.

■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. June 20.

■ Beginning iPad, begins 11 a.m. June 17. $60.

■ Beginning Digital Imaging, begins 10 a.m. June 18. $60.

■ Advanced Digital Imaging — Independent Work, begins 1 p.m. June 18. $60.

■ Beginning iPhone, begins 11 a.m. June 19. $60.

■ Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets, begins 6:30 p.m. June 19. $60.

■ Beyond Basics for PCs begins 10 a.m. June 20. $60.

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.

■ 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 Street, Winchester. Free.


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

Seminars will be 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. Both 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 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 Ashland seminar. There will be a charge for lunch at the Hazard session.

The Kentucky Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects will hold its annual conference June 28-29 in downtown Lexington. Keynote speaker: Stan Harvey, principal of Urban Collage/Lord Aeck & Sargent and project manager of the Rupp Arena Arts and Entertainment District. The KY ASLA Chapter will present the First Annual Grady Clay Community Vision Award to Lexington Mayor Jim Gray.

Saturday's conference will be at the Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning and will feature several educational sessions, including Evaluating Spaces, The Value of Ecology in the Built Environment, China — The New Landscape and Synergies in Education, Research & Practice. The conference will conclude Saturday afternoon with a walking tour of Historic Gratz Park with an after party at West Sixth Brewery. For information, or to register online, visit

Design Thinking: Practical Tips for the Workplace, an iwin webinar, will be 2-3 p.m. June 20. Facilitator: John Nash, UK Department of Education Studies. Cost: Free for iwin partners; $49 others. Info:


National Association of Women Business Owners, Lexington, will meet at 11:30 a.m. June 18 at Sal's Chop House in the Lansdowne Shoppes, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Becky Naugle, director, Kentucky Small Business Development Center, will talk about how to maintain and grow a business in today's economy. Cost: $20 members; $24 guests. RSVP by June 15 to

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

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo