Upcoming business events: Week of July 1

Classes & workshops

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.-2 p.m. July 12, $100 members, $140 non-members. Lunch provided.

■ Master Electricians and Electricians: 2011 NEC Code, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 13, $50 members, $70 non-members. Lunch provided.

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

Big Sandy Community and Technical College and the Kentucky Coal Academy on the Hager Hill campus is offering the following free classes:

■ 8-Hour Surface Retraining Class, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 17.

■ 8-Hour Underground Retraining Class, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 18.

For information, contact Martha Blair at (606) 788-2940 or email

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. July 9 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West. Membership: $40. Info: or (859) 201-1311.

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 and 7 p.m. July 2.

■ Computer Mystery Workshop, 1:30 p.m. July 3.


Priority registration is open for The Third International Forum on Sustainable Manufacturing on Aug. 9 at the Hilary J. Boone Center at UK. The event is organized by the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing at the University of Kentucky.

The forum will bring together nationally and internationally known experts in sustainable manufacturing from industry, academia and federal agencies to examine advances in sustainable manufacturing at the product, process and systems (including supply-chain) levels.

Registration is $125 before July 10 or $145 after. The fee includes attendance to all sessions, coffee breaks, parking and lunch. A limited number of seats sponsored by the College of Engineering and the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing are available for University of Kentucky students, faculty and staff on a first-come, first-served basis.

UK attendees may register online at External (non-UK) registration is available at

For more information, visit the forum website at, or contact Heather-Michele Adkins at or (859) 323-3247.


The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 2 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. CKIC Night at the Movies. Free. Information: or (859) 201-1311.

The Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. July 9 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Salary Negotiation. Info: (859) 257-8905 or visit

Lexington Sunrise Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays at the Shriners Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Rd, Lexington. Visitors welcome. Info: (859) 333-9363 or

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo