Business

Upcoming business events: Week of Sept. 30

Classes & workshops

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West and Raj Shah. Membership: $40. Information: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107, unless otherwise noted. For more info, call (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org. Visitors are welcome at no charge.

Workshops:

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

■ Computer Mystery, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 2.

■ Dr Fixit, 10 a.m. Oct. 5.

■ Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 7 p.m. Oct. 8.

■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Oct. 10.

Classes:

■ Beginning Digital Imaging (PhotoShop Elements), begins 4 p.m. Oct. 7. $60.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will present Website Analysis-Is Your Website Working? from 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 30 at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. $20. Registration: (859) 257-7666 or Ksbdc.org.

Events/Seminars

Silent Crisis seminar, examining the impact of employees taking care of elder loved ones, and the financial and emotional impact on the employee and employer, will be 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Commerce Lexington: 330 East Main St, Suite 100. Free. Lunch provided. Presented by Comfort Keepers. RSVP by Sept. 30 to scottymorris@comfortkeepers.com.

Lexington Business Xchange will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 2 at Carrabba's Grill in Hamburg. $30 in advance or $35 at the door, includes lunch, networking and attendee list. Info/reservations: Strategicbusinessnetwork.com/Lexington.

Meetings

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Taylor Trusty, CEO Blackstone Media. Free. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

Strategic Business Network's 1-on-1 Networking, a structured format to foster genuine face-to-face business connections, will be at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 2 at Carrabas, 1881 Plaudit Place. Cost: $30 in advance, $35 at the door, includes lunch and attendee contact list. All fields and industries welcome. Recruiters and job seekers encouraged. For more information, go to Strategicbusinessnetwork.com/lexington.

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association's Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Preparing For Your Next Interview and Round Robin Practice. The free meeting is for the unemployed, underemployed or looking to make a career change. For more information, call the UK Alumni Association at (859) 257-8905 or the Fayette Cooperative Extension office at (859) 257-5582 or visit Ukalumni.net/jobclub.

National Association of Women Business Owners will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Sal's Chophouse on Tates Creek Road. Topic: Women's Health Panel focusing on obesity, Alzheimer's disease, and breast health. Cost: $20 members, $24 guests. Reservations to Lexnawbo.org

Frankfort/Bluegrass ARMA Chapter will meet at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at Bronte Bistro in Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Lexington Green. Speaker: Diane Vance, director of the Forensic Science Program at Eastern Kentucky University. Cost: $15 for first time attendees; $20 for non-members and $17 for ARMA members, includes lunch. For more information, contact Dorothy DeLong, chapter president at (859) 858-8815 or email ddelong@kentuckyunderground.com.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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