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: 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 Visitors are welcome at no charge.


■ 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.


■ 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


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

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:


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: 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

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

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

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

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo