Upcoming business events: Week of Oct. 14

Classes & workshops

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.

■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. Oct. 14.

■ Photo Coffee Clicks, 9 a.m. Oct. 17.

■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Oct. 17.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Oct. 22.

■ Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. Oct. 24.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following workshop, Starting a Business in Kentucky, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 and 29 and Nov. 25, at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. Free. Registration: (859) 257-7666 or

Classes aimed at minority and women-owned businesses seeking to do business with the government are underway. Although aimed at minority and women-owned businesses, classes are free and open to the public and will be held in the first floor conference room of Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. Register online at

■ How to do Business with LFUCG, FCPS, UK Facilities Management and Lextran, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 14. Instructors: Todd Slatin, Darryl Thompson, George Brown and Jared Forte.

■ Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification, 9-11 a.m. Nov. 1. Instructor: Shella Eagle, KYTC.

■ Minority Business Enterprise Certification, 9-11 a.m. Nov. 4. Instructor: Sonya Brown.

■ SBA Certifications and Doing Business with the Federal Government, 4-6 p.m. Instructor: Robert Coffee, SBA.


Career Relaunch: Workshop for Women, a career exploration group for women at a crossroads in their lives, will be 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 21 and 28, and Nov. 4, 11 and 18 at King Alumni House, 400 Rose Street. $50 for University of Kentucky Alumni Association members, $95 for others. Dinner is provided. Go to to register.

KY Nonprofit Leadership Forum, Kentucky's only statewide gathering of non-profit leaders, will be Oct. 22 and23 at the Lexington Convention Center. Register by Oct. 11 at

The Appalachian Rural Development Philanthropy Initiative is hosting a free conference on Building a Local Legacy: The Role of Philanthropy in Your Community, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22 at The Center for Rural Development, 2292 South U.S. 27 (at traffic light 15) in Somerset. The conference will focus on how communities can encourage and grow philanthropy for future generations. To register for the conference, go to For more info, call (606) 677-6000 or email Registration is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. in the front lobby at The Center. Lunch is provided for all registered guests.


National Association of Women Business Owners will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Sal's Chophouse, 3373 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 Brontë Bistro in Joseph-Beth Booksellers, The Mall at 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, $17 for ARMA members, includes lunch. For more information, contact Dorothy DeLong, chapter president, at (859) 858-8815 or email

University of Kentucky Alumni Association's Job Club will meet 9 to 10:15 a.m. Oct. 22 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: HR and executive recruiter panel. The free meeting is for the unemployed, underemployed or those looking to make a career change. For more information, call the alumni association at (859) 257-8905 or the extension service at (859) 257-5582 or go to

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo