Upcoming business events: Week of Jan. 13

Workshops and classes

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following training events at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at


■ Tech Night, 7 p.m. Jan. 13.

■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Jan. 16 and 23.

■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Jan. 16.

■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Jan. 23.

■ Database, 7 p.m. Jan. 27.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Jan. 28.

■ Dr. Fixit, 10 am. Feb. 1.

Classes and seminars:

■ Advanced Digital Imaging (Paint Shop Pro) begins at 1 p.m. Jan. 14.

■ Intermediate iPad begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 27.

■ Windows 8.1 begins at 1 p.m. Jan. 27.

■ Learning Camera Basics (Level 1) begins at 1 p.m. Jan. 27.

■ Beginning Digital Imaging (Paint Shop Pro) begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 28.

■ Beginning iPad begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 28.

■ Excel Spreadsheet begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 29.

■ Beginning iPhone begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 29.

■ Beyond Basics (PCs) begins at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 29.

■ Computer Basics (PCs) begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 30.

■ File Management begins at 1 p.m. Jan. 30.

■ Maverick OS for Macintosh begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 31.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer the following free workshop: Starting a Business in Kentucky from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 330 East Main Street, Commerce Lexington. To register, call (859) 257-7666 or register on-line at


Women Leading Kentucky presents Networking After Hours from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 23 at The Barrel House, 903 Manchester Street. Speakers: Griffin Vanmeter with Bullhorn and Price Bell with Nicoma Bloodstock. Admission is $25 and includes light appetizers and one drink ticket. Register at or call (859) 243-5551.


The Central Kentucky Inventors Council workshop will be at 7 p.m. Jan 14 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Networking begins at 6:30 p.m. Open to CKIC members. Membership is $40.

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Guard against the job search flu. Info: (859) 257-8905 or visit

Bluegrass Business Analysis meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Lexel Building, 1500 Bull Lea Road, at the corner of Newtown Pike and Citation Boulevard. Guest speaker, Aaron Whittenberger. Food and drinks provided. Register at Chapter members $5, non-members $10. Contact: or visit for more info.

Frankfort/Bluegrass ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 16 at Joseph Beth Bookseller's Bistro, Lexington Green. Topic: Document Classification presented by Art Nicholas, vice president of sales for NovoDynamics, a software firm based in Ann Arbor, Mich. Lunch is $17 for members and $20 for non-members. First-time attendees receive a $5 discount. Contact Dorothy DeLong, chapter president (859) 858-8815 or

The Lexington chapter of The National Association of Women Business Owners will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 21 at Sal's Chophouse on Tates Creek Road. Speaker: Billie Dragoo, National NAWBO president and board chair. Cost: $20 members/$24 guests. RSVP to

Eastern Kentucky University will host the Kettering Foundation National Issues Forum: Future of Higher Education from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 30 at the EKU Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, Richmond. The Kettering Foundation and EKU are seeking a mix of perspectives from business and economic development leaders, community leaders, educators, college and university student leaders, and others from the eastern half of Kentucky. Registration is $15. Seating is limited to 120 people. The event will include a luncheon featuring keynote speaker Ted Abernathy, former executive director of the Southern Growth Policies Board. Register at or

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo