Upcoming business events: Week of Oct. 20

Workshops and classes

The Center for Rural Development will offer L2: Learn-Lead John Maxwell simulcast from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at The Center, 2292 South U.S. 27 at Traffic Light 15, in Somerset. Receive leadership tips from world-renowned leadership experts John Maxwell, Linda Kaplan Thaler and Tim Sanders. Call (606) 677-6000 or visit to register. The cost is $20 per person.

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


Photos & Coffee, 9 a.m. Oct. 16 and 23.

Unix / Linux, 7 p.m. Oct. 23.

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

■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. Nov. 1.


Learn Camera Basics: Level 2, begins 1 p.m. Oct. 27, $40.

Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following courses at 500 Newtown Pike, unless otherwise noted. For more info or to request a brochure, call (859) 246-6666 or view the catalog online at

Retirement Planning Today, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 21.

Retirement Planning Today, Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and 30.


The Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 23 at Jefferson Davis Inn, 319 Cedar Street. Topic: Introduction to Social Network Analysis in Organizations. Presenter: Sue Knies, The Solarity Group. Cost: $15-$22. Questions: Registration:

University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: How to get a job at UK: updates on IES applicant tracking system. Info: (859) 257-8905 or


The second annual Supplier Diversity Fair will be 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 22. The free event will be in the East Hall of the Lexington Convention Center, 430 West Vine Street. Minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned and differently-abled businesses interested in potential business opportunities with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and University of Kentucky may exhibit and/or attend.

The KCTCS/UK Supplier Diversity Fair is a matchmaking event that allows diverse suppliers to meet face-to-face with representatives from all of KCTCS's 16 colleges, the KCTCS System Office, and buyers from UK. Buyers and officials from other organizations include: Commerce-Lexington, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Small Business Administration, Toyota and many more.

Registration/exhibit space is free but limited. Registrations will be honored on a first-come, first-serve basis. information: Brenda Nolan, (859) 256-3325. To register your business, go to

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo