Business

Upcoming business events: Week of Nov. 3

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 Ckcs.org.

Computer Mystery, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5.

Photos & Coffee, 9 a.m. Nov. 6 and 13.

Tech Night, 7 p.m. Nov. 10.

Windows 7, 8.1, 10 & Internet Explorer 11, 7 p.m. Nov. 11.

Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Nov. 13.

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West and Raj Shah. Membership: $40. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

A series of free classes for women and minority-owned businesses seeking to do business with the government will be offered by the Lexington-Fayette County Government and Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. Most classes are at Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street. To register, call (859) 257-7668 or go to Lexingtonky.gov/MWBE.

SBA Programs and Certifications, 4-6 p.m. Nov. 3.

KYTC Pre-Qualification, 9-11 a.m. Nov. 14.

Kentucky MWBE Program Certification, 9-11 a.m. Nov. 18.

How to Do Business with the Federal Government, 4-6 p.m. Nov. 20.

Meetings

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Featured speaker: Vance Vandrake, Ulmer & Berne. Free. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Interviewing strategies. (Résumé reviews will take place after the meeting.) Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.

The Lexington ARMA Chapter will meet for lunch and a tour of the new State Records Center in Frankfort during its monthly meeting Nov. 20. Contact Dorothy DeLong at (859) 858-8815 for meeting/transportation details. $17 for ARMA members, $20 others.

The Lexington IIBA Bluegrass Chapter will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at ITT Technical Institute, 2473 Fortune Road, Suite 180. Topic: Business analysis at a global scale. Presenter: Basha Roberts, business analyst at Alltech. Register: Bluegrass.iiba.org. Cost: $5 members and students, $10 others. Contact: info@bluegrass.iiba.org.

The Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 20 at Jefferson Davis Inn, 319 Cedar Street. Topic: Project management in a biopharmaceutical and clinical research organizational environment. Presenter: Brad Vernon, inVentiv Health Clinical. Cost: $15-$22. Contact: VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org. Register: Pmibluegrass.org.

Events/Other

Jubilee Jobs of Lexington is celebrating five years in Lexington and kicking off its Year of Dignity and Hope with a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 7 at Malone's Banquets. Speaker: Rufus Friday, president and publisher of the Lexington Herald-Leader. Since its inception, Jubilee Jobs of Lexington has affected the lives of more than 1,500 unemployed people. In 2013, Jubilee Jobs placed 155 unemployed people in permanent jobs. To attend the event or for more information, contact Shay Irwin at sirwin@jubileejobsoflexington.org or (859) 977-0136.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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