Workshops and classes
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West and Raj Shah. Membership: $40. Information: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following courses at 164 Opportunity Way. For more information or to request a brochure, call (859) 246-6666 or view the catalog online at Bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.
■ Electrical: Exam Preparation for Master and Journeyman, Mondays/Wednesdays, Jan. 12-May 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
■ HVAC: Exam Preparation for Master and Journeyman, Mondays/Wednesdays, Jan. 12-March 4, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following training events and classes at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.
■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Jan. 15 and 22.
■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Jan. 22.
■ Database, 7 p.m. Jan. 26.
■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Jan. 27.
Classes (Cost is $60 per class.):
■ Introduction to Adobe PhotoShop Elements begins at 3 p.m. Jan. 23.
■ Macintosh OS X Yosemite begins 10 a.m. Jan. 26.
■ Photography: Improving Your Camera Skills begins 1 p.m. Jan. 26.
■ Beginning Digital Imaging: PaintShop Pro begins 10 a.m., Jan. 27.
■ Beginning iPad begins 10 a.m. Jan. 27.
■ Advanced & Independent Digital Imaging: PaintShop Pro begins 1 p.m. Jan. 27.
■ Advanced & Independent Digital Imaging: PaintShop Pro begins 10 a.m. Jan. 28.
■ Word Processing with MS Word begins 1 p.m. Jan. 28.
■ Computer Basics begins 10 a.m. Jan. 29.
■ Advanced & Independent Digital Imaging: PaintShop Pro begins 10 a.m. Jan. 29.
■ File Management begins 1 p.m. Jan. 29.
■ Pages for Macintosh begins 10 a.m. Jan. 30.
University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9-10:15 a.m. Jan. 13. at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Job Search Strategies for the New Year: A 15 Day Action Plan. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
The Lexington office of the Kentucky Innovation Network invites all entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial thinkers to the Lexington Venture Club's kickoff luncheon for 2015. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington.
Representatives from four entrepreneurial companies launched with help from the Lexington Venture Club, Babylocity, MakeTime, WeStyle, and Scante, will make remarks at the luncheon, which also features a presentation by Ryan Feit, CEO and co-founder of SeedInvest. Feit will be presenting virtually about his experiences in supporting the JOBS Act, EquityCrowdfunding, and co-founding a successful business that connects investors with entrepreneurs. The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, recently presented SeedInvest with a United Kingdom Trade and Industry Award.
This event is open to Lexington Venture Club members and non-members. The non-member fee is $35 and includes the luncheon. After registration, all orders are non-refundable and cannot be canceled.
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Lexington ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 15 at Joseph Beth Booksellers Bronte Bistro located in Lexington Green. Topic: UK-CAER Pilot-Scale CO2 Capture System at KU's EW Brown Generation Station. Presenters: Heather Nikolic and Andy Placido.
The Midway Toastmasters Club meets from 6-7:15 p.m. every Monday at Midway College, Anne Hart Raymond Center Building, Room 120. For more info, got to Midwaykytoastmasters.org.
National Association of Women Business Owners will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 20 at Sal's Chophouse on Tates Creek Road. Topic: Setting health and fitness goals for 2015. Speaker: Jamie Robertson, an NSCA-Certified personal trainer who practices at HealthWoRX and Sarah Dougherty, physician assistant at Lexington Women's Health. Cost: $20 members, $24 guests. RSVP to Lexnawbo.org.
Safety Leadership Principles will be Feb. 12-13 at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton, 2601 Richmond Road. This two-day workshop is designed to improve safety leadership skills, expand safety knowledge, assist in developing safety leadership skills and help put what you know about safety to work for you and your company. Safety and management personnel who are versed in the OSHA regulations and have a general understanding of compliance issues should leave this interactive workshop with improved safety leadership skills needed to create and maintain a safety program. Cost is $595 for Kentucky Chamber members and $695 for non-members. Special pricing is available. A special room rate is $129. Cut-off date is Jan. 12. To register, go to Kychamber.com/node/1887.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo