The Power of Influence for Professional Women will be 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 2 at The Signature Club, 3256 Lansdowne Drive. This guide shows how influence is a set of interpersonal skills that can be learned, practiced and mastered so individuals become more skillful in their relationships and in presenting their concepts, ideas, products and services. Molly Sutherland, with Sutherland & Associates, will conduct the one day participative program with Elaina Zuker, author of the bestselling Seven Secrets of Influence and creator of the Power of Influence program. Cost: $299, includes your copy of the Seven Secrets of Influence, participant workbook and breakfast, lunch and snacks. Register at Womenleadingky.com/wlk-online-registration.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: David Boggs, president/CEO of Lexington Manufacturing Center/OWL. Free. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
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The Bluegrass Amateur Radio Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 in meeting room B on the second floor of the Red Cross Building, 1450 Newtown Pike. The program will feature the club’s annual auction and the announcement of officers for 2016.
University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Dec. 8 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: LinkedIn: A valuable job search and career management tool. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
Lexington ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Joseph Beth Bookseller’s Bronte Bistro located in Lexington Green. Lunch is $17 for members, $20 for non-members. First time attendees receive a free lunch ticket to be used at a future meeting. Our topic this month is using a Cloud Service for your business presented by Brent Cooper, president/owner of C-Forward. For additional info, contact Dorothy DeLong at (859) 858-8815.
The Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 16 at Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street, Frankfort. Topic: PMI around the world and a 2015 chapter update. Cost: $12. Register at Pmibluegrass.org. Info: VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org.
The Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 17 at JDI Grille and Tavern, 319 Cedar Street. Topic: PMI around the world and a 2015 chapter update. Cost: $15-22. Register at Pmibluegrass.org. Info: VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org.
Workshops and classes
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer Minority and Women Contractor Training beginning Jan. 12. Classes are 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and run through March 15. The application deadline is Dec. 18. Cost is $100. To register, call (859) 257-7666 or go to Ksbdc.org/lexington-minority-and-women-contract.To qualify for the training program you must be a minority or woman owned business with a 51% ownership in a con struction or construction related business. Submission of application is no guarantee of admission in the training program. All accepted applicants will be notified prior to the start of the workshop.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 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.
▪ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 1
▪ Tech Chat, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 3
▪ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Dec. 3 and 10
▪ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. Dec. 5
▪ Windows 7, 8.1 & 10, 7 p.m., Dec. 8
▪ Apple Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Dec. 10
▪ How to Become a Small Business Government Contractor of Choice, 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 1, 140 East Main Street, Lexington Public Library. Free.
▪ How to Do Business with GSA, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 2, 140 East Main Street, Lexington Public Library. Free.
▪ Developing a Powerful Capability Statement, 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 8, 140 East Main Street, Lexington Public Library. Free.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo