Kentucky Datebook for the week of Dec. 7


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

The Bluegrass IIBA Chapter will hold its Winter Social and Business Analysis Feud from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Lexel Building, 1500 Bull Lea Road. Refreshments provided. Free, but register at Contact:

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 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.

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 Info:

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 Info:

Workshops and classes

OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour General Industry Voluntary Compliance Courses will be Dec. 8-9 and Dec. 8-11 at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton. Cost ranges from $495 to $1,095 per person. Call (502) 848-8727 for details. For more info, go to

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 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: or (859) 201-1311.

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


▪ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Dec. 10 and 17

▪ Windows 7, 8.1 & 10, 7 p.m., Dec. 8

▪ Apple Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Dec. 10

▪ Tech Night (favorite apps plus holiday party), 7 p.m. Dec. 14

▪ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Dec. 17

▪ Database, 7 p.m. Dec. 28

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center will offer the following workshop. To register, call (859) 257-7668 or go to

▪ Developing a Powerful Capability Statement, 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 8, 140 East Main Street, Lexington Public Library. Free.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo