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Kentucky Datebook: Dec. 14

Meetings

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.

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. 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

Business owners may apply for the annual Lexington Minority and Women Contractor Training Program. The 10-week series covers business planning, estimating and bidding, contracts, legal issues and project safety. The classes are reserved for minority- or women-owned companies with a minimum of 51 percent ownership in a construction or construction-related business. The goal is to help these companies compete effectively in their industry.

The application deadline is Dec. 18, and the program fee is $100. The series begins Jan. 12 with classes meeting from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.

For questions, visit Lexingtonky.gov/MWBE or contact Shirie Hawkins at (859) 257-7666.

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

Workshops:

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

▪ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Dec. 17

▪ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Dec. 17

▪ Database, 7 p.m. Dec. 28

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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