Kentucky Datebook: Business meetings, classes and events for the week of Jan. 25


January 14, 2016

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February 2-3, 2016

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton


P: 502-848-8727

F: 502-695-5051

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Bobbi Samples


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Understanding Your Business and Safety Culture

Discover your business culture and the impact it has on your safety program

Learn ways to use your culture to your safety advantage

Benchmark and learn from top safety cultures

This is a two day workshop designed to expand you and your team's safety knowledge, assist you 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 will leave this interactive workshop with the improved safety leadership skills needed to create and maintain a leading-edge safety program.

Register now and ensure your team has the necessary tools for success in safety leadership!

Winter 2016 Roundtables

Women Leading Kentucky Roundtables – Winter 2016 Series

$130.00/person: 4 Roundtables (Lexington plus Frankfort)

$100.00/person: 3 Roundtables (Lexington only)

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The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Jan. 12 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Your Employment Search Assessment. Info: (859) 257-8905 or

The Bluegrass Business Analysis Chapter will meet from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at ITT Technical Institute, Conference Center, Theory 3, 3020 Old Todds Road. Topic: Business datamodeling made easy. Cost: $5 members and students, $10 others. To register, go to

Women Leading Kentucky is set to kick off its winter Roundtable Networking Luncheon series with four speakers who will address the theme Change, Challenge, Opportunity. The first three luncheons will be in Lexington beginning Jan. 14, with guest speaker Michael T. Benson, president of Eastern Kentucky University. On Feb. 10, the guest speaker will be Sandy Bell, executive associate director of athletics for student services and senior female administrator at the University of Kentucky. The series continues March 10 with Lindy Karns, tax director at Blue & Co. CPAs and Advisors. The three Lexington luncheons will be at Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road, in the second-floor banquet room. The fnal iluncheon will at Kentucky State University in Frankfort with state Treasurer Alison Ball as the speaker.

The events begin with a <code_dp>networking opportunity from 11:30 a.m. to noon, followed by lunch and the speaker. Admission to individual luncheons is $35. More information and <code_dp>registration are available at

Workshops and classes

Bluegrass Community & Technical College’s Workforce Solutions office will offer the following online professional development courses beginning Jan. 13. Visit for a complete list of courses or call (859) 246-6666 for more info.

<bullet>Introduction to Windows 10, $95

<bullet>Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking, $95

<bullet>Understanding the Cloud, $95

<bullet>Computer Skills for the Workplace, $95

<bullet>Mac, iPhone, and iPad Programming, $95

<bullet>Introduction to Quickbooks, $95

<bullet>What’s New in Microsoft Office 2013, $95

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<bullet>Windows 7-8.1 & 10, 7 p.m. Jan. 12.

<bullet>Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Jan. 14.

<bullet>Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Jan. 21.

<bullet>Database, 7 p.m. Jan. 25.

<bullet>Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Jan. 26.

<bullet>Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Jan. 28.

<bullet>Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 2.

<bullet>Tech Chat, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 4.

<bullet>Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. Feb. 6.

Photo Coffee, Thursday, February 04 & 11, 9:00 a.m.

Word Processing, Tuesday, February 02, 1:30 p.m.

Tech Chat, Thursday, February 04, 1:30 p.m.

Dr Fixit, Saturday, February 06, 10:00 a.m.

Tech Night (New Apple Technology), Monday, February 08, 7:00 p.m.

Windows 7 - 8.1 & 10, Tuesday, February 09, 7:00 p.m.

Macintosh & iPad, Thursday, February 11, 7:00 p.m.


<bullet>Excel Spreadsheets, begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 25, $60

<bullet>Intermediate iPad, begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 25, $60

<bullet>Photography: Improving Your Camera Skills, begins at 1 p.m. Jan. 25, $60

<bullet>Beginning Digital Imaging (Paint Shop Pro), begins 10 a.m. Jan. 26, $60

<bullet>Advanced & Independent Digital Imaging (Paint Shop Pro), begins at 1 p.m. Jan. 26, $60

<bullet>Advanced Independent Digital Imaging (Paint Shop Pro), begins at 1 p.m. Jan. 27, $60

<bullet>Beginning iPad, begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 27, $60

<bullet>Beginning iPhone, begins at 1 p.m. Jan. 27, $60

<bullet>PC Beginner Basics, begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 28, $60

<bullet>Macintosh OS X El Capitan, begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 29, $60

The Center for Rural <code_dp>Development in Somerset offers these training opportunities. To register, call (606) 677-6000 or go to

<bullet>Get Going with QuickBooks, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Jan. 18 and 25.

<bullet>Microsoft Publisher 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 20.

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center/LFUCG is offering the following free workshops. To register, call (859) 257-7668 or go to all.

<bullet>Your Passport to Opportunity, 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 27 at LFUCG, 200 East Mast Street, Room B109, free.

<bullet>How to Become a Small Business Government Contractor of Choice, 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 28, 140 East Main Street, Lexington Public Library, free.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo