Alzheimer’s signs to be discussed
An Alzheimer’s awareness workshop featuring video clips of those with Alzheimer’s disease is scheduled for 11 a.m. to noon Nov. 7 at the Kyova branch of the Boyd County Public Library.
The library branch is at the Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.
To register, call (800) 272-3900 or e-mail email@example.com.
Church to offer life classes
First United Methodist Church will offer Core Class 401 from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the church activity center.
The class focuses on the life mission of participants.
For more information, call the church at (606) 324-6159. John Street is pastor.
Free tech event scheduled Oct. 30
The Center for Rural Development will host a free technology event with NetGain Technologies and Hewlett-Packard on Oct. 30
Some of the top leaders in technology will discuss key tools and decision-making strategies that will help organizations move to higher levels of efficiency and productivity.
The center, a leading provider of technology solutions in Southern and Eastern Kentucky, will join NetGain Technologies and Hewlett-Packard (HP) — leaders in information technology services—to host “Executive Outlook — Information Technology Trends of 2014” for top-level business executives and organizations looking to get the most from the latest advances in technology.
The one-day IT event, which will begin at 11:30 a.m. and will include a complimentary lunch, will include presentations by Keith Schraffenberger, HP data trends and utilization expert; Bryan Jackson, chief technology evangelist and trends expert for IT solutions provider, NetGain Technologies; Brian E. Kiser, executive director of Commonwealth Office of Broadband Outreach and Development; and Larry Combs, director of technology and business services at The Center.
Josh Anderson, a Somerset native and former outfielder for the Atlanta Braves, will be the featured speaker.
Elizabeth Burton, director of business development and public relations for the center, will serve as event moderator.
To register, visit centertech.com or call Robyn Phillips at (606) 677-6000.
The center is at 2292 South U.S. 27 (at Traffic Light 15) in Somerset.
Alzheimer’s signs to be discussed
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