•The American Grants and Loans Catalog is now available. Programs in the catalog include agriculture, business and commerce, community development, and much more. Cost is $69.95 for the CD version and $149.95 for the printed version. To order call 1-888-341-8645.
•The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce June events Links 4 Leaders and Chamber Golf School will begin with registration at 10 a.m., event 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 4 at Pine Valley Country Club. Cost is $225 per golfer and $650 for a team of three. Cost of The Chamber Golf School is $150. Payment is nonrefundable. The Chairman's Reception will be 5-7 p.m. June 7 at the Hylant Group of Fort Wayne, 6714 Pointe Inverness Drive. Hosts will be past Chamber Chairman Pat Sullivan and the Chamber of Commerce. Cost is $10 Chamber members and $20 nonmembers. Payment is nonrefundable. President's Lunch will be noon-1 p.m. June 12 at Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St. Guest will be Bob Taylor, president and CEO of Do it Best Corp. Host will be Mike Landram, Chamber president. Cost is $25 and includes price of the meal. Meet Me @ 5: Catalyst Marketing Design will be 5-7 p.m. June 21. The event is free. Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman's 6th Annual Advancing Hoosier Women in Business Seminar will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 22 at the Chamber building, 826 Ewing St. Speaker will be Lt. Gov. Skillman. Cost is $25 and includes lunch and the entire program. Luncheon speaker will be Deputy Chief Dottie Davis from the Fort Wayne Police Department. For more information and to register, go to fwchamber.org.hoosierwomen. Unless otherwise stated, all events will be held at the Chamber building, 826 Ewing St. For details, call Liz Struckholz at 1-260-424-1435, Ext 259 or email lstruckholz@ fwchamber.org.
•Purdue's Frontline Green Worker Certificate Program session will be June 13-15 in Indianapolis. New training sessions begin May 30. Dates and training locations can be found at www.greenworker.purdue.edu/events/default.aspx.
•Indiana Chamber of Commerce June seminars Family and Medical Leave Act will be 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 5. Cost is $299 Chamber members and $329 nonmembers. Supervising and Managing People Workshop will be 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 14-15. Cost is $599. 12 HR Tips for 1012 will be 8:30 a.m.-noon June 27. Cost is $199 Chamber members and $229 nonmembers. All seminars will be at the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Conference Center, downtown Indianapolis. Group discounts will be available. Cost includes lunch. For more information or to register, go to www.indianachamber.com/conferences or call 1-800-824-6885.
•Live, Learn, and Intern Series events will be Indiana Tech Recreation Center 6-9 p.m. June 6. Bowling, air hockey, pool and pizza. Memorial Coliseum will be 6-9 p.m. June 13. Behind-the-scenes tour of the coliseum along with appetizers afterward in the Archer Room. River City Sand Volleyball will be 6-10 p.m. June 22. Shoaff Park Grill & Chill will be 5-9 p.m. June 27. Tailgate and TinCaps Game will be 5:30-10 p.m. July 12. Tailgate at the Chamber with cornhole, hillbilly gold and prize drawing followed by a TinCaps game. Downtown Fort
Wayne will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 18. A trolley ride to the Pfeiffer House Soda Fountain and tour of various art galleries downtown. Picnic & Play will be 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 22 at Pokagon State Park, Angola, and Recognition Reception will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. August 1. Location TBA. All events are free to college- or graduate-level interns. Anyone wishing to participate should register at least three days before each event at fwchamber.org/grad or call Cassie Cashman at 424-1435, Ext. 264.
•CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) program is seeking support from businesses in Allen and Grant counties for a career-shadow session. Juniors and seniors from Allen and Grant county high schools will be available to work 30 hours in intern positions paid through CANI. Internship sessions are June 18-29 and July 16-27. For more information, call Louise Grabner at 446-2981 by June 1.
•National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference and Expo will be June 20-22 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. Keynote speaker will be Stephen Sadove, Saks chairman and CEO. Topic will be “Loss Prevention's Role in Transforming Organizations.” For more information, go to www.nrf.com/lp12.
•Bennacht Counseling and Consulting, LLC, Saturday Seminar Series will be Managing Habits to Manage Stress 9-11:30 a.m. June 23 at the Doermer Family Center for Health Science Education, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St. Presenter will be Susan R. Moeder, MA, NCC, LMHC. Monika Moshref, RYT 200, will demonstrate chair yoga postures. Cost is $25 with 10 days advanced, paid registration and $35 afterward. Parking is free. For more information and to register, go online to www.bennacht.com or call 415-5441.
•ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd. Classes: Intro to Computers and PowerPoint 2010 Basic will be June 4. Access 2003
Intermediate and Photoshop CS4 Basic will be June 4-5. Microsoft Office 2010 New Features, Outlook 2007 Advance and Word 2010
Intermediate will be June 5. Windows 7 Basic, Excel 2010 Advance, Publisher 2010 Basic and QuickBooks 2009 Basic will be June 6. Illustrator CS4 Basic will be June 6-7. Excel 2007 Basic and Visio 2007 Basic will be June 7. Access 2010 Basic and Dreamweaver CS4
Basic will be June 7-8. Excel 2003 Intermediate and Project 2007 Basic will be June 8. Daytime classes are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Evening classes are available 6-9 p.m. Costs include all courseware. Corporate pricing available. To register, call 432-9077. For information, visit www.etfortwayne.com
ExecuTrain offers free phone support on topics covered in classes taken and a free refresher course. Instructors are professionally trained and certified in the classes they instruct. ExecuTrain provides onsite training and private classes. Room rentals are available 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, with extended hours available on request. Rates are as low as $450 a day. Rooms are equipped with eight to 12 student workstations, instructor station, projector and screen, dry-erase board, free wireless Internet access and complimentary coffee. ExecuTrain's Administrative Professional Program classes are afternoon and evening, four days a week for six weeks. Learn Windows 7, Office 2007 and 2010, QuickBooks and more. Financing and free job-placement assistance are available. For more information, call 432-9077.
•IPFW Division of Continuing Studies, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. Business Management Courses: Photoshop CS5 for Photographers will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 5-Aug.7. Cost: $249. CEU: 1.8. Communicating to Get Results will be 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 8. Cost: $115. CEU: 0.35. Computer Technology Courses: Web Design Basics Certificate and Final Project will be 6-8 p.m. June 6. Cost: $66. For information for full course descriptions, visit http://learn.ipfw.edu or to register, call 481-6619.
•Ivy Tech Corporate College, North Campus, 4900 St. Joe Road: Introduction to Computers will be 8 a.m.-noon June 1. Cost: $59. Microsoft Word 2007 Intermediate will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 8. Cost: $159. ServSafe Food Safety will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 8. Cost: $149. OSHA 10 hour will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 12-13. Cost: $249. Microsoft Excel 2007 Intermediate will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 15. Cost: $159. Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Intermediate will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 22. Cost: $159. Most classes offer CEU certificates. There are no tests or grades given. There are no registration deadlines. If there are openings, you may register the first day of class, though textbooks may not be immediately available. To register, call 480-4118. Online classes also available, at http://ed2go.com/ivytechfw
. Learn in the comfort of your own home. At the Web site, click on Online Courses.