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Business calendar

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 12:01 am

Federal Tax Incentives Supporting the Americans with Disabilities Act Audio Conference will be 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Speaker will be Craig White, CPA and chair of the Academic Accounting Department at the University of New Mexico's Anderson School of Management. For location addresses, go to www.adaindiana.org/audio/ default.asp. For more information, email ADA-Indiana at adainfo@indiana.edu or call 1-812-855-6508.

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce October events. Unless otherwise stated, all events will be held at the chamber building, 826 Ewing St. For details, call Liz Struckholz at 424-1415, Ext. 259, or email lstruckholz@fwchamber.org. Meet Me @ 5: Three

Rivers Luxury Apartments, 101 Three Rivers North will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the penthouse. Lunch 'n Learn: iPad for Business will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 24. Presenter will be Signature Mac. Lunch is $10 Chamber members and $20 nonmembers. Payment for this event is nonrefundable. Leads Group Meet & Mingle will be 8-9:30 a.m. Oct. 30. The event is free. Meet Me @ 5: Lake City Bank, 6851 W. Jefferson Blvd. will be 5-7 p.m. Nov. 15. President's Lunch with Mark Millett, president of Steel Dynamics Inc., will be noon-1 p.m. Nov. 19 at BakerStreet, 4820 N. Clinton St. Host will be Chamber President Mike Landram. The event is limited to the first 10 Chamber members who register. Cost is $25 and includes price of the meal.

Born Again Quilts ribbon-cutting and grand opening will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20 at 4005 South Wayne Ave., next door to the Friendly Fox. For more information, go to www.bornagainquilts.

Anthony Wayne Rotary Senatorial Candidate Speakers will be 12:15 p.m. Oct. 24, Democrat Joe Donnelly, and Oct. 31, Libertarian Andrew Horning, both at Don Hall's Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road. Visitors are welcome if accompanying a member. For more information, go online to www.anthonywaynerotary.com.

Fort Wayne Area Chief Marketing Officer Forum will be 7:30-9:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at Medical Protective, 5814 Reed Road. Speaker will be Aaron Brown, IMPACT 52. Moderator will be Craig D. Cook. Topic will be “Story of Accidental Philanthropic ROI.” The event is free for members and $39 nonmembers.

Career Track Email and Business Writing Seminar will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 8615 U.S. 24 W. Cost is $99. Register at www.careertrack.com or call 1-800-897-5003.

Veterans and Agriculture: Opportunities for Employment, Entrepreneurship and Enrichment Workshop will be Nov. 7-8 at the Beck Agricultural Center, 4540 U.S. 52 W., West Lafayette. Speakers include Michael O'Gorman, executive director of the Farmer Veteran Coalition; Sandra Lane, horticulture therapy expert, Veterans Administration; and several Purdue Extension agriculture educators. Tours of several organic/all-natural farms are included. Cost is $125 both days and $95 one day. Fees are waived for veterans who are not attending as representatives of an organization or business. Register by downloading a form at www.breakingnewground.info/vets and mail to the Breaking New Ground office. For more information or to register, call 1-800-825-4264 or email agrability@ag rability.org.

Fort Wayne Allen County Economic Development Alliance Third Annual Swagger Awards will be presented 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Philmore on Broadway. Cost is $25. For more information, go to www.swagger-awards.com.

Go Red for Women Luncheon and Symposium will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 15 at Memorial Coliseum. Speaker will be Dr. Angela LaSalle, board certified in Family Medicine with a Fellowship in Integrative Medicine. Topic will be “The Girlfriend's Guide to a Better YOU.” Tickets are $100. Tables are still available for corporate women's groups. For more information, call Mary Pat Leonard at 485-9890 or email marypat.leonard@ heart.org.

Tenth annual Entrepreneurship Symposium will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 15 at the University of Saint Francis, 2702 Spring St. The symposium is presented by the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership for northeast Indiana high school and college students. At the end of the workshop each group will present their ideas, and the groups with the best presentations will win prizes and a chance to implement their business plans. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all registered students, teachers and counselors. For more information or to register, go to www.sf.edu/yes.

CLASSES

ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd.: Excel 2010 Intermediate and Outlook 2007 Intermediate will be Oct. 22. Access 2010

Advanced and InDesign CS5.5 Advanced will be Oct. 22-23. Intro to Computers – Windows 7 Edition, Project 2007 Advanced and Word 2010 Basic will be Oct. 24. Dreamweaver CS5.5 Basic will be Oct. 24-25. PowerPoint 2010 Advanced and Project Management

Intermediate will be Oct. 25. Flash CS5.5 Advanced will be Oct. 25-26. Excel 2003 Basic and Outlook 2010 Advanced will be Oct. 26. 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

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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: How to Create a Business Plan to

Fuel Success will be 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Cost: $15. Master Planning of Resources will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 18-20. Cost: $519. CEU: 2.1 Understanding ISO 9001:2008 will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 18. Cost: $229. CEU: 0.65. Launching Your Own Business: A Sound and Proven

Path will be 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 24. Cost: $25. Cycle Counting will be 1:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Cost: $169. CEU: 0.3. Leadership Development Certificate: Engage Your Team will be 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 26-Nov. 2. Cost: $350. CEU: 1. Quality Customer Service through Effective Communication will be 1-4:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Cost: $115. CEU: 0.35. Computer Technology Courses: Microsoft Access 2010: Intermediate will be 6-8:15 p.m. Oct. 15-Nov. 5. Cost: $152. CEU: 0.9. Manufacturing Courses: Internal Auditor

ISO 9001:2008 will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 15-23. Cost: $275. CEU: 1.2. Manufacturing Courses: Job Instructions Training Certificate: Training within Industry will be 9 a.m.-11 a.m. or 1-3 p.m. Oct. 15-18 at Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, 3201 Stellhorn Road. Cost: $750. For information for full course descriptions, visit http://learn.ipfw.edu or to register, call 481-6619.

Ivy Tech Corporate College, North Campus, 4900 S. Joe Road: Microsoft Word 2007 Basic will be 1-5 p.m. Oct. 19. Cost: $159. ServSafe Food Safety will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19. Cost: $149. Microsoft Excel 2007 Basic will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 26. Cost: $159. Microsoft Outlook 2007 will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 2. Cost: $159. Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Basic will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9. OSHA

10 hour will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 13-14. Cost: $249. ServSafe Food Safety will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30. Cost: $149. 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 website, click on Online Courses.

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