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Business calendar

Monday, November 19, 2012 - 12:01 am

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce November events. Unless otherwise stated, all events will be held at the chamber building, 826 Ewing St. For details, call Liz Struckholz at 424-1435, Ext. 259, or email lstruckholz@fwchamber.org. President's Lunch with

Mark Millett, president of Steel Dynamics, will be noon-1 p.m. Nov. 19. This event is sold out. Ribbon-Cutting and Open House for

Financial Hope Counseling and Education will be 3 p.m. Nov. 19. Its former name was Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northeastern Indiana. Mayor Tom Henry and other community dignitaries will be on hand. Ribbon-Cutting for The Maids will be 1 p.m. Nov. 28 at 6004 Highview Drive, Suite E. The residential cleaning franchise specializes in cleaning for health and will provide service to the communities of Fort Wayne, Huntertown, Grabill, New Haven, Leo-Cedarville and Spencerville. Taste of The Chamber will be 5-8 p.m. Dec. 6 at the chamber building. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Purchase tickets online or at the front desk at the chamber building. Any restaurant, caterer or food vendor interested in participating should call Liz Struckholz at 424-1435, Ext. 259, or email lstruckholz@fwchamber.org.

Customer Success with Enterprise PDM Webcast will be 9-10 a.m. Nov. 20. The training is free. Register at www.funtech.com.

CLASSES

ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd.: Word 2010 Basic and QuickBooks 2012 Advanced will be Nov. 26. Access 2003 Intermediate and Acrobat X Advanced will be Nov. 26-27. Outlook 2010 Advanced and Outlook 2007 Advanced will be Nov. 27. InDesign CS5 Advanced will be Nov. 27-28. Excel 2003 Basic and Project 2010 Basic will be Nov. 28. Expression Web Basic will be Nov. 28-29. Vision 2007 Advanced will be Nov. 29. Photoshop CS5 Advanced, Crystal Reports 2008 Advanced and Access/Excel VBA

(Visual Basic for Applications) will be Nov. 29-30. Project 2007 Advanced and SharePoint Designer 2010 Basic will be Nov. 30. 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: Developing Successful Marketing

Strategies will be 5-6:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Cost: $15. Launching Your Own Business: A Sound and Proven Path will be 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Nov. 28. Cost: $25. Manufacturing Courses: Effective Problem Solving and 8-D will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 30. Cost: $229. CEU: 0.65. For information for full-course descriptions, visit http://learn.ipfw.edu or to register, call 481-6619.

Send information about upcoming meetings, seminars and conventions on company letterhead, to be received by noon Wednesday to The News-Sentinel, Business Monday, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46801, or fax information to 461-8817, or email to business@news-sentinel.com.