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Monday, December 3, 2012 - 12:01 am

•Fall issue of Responsible Philanthropy is available. The quarterly journal looks at African-American foundation executives, staffing trends in philanthropy and foundation support for policy engagement as well as the work of MALDEF, the country's leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Hard-copy subscriptions to Responsive Philanthropy are complimentary for NCRP members and $25 nonmembers. View at www.ncrp.org.

•Solidworks December Webcasts will be 10 a.m. Dec. 3, What's New in Simulation 2013?; 2 p.m. Dec. 3, Let's Go Design: Medical Devices & Equipment; 10 a.m. Dec. 5, What's New in EPDM 2013?; 10 a.m. Dec. 7, What's New in SolidWorks 2013?; 11 a.m. Dec. 11, Flow Simulation; 10 a.m. Dec. 12, Introduction to Solidworks Electrical; 10 a.m. Dec. 13, Creating Life-Like Interactive Experiences with 3DVIA; and 10 a.m. Dec. 18, Customer Success with Enterprise PDM. Register at www.funtech.com.

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce December 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@fwcham ber.org. 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. 2013 Legislative Preview will be 5-7 p.m. Dec. 11. The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana and the Northeast Indiana Chamber Coalition along with the Indiana Chamber of Commerce will present their legislative priorities and initiatives for the upcoming Legislative Session. Ribbon-cutting at Dignity Memorial-Greenlawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home will be 2 p.m. Dec. 13 at 6600 Covington Road. Meet Me @ 5: Tower Bank, 116 E. Berry St. will be 5-7 p.m. Dec. 13. Cost is $5 Chamber members and $10 nonmembers.

Huntington University Foundation Breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m. Dec. 12 in the Habecker Dining Commons. Speaker will be Mike Perkins, foundation director for Parkview Huntington Hospital, and Dr. Duane Hougendobler, Huntington pediatrician. Topic will be the hospital's autism center scheduled to open in early 2013. The center will provide therapeutic and rehabilitation services for children age 2-18 and support group for their families. In addition, Dr. Ann McPherren will share the university's involvement with the Life Science Education and Research Consortium of Northeast Indiana at the Parkview Randallia campus. Cost is $7 and first-time attendees eat free. The event is open to the public. RSVP with Barb Baker at 1-260-359-4069 or email bbaker@hunt ington.edu.

CLASSES

ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd.: Microsoft Office 2010 New Features and Project 2010 Advanced will be Dec. 10. HTML 4.0 and InDesign CS5 Basic will be Dec. 10-11. Excel 2010 Basic and Outlook 2007 Advanced will be Dec. 11. Access 2003 Intermediate will be Dec. 11-12. Flash CS5 Basic will be Dec. 12-13. Publisher 2007 Basic and Illustrator CS5 Advanced will be Dec. 13. Access 2010

Intermediate will be Dec. 13-14. Visio 2007 Advanced, Project Management

Basic and ACT! 2009 Basic will be Dec. 14. 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.

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.