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Business calendar

Monday, February 4, 2013 - 12:01 am

•Indiana Data Center Link

edIn Seminar will be 6-8 p.m. Feb. 5 at the 620 West Conference Center. Topic will be Introduction to the New LinkedIn. Presenter will be Anthony Juliano. The seminar is free. RSVP to Judi Loomis at jloomis@inddc.com.

Indiana Fair Housing Webinar Series Session V Back Home in Indiana Alliance will be 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 6. Topic will be Design and Construction Requirements. Register at http://fifthfreedom.org/u/ld.

Financial Hope Counseling and Education Bankruptcy Education Workshops will be 9-11 a.m. Feb. 12 and 5-7 p.m. Feb. 21 at 4105 W. Jefferson Blvd. Attendees will receive the required USDOJ Certificate of Completion. Cost is $50 individual or $75 couple. Payment is due prior to taking the course. Registration is required. Register by emailing Julie St. Martin at jst.martin@finan cialhope.org or call 432-8200 or 1-800-432-0420.

Huntington University Foundation Breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m. Feb. 13 in the Habecker Dining Commons. Topic will be agriculture. Speakers will be local agriculture industry representatives and Huntington University alumni career farmers. Moderator will be John Easterday, retired banker and farmer. Cost is $7. First-time attendees eat free. RSVP to Barb Baker at 359-4069 or email bbaker@huntington .edu.

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce February-April events. Unless otherwise stated, register online at www.fwchamber.org/events. For more information, on any of these events, contact Liz Struckholz at 424-1435, Ext. 259, or email lstruck holz@fwchamber.org. Payment for events is nonrefundable. Graduate Retention Consortium @ Ottenweller Company will be noon-3 p.m. Feb. 13. Lunch will be provided. Third House Forum will be 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 16 at the Chamber. The Northeast Indiana legislative delegation will report on their activity at the Statehouse. The event is free and registration is not required, but appreciated. This event is for Chamber members only. President's Lunch with IPFW Chancellor Vicky Carwein will be Feb. 21. This event is sold out. President's Lunch with Michael Cahill will be March 7. This event is sold out. Graduate Retention Consortium @ McMillen Health Center will be noon-3 p.m. March 13. Lunch will be provided. Third House Forum will be 10 a.m.-noon March 16 at the Chamber. The northeast Indiana legislative delegation will report on their activity at the Statehouse. The event is free and registration is not required, but appreciated. This event is for Chamber members only. Networking 201: Lunch 'n Learn will be 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 20. Speaker will be Elizabeth Nulf MacDonald, president of the Verbal Edge. Cost is $10 Chamber members and $20 nonmembers and includes a boxed lunch. The event will start promptly at 11:30 a.m. RSVPs are required by 3 p.m. March 19. Athena Awards Luncheon will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 11 at Ceruti's Summit Park, Diamond Room, 6601 Innovation Blvd. Cost is $35 each or table sponsorship for $500. Third

House Forum will be 10 a.m.-noon April 20 at the Chamber. The northeast Indiana legislative delegation will report on their activity at the Statehouse. The event is free and registration is not required, but appreciated. This event is for Chamber members only. 10x10: The

Secret of My Success will be 8-10 a.m. April 24. Ten top business leaders will speak. Speakers include Jane Avery, executive director, Community Harvest Food Bank; chancellor Vicky Carwein, IPFW; Mike Glinski, general manager, General Motors Fort Wayne Assembly; Michael Hayes, regional sales manager, Comcast business service; Patti Hays, senior vice president, Lutheran Health Network; Kathleen Randolph, president, WorkOne Northeast; Don Schenkel, vice president university relations, University of Saint Francis; Arthur Snyder, president, Indiana Tech; Pat Sullivan, executive vice president, Hylant of Indiana; and Debra Williams, senior vice president human resources, Parkview Health. This event is for Chamber members only and seating is limited.

•Fred Pryor Seminars Managing Multiple Priorities, Projects and Deadlines will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 8615 US 24 W. Cost is $49 and includes coursebook. Group discount for groups of five or more. Register online at www.pryor.com or call 1-800-897-5003.

Century 21 Bradley Buck Live/Silent Auction will be 10 a.m. Feb. 21 in the Multi-Media Room, 2928 E. Dupont Road. Auctioneer will be Mitch Kruse. Auction item donors will have their company's name listed in the event catalog, be announced during the event and will receive special recognition during the Century 21 Bradley Home Connection TV show airing in March. For more information, to donate an item for auction or to attend, call Gina at 418-3064 or email Gina.Wagner@ Century21Bradley.com.

•Interns for Indiana Program at IPFW is recruiting high-tech startup companies to participate in its program. The program matches startup companies with undergraduate student interns. The program is partially funded by the Lilly Endowment. Participating companies are required to provide a $2,000 membership fee to help cover a portion of student and program costs. College juniors and seniors who will work a minimum of 400 hours during the summer session and receive a stipend of $4,500 for participation. The deadline for startups to apply for summer interns is March 6 at the Interns for Indiana website, purdue.edu/dp/ifi. For more information, call Deb Barrick at 481-5471 or email barrickd@ipfw.edu.

2013 Indiana Safety and Health Conference & Expo will be March 11-13 at the Indiana Convention Center, downtown Indianapolis. Cost for three days is $448; two days, $349; one day, $249; and the March 11 preconference workshop, $99. The Governor's Workplace Safety Awards will be presented during the March 13 luncheon. Cost is $49 per ticket or $449 for a table of 10. For more information or to register, call 1-317-264-6885 or go online to www.insafetyconf.com.

Outsmarting Investment Fraud Workshop will be 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 15 at Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. 30 W. Presenters are the Council of Better Business Bureaus partnered with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. The discussion will include common scams and scope of the problem, key victim risk factors, persuasion tactics, and more. Speakers will include a staff member from the secretary of state's office who will answer questions. The workshop is free; however, reservations are required. For reservations, email BBBinvestmentfraud@ gmail.com.

Seventh Annual Spring Symposium will be 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m. March 23 at the 4-H Community Building, LaGrange County 4-H Fairgrounds. Purdue Master Gardeners of LaGrange County are seeking local yard and garden related businesses to be vendors. Booth cost is $25 and includes a 12-foot-by-12-foot booth space, one 8-foot table and one lunch. Additional lunches are $5 each. For a vendor application form, call Rebecca Gump at 341-0531 or email rebeccagump@ hotmail.com.

Tapestry: A Day for You 2013 will be April 26 at Memorial Coliseum. Keynote speaker will be Sissy Spacek. Breakfast speakers will be “Biggest Loser” Season 11 alums Marci and Courtney Crozier. Registration begins Feb. 22. Tickets are $65 per person for open seating or $700 for reserved table of 10. Tickets include breakfast, two breakout sessions, the noon luncheon, presentation of the Parkview/Tapestry Scholarships, the keynote address and shopping in the events booths. Register online at ipfw.edu/tapestry.

CLASSES

•ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd. Publisher 2007 Basic will be Feb. 11. Office 2010 New Features and Excel 2010 Basic will be Feb. 12. Photoshop CS5 Advanced, Project 2010 Advanced and Time Management will be Feb. 13. Outlook 2007 Basic will be Feb. 14. Word 2010 Intermediate and Crystal Reports 2008 Basic will be Feb. 15. 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: SHRM Learning System will be 6-9 p.m. Feb. 5-April 30. Cost: $1,029. CEU: 3.6. Leadership Development Certificate: Develop Your Potential will be 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 8-15. Cost: $340. CEU: 1. Master Planning of Resources will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 14-16. Cost: $519. CEU: 2.1 Computer Technology Courses: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Advanced will be 6-8:15 p.m. Feb. 5-26. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. HTML 5.0 Advanced will be 6-8:15 p.m. Feb. 6-27. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate will be 6-8:15 p.m. Feb. 13-March 6. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. Manufacturing Courses: Introduction to CNC Machining will be 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 9-March 9. Cost: $366. CEU: 2. 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.