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Business calendar

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 12:01 am

•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 lstruckholz @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 and speak on issues that directly affect Chamber members. 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 on Feb. 21 is sold out. President's Lunch with Michael Cahill on March 7 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 and speak on issues that directly affect Chamber members. 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. RSVPs are required. Respond 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. Tickets are $35 each and table sponsorships are $500 for a table of eight. 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 and speak on issues that directly affect Chamber members. 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 share the secrets of their success. This event is for Chamber members only and seating is limited. President's Lunch with Dr. David McFadden

of Manchester University College

of Pharmacy will be noon-1 p.m. April 25 at Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St. Host will be Mike Landram, Chamber president. The event is limited to the first 10 Chamber members who register. Cost is $25 and includes price of the meal.

Windows 8 Workshop will be 8:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, 3211 Stellhorn Road, Building 2, Lake City Bank Room. Cost is $50 and includes a quick reference guide. Register at www.LearnOnYourOwnLaptop.com or call 433-1686.

•Signature Mac will offer the following Apple software training in February. Classes will be held at 4724 Parnell Ave. For more information, call 484-4634 or go online to s

ignaturemactrianing.com. Classes: iWork-Pages, Numbers and Keynote will be 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 16. iPad for Work will be 6-8 p.m. Feb. 20. Mac System Preferences will be 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 23. Keeping your Mac Secure will be 1-3 p.m. Feb. 23. iCloud will be 6-8 p.m. Feb. 28.

The International Association of Administrative Professionals Tawasi Chapter will meet at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the University of Saint Francis, Pope John Paul II Center, Room 204, 2701 Spring St. Speaker will be Becky Chasey, director of admissions and community/physician relations, Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Wayne. Topic will be “What to expect as a patient of a rehab hospital” Nonmembers are welcome. For reservations, call Faye Pulis at ppulis@sf.edu or call 399-7700, Ext. 8300, by Feb. 18.

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 19 in Room 206 at Indiana Tech University, Andorfer Commons, 1600 E. Washington Blvd. Speaker will be Jack “the Taxman” Dever. Topic will be recent tax changes and how they will affect the filing of 2012 taxes. Guests are welcome. For information, send email to score50fw@frontier .com.

Indiana Chamber of Commerce's Legislative Dinner will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. March 13 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom, downtown Indianapolis. Speakers will be Dan Parker and Eric Holcomb. Tickets are $149 each or $1,399 for a table of 10. Tables and individual tickets are available at www.indianachamber.com/specialevents or call 1-317-264-6885 or 1-800-824-6885.

CLASSES

ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd.: Project Management Advanced will be Feb. 18. Access 2010 Intermediate will be Feb. 18-19. Intro to Computers will be Feb. 19. Outlook 2010 Intermediate will be Feb. 20. Photoshop CS5 Basic will be Feb. 21-22. ACT! 2009

Advanced and QuickBooks 2012 Advanced will be Feb. 22. 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 and XP, 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.