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Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 12:01 am

Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work Program Webinars will be Ticket Talk at http://fifthfreedom.org/u/podcasts; The

Find Help Tool at http://fifthfreedom.org/u/lq; and Find Help Tutorial Video at http://fifthfreedom.org/u/lr. For more information about Ticket to Work, services and tools, go to www.chooseworkttw.net.

ENS Group Microsoft Surface with Windows RT Giveaway Contest for Managed Services Campaign is under way. Potential contestants should go to www.clearmyplate.com for additional details.

Apps, Apps, Apps! Webinar will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 22 with iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android device online training for people with disabilities. The webinar is free. Register online at http://indatafulldaywintertraiing2013.eventbrite.com/#.

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce March-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 if nonrefundable. 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, the Verbal Edge. Cost is $10 Chamber members and $20 nonmembers and includes a boxed lunch. 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. 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 David McFadden, Ph.D., dean of Manchester University's 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.

Apartment Association of Fort Wayne-NE Indiana Education Connection February classes. Mice, Birds, & Bugs will be 8:30-10:30 a.m. Feb. 21. Instructor will be John Long and Billy Roark of Bug Free Pest Control. CEC: 2. Handling Emergencies will be 8:30-10:30 a.m. Feb. 27. Instructor will be Jill Meals, Herron, Flaherty & Collins. CEC: 2. For more information, call 482-2916 or go to www.aafw.org.

Northeast Indiana Chapter of Project Management Institute Meeting will be Feb. 27 at Don Hall's Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road. Topic will be “PMBOK V5 Update.” Presenter will be Dave Maynard, MBA, PMP, VP of programs. Cost is $15 for NEIC chapter members dinner and speaker, speaker only is free; and $25 dinner and speaker nonmembers and $5 speaker only. New guests are free. For reservations, go to www.pmi-neic.org.

City of Fort Wayne Housing and Neighborhood Fair will be 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 1 in the Omni Room, lower level, Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St. Residents can submit applications for the Neighborhood Impact Program, which provides a forgivable loan up to $15,000 for qualified homeowners. For more information, call 427-8585 or 311. Language translation services are available.

LinkedIn for Nonprofits will be 6-8 p.m. March 5 at Indiana Data Center, 620 Coliseum Blvd. W. Speaker will be Anthony Juliano. Cost is $45 per person. Register at LinkedinAndNonprofits.Eventbrite.com or email Anthony Juliano at ajjuliano@gmail .com.

CLASSES

ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd: Project 2007 Basic will be Feb. 25. Acrobat X Basic will be Feb. 25-26. Excel 2010

Intermediate will be Feb. 26. Visio 2010 Advanced will be Feb. 27. Dreamweaver CS5 Basic will be Feb. 27-28. Access 2010 Advanced will be Feb. 28. Word 2010 Advanced will be March 1. 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. Classes: Business Management courses: Financial Statements:

Learning to Read and Use Financial Information will be 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 26-March 5. Cost: $57. CEU: 0.5. Launching Your Own

Business: A Sound and Proven Path will be 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Cost: $25. Leadership Development Certificate: Maximize Your

Resources will be 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 8-15. Cost: $350. CEU: 1. Social Media Professional Certificate will be 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 4-25. Cost: $350. CEU: 1.4. Cultural Intelligence for the Business Traveler will be 1-4 p.m. March 1-15. Cost: $156. CEU: 1.2. Distribution Inventory Management will be 1:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Cost: $169. CEU: 0.3. Executive Women International Business

Program will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Cost: $25. Computer Technology Courses: Microsoft Access 2010 Intermediate will be 6-8:15 p.m. Feb. 25-March 18. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. Dreamweaver CS6 Basic will be 6-8:15 p.m. March 6-27. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. Manufacturing Courses: Failure Mode and Effects Analysis will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 8. Cost: $239. CEU: 0.7. The Electrically Safe

Workplace will be 9 a.m-1:30 p.m. March 8. Cost: $144. CEU: 0.4. For information for full course descriptions, visit http://learn.ipfw.edu or to register, call 481-6619.

Neighborhood Connection Adult Education Classes: All classes will be held at Anthis Career Center, 1200 S. Barr St.

One Night Workshops: Almost Anything Goes will be 5:45-8:45 p.m. Feb. 19. Cost: $33. Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 and 2010-What's the differences? will be 5:45-8:45 p.m. Feb. 26. Cost: $33. iPad Tips and Tricks will be 5:45-8:45 p.m Feb. 21-28. Cost: $63. Web Design will be 6-9 p.m. Feb. 26-March 26. Cost: $109 plus $26 textbook fee. What is the Cloud? will be 5:45-8:45 p.m. March 5. Cost: $33. Financial Planning: Strategies for Living Debt Free in the 21st Century Get Completely Out of Debt!

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Anyone! will be 6-9:15 p.m. March 27. Cost: $45 and includes the $5 materials fee. Suggested optional textbook is available from the instructor for $39. For a complete catalog of courses or to register for any listing, call 467-1075 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Register online at www.fwcs.k12.in.us.

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.