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Business: calendar

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 12:01 am

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce now part of Greater Fort Wayne Inc., July-Aug. events. Unless otherwise stated, register 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. Unpaid Interns: Asset or Liability will be 8-9:30 a.m. July 30. Speaker will be attorney Mark Kittaka. Topic will be the Department of Labor's criteria for determining whether an internship may be unpaid, as well as how courts have interpreted this guidance. The seminar is free to all chamber members and $10 nonmembers. Registration is limited and required to attend. Live, Learn and Intern: Recognition Banquet will be 6-8 p.m. July 31. Business casual affair. Lunch 'n

Learn: Essential Business Apps will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 6. View into all the Business Applications (Apps) available for your devices. Presenters will be Verizon Wireless business experts Mark Smith and Remy Coles. Cost is $10 chamber members and $20 nonmembers and includes a boxed lunch from Calhoun Street Soups, Salads & Spirits. The Chamber Classic: Coyote Creek Golf Club will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 8. Great public relations opportunity. President's Lunch: Fort Wayne Fire Chief Amy Biggs will be noon-1 p.m. Aug. 13 at Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St. Host will be Mike Landram chamber president. Cost is $25 and includes price of the meal. Social Media Summit will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 14. Keynote speaker will be Kevin Mullett, Cirrus ABS. Topic will be “Online and Offline Marketing: How to Connect the Dots.” Closing speaker will be Anthony Juliano, Asher Agency. Topic will be “The 3 R's of Linked In: A Formula for Making the Most of Your Time.” Early-bird registration rate is $49 chamber members and $99 nonmembers until Aug. 9. After Aug. 9 rate is $69 Chamber members and $129 nonmembers. Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and all materials. Regional Air Service Breakfast will be 7:30-9 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Fort Wayne International Airport, Hangar 1039, 3801 W. Ferguson Road, Suite 209. Speaker will be Jeffrey Harts, Mead & Hunt Air Service Consulting. Cost will be $10 Chamber members and $15 nonmembers and includes a buffet breakfast. 2013 D.C. Fly-In will be Sept. 18 and 19. Fort Wayne Chamber and the Indiana Chamber briefings, a panel discussion and dinner with the Indiana Congressional Delegation, and Senate and House office visits. For more information, go online to fwchamber.org/flyin or call Melissa Beber at mbeber@fwchamber.org.

•FFA Day at the Ballpark will be Aug. 11 at Busch Stadium, St. Louis. Playing will be the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs. Discount tickets for FFA members and their family and friends are available. Right-or left-field pavilion seats are $35 offered by the Cardinals and for every ticket sold, the Cardinals will donate $6 to the Missouri FFA Association. For special ticket pricing go online to www.FFA.org/MLB, select the Cardinals-Cubs game and order tickets with coupon code “FFA13.”

Fred Pryor Seminars Managing Emotions Under Pressure will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Comfort Suites, 5775 Coventry Lane. Cost is $199 per person and includes course book. Group discounts for 5 or more persons attending from the same organization are available. Enroll at www.careertrack.com or call 1-800-897-5003.

Mediation Training with Janet Mitchell, J.D. will be Sept. 19-23 at Comfort Suites North. Co-trainers will be Angenetta Briner, M.S.Ed., Attorney-Mediators Hon. Kim Van Valer, Thomas Hinde and Dustin Matern and mediators Michael Rosswurm, Bev Eikenberry, Heidi Lindbolm. Participants with a bachelor's degree may register as a domestic relations mediator in the Supreme Court's Registry of Mediators. Cost is $750. Register by calling Janet at 483-7660 or go online to www.JanetMitchellMediator.com

Sixth Annual Four County Economic Development Forum will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 19.

CLASSES

ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd. Word 2010 Basic, QuickBooks 2012 Basic, Excel 2013 Basic, and Microsoft Office 2013 New

Features will be Aug. 5. Acrobat X Basic will be Aug. 5-6. Outlook 2007 Basic will be Aug. 6. Outlook 2010 Intermediate, PowerPoint 2010 Basic and Crystal 2008 Basic will be Aug. 7. Microsoft Office 2013 New Features, Publisher 2010 Basic, SharePoint

2010 Basic and Project Management ESS will be Aug. 8. Access 2010 Basic and DreamWeaver CS5 Basic will be Aug. 8-9. Project 2010 Basic, Introduction to Computers, Project Management Basic, SharePoint Foundations and Excel 2013 Intermediate will be Aug. 9. 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: Creating Photographs With Impact will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 1-Sept. 5. Cost: $159. CEU: 1.2. Computer Technology Courses: DreamWeaver CS6 Advanced will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 7-21. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. 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 business@news-sentinel.com.