•Child Care Online a free, Internet search tool for Hoosier families searching for child care facilities, is available at http://www.childcareindiana.org.
•Leadership Fort Wayne applications will be available for the 2012-13 adult class through June 30. For more information, call Cheri Becker at 481-6112, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For an application, go online to www.leadershipfortwayne.org.
Greater Chamber of Commerce June events will be Links 4 Leaders and Chamber Golf School registration at 10 a.m.; event 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 4 at the Pine Valley Country Club. Cost will be $225 individual golfer; team of three $650. Cost of the Chamber Golf School will be $150. Payment for this event is nonrefundable. The Chairman's Reception will be 5-7 p.m. June 7 at the Hylant Group of Fort Wayne, 6714 Pointe Inverness Drive. Cost will be $10 members and $20 nonmembers. President's Lunch will be noon-1 p.m. June 12 at Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St. Cost will be $25 and includes price of the meal. This event is limited to the first 10 Chamber members who register. Meet Me @5: Catalyst Marketing Design will be 5-7 p.m. June 21. The event is free. 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 email@example.com.
•Ready Indiana, Indiana Department of Education for Employer Input on Career Readiness will be June 6. The meetings will run approximately 90 minutes, and lunch will be provided. Attendees will receive a binder with samples of assessments and the opportunity to try the tool courseware for free. For more information, go to www.readyindiana.org/careerreadiness or call Deckard at 1-866-444-1082.
•Fred Pryor Seminar Making the Transition from Staff to Supervisor will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 7 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 8615 US 24 W. Cost will be $149 and includes course book. Register at www.pryor.com or call 1-800-897-5003.
•2012 Northern Indiana Business and Technology Expo will be June 12-13 at the Orthopaedic Capital Center, Winona Lake. The event is presented by Redwood Information Technology. Keynote speaker will be Robbin Phillips, co author of “Brains on Fire: Igniting Powerful Sustainable World of Mouth Movements.” The free event is for businesses only and is not open to the public. For more information or to register, go online to www.redwoodit.com.
, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd.: Excel 2010 Intermediate, Publisher 2010 Advance and QuickBooks 2009 Advance will be May 29. Photoshop CS4 Advance will be May 29-30. Excel 2003 Basic and Visio 2010 Basic will be May 30. DreamWeaver CS4 Advance and Expression Web Basic will be May 30-31. Outlook 2007 Intermediate, Word 2010 Basic and SharePoint Designer 2007
Basic will be May 31. Keyboarding A-Z, Access 2007 Advance, Outlook 2010 Basic, Word 2007 Basic and Act! 2009 Basic will be June 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
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: Developing Successful Marketing
Strategies will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 21. Cost: $15. How to Start a Business Workshop will be 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 23. Cost: $25. For information for full course descriptions, visit http://learn.ipfw.edu or to register, call 481-6619.
•Ivy Tech Corporate College, North Campus, 4900 St. Joe Road: QuickBooks will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 25. Cost: $159. Introduction to Computers will be 8 a.m.-noon June 1. Cost: $59. Microsoft Word 207 Intermediate will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 8. Cost: $159. ServSafe Food Safety will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 8. Cost: $159. OSHA 10 hour will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 12-13. Cost: $249. Microsoft Excel 2007 Intermediate will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 15. Cost: $159. Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Intermediate will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 22. Cost: $159. Most classes offer CEU certificates. There are no tests or grades given. There are no registration deadlines. If there are openings, you may register the first day of class, though textbooks may not be immediately available. To register, call 480-4118. Online classes also available, at http://ed2go.com/ivytechfw
. Learn in the comfort of your own home. At the Web site, click on Online Courses.