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Business calendar

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 5:56 pm

IPFW College of Arts and Sciences' 25 anniversary will be 7 p.m. Nov. 27 in Walb Student Union International Ballroom, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. A special presentation will be by Dean Carl Drummond. Keynote speaker will be Cary Nelson, professor at University of Illinois and noted commentator on higher education issues. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, call 481-5750 or email Drummond at d rummond@ipfw.edu.

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce November and December events. 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 lstrckholz@fw chamber.org. Ribbon

-cutting for The Maids will be 1 p.m. Nov. 28 at 6004 Highview Drive, Suite E. Taste of The Chamber will be 5-8 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Chamber building. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Purchase tickets online or at the front desk at the Chamber building. 2013 Legislative Preview will be 5-7 p.m. Dec. 11. The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana and the Northeast Indiana Chamber Coalition along with the Indiana Chamber of Commerce will present their legislative priorities and initiatives for the upcoming legislative session. The event is free. Ribbon-cutting at Dignity Memorial-Greenlawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home will be 2 p.m. Dec. 13 at 6600 Covington Road.

“What Happens Next? Tackling the Rough Economics Policy Questions” Webinar will be noon Dec. 12. For more information, call Lori Biechele at 1-607-254-8941.

2012-2013 Back Home in Indiana Alliance Fair Housing Webinar Series will be 1-2:30 p.m. Dec. 12. Topic will be Service, Assistive, Therapeutic, Companion and Emotional Support Animals. Register by Dec. 10 at http://fifthfreedom.org/u/kc.

•Fred Pryor Seminar Project Management Workshop will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 8615 US 24 W. Cost is $199 and includes coursebook. Enroll online at www.pryor.com or call 1-800-897-5003.

Catholic Business Meet and Greet will be 5-6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Brookside Mansion, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St. Self-guided tours of the decorated castle will be available. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Women's Care Center. Cost is $10 per person and includes hot and cold hors d'oeuvres and soda. RSVP by Dec. 7 to Tess Steffen at 399-1457 or email tsteffen@diocesefwsb.org.

2013 AAPD Summer Internships will be available for college students, law students, graduate students and recent graduates with disabilities. The internships will be in Washington, D.C., for 10 weeks on Capitol Hill at federal agencies, nonprofits and for-profit businesses. Interns will receive a stipend, travel to and from Washington, and fully accessible housing. Applications will be accepted until Jan. 11. For more information, call 1-800-840-8844 or email internship @aapd.com.

CLASSES

ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd.:

Excel 2010 Advanced, Project 2007 Basic

and QuickBooks 2012 Advanced will be Dec. 3. Illustrator CS5 Basic will be Dec. 3-4. PowerPoint 2010 Basic and Visio 2007 Basic will be Dec. 4. Dreamweaver CS5 Basic will be Dec. 4-5. Excel 2010 Intermediate and Publisher 2010 Basic will be Dec. 5. Access 2010 Basic will be Dec. 5-6. Outlook 2010 Basic will be Dec. 6. SharePoint Design 2010 Advanced, Acrobat X Basic and Photoshop CS5 Basic will be Dec. 6-7. Intro to Computers, Windows

7 Basic and Word 2010 Intermediate will be Dec. 7. 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: Launching Your Own Business: A

Sound and Proven Path will be 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 28. Cost: $25. Material Requirements Planning and Bill of Material will be 1:30-4:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Cost: $169. CEU: 0.3. Executive Women's International Business Program will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Cost: $25. Manufacturing Courses: Effective Problem Solving and 8-D will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 30. Cost: $229. CEU: 0.65. Mistake Proofing: Poka Yoke will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7. Cost: $229. CEU: 0.65. Manufacturing Courses: Six Sigma Black Belt Certification will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 3-18 at Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, 3211 Stellhorn Road. Cost: $1,000. 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: ServSafe Food Safety will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30. Cost: $149. 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 website, click on Online Courses.

Send information about your company's awards and contracts 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.