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Calendar

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 12:01 am

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce now part of Greater Fort Wayne Inc., August 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. Lunch 'n Learn: Essential Business Apps will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 6. View of Business Applications (Apps) available for your devices. Presenters will be Verizon Wireless business experts Mark Smith and Remy Coles. Bring your tablet as a limited number will be available during the course. 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. Cost is $25 and includes price of the meal. Social Media Summit will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 14. 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. The registration fee also includes breakfast, lunch and all materials. Keynote presenter 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 3R's of Linked In: A Formula for Making the Most of Your Time.” Indiana Health Care Reform Seminar will be 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 16 at the University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St. Cost is $199 for Greater Fort Wayne Chamber members and Indiana Chamber members. Chamber Night@Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St. will be 5-7 p.m. Aug. 22. An evening of networking with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Admission is $5 Chamber members and $10 nonmembers. 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 Hartz of Mead & Hunt Air Service Consulting. Cost is $10 Chamber members and $15 nonmembers and includes a buffet breakfast. 2013 D.C. Fly-In will be Sept. 18-19. Fort Wayne Chamber and the Indiana Chamber briefings, panel discussion and dinner with the Indiana Congressional Delegation and Senate and House office visits. For more information, visit fwchamber.org/flyin or call Melissa Beber at mbeber@fwchamber.org.

CareerTrack The Conference for Administrative Assistants will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 20 at Comfort Suites, 5775 Coventry Lane. Cost is $195. Group discounts available. Enroll at http://events.careertrack.com/279448 or call 1-800-556-3009.

CareerTrack Project Management Seminar will be Sept. 23 at Hilton Garden Inn, 8615 U.S. 24 West. Cost is $159 per person. Enroll at www.Pryor.com

CLASSES

ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd. Visio 2010 Advanced, Excel 2010 Intermediate, Word 2010 Basic,

and Project 2013 Advanced will be Aug. 12. Excel VBA and Adobe Illustrator CS5 Basic will be Aug. 12-13. Word 2010 Intermediate, Windows 7 Basic and Excel 2010 Advanced will be Aug. 13. Excel 2010 Intermediate and Outlook 2007 Basic will be Aug. 14. Crystal Report 2008

Advance will be Aug. 14-15. Word 2010 Advanced, Project 2010 Advanced, PowerPoint 2010 Advanced, Visio 2007 Basic and SharePoint 2010 Design will be Aug. 15. Access 2010 Basic and Adobe Illustrator CS5 Advanced will be Aug. 15-16. Office 2013 New

Features, Outlook 2010 Advanced, QuickBook 2012 Basic, Word 2013 Basic, and Project 2010 Basic will be Aug. 16. 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. East: Business Management Courses: Launching Your Own Business: A

Sound and Proven Path will be 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 14. Cost: $25. 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 to business@news-sentinel.com.