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Business calendar

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 12:01 am

Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Indiana Chapter annual business meeting will be 4 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Conrad Indianapolis. A brief HBA new-member orientation will be held at 5:30 p.m. followed at 6:30 p.m. by the launch of Developing Women's Leadership Initiatives Panel and 10-Year Anniversary. Register online by Oct. 15. To register and for more information, go to www.hbanet.org.

Solidworks 2014 Design Excellence Forum will be 10 a.m.-6 pm. Oct. 22 at the Landmark Centre, 6222 Ellison Road. Speaker will be Alfred Saad, vice president of Americas Sales, DS Solid Works. The event is free. Register at www.funtech.com.

Tapestry: A Day for You will be April 21 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

Speaker will be Marilu Henner.

Registration begins Feb. 21 at the Tapestry website. Tickets are $65 each for open seating or $700 for a reserved table of 10 and includes breakfast, two breakout sessions, the noon luncheon, presentation of the Parkview/Tapestry Scholarships and Henner's keynote address, as well as shopping in the booths available.

Corporate sponsorships are available. For more information, go to www.ipfw.edu/tapestry.•2013 Indiana Governor's Conference for Women will be Nov. 5 at the JW Marriott Hotel, Indianapolis. Keynote speaker will be Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living OmniMedia and Emmy Award-winning television host, entrepreneur and best-selling author.

Joining Stewart will be Charlotte Beers, legendary figure in advertising. Hosts will be Gov. Mike Pence, first lady Karen Pence and Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann. To register and for ticket prices, go to www.indianagovernorsconference.com.

CLASSES

•IPFW Division of Continuing Studies, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.: Business Management Courses: How to Start a Successful Small

Business will be 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7-Nov. 11. Cost: $188. CEU: 1.5. Business Communication and Marketing will be 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 3-24. Cost: $299. CEU: 2.0. Digital SLR Camera for Emerging Professionals will be 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 8-Nov. 26. Cost: $249. CEU: 2. Launching Your Own Business A Sound and Proven Path will be 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 9. Cost: $25. Launching a Successful Wellness

Program will be 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 4-11. Cost: $99. CEU: 0.4. Team Dynamics will be 1-4 p.m. Oct. 11. Cost: $135. CEU: 0.3. Personal

Insights and Self-Management to Enhance Success: An Executive Woman's Certificate Program will be 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 3-24. Cost: $490. CEU: 1.4. Customer Service Building Your Platform will be 1-4 p.m. Oct. 4. Cost: $135. CEU: 0.3. Computer Technology Courses: Go Paperless 1 Get the Basics will be 1:30-4:15 p.m. Oct. 1-8. Cost: $83. CEU: 0.6. HTML 5.0 Advanced will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 2-16. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. Microsoft Word 2013 Basic will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7-21. Cost: $157. CEU: 0.9. Microsoft Access 2013 Basic will be 6-8:15 p.m. Oct. 2-23. Cost: $157. CEU: 1.6. AUTOCAD 2013 Level 1 will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 5-26. Cost: $273. CEU: 1.6. Manufacturing Courses: Failure Mode and Effects Analysis will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 4. Cost: $239. CEU: 0.7. Guarding Machines for Optimum Worker Safety will be 1-4:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Cost: $144. CEU: 0.4. Obtaining High

Performance Safety Using Leading Measures will be 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 11. Cost: $84. CEU: 0.2. For information for full course descriptions, visit http://learn.ipfw.edu or to register, call 481-6619.

•KeyPoint Training, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, 3211 Stellhorn Road. Classes: Essentials of Microsoft Excel (Basic-

Intermediate level) will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 2-23. Word for Writers will be 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 7 and 14. iPad for Business will be 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 28. Classes are $150 each and includes book. Registration and course descriptions online at www.keypoint-training.com or call 260-407-1778.

KeyPoint Training for the Senior Community, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, 3211 Stellhorn Road. Classes are targeted for ages 50 and over, however, anyone is welcome to attend. Classes: Windows and Email Workshop will be 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Oct. 1-22. iPad for Seniors will be 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 2-23 and Social Media for Seniors will be 12:30-2:30 p.m. Oct. 2-23. Classes are $75 each and includes book. Each course is four weeks for two hours each week. Registration and course descriptions at www.seniorslearntech.com or call 407-1778.

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 nsbusiness@news-sentinel.com.