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Monday, October 14, 2013 - 12:01 am

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Greater Fort Wayne October events Ribbon Cutting: ENS Group will be 2-3 p.m. Oct. 15 at 8181 W. Jefferson Blvd. Indiana

Manufacturing Survey Results will be released at 8-9:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at The Chamber Building, 826 Ewing St. Speakers include Dr. Mark T. Frohlich, associate professor of operations management and Dr. Steven L. Jones, associate professor of finance, both at the Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. The event is free and includes a continental breakfast. Ribbon Cutting Acuity Mergers +

Acquisitions will be 2-3 p.m. Oct. 28 at 3201 Stellhorn Road, C108. For more information, go to www.acuityma.com.

The International Association of Administrative Professionals TAWASI Chapter will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at University of Saint Francis, Pope John Paul II Center, Room 204, 2701 Spring Street. Topic will be “Getting to the Heart of the Matter” presented by Kelly Drexler, CAP-OM, IAAP Indiana Division Treasurer. Non-members are welcome. For more information or to RSVP (by today), call Faye Pulis at 260-399-7700, ext. 8300.

AARP Allen County Chapter 187 Informational Program will be 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at Fort Wayne Community Foundation, 555 E. Wayne St. Seniors and their caregivers invited. Janet Mitchell and Mike Rosswurm, professional mediators, will conduct a role play. Speaker will be Susan Berghoff, R.N., Lutheran Hospital Cancer Resource Center. Topic will be “Make Your Wishes Known.” The program is free.

Northeast Indiana Chapter of Project Management Institute Meeting will begin with social time at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Don Hall's Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road. Topic will be “Ronald McDonald House at Parkview.” Presenter will be Lisa Pacula, Ronald McDonald House Charities, executive director. Cost is $15 for NEIC chapter members dinner and speaker, speaker only is free; and $25 dinner and speaker nonmembers and $5 speaker only. New guests are free. For reservations, go to www.pmi-neic.org.

Ticket to Work: Free Support Services for People with a Disability Who Are Ready to Work Webinar will be 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Register at http://fifthfreedom.org/u/he.

For questions or more information, email support@chooseworkttw.net or call 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY/TDD).

CLASSES

ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd. Publisher 2010 Advanced will be Oct. 21. Excel Visual Basic for Application will be Oct. 21-22. Net+ and Project + will be Oct. 22-25. PowerPoint 2013 Advanced, Windows 8 Basic and Windows 8 Transition will be Oct. 23. Microsoft Office 2013 New, Excel 2013 Basic, Project 2010 Basic, PowerPoint 2010 Advanced, Act! 2009 Advanced and SharePoint

Foundation Level 2 will be Oct. 24. SharePoint Design 2010 Advanced will be Oct. 24-25. Access 2010 Advanced, Excel 2010

Intermediate, Word 2013 Advanced, Project 20213 Advanced and Project Management Advanced will be Oct. 25. 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 certified. ExecuTrain provides onsite training and private classes. Room rentals are available 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, with extended hours available. Rates start at $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 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.

KeyPoint Training, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, 3211 Stellhorn Road. Registration and course descriptions at www.keypoint-training.com or call 260-407-1778. Get Ready for Christmas Cards: A Labels and Envelopes

Workshop will be noon-2:30 p.m. Nov. 7-14. Cost: $50. Dynamic PowerPoint and Graphics Workshop will be 5-7 p.m. Nov. 6-20. Cost: $110.

KeyPoint Training for the Senior Community, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, 3211 Stellhorn Road. Classes are targeted for ages 50 and over, but anyone may attend. Classes are $75 each and include book. Each course is 4 weeks for 2 hours each week. Registration and course descriptions online at www.seniorslearntech.com or call 260-407-1778. Get Ready for Christmas Cards, A

Labels and Envelopes Workshop will be noon-2:30 p.m. Nov. 7-14. Essentials of Email and Pictures will be 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Oct. 22-Nov. 13. iPad for Seniors will be 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Oct. 23-Nov. 13. Social Media for Seniors will be 12:30-2:30 p.m. Oct. 23-Nov. 13.

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.