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    Building Contractors Association of Northeast Indiana will offer an OSHA 30-hour construction training course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 28 and 30 and Nov. 4 and 6 at 536 W. Cook Road in Fort Wayne.
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    The Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center in Columbia City will host a free field day to share practical knowledge with farmers on Aug. 21. Workshop sessions will be held throughout the morning and early afternoon. Registration begins at 8 a.
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    Sheamus P. Clarke and Scott Stellhorn, authors of “80/20 Landlording – Learn How to Increase Your 80% and Decrease Your 20%,” will lead a free workshop at 6 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Kendallville Public Library.

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A NEPAC Diagnostic Training Workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 25 at the Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center, 4821 E. 400 S., Columbia City, featuring specialists from Purdue University. Registration of $50 per person is due by Tuesday. Lunch will be provided. A brochure/registration form is available online at


IPFW Division of Continuing Studies is offering “Go Paperless II: Working with Adobe Acrobat,” 6 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays from June 17 to July 8. Cost is $157. Call 481-6619 or go to for full course descriptions or to register.


The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, now part of Greater Fort Wayne Inc., announces the following events. Register online at

•Live, Learn and Intern: Eagle Marsh Hike and Picnic for college and graduate interns, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday

•The Chamber Classic: Coyote Creek Golf Club, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 8

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will hold its regular monthly meeting Tuesday at the Andorfer Commons Board Room on the campus of Indiana Tech. The combined board of directors/regular meeting will start at 9 to 10 a.m. Anthony Juliano of the Asher Agency will then talk about social media and how it’s used.


•July 9 is the deadline to submit Small Business Association disaster loan applications for physical damages caused by severe storms and flooding April 17-23. An online application is available at For more information, call SBA at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or email

•Annie Oakley in Ligonier will offer free aromatherapy sensory tours at 10 a.m., 2 and 3 p.m. June 26, 27 and 28 at its perfumery studio, 300 Johnson St.

SBA certification programs and federal government contracting will be the subject of a free seminar June 25 in Fort Wayne conducted by the Indiana District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. This seminar is designed to help business owners expand their sales through federal government contracting. The seminar is 1 to 4 p.m. in the classroom of the Northeast Indiana Small Business Development Center, the IPFW Hobson Center, 4312 Hobson Road. Registration starts at 12:30 p.m. Register soon, as seating is limited. E-mail or call 317-226-7272, ext. 115.

IPFW Division of Continuing Studies is offering the following courses. Call 481-6619 or go to for full course descriptions or to register.

•Introduction to Working with People with Autism Disorders: Open Workshop 1, 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 17, $15

•Introduction to Working with People with Autism Disorders: Open Workshop 2, 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 18, $15

•QPR Suicide Prevention Training, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 21 or June 26, $30

•Launching Your Own Business: A Sound and Proven Path, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 26, $25

Prairie Farms Dairy is marking its 75th anniversary with a free public event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kuehnert farm, 6532 Cook Road. For more information, go to or call Jeff Luttman at 483-6436, ext. 3329.