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    The Allen County Partnership for Water Quality is hosting a Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) certification workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Envision Center, 916 S. Calhoun St. in Fort Wayne.
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    KSM Consulting LLC and Katz, Sapper & Miller are offering a free information technology lunch seminar, “IT Solutions for Not-for-Profits,” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 22 at Greater Fort Wayne Inc., 200 E. Main St.
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    Total Internship Management Workshop, hosted by Indiana Tech and presented by Intern Bridge, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 12. For more information, visit

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ExecuTrain will offer the following classes from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd. Call 432-9077 or go to for pricing information.

•Publisher 2007 Basic, Feb. 11

•Office 2010 New Features, Feb. 12

•Excel 2010 Basic, Feb. 12

•Photoshop CS5 Advanced, Feb. 13

•Project 2010 Advanced, Feb. 13

•Time Management, Feb. 13

•Outlook 2007 Basic, Feb. 14

•Word 2010 Intermediate, Feb. 15

•Crystal Reports 2008 Basic, Feb. 15

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

•Microsoft Word 2010: Intermediate, 6 to 8:15 p.m. Feb. 13 to March 6, Wednesdays, $157

ENS Group is offering the following classes at 7224 Engle Road. For information, call 432-1364 or go to

•Microsoft Excel 2010 Basic, Feb. 11

•Microsoft Windows 7 New Features, Feb. 11

•Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 Basic, Feb. 11 to 12

•Microsoft Expression Web 2 Basic, Feb. 11 to 12

•Microsoft Visio 2010 Advanced, Feb. 12

•Microsoft Word 2010 Editing Essentials, Feb. 12

•Migrating to Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010 Survival Skills, Feb. 12

•Microsoft Excel 2010 Advanced, Feb. 13

•Microsoft OneNote 2010, Feb. 13

•Adobe InDesign CS5 Basic, Feb. 13 to 14

•Microsoft Access 2010 Advanced, Feb. 14

•Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Advanced Presentation Techniques, Feb. 14

•Microsoft Publisher 2010 Basic, Feb. 14

•Microsoft Access 2007/2010 Application Development, Feb. 15

•Microsoft Excel 2010: Transition from Microsoft Excel 2003, Feb. 15

•Microsoft Outlook 2010 Calendars, Contacts and Tasks, Feb. 15


Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce announces the following events. Unless otherwise indicated, register online at For more information on any of these events, contact Liz Struckholz at 260-424-1435, ext. 259, or Payment for events is nonrefundable.

•Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Peerless Cleaners, 10 a.m. Monday, 5700 Coventry Lane in Fort Wayne

•Graduate Retention Consortium, noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 13 at Ottenweller Co. Consortiums are short experiential learning opportunities for high school educators, similar to an externship or an internship provided at varying area businesses.

•Third House Forum, 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 16 at the Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce

Northeast Indiana Human Resource Association will host its monthly general membership luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at the Fort Wayne Hotel (formerly the Marriott) in the Marquis Ballroom. The topic will be “Elections Are Done … Now What?!” A strategically selected panel of northeast Indiana leaders will address questions specifically designed to inform and educate business and HR professionals about the organizations’ legislative agendas and processes and ways in which the attendees may stay informed and take actions to influence legislative outcomes of the Indiana General Assembly.

The 12th annual Tri-State Conservation Farming Expo will be held at 8 a.m. March 1 at the WW II Victory Museum in Auburn. Sponsored by the St. Joseph River Watershed Initiative, the goal of this year’s expo is to inform farmers of how the incorporation of good stewardship practices now can benefit future generations. For a complete list of the exhibitors, as well as registration and program information, visit Registration to the expo is $20, which includes admission, lunch and refreshments. Registration and exhibits will open at 7:30 a.m.

Indiana Tech Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers is having Carl Mack as guest speaker for its annual banquet. The theme for this year’s banquet is “Honoring Our Past and Driving Our Community Forward.” The banquet is at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in Andorfer Commons. Individual tickets are $40. Guests also are invited to a VIP reception with Mack at 5:30 p.m. The banquet is sponsored by DePuy Synthes and Stiles Law Office. For more information, contact Susan McGrade, or 422-5561, ext. 2358.

Inaugural meeting of the Southwest Business Networking Group will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Chops Restaurant, 6421 W. Jefferson Blvd. in Fort Wayne. The new group is open to any business owner or business representative in the area but its focus is on the southwest region of town. The group will meet every Thursday at the same time. Inaugural admission is $5 and two business cards.


Indiana Data Center is having a LinkedIn seminar “Introduction to the New LinkedIN” from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 5 at the 620 West Conference Center in Fort Wayne, featuring Anthony Juliano. Free admission. RSVP to Judi Loomis at

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

•Launching Your Own Business: A Sound and Proven Path, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, $25

•Master Planning of Resources, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 14, 15 and 16, $519

•Elder Law Seminar, 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 12 to 19, Tuesdays, $51

•Local entrepreneur, speaker and coach Don Roulo will lead the “48 Days to the Work You Love” workshop. Roulo’s workshop will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 28 to April 4, Thursdays, at IPFW, Warsaw Campus. Registration is through IPFW and can be completed online, by phone or in person at the Warsaw campus. More information and registration details can be found at

A free webinar, “Creating Resilient Healthcare Delivery Teams: Team Building in a Rapidly Changing World,” will be offered at 1 p.m. Feb. 12 through sponsorship by the University of Saint Francis and Lutheran Health Network. The webinar will have relevance for a wide range of health care professionals and will complement a free lecture, “The Future of Healthcare: Interprofessional Teams” from 2 to 4:30 p.m. March 5 in the USF Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St., Fort Wayne. The lecture is sponsored by Parkview Health, Lutheran Health Network, Franciscan Alliance and USF. One contact hour will be awarded to webinar participants. Registration is at