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Ivy Tech Corporate College Workforce Training is offering the following courses. Call 480-4118 or go to Ivytech.edu/register-now.

•ServSafe Food Safety, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, $149

•Project Management Essentials, 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 25 to April 1, Mondays, $479

•Qualified Medication Aid Update: QMA, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, $129

•QuickBooks, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 8, $159

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

•Microsoft Access 2010: Intermediate, 6 to 8:15 p.m. Feb. 25 to March 18, Mondays, $157

•Dreamweaver CS6: Basic, 6 to 8:15 p.m. March 6 to 27, Wednesdays, $157

•Computer Basics for Beginners, 9 a.m. to noon March 9 to 23, Saturdays, Warsaw Campus, $75

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 www.etfortwayne.com for pricing information.

•Acrobat X Basic, Feb. 25 and 26

•Project 2007 Basic, Feb. 25

•Excel 2010 Intermediate, Feb. 26

•Visio 2010 Advanced, Feb. 27

•Dreamweaver CS5 Basic, Feb 27 and 28

•Access 2010 Advanced, Feb. 28

•Word 2010 Advanced, March 1

ENS Group is offering the following classes at 7224 Engle Road. For information, call 432-1364 or go to www.ensi.com/solutions/training.

•Keep Going with QuickBooks 2012, Feb. 25

•Microsoft Word 2010 Basic, Feb. 25

•Designer PowerPoint (2007 and 2010), Feb. 26

•Microsoft Word 2010 Advanced Formatting, Feb. 26

•Adobe Illustrator CS5 Basic, Feb. 26 to 27

•Web Design Workshop Using HTML5 and CSS, Feb. 26 to 28

•Microsoft Outlook 2010 Intermediate, Feb. 27

•Getting Started With ACT! 2012, Feb. 28

•Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Presentation and Text Essentials, Feb. 28

•Microsoft Word 2010 Advanced, Feb. 28

•Introducing Cisco Voice & Unified Communications Administration v8.0, March 4 to 8

•VMware vSphere 5 with ESXi & vCenter (Install, Configure, Manage), March 4 to 8

Networking

International Association of Administrative Professionals Tawasi Chapter’s next meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at University of Saint Francis, Pope John Paul II Center, Room 204, 2701 Spring St., Fort Wayne. Becky Chasey, director of admissions and community/physician relations with the Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Wayne, will pursue answers to the question “Just what can I expect as a patient when entering a rehab hospital?” and review the admission process. For reservations, contact Faye Pulis at ppulis@sf.edu or call 399-7700, ext. 8300, by Monday.

Warsaw Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce and email marketing service, Constant Contact, have partnered to provide a program of introduction to mass email solution, Constant Contact. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. Thursday with a light breakfast and registration. The workshop will be at the Chamber office, 313 S. Buffalo St. in Warsaw. The program starts at 8 a.m. with “The Power of Email Marketing.” At 9 a.m., the focus will be “Social Media Marketing Made Simple.” The workshop will end at 10 a.m. Cost is $19 for Chamber members and $29 for non-members. The cost includes continental breakfast. Reservations are required by calling the Chamber at 574-267-6311, emailing info@wkchamber.com or visiting WKChamber.com calendar page to register online.

Northeast Indiana Chapter of Project Management Institute will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Don Hall’s Guesthouse in Fort Wayne. Dave Maynard, MBA, PMP, VP of Programs for PMI NEIC, will present “PMBOK V5 Update.” Cost for NEIC chapter members for dinner and speaker is $15; speaker only, free. Chapter members can bring a new guest for free. Cost for non-members: dinner and speaker, $25, speaker only $5.

CycloneSocial is hosting “Social Marketing Series: Secrets to Social Media for Small Business Owners” March 1 at Deer Park Pub in Fort Wayne. This is an event for local business owners to learn the basics of using social networks (like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) in their business practices. For more information, including the time and to buy tickets, go to this event link:http://smscyclone.eventbrite.com. There is a special promo code for any business owner who sees this listing – $5 off their ticket. Promo Code: JGsocial.

New Haven Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the city of New Haven will host the 2013 State of the City Address from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on March 11 at the Orchid Reception Hall. Mayor Terry McDonald will share what is in store for New Haven in the upcoming year. Dinner will be served at $25 a person or $175 for a table of eight. For information and reservations, call the Chamber office at 749-4484 or email info@newhavenindiana.org.

Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce announces the following events. Unless otherwise indicated, register online at www.fwchamber.org/events. For more information on any of these events, contact Liz Struckholz at 260-424-1435, ext 259, or lstruckholz@fwchamber.org.

•Graduate Retention Consortium @ McMillen Health Center, noon to 3 p.m. March 13

•Third House Forum, 10 a.m. to noon March 16 at the Chamber; for members only

¦Networking 201: Lunch ’n Learn, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 20; Elizabeth Nulf MacDonald, president of The Verbal Edge LLC, will debunk some myths about networking. Cost for this Lunch ’n Learn is $10 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members and includes a boxed lunch. RSVPs are required by 3 p.m. March 19.

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Indiana Data Center is sponsoring a “LinkedIn for Nonprofits: How to Connect with Current and Future Advocates & Donors” seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. March 5 at The 620 West Conference Center in Fort Wayne featuring Anthony Juliano. This LinkedIn class is being offered to the public for $45 a person. Please RSVP to Breana Barnard: bbarnard@inddc.com.

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

•Financial Statements: Learning to Read and Use Financial Information, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 26 to March 5, Tuesdays, $57

•Launching Your Own Business: A Sound and Proven Path, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 27, $25

•Distribution Inventory Management, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 28, $169

•Executive Women International Business Program, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 28, $25

•Cultural Intelligence for the Business Traveler, 1 to 4 p.m. March 1 to 15, Fridays, $156

•Social Media Professional Certificate, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 4 to 25, Mondays, $350

•Leadership Development Certificate: Maximize Your Resources, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 8 to 15, Fridays, $350

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