Chuck Replane and the Warsaw Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce will host a workshop from 7:30 to 9 a.m. April 23 at the Chamber, 313 S. Buffalo St., Warsaw. This workshop is for business owners or managers interested in exporting their products. The workshop is free, but reservations are required. To register, contact the Chamber at 574-551-6386 or visit www.wkchamber.com.
SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will hold its regular monthly meeting April 16 at Indiana Tech in the Andorfer Commons Board Room. The combined board of directors/regular meeting will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Ryan Stoneburner of Health Insurance Inc. will speak at 10 a.m. John Hoffman will give a tutorial on the updated Cyber Counseling CRM system at 11 a.m.
International Association of Administrative Professionals Tawasi Chapter will host a business expo and luncheon in honor of Administrative Professionals Week from 11:30 to 1:30 a.m. April 23 at the University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center, 431 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. The event includes a vendor expo, lunch served by The Orchid catering and a seminar with local celebrity Mark T. Carboni, host of WAJI Majic 95’s live radio program The Dish. For reservations, contact Faye Pulis at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 399-7700, ext. 8300, by April 19.
The final three lectures of the George R. Mather Lecture Series at the History Center will highlight the history of economic development in Allen County. All lectures take place at 2 p.m. at the museum, 302 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne, and are free and open to the public. John Stafford will speak today on Downtown Fort Wayne: From Urban Renewal to Urban Revitalization. Local attorney and Memorial Coliseum board member Mac Parker will speak about the history and future of Memorial Coliseum on May 5. History Center executive director Todd Maxwell Pelfrey will speak June 2 on visionary landscape wizard George Kessler, whose parks and boulevard plan has defined the look of Fort Wayne.
Giverny Fitness Studio will host an open house from 6 to 7 p.m. April 18 at 207 S. Buffalo St., Warsaw. The public is invited to learn about the studio’s classes, tour the facility and attend a cooking demonstration by Maple Leaf Farms.
YWCA Northeast Indiana seeks to honor a volunteer from any organization who embodies the passion, commitment and dedication of Peggy Hobbs at its agency’s annual meeting on May 20. Hobbs is a longtime advocate of YWCA Northeast Indiana, serving as president of the board of directors for three terms and as a volunteer for many years. Award winners demonstrate achievement as a volunteer, dedication to volunteerism and personal development and a support for the YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. To make a nomination, go to www.ywca.org/neindiana to complete the form by April 30. For more information, contact YWCA Northeast Indiana administrative coordinator, Sue Hiatt at SHiatt@ywcaerew.org or 424-4908, ext. 254.
SCORE Chapter 50 will present Simple Steps for Growing Your Existing Business workshops from 4 to 7 p.m. starting Wednesday. For more information or to register for all or individual modules, visit www.ftscore2013.eventbrite.com.
The A partment Association of Fort Wayne-NEI is offering landlord and tenant training as part of its Ready to Rent program. The program assists those in transitional housing to find rental housing. To attend, contact the Apartment Association of Fort Wayne-NEI. Similar Renter 101 training is also available to local high schools and universities for students.
YWCA Northeast Indiana will host a rally in recognition of Equal Pay Day at 10 a.m. Tuesday at its office, 1610 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne. This date marks the amount of time into a new year that a woman typically has to work to achieve the income the average man earned the previous year. Members of Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast will be assisting with résumés and job-search strategies following the rally. On Wednesday, a continental breakfast and panel discussion on pay equity will be held from 7:45 to 9 a.m. at Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. This event is sponsored by YWCA Northeast Indiana, AAUW, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast, League of Women Voters and Women’s Bureau. Space is limited. RSVP to YWCA Northeast Indiana administrative coordinator Sue Hiatt at SHiatt@ywcaerew.org or 424-4908, ext. 254.