Duneland Chamber Express: October 3, 2014

rot1Miller Bakery Cafe
Mark Your Calendars for Our Upcoming Events

October 3 is First Friday where you can help support Lake St. merchants and enjoy food and drink features all day. October 11 is Historic Miller Bakery 73rd Birthday celebration from 5-10pm. October 24 is Chorus Angelorum pre-concert fixed-price dinner from 4-6:30pm. And November 1 is the rescheduled Journeyman Distillery Mad Men-Inspired Cocktail Dinner from 5-10pm. Now accepting reservations. Stay tuned for menu and details. Call 219.427.1446 for reservations.

The Field Station
9th Annual Golf Outing
Saturday, October 4

The Field Station is hosting it's 9th Annual Golf Outing. We are a non-profit preschool located within the National Park in Porter. The Field Station is committed to teaching young children about the natural world around them and providing the opportunity to experience nature like so many of us did when we were kids. We are currently seeking golfers at this time. Without our community's generous support, we would not be able to continue offering our unique preschool programs. Please contact GolfOuting@FieldStationKids.org for more information.

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East Wind Studios
Check Out Our Special Offers

Free Tuesday Classes at 6:30pm. October 14 is Meditation. Our upcoming workshops include Beginner Yoga Series. Saturday morning at 10:30am, October 4-25. Join Diana Smoot for a 4 class series where you will learn the fundamentals and basics of yoga. Each class builds on the previous class so the series must be purchased as a whole. Class cards not applicable. Cost is $50. Call 219.728.1647 to schedule.

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RePurpose Place of NeighborLink
Grand Opening!
Saturday, October 4 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Please join us for the Grand Opening of the RePurpose Place on Saturday October 4th from 11-1. The RePurpose Place is a retail store selling new and gently used building materials, appliances and furniture to support the mission of NeighborLink Porter County. There will be food, games, a bounce house and we will be giving away a $200 shopping spree! Please see the attached flyer.

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Road to Life Church
Kidtown Comes to Life!

This Sunday at Road to Life Church KIDTOWN COMES TO LIFE!! Join us in worship as our kids help lead and take over the service! It will be an experience you will not forget! Road to Life is a thriving church that meets at Chesterton High School every Sunday at 8:30,10 and 11:30 AM. Our student ministry, The Avenue, will also be meeting this Sunday at the Chesterton Boys and Girls Club. Grades 5-8 meet at 6pm and high school/college age meet at 7:30. This is open to all youth! For more information about RTLC or any of our events, please visit our website or call 219.728.6290. You can also follow us on Twitter @roadchurch, find us on Facebook @roadtolifechurch or visit us in person at the Living Room Bookstore located in downtown Chesterton. See you soon!!

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M.O.M.s Method
$6 Classes the Week of October 6th!

Join us this coming week at Mind Over Matter Studio Method for a week of $6 evening classes. Classes start at 6pm, Monday through Thursday. Get the whole week for just $24 or individual classes for $6 each. Bring a friend to class with you and you'll get a $5 referral credit- which means you get to take a M.O.M.S Method class for just $1! This is a great opportunity to try a class for the first time or to introduce your friends to M.O.M.s! $6 Classes are evening classes only, from October 6th-9th. For more information call 219.929.1550 or visit the website.

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East Wind Acupuncture
Unresolved Health Issues?

Pain? Aches? Soreness? How about therapeutic massage? We have some of the top trained therapists in NW Indiana. We take the time to analyze the body to see what is truly causing your aches and pains. Call to schedule an appointment at 219.395.9928 FREE TUESDAY NIGHT CLASSES at East Wind Studios at 6:30pm! October 7 is Cultivating Qi. All classes are held at East Wind Studios at 6:30pm

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Community Prayer Breakfast
Monday, October 8 at 7:30 am - 9:00 am

For 13 consecutive years, the Duneland community has hosted a prayer breakfast patterned after the National Prayer Breakfast gatherings in Washington, DC. This year's speaker is Gary Varvel, syndicated cartoonist at the Indianapolis Star. Tickets are available at Anton Insurance, Duneland Chamber of Commerce, Duneland Family YMCA, The Chesterton Tribune and Duneland Resale in Chesterton, and at Anton Insurance in Valparaiso. The cost of the ticket is $20 each or $160 per table of 8. Checks can be made payable to CPB. If you have questions or would like to order tickets, please call 219.926.8681 or email CommunityPB2014@gmail.com.

Curves Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Curves is offering 10 workouts for $10 donation to Breast Cancer Research or Care October 1-31st. Non-members can purchase a punch card for $10 to be used for 10 workouts, with the ENTIRE amount going toward breast cancer research. Members can purchase a card & dedicate their workouts in honor of someone they know who has battled breast cancer. Cards must be purchased by October 31st & 10 visits must be completed by November 15th. For more info call 219.929.5592.

The Center for Workforce Innovations
How to Facilitate Internship Program

The Center of Workforce Innovations and Indiana INTERNnet, is presenting a series of breakfast and lunch events for local businesses and employers throughout the NW Indiana region. These events taking place at one of the four college partners, Ancilla College, Calumet College, Saint Joseph's College and Valparaiso University will highlight the benefits businesses of all sizes can experience by facilitating an internship program. The first three events are taking place on October 10th and 14th. Please call 219-462-2940 ext. 23

Reins of Life
Dressage Show

The Reins of Life Dressage Show in Michigan City is only a few days away! Come out to watch beautiful and graceful horses perform with their skilled riders! The second part of Reins of Life 2014 Dressage Schooling Show Series will take place 9 am - 4 pm on Saturday & Sunday, October 11-12, at our picturesque Michigan City facility. Come to witness an Olympic discipline in your back yard. Event is free and open for the public. You cannot miss it!

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Chesterton Art Center
Saturday Kids Classes

Danielle Volkman will be teaching a Saturday art class for children ages 8-12 from 1-2:30 during the month of October. On the 11th, she'll offer Sketching and Sketches, on October 18 she will teach Watercolor, and on October 25, Acrylic on Panel. To sign up your child for class, please contact the Art Center at 219.926.4711. For more information about all the classes we offer, see the website.

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Artsmith Studio
Ladies Night Out
Saturday, October 11 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Artsmith Studio will host a Palette and Cork Event. Come for an evening of painting, wine and shopping. Enjoy a night of sipping wine as you create a beautiful painting and shop a variety of vendors including Tupperware, Origami Owl, Scentsy, Makeup Eraser, and It Works Global, That Crazy Wrap Thing. The cost for the evening is $40 if you register before the event and $45 at the door. The cost includes all painting supplies, one glass of wine with the option to purchase additional glasses and light appetizers. Tickets can be purchased online or from Artsmith Studio on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am-6pm and Saturdays from 10am-3pm or call 219.405.0614.

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Leroy's Hot Stuff
Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Benefit & Bike Run
Sunday, October 12 at 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us at Hawthorne Park for the "Out of The darkness" benefit. All proceeds will be donated to Out Of the Darkness for Suicide awareness and prevention. Enjoy live music, 50/50 raffle, vendors and door prizes. Food and cash bar will be provided by Leroy's Hot Stuff. Bike registration at 11am, first bike out at noon and last bike in at 4pm.

Porter Regional Hospital
Presents The Critical Connection Between Diabetes and Heart Disease
Wednesday, October 15 at 5:30 pm

Diabetes is a red flag when it comes to heart disease. Studies show that people with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease or a stroke. But the good news is that by taking care of your diabetes you lower your chances of heart disease. Join Cardiologist Dr. Jay Shah to learn more about the healthy ABC treatment goals for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso.

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A Positive Approach to Teen Health
Run for a Great Cause
Sunday, October 19 at 8:00 am

Sign up today at the link below and use coupon code "PATH" to get a $5 discount. Click the link below to register! A Positive Approach to Teen Health equips, empowers and encourages teens to make healthy choices in all areas of their lives. They promote positive self-esteem and motivate youth to see how valuable they are.

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Duneland Family YMCA
Youth Special Needs Programs

Youth Special Needs Basketball for boys and girls ages 7-12 starts Saturday, October 25th at noon. Registration is now open. This program meets every Saturday through November 22. There will be skills sessions as part of the one hour game. Optional skills sessions also offered each week on Wednesdays from 3-5 pm. Program cost is $25 for all participants; jersey fee is $15. For more information, call Rick Lewis or Paul Jones at the Y, 219.926.4204.

Good To Go by Lucrezia
Order a Custom Gift Basket Today!

SAVE by Ordering Custom Gift Baskets and Cheese Boxes until October 31st and get FREE delivery! Good to Go by Lucrezia creates beautiful custom gift baskets and cheese boxes for your personal or corporate gift giving. We are offering 10% discount and free personal delivery to zip codes 46304, 46383, 46385 on gift orders of 5 or more baskets/boxes OR orders greater than $250 if ordered by October 15. We create gift baskets and cheese boxes to fit any budget. Please contact Joyce Coulter at info@goodtogobylucrezia.com or call 219.926.3866.

Edible Arrangements
Our Salted Caramel Chocolate Apples have Arrived!

You can get them added to any arrangement or get an entire gift box of them all by themselves. Also available is the whole Salted Caramel Chocolate Apple wrapped up individually. Delicious! Stop by our booth at Chamber Network Night on October 16 to sample them. Orders taken at Portage location 219.763.3600 or Valparaiso at 219.531.4300.

Professional Building Services, Inc.
Celebrate Groundbreaking in Crown Point

PBS Companies is nearing completion of a new worship facility for SouthField Church. The congregation is currently meeting in the local Jr High School and are excited to have their first "official" service on Christmas Eve. The new facility will seat around 300. If you are ready to build or expand, our team of experienced designers, builders and business management professionals are ready to provide a building solution for you.

Wrap It Up
We Are Moving!

We are moving to Phoenix, Arizona! We are very sad to leave Chesterton and Northwest Indiana. Please think of us for your special occasion and events. Chesterton will remain close and dear to our hearts. Although we'll be too far to offer free delivery, we will still offer Free personalization on all of our items. Our new number of 208.921.0437. You can always find our newest products and designs on the web or via email at ana@WrapItUpWrappers.com.

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Michigan City Mainstreet Association
The Perfect Space for Your Special Occasion

If you are looking for a beautiful space to host your special occasion, here is a space that may fit your needs. Seating up to 45, Walnut Ink Projects offers a delicate and comfortable atmosphere for any occasion. For more information, please click the link below.

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