Duneland Chamber Express, June 27, 2014

rot1Relay for Life Paint the Town Purple

Help the American Cancer Society "Paint the Town Purple" in support of Duneland Relay for Life. Join in the celebration by decorating your windows and businesses in purple from June 16 thru June 30. The community will have purple banners displayed and purple bows on town light poles along with Relay for Life signs posted throughout the community. Please join us in Celebrating Duneland Relay for Life! Please contact Glenda Dershem at 219.801.4507 with any questions.

Chesterton Art Center ARTour This Saturday!

The Chesterton Art Center will be sponsoring ARTour this Saturday in downtown Chesterton from 11-2. A number of stores will host working artists showcasing their process and their products. Maps and a directory of artists can be found at the Chesterton Art Center or at any of the participating shops. A free adult drawing class will be offered for adults at noon at the Art Center. For more information, please contact the Chesterton Art Center at 219.926.4711. The Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304. To see a full list of upcoming events, please see the website.

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East Wind Studios Summer Specials

Unlimited class for the month of July and August for a price of $159! FREE TUESDAY NIGHT CLASSES at 6:30. Tuesday, July 1st- BALANCING HORMONES NATURALLY. Upcoming workshops include Sunday, July 13th- Intro to Handstands/Headstand! All fitness levels welcome. Sunday, August 10th- Zen and Canvas! Paint a masterpiece with Kathy Eckert of Canvas Escapes. Call 219.728.1647 or visit the website for more information.

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Duneland Family YMCA Poppin' Popcorn Fundraiser! Now Through July 3

The Duneland Family YMCA will be selling gourmet popcorn in resealable half gallon bags. Choose from ten delicious flavors: Buttery Caramel, Cheesy Cheddar, Peanut Caramel, Cheddar Jalapeno, Chicago Style, Cinnamon Toast, Movie Theater Butter, Kettle Corn, Fruit Rainbow and White Cheddar. Proceeds from the fundraiser will generate resources for the Y's Scholarship Fund that provides Y services to those in need. Scholarships are used by families for the Y's Early Childhood Development Program, summer day camp, swimming lessons, infant childcare and membership for families who would be able to benefit from YMCA services. For more information, contact Emily Hoge at 219.926.4204.

Duneland Business Initiative Group Family 4th Fest Friday, July 4 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

Hawthorne Park, 500 Ackerman Dr., Porter. FREE ADMISSION. Lions Pancake breakfast 7 - 11:30am; Parade through Porter 9am. Lions Turtle Derby 11am (kids 16 & under). Hotdog eating contest (kids 5-16 yrs.) 2pm. Kids games 12pm - 2pm. Brick Toss 3pm - 5pm. Food booths, kiddie rides, Leroy's beer garden, Karaoke 3pm; Live music 6pm. FIREWORKS at DUSK. Full details on the website or call 219.617.1742.

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Chesterton Lions Club Pancake Breakfast & 75th Annual Turtle Derby

In conjunction with the Family 4th Fest on the 4th of July, Hawthorne Park, 500 Ackerman Drive, Porter. Pancake breakfast 7-11:30 am; $5.00 and includes 3 pancakes, 3 sausages, and choice of coffee, orange juice, lemonade or milk. Additional pancakes ($1) and sausages (2/$1) are available. Turtle Derby for kids 16 and under. 10 am registration, 11 am races start. Top 3 win trophies and prizes. Turtles NOT provided - NO snapping turtles please!! Full details online or call 219.617.1742.

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Porter Regional Hospital Presents "Pink at Portage" Saturday, July 19 @ 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Porter Health Care System will host "Pink at Portage" from 7 am to noon on Saturday, July 19 in the Women's Center at Portage Hospital, located at 3630 Willowcreek Road in Portage. "Pink at Portage" offers women mammography screenings and a complimentary brunch one Saturday a month. To participate in Pink at Portage, a woman must be age 40 or older and know the date of their last mammogram. Insurance will be charged and only covers one mammogram annually. For more information and to pre-register, call 219.983.8392.

Ideas in Motion Media 3rd Annual Good Life Awards Tuesday, August 5 @ 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

The Good Life Awards is an awards ceremony honoring six individuals who have impacted the "LIFE" networks in a positive way. Being held at Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille, this event raises funds for nonprofits that positively affect Northwest Indiana. Tickets are on sale for the event now for $30 each, with proceeds benefiting two organizations that offer assistance to so many. Want to become a sponsor? Contact Jenny Craig or Deanna Grimes at 219.707.5023 or email jenny@ideasinmotionmedia.com or deanna@ideasinmotionmedia.com.

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Wrap It Up New Designs for the 4th of July

Candy bar wrappers, candy cakes, keepsake cans, cupcake toppers, bubble bottle labels, mintbooks, bag toppers, and much more! Don't have an event without our amazing talk-of-the-town wrappers! Party favors are an important part of every special occasion and Wrap It Up is committed in providing high quality party favors for your personal or company events. This summer think: weddings, pool parties, golf tournaments! Free personalization and delivery (Porter County). 219.728.6443. Duneland Chamber Members get 10% off.

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East Wind Acupuncture Besides You've Tried Everything Else...

Do you think it's normal to have to be on a prescription med for a long period of time or at all? If you were to get off that med right now you'd still have the problem, right? The goal of our clinic is to bring the body back to its NATURAL state of health without the use of pharmaceuticals and we aim to fix the problem at the ROOT cause. Call to schedule a FREE HEALTH CONSULT today! 219.395.9928

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Illiana Basement Waterproofing Now Hiring!

Illiana Basement Waterproofing, home of the Leaky Professor, seeks part time skilled and unskilled labor. Join our growing team. Details at our website through the link below. While you're online, "Like" us on Facebook. As always, thank you for calling on your local trusted basement waterproofer.

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Chesterton High School Corporate Sponsorship Needed!

Corporate sponsorship needed for our annual Homecoming Playhouses charity event. This fall, CHS will once again auction 5 playhouses for charity on eBay at the culmination of our homecoming festivities. These playhouses are built and designed by CHS students in our building trades program. Over the past two years we have raised more than $4,000 for charity. Sponsorship is $600 to cover the cost of building materials. Each sponsor will receive recognition for their contribution on each playhouse parade float, homecoming t-shirt, all flyers, newspaper articles, etc. For more information please contact Robert Blumenthal, Assistant Principal, at robert.blumenthal@duneland.k12.in.us, or 983.3730.

Epic Limo Check Out Our Upcoming Contest

Know a deserving couple that could use a limousine for the evening and dinner out on the town? 'LIKE' Epic Limo Inc. Facebook page for upcoming campaign/contest that will be launching very soon. Make it an EPIC evening with Epic Limo Inc.

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Octave Grill Voted Best Burger in Porter County!

Thanks to all of our wonderful fans, Octave Grill won Best Burger in Porter County in Burger Wars and now we are going for Best Burger in Northern Indiana. Please take a second and vote for us through the link below.

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Duneland Chamber of Commerce Office Closed to the Public! June 20 - July 14

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce office will be under construction and closed to the public from June 20 thru July 14. For more information, please call the Chamber office at 219.926.5513 or email info@dunelandchamber.org.