Duneland Chamber Express – March 7, 2014

Duneland Family YMCA
Saturday, March 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

On Saturday, March 8 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, the community is invited to visit the Y for our March membership promotion kick-off, "PAY THE DAY". Discover the pot of gold that awaits you at the end of the Y's rainbow! During this promotion, new membership joiner's fees will be reduced from $50 to an amount equal to the date. If you join on Saturday, your joiner's fee will be only $8.00 (pay the day)! If you join on March 9, your joiner's fee will be $9.00. Enjoy a tour of our facility, meet with one of the Y's personal trainers to discuss a workout routine designed to work for you and have refreshments. For more information, contact Emily Hoge, Membership Coordinator, at 219.926.4204.

Road to Life Church
Second Week of March Series
Join us at Road to Life this Sunday for the second week of our series, "Emojies Gone Wild." Road to Life is a thriving church that offers cutting edge worship and teaching that is relevant to this generation. We meet every Sunday at Chesterton Middle School with services at 9:00 am and 11:00 am. Have kids? Bring them to KidTown USA where they will learn through high energy worship, teaching, games, and more! For more information about RTLC, please visit our website or call 219.728.290. You can also follow us on Twitter @roadchurch, find us on Facebook @roadtolifechurch, or visit us in person at the Living Room Bookstore in downtown Chesterton located at 135 S. Calumet. See you soon!

Click here to learn more. http://www.roadtolifechurch.us/


The annual Curves Food Drive will take place from March 10 - March 23. Everyone is invited to take part in the Food Drive by bringing in a non-perishable food item or a monetary contribution of at least $30. All new members who make a donation won't be charged a fee when joining Curves as either a Fitness or Curves Complete member. Curves is also offering the new Curves Workouts with Jillian Michaels. For more information call 219.929.5592 or visit our website by clicking below.

Click here to learn more. http://www.curves.com/

Harvest Circle Workshop
C3 Club
Tuesday, March 11 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

This is a new think-tank group co-founded by Apryl Niksch, Founder of Harvest Circle Workshop and Joe Moreno, Partner of Impact Solutions. We will conduct a working brainstorm session for one hour. To attend the meeting, we ask that are an entrepreneur of your own company. Each member of the group will have an opportunity to ask a question on how to make their business thrive and leave the meeting with constructive solutions and/or feedback from both new and seasoned entrepreneurs. Questions? Contact jose.moreno@impactsolutions.us or apryl@harvestcircleworkshop.com. March topic: "Marketing Using Photography" Learn how to enhance your website, social media posts, etc. Featured group leader Kate Murray of Katherine Murray Photography.

East Wind Studios
March Special!

10% off Class Cards!! Free Tuesday nights! March 11 at 6:30 pm: meditation with Randi Light. Our upcoming workshop will be Intro to CrossFit with Bill Green. Workshop right for any fitness level. Sign up early to receive early bird discount!

Hot Yoga is Saturdays 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. Advanced Registration Strongly Encouraged. SPACE IS LIMITED! Series starts again March 22. Call 219.728.1647 or visit our website by clicking below for more information.

Click here to learn more. http://www.ewstudios.com/

Brown Mackie College
Career Fair
Wednesday, March 12 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Brown Mackie College in Michigan City will host a career fair with more than 20 local employers on Wednesday, March 12. The event, which is open to the public, will take place from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm at the school, located at 1001 E US Highway 20, Michigan City. Local, regional and national employers in attendance include, but are not limited to: Alcoa Howmet, Helping Hands in HomeCare, Dungarvin, North Shore Health Centers, Speedway, Seven Peaks Water Park, PeopleLink Staffing Solutions, U.S. Army, Americorps, Indiana Department of Corrections, UPS, First Trust Credit Union, Indiana Paging Network, Fifth Third Bank. For more information call: 219.877.3100. Employers contact Ryan Krepp at 219.878.6411 or rkrepp@brownmackie.edu to register for the event.

State Farm Insurance- Kristoff
Ice Cream Social Benefit Wednesday, March 12 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm

A local Chesterton In. resident, Erica Menn, was recently diagnosed with brain cancer. She is currently going through treatments and could use a helping hand. Please come and show your support at her ICE CREAM SOCIAL hosted by the Chesterton United Methodist Church from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. (CUMC is located at 2nd Street and Porter.) Plus, you get Ice Cream out of it. If you would like more information regarding this please let Jim know at 574.320.0727.

Chesterton Art Center
Chesterton Montessori Exhibit at the Chesterton Art Center

The Chesterton Art Center will be hosting children's artwork from the Chesterton Montessori School starting Saturday, March 15 with an Opening Reception from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. The exhibit will be a collection of work from kids grades 1-6. The show will focus on the theme of "Indiana" and will stay up through the end of March. For more information, please see the website or call us at 219.926.4711. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304.

Click here to learn more. http://www.chestertonart.com/

4th Street Theater
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street-Next on Stage

Sweeney Todd is coming to Chesterton. Performances start on Saturday, March 15 and continue through March 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 and April 3-6. Sunday performances are at 3:00 pm, all others start at 8:00 pm. Sweeney Todd is set in 19th century England. The musical tells the story of Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after 15 years' exile on trumped-up charges. When he finds out the circumstances surrounding his wife's death, he vows revenge on the judge, and later, the whole world. He teams up with a pie maker, Mrs. Lovett, and opens a barbershop in which he kills the customers and has them disposed of in a very tasteful manner.

Click here to learn more. http://www.4thstreetncca.org/

East Wind Acupuncture
March Special!

FREE Tuesday class March 18 at 6:30 pm: Trigger Point Therapy. Learn tips and tricks on how to feel your best AT HOME! SATURDAY MASSAGE March 15!! Call to schedule an appointment! 219.395.9928.

Click here to learn more. http://www.ewacupuncture.com/

Miller Bakery Cafe
Spring Wine Festival

March 26 and 27 celebrate Spring and sample over 20 wines from the premier wine vendors in Northwest Indiana: Carroll Wine and Spirits, Crossroads Vintners, Free Market Wines and Southern Wine and Spirits. Vote on your favorite wines for addition to our menu, and enjoy food pairings, live music, gift card drawing and more! Call 219.427.1446 for reservations.

Liberty Mutual-Lesley Green
Help Donate to the Porter County Animal Shelter

Lesley Green, a local Sales Representative for Liberty Mutual Insurance, has partnered with the Porter County Animal Shelter to help raise much needed donations. Now until April 1, if you contact Lesley to complete a no-obligation quote for auto or home insurance, Liberty Mutual will donate $5 for each completed quote! Call Lesley today at 219.921.4004. You could save money by choosing Liberty Mutual and help the Porter County Animal Shelter continue to provide great care to homeless animals!!

Wilson-Stronks, LLC
Seeking Part-time Office Assistance

Wilson-Stronks is seeking an energetic, organized, articulate professional with attention to detail for part-time project work. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in being part of the growth of a young consulting business. You will work with two nationally-known professionals to improve the delivery of healthcare. Clients include hospitals, health systems, public health departments, communities, and advocacy organizations from across the country. For more information please email amy@wilson-stronks.com or call 219.728.1567.

Your Local Rotary Club is Missing Your Voice!

The Northwest Indiana Rotary Chapter is celebrating their 100th birthday with a campaign to add 100 new members in 100 days! Join and make a difference in local and global communities. Rotary is a great way to connect and network with other leaders and achievers in the community. Also, meeting fascinating people and enhance your leadership skills, share diverse perspectives and make life-long friendships. Contact Christina Dougherty, Rotary District Governor 6540, at 219.617.3268 or email Christina.rotary@frontier.com, to learn more.

Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy
Stewardship Saturdays

"Dig In" and make a difference at the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve during monthly volunteer workdays. All are invited to join the fun while building bird houses, planting trees, investigating nature and IDing bugs. Held at the Pavilion located at 157 E. Sidewalk Rd., Chesterton from 9:00 am - 11:00 am.

Click here to learn more. http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1111061207642-431/Stewardship+Saturdays+at+Coffee+Creek.pdf

Wrap It Up
Personalized Easter Baskets With A Twist

Our Easter Baskets have two twists (1) they are personalized (2) and they are not your normal basket that you find in a grocery store. We create ours in a gallon keepsake can filled with all kinds of goodies. Give us your budget and we'll create the keepsake until you're 100% satisfied. All contents have matching wrappers filled with chocolate, lip balm, water bottle, and much more! Call us today to place your order. Free personalization on all products! 219.728.6443.

Click here to learn more. http://www.wrapitupwrappers.com/

Porter Regional Hospital
Relocates Valparaiso CareEXPRESS to LaPorte Avenue

The Valparaiso CareEXPRESS Urgent Care Center in Porter Regional Hospital's Valparaiso Medical Center on Roosevelt Road recently relocated to 809 LaPorte Ave. in Valparaiso. The new site, which is located directly across from the former hospital, offers expanded hours 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, seven days a week as well as on-site lab and x-ray services and no appointment is necessary. At CareEXPRESS patients receive prompt, quality walk-in care for illnesses, injuries, sports physicals and more by Porter physicians. For more information about CareEXPRESS call 219.263.4977 or visit our website.

Click here for more information. http://www.porterhealth.com/Pages/home.aspx?

Loving Fitness
Now Offering Dobutsu Do

Loving Fitness to offer Dobutsu Do. This 45 minute class will focus on animal movement and beginning Parkour. Animal movement is a great total body work out for building strength and flexibility. Students will prepare for beginning Parkour. (Parkour is a training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training.) For more information contact Jennifer at 219.728.1163 or email Jennifer@lovingfitness4u.com. For more information about services offered at Loving Fitness, visit our website.

Click here to learn more. http://www.porterhealth.com/Pages/home.aspx

M.O.M.s Method New Client Rate & Saturday Classes!

Your first class with us will remain $10! Let anyone you know that hasn't taken class yet that they can try it out for just $10. Our normal single class rate is $15. We have had a lot of people request an 8:30 am Saturday class in addition to our 9:45 am class. We listened and you got it! Moving forward, we will have an 8:30 am class every Saturday. We value your feedback and love to hear what your personal needs are. Please let us know how we can help!

Click here to learn more. http://momsmethod.com/

LaPorte Savings Bank
LaPorte Savings Bank Wins American Advertising Federations ADDY Awards

LaPorte Savings Bank was a winner in the recent ADDY Awards. The Banks mortgage campaign, couchloans.com, won both a Gold ADDY and a Best of Show: Print ADDY Award. The competition is the first level of a three tiered national completion conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation. The ADDY Awards is the largest creative competition of its kind and features more than 50,000 entrants each year. The competition comprises three judging phases; local, regional and national. Having won at the local level, LaPorte Savings Bank will advance further in the competition and compete in the upcoming regional contest.

Chesterton Physical Therapy, Inc.
Now Offering a New Standard of Care

Bladder leakage, even a small amount, is not normal and will worsen over time if not treated. We now offer a New Standard of Care for Female Urinary Incontinence. NO PADS. NO PILLS. NO SURGERY. NO SIDE EFFECTS. InTone,a revolutionary medical product, will stop bladder leakage, guaranteed! When used properly, InTone, will provide a solution for your bladder leakage in the privacy of your own home, with follow up office visits with your specialist to review progress and adjust levels to maximize gains.