Duneland Chamber Express, May 30, 2014

By: Duneland Chamber of Commerce Last Updated: May 30, 2014

rot1Kernels and Kones
Come Out and See Us This Weekend
We will be at the European Market on Saturday and we will be at the Maple City Grand Prix race on Stone Lake in LaPorte on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Come check out the racers! There will be fireworks on Saturday! We will be featuring our Fudge and Popcorns! Too hot for chocolates this weekend! You can also visit us at 56 Indiana Ave - Valpo or phone us at 219.299.2940. Like us on Facebook! Hours are posted there as well.

Road to Life Church
We're Moving to Chesterton High School!
Don't miss out! Road to Life Church is moving to Chesterton High School beginning this Sunday, June 1st and continuing throughout the summer while renovations are being made at the Middle School. "Limitless" is the new series we will be beginning this week as well, so come on out and join us!! Have kids? Bring them to KidTown USA, where they will experience high energy worship, teaching, games, and more! We currently meet at 8:30, 10:00, and 11:30 AM. For more information about RTLC, 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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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
Yoga Classes to Start
Starting in June and running through September, from 8:30 to 9:30am, on Saturdays. Students will learn yoga positions to develop flexibility, strength and balance. Cost is $5 for non-members and free for members. For more information, visit the website or call 219.462.0025.

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East Wind Studios
Join Us!
Purchase a 20 class card, get 5 classes for free! That's $8 a class!! Only a few days left to take advantage of this offer!!! FREE TUESDAY NIGHTS at 6:30! June 1st is Men's Health-BEYOND THE PROSTATE. Time to get serious about your health gentlemen. Our upcoming workshops include Relax and Restore, June 19 from 11 - 12:30pm. Join Elly for a peaceful, restorative journey to open and release your body through easy flowing stretches, poses and breath work. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

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Porter Regional Hospital
To Present Gallbladder Problems?
Wednesday, June 4 @ 6:00pm
Do you have pain after eating, usually in the upper right or upper middle area of your belly? Have you been told that you have gallstones or should have your gallbladder removed? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this event is for you. General Surgeon Dr. Jac Cooper will discuss gallbladder problems including gallbladder attacks, the signs and symptoms of gallstones and the options for gallbladder removal including minimally invasive and robotic surgery. The event will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 4 in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso.

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Duneland Family YMCA
Friday Family Fun Nights
The Duneland Y is excited to announce Friday Family Fun Nights beginning on Friday, June 6 from 6-8pm with an Indoor/Outdoor Family Sports Challenge Tournament to kick it off! Family Fun Nights is a wonderful opportunity to encourage spending quality time together, learn new skills, build healthy habits and create lasting memories together as a family and a community. Not only is it exciting, it's affordable. The cost is $15 per family (Y members) and $30 per family (non-members).

Chesterton Art Center
Oil Painting Workshop
Mark VanderVinne will be hosting a 2-day Beginning Oil Painting Workshop on Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 from 9-4 at the Chesterton Art Center. Students will learn the basic oil painting fundamentals during the class, encouraging future pursuit of this wonderful art form. For more information, please see the full description on the website. To register, please contact the Chesterton Art Center at 219.926.4711. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304.

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Fairhaven Baptist Church
Join the Fun at Camp Fairhaven!
Camp Fairhaven has been one of the largest and most successful Christian day camps in the country. Campers will have a summer they will not forget as we ask our campers to "Come Play Funolopy." Adventures will include an amusement park, a minor league baseball game, and an overnight. Your child will not want to miss the activities this summer, so make sure you register for individual weeks desired. Camp will start June 9 and run through August 1. Our daily program starts at 9am and ends at 3:30pm.

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Reins of Life
A New Volunteer Training for Reins of Life Inc. Therapeutic Riding Program
Need some opportunities to get out into the great outdoors? Reins of Life Inc. will be holding a new volunteer orientation session on Tuesday June 10 from 5:30 to 8:30pm at their Michigan City facility. Reins of Life provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons for children and adults with disabilities. The organization is looking for volunteers to help assist their riders during riding lessons. Pre-registration is mandatory and volunteers must be at least 13 years old. No previous horse experience is required. Come and have some fun helping those who need us most!

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Bleu Lotus Yoga
Check Out Our Summer Specials
Find your glow at Bleu Lotus Yoga today. Join us for beach yoga every Thursday at 10am at the Indiana Dunes State Park. Take part in our summer special with $145 for 12 weeks of unlimited yoga, offer ends June 15th. See our website for schedule and new student discounts. 219.299.yoga

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Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness
Firecracker 5K Run/Non-Competitive Walk
Saturday, June 21 @ 7:30am
This flat, fast 3.1 mile course will be in the neighborhood surrounding Omni Chesterton. Parking will be available at the Chesterton Health & Emergency Center off of Robert Road. Online registration is available at link below. This event is designed for the whole family to enjoy! Awards & Door Prizes will be given post-race in addition to age group awards and one week guest passes for all participants. Full race details are available on our website at FransciscanAlliance.org/Omni.

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East Wind Acupuncture
Join Us!
FREE TUESDAY NIGHT CLASSES at East Wind Studios at 6:30! Join us June 1 for Men's Health - BEYOND THE PROSTATE. Time to get serious about your health gentlemen! Unsolved health issues? Tired of all the prescription meds? Let our acupuncturist take a look! Besides you've tried everything else, right? Call to schedule a FREE HEALTH CONSULT today! 219.395.9928

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Town of Chesterton
Don't Forget to Register Your Business!
Attention Chesterton Businesses! The Clerk-Treasurer's Office mailed out the Business Registration forms in late April. The forms were due May 23rd. If you have not done so already, please fill the form out and return it to the Clerk-Treasurer's office located at 1490 Broadway. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Ryan by calling 219.926.1098 or by email at rryan@chestertonin.org.

Ideas in Motion Media
LIFE Partners Ribbon Cutting
All came together in Ideas in Motion Media's Napoleon Street office on Thursday night for the LIFE Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Representatives from the Hobart, La Porte, Duneland, and Portage Chambers of Commerce attended the open house for a symbolic ribbon cutting. The event served to thank the Chambers for their continuous support of Ideas in Motion over the last five years. Ideas in Motion serves the community by forging networks with individuals all interested in furthering the common good of the community.

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Wrap It Up
Graduation Candy Bar Wrappers 20% off
High school, college, and kindergarten graduation parties are here! And Wrap It Up has an assortment of graduation candy bar wrapper designs and colors to match your school! We are offering 20% off the Hershey's 1.55 oz Milk Chocolate Bar wrappers until June 1st. Minimum order 40. Our new motto is: You order. We design. You approve. We deliver. Free delivery in Porter County. Check out our web site to see the various products we wrap! 219.728.6443. Use Code Grad20.

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Stephanie Swanson Jewelry Design
Have a Private Party!
Sundays @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stephanie is featuring exclusive events for you and at least 5 other friends! You are able to view Stephanie's collection of loose stones and jewelry, custom design pieces of your own, bring in one piece of jewelry for a free appraisal and have free estimates on items that need repair. Bring in a watch for a free battery! Light refreshments will be served and the hostess will earn money toward free jewelry with sales from her party! Bring in scrap gold for money or credit toward your order. Stephanie is now a Mary Kay consultant and she will be showing great skin care and make-up solutions at the party! Call Steph at 219.928.3902 to book your party today!

Post-Tribune
2014 Big Bass Bash
Join us for the Second Annual Portage Open, a fundraising fishing tournament for the Warriors First Foundation. Event highlights family friendly event with LIVE entertainment, food vendors, kids activities and much more! First Place Payback set at $10,000! Entry fee is $300 per Boat. Visit the website for complete payout structure. To find out how to become a sponsor call 219.455.2428 or 219.775.9802.

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NeighborLink Porter County
RePurpose Place Opening Soon!
The RePurpose Place is a non-profit retail store, located at 102 Beverly Dr. in Chesterton, selling new and gently used building materials, appliances, furniture, cabinety, counter tops, kitchen and bathroom fixtures, lumber, drywall and more to support the mission of NeighborLink Porter County. Dontations are accepted by appointment at 219.617.2077

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