Duneland Chamber Express, September 5, 2014

rot1Franciscan WorkingWell
2014 Flu Vaccine

This year Franciscan WorkingWell is offering the flu vaccine for the low price of $23.00 per injection with no on-site fee. We know your time is valuable so for your convenience, our Healthy U @ Work staff will come to your worksite and administer the flu vaccine to your employees (20 employee minimum is required for on-site services). We will begin on-site vaccinations on Monday, September 15th. We ask that you call by Friday, September 5th to confirm your interest and reserve your date. Please contact us at 219.836.1685 to schedule your appointment.

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Miller Bakery Cafe
Celebrate First Friday

Today from 11 am - 10 pm stop in and enjoy this month's first Friday feature. Our first Friday feature is $2 Blue Point and Malpeque Oysters with Garnishes. Back by popular demand Mapleque and TRUE Blue Point Oysters from Long Island. Mapleque Oysters continue to be recognized as one of the world's finest, known for a clean sharp taste. Blue Point Oysters are famous for their robust, wild flavor and consistently have a fresh, crisp, firm texture. Call 219.427.1446 for reservations.

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Chicago Street Theatre
Things are Poppin' with Beauty and the Beast

If you haven't brought your family to see our delightful fairy tale yet, then you better hurry! Seats are filling up fast to see the talented cast of kids put together by directors Kat Lutze and Marcia Burbage for this new retelling of a family favorite. Look for the cast to appear in the parade at the 36th Annual Popcorn Festival this Saturday, September 6! For tickets, call 219.464.1636 x1 or buy online.

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Road to Life Church
Life is Happening!

Join us at Road to Life Church as we begin our series, "TOXIC." Have kids? Bring them along to experience KidTown USA, where they will be learning through high energy worship, teaching, games and more! Road to Life is a thriving church that currently meets every Sunday at Chesterton High School with services at 8:30,10 & 11:30am. Our student ministry, The Avenue, will also be meeting this Sunday at the new Boys and Girls Club building located by the high school. Grades 5-8 will meet at 6 PM and high schoolat 7:30 pm. 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 stop by and visit us in person at the Living Room Bookstore located in downtown Chesterton. See you soon!

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East Wind Studios
September Special!

Purchase any class card and receive a FREE 30 minute massage at East Wind Acupuncture. Free Tuesday Classes at 6:30 pm. September 9 is Free Meditation. Upcoming workshops include Sunday, September 21 from 3 - 6pm is Zen and Canvas; join Kathy Eckert from Canvas Escapes for an evening of artistic expression as you paint your own rendition of her piece "Moon". Snacks will be provided. Cost is $42 in advance or $50 at the door. Call 219.728.1647 and register today!

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Painting Party with Dana Toader
Wednesday, September 10 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Get ready to paint and enjoy a night out with your friends under the instruction of our experienced and enthusiastic artist Dana Toader! Invite your friends, and enjoy a step-by-step instruction on how to create your masterpiece. You will leave with a unique creation and a new exploration of your inner talent. We offer a full menu, bar and drink specials for your convenience. There will be a break halfway through allowing you to enjoy your food. Everyone will walk away with a 16x20 canvas of the painting.

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Chesterton Art Center
Beginning Digital Photography Class

George Kassal will be teaching a Beginning Digital Photography class at the Chesterton Art Center starting Thursday, September 11 from 6-8 p.m. Students are asked to bring their camera along with the manual for class. During this 3-week class, George will cover a variety of topics including how to use the different settings and how to move images from the camera to a computer. The cost is $35 for members and $40 for non-members. To register, please call the Art Center at 219.926.4711. For a full list of adult classes, please see the website.

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Purdue North Central
PNC Homecoming 2014
Friday, September 12 at 6:00 pm

Purdue North Central invites alumni, students, friends and the community to its Homecoming event with PNC Alumni Association's fireworks show by Badaboom. Come to the Westville campus to enjoy kids' activities, bounce houses, corn hole, live music and fireworks. Food will be available to purchase from local vendors. Bring your blankets and chairs!

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CrossPointe Christian Church
Beth Moore Living Proof Live Simulcast Event
Saturday, September 13 at 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

If you've ever enjoyed studying the Word through Beth's Bible studies, you'll love experiencing her teaching via simulcast. Beth's mission is to guide women everywhere into a richer, more fulfilling relationship with the Father. Why? Because the Word of God is real, it's alive, and it works every day. The cost of the simulcast is $15.00 and the price includes lunch. For tickets please call us at 219.464.3350.

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National Open House

Curves of Chesterton will be hosting a National Open House honoring "me time" September 15-20. New members can receive 30 days free when signing up and a free workout. During the Open House week, new Members will have the opportunity to work out on the Curves circuit, experience Curves Workouts with Jullian Michaels, which are full body workouts that change each month, health assessments and other raffles and giveaways. Curves is located at 709-1 Plaza Dr., 219.929.5592.

Duneland Family YMCA
Pooch Pool Party
Monday, September 15 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free to the community. Only friendly dogs who are up-to-date on shots. Pool will be half way drained - perfect for swimming with your K9s. Come and bring your best friend to this "Pawsome Event". Contact Emily at the Y with questions at 219.926.4204.

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 219.395.9928 to schedule an appointment. Free Tuesday night classes. September 16 is Pain Management; A Guide to Utilizing Massage Tools. All classes are held at East Wind Studios at 6:30 pm.

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Chesterton Police Department
Spaghetti Dinner Benefit
Friday, September 19 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come out to Sand Creek Country Club for a spaghetti dinner benefiting Greg Duda who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in July 2014. Greg has been a reserve officer with Chesterton Police Department for 10 years. Live entertainment DJ, raffles and cash bar along with dinner. Tickets are $15 per person and kids under 12 are free! Tickets available at the door and at Porter Police Department.

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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
Indiana University A Capella
Friday, September 19 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come jam with Indiana University's hit a capella group, Another Round! The group is sure to entertain with their unique vocal-only remix style of popular classic and modern melodies. Sponsored by Cathy Hodges Memorial Fund, Indiana Dunes Tourism and Lakeshore Public Media.

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Dimensions School of Social Dance
Open House & Guest Party

See how fun and easy dancing can be at Dimensions School of Social Dance at our next Open House & Guest Party on Friday, September 26. If you've ever been curious about learning to dance, but worried that you had too many left feet, this is the event to see. Cocktail hour at starts at 6:30, followed a group class for new dancers, games, spotlight dances from staff and students, and more! This event is free and open to all. Take the first step to getting off the sidelines and joining in the fun on the dance floor.

Frontline Foundations, Inc.
RV Raffle

The opportunity to win a Jayco Jay Flight Travel Trailer is here! The price of one raffle ticket is $50 and only 500 tickets will be sold! The Jayco Jay Flight Travel Trailer includes the premium amenities package consisting of a refrigerator, stove, shower, hot water heater, air conditioner, twin bunks, microwave and exterior awning at a suggested retail value of $13,136. The drawing will be held at Frontline's Third Annual Hooked on Art Festival on Saturday, September 27 at 3:30pm in Thomas Centennial Park. Raffle tickets are available for purchase from our Festival sponsors Lakeside Wealth Management (407 W. Indiana Ave in Chesterton) and Camp-Land RV (1171 Lions Dr. in Burns Harbor). Please call 219.728.1638 for more info.

M.O.M.s Method INC
Teacher Appreciation Special!

We want to extend a special offer just for teachers. During the month of September all teachers are eligible to purchase our 30 day unlimited class package for only $99! With a normal value of $149 this is an amazing offer, so don't miss out! We have classes at 6 pm Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 and 9:45 am Saturday and Sunday to fit into your school schedule! This offer can only be purchased over the phone or in person at the studio, so call us at 219.929.1550.

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RePurpose Place of NeighborLink Now Open!

The RePurpose Place is a non-profit retail store selling new and gently used building materials, appliances, furniture, cabinetry, counter tops, kitchen and bathroom fixtures, lumber, drywall and more to support the mission of NeighborLink Porter County. Hours of operation are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10-4 and Saturday, 9-2. Donations are accepted during these hours as well. NeighborLink Porter County is a nonprofit organization that invites Porter County residents to seek free assistance from their neighbors, and invites Porter County residents to join volunteer project teams to provide free assistance to those who are marginalized in the community.

Porter Regional Hospital
Center for Women's Health Named Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Porter Regional Hospital's Center for Women's Health has been named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The designation of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence recognizes that the center has achieved nationally accepted practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs, and meets the highest level of imaging quality and radiation safety.

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Ideas in Motion Media
Now Hiring!

We're showin' that we're growin' - we're hiring! We need a Contributing Editor, a Mini-Jenny, a Web Programmer, student reporters and coverage team members! Click the link below to learn more about the great opportunities.

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Mindful Nourishment
Meal Plans

Mindful Nourishment Meal Plans will provide you with a new meal plan every week based on the philosophies of eating clean, REAL, seasonal, plant-based foods and living the 80/20 lifestyle. Each week on Friday morning, you will be e-mailed a new meal plan for the following week (Monday thru Sunday). These meal plans include: 6 dinner recipes, 4 breakfast recipes, 4 lunch recipes, 3 snack recipes, and 3 sweets/dessert recipes. Along with that, you will receive a detailed grocery list organized by section and type of store (standard grocery store or specialty/health food store).

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Chesterton Physical Therapy
A New Generation of New Back Pain Therapy

Chesterton Physical Therapy has introduced the Valedo Studio Therapy Concept, a low back pain therapy system that offers spine assessment as well as exercises designed to be entertaining, motivating and functional. Dimple Singh, PT believes the new technology ultimately benefits the patient through improved clinical assessments and better treatment plans. She is thrilled to be the first clinic in Indiana to offer the innovative technology to existing and new patients. The Valedo Studio is now available! Call today for your FREE SPINE ASSESSMENT!! 219.926.9779

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