Navigating the Affordable Care Act: Free Informational Session

logoThe public is invited to attend a free morning informational meeting about how new health care legislation will affect employee benefits. Hosted by the Duneland Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Anderson Insurance and Keystone Benefits, the event will be held on Tuesday morning at Third Coast Spice Café in Chesterton from 7:30 am-9:00 am. An RSVP is requested to 219.926.5513.

Ambiguity surrounding the new Affordable Care Act has created uncertainty among business owners and their employees – resulting in stress, lost productivity, and postponed business decisions. On Tuesday, August 20, Anderson Insurance hopes to shed light on this hot topic during a free, public informational session hosted by the Duneland Chamber of Commerce as part of its Dawn of Duneland morning networking series. The meeting will be held from 7:30 am - 9:00 am at Third Coast Spice Café (761 Indian Boundary Road in Chesterton). An RSVP is requested by calling (219) 926-5513. Community members are welcome.

“We have very valuable information and would like to share it with business owners and decision makers,” says Ben Zimmer of Anderson Insurance. “We’ll be partnering with Keystone Benefits to share significant information about how the new health care reform act will affect the local business community. Attendance is strongly encouraged for business owners that have questions about this new legislation, including: Affordable Care Act employer requirements; penalties for non-compliance; and the value of employee benefits.”

Those who are interested in attending the free Navigating the Affordable Care Act and Employee Benefits informational session on Tuesday, August 20 should call the Duneland Chamber of Commerce office at (219) 926-5513, or visit The event is free and open to the public, and guests may purchase breakfast if desired.

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst organization committed to ensuring that its member communities are vibrant places to live, work and play. Through service to the towns of Beverly Shores, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Dune Acres and Porter, the Chamber provides a unified voice for robust community-building events, meaningful educational programming and smart economic development in the Duneland area. For more information, please visit