Duneland Chamber Express, March 20, 2015

By: Duneland Chamber of Commerce Last Updated: March 20, 2015

rot1Dimensions School of Social Dance
Guest Party
Friday, March 20 at 7:30 pm

Dimensions School of Social Dance will hold its next Guest Party on Friday, March 20 at 7:30 PM. This is a great opportunity to take the first step into learning to dance. If you have a wedding, cruise, or other summer events coming up, we can help you feel comfortable and confident on the dance floor. We'll start with a beginner group class that promises to be simple, easy and fun, followed by some dance demonstrations, refreshments, and a little general dancing to try out your new moves. This event is free and open to everyone! For more information or to RSVP, call 219.250.2246.

M.O.M.s Method
Special Workshop
Saturday, March 21 at 9:45 am

Kiss your mom jeans goodbye- this Saturday, March 21st at 9:45 AM join us for our Seat Workshop, "Girls just wanna have lifted buns!" Registration is just $16. Workshop takes place at the Mind Over Matter Studio in Chesterton at 761 Indian Boundary Road next to Third Coast Spice Cafe. For more information about our workshops or classes, please email or call 219.929.1550. Visit our website for a full class schedule and to sign up!

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East Wind Studios
Center Yourself

Check out our new website by clicking the link below! Free Tuesday Classes at 6:30. March 24th is Desk Stretches / Beginner Yoga. Our upcoming workshops include, March 21 - Yoga for Depression with Mary Seguin from 2pm - 4pm for only $25. April 4 is Gong Bath with Marian Kraus from 4pm - 5:30pm for only $35. Call 219.728.1647 for more information.

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Chesterton Art Center
Children's Medieval Art Class over Spring Break

Marsha Browne will be offering a 2-day Medieval Art class on March 26-27 from 1-3 for children ages 6-11 at the Chesterton Art Center. Kids will learn about King Arthur and jolly 'ole England by creating castles and family crests. The cost for class is $30 (members receive a $5 discount). To register, call the Art Center at 219.926.4711. For a full list of all children's classes, please see the website.

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Prompt Ambulance
Easter Taste of Care
Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 am

Prompt Ambulance and The Salvation Army are pleased to announce our breakfast with the Easter Bunny fundraiser. Please join us as top chefs from our healthcare community come together in a breakfast competition at the Porter County Expo Center. Over 3000 eggs loaded with prizes, candy and toys from our local business. Enjoy a petting zoo, face painting, balloon artist and live band! Taste of Care Easter Egg Hunt included with your ticket. Two seating's available at 8:30am and 10:30am. Easter Egg Hunt to start at 10am.

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Rittenhouse Senior Living of Valparaiso
Easter Bunny Breakfast & Bake Sale
Sunday, March 29 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Mark your calendar for the Easter Bunny Breakfast and Bake Sale! Enjoy delicious breakfast, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and Easter-themed bake sale and fabulous door prizes. Only $5 - pay at the door. All proceeds will be donated to the American Heart Association.

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Team O'Conner Martial Arts
Easter Fun at Team O'Conner
Saturday, April 4

Enjoy a glow in the dark maze & Easter egg hunt, free & open to the public!

Tons of candy and prizes. Come meet the Easter bunny and get your photo taken!

Bring a candy donation or small grab bag prize and skip the line for VIP access! Easter Egg Hunt Ages 3-6 go from 3pm - 3:30pm. Ages 7 and up go from 4pm - 4:30pm. Ages are divided for safety reasons. If you have a 3-6 year old and 7 or older child that would like to attend together please choose the 4pm & 4:30 time slots. Older children will not be permitted to enter the maze during earlier slots.

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Reins of Life
New Orientation Session for Class Volunteers
Tuesday, April 7 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We provide therapeutic horseback riding lessons for children and adults with disabilities, serving over 500 riders between two facilities in northwest Indiana. Reins is looking for volunteers to help assist our riders during riding lessons. Pre-registration is preferred and volunteers must be at least 13 years old. No previous horse experience is required. Come and have some fun while helping those who need us most! For more information about becoming a Reins' volunteer and to pre-register for the training, call administrative office at 574.232.0853 or visit our website and email us through 'contact us' option to let us know that you are interested.

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Ideas in Motion Media
All About the Girls "Tweetup"
Tuesday, April 7 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come enjoy a night of fun and inspiration about online communication....straight from the minds of some of the strongest women in Northwest Indiana! All the traditional social, drinks, apps, talking to old friends and meeting new ones, with some fun quick chats from some of the leading ladies in NWI.

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Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa
Visit Us At Our Job Fair!
Wednesday, April 8 at 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Great Benefits. Competitive Wages. Advancement Opportunities. Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa is the place to escape the monotony of a typical job and begin a fun, fast-paced career! Be sure to apply online by clicking the link below and upload a resume prior to the Job Fair. Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, is located 45 minutes from Chicago, neighboring beautiful Lake Michigan.

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Porter Regional Hospital
Cholesterol: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
Wednesday, April 8 at 6 pm

Knowing your numbers is the first step to healthy cholesterol. Join Family Medicine Physician Dr. Pravin Gupta to learn what your numbers - total cholesterol, LDL (bad cholesterol) and HDL (good cholesterol) - mean and how to manage them in order to reduce your risk for heart disease. The event will be held at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 8 in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso. To register, call 1.800.541.1861.

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Ivy Tech Community College
11th Annual Spring Fundraiser
Thursday, April 16 at 5:30 pm

The Ivy Tech Foundation presents Going to the Movies on Thursday, 4/16 at 5:30PM at the Aberdeen Manor in Valparaiso. This variety show features movie-inspired performances, dinner and silent auction. Proceeds go to program enhancements at Ivy Tech-Northwest campuses. Tickets are $75 per person ($40 is tax deductible). Tickets can be purchased on line at; please click on the movie camera. For more information, please contact Cindy Hall at 219.476.4710 or Reservations and ticket purchases are recommended by Thursday, 4/2.

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Farmacologists, Inc.
Free One Hour Consultation

FREE one hour conversation with the Founder Deborah Karczewski-Smith, RN about how eating is one way to health reducing dependence on prescribed medications. Samples of a great warm breakfast will be available. After our conversation: You will be able to identify what is worthy of purchasing from the grocer. You will be aware of what to fuel your body with and why. You will have an assessment tool of your overall health to use annually. Last Saturday of every month at 10:30am at the Dimensions School of Social Dance, 306 S. Calumet Rd. in Chesterton.

Anderson Insurance
Anderson Insurance earns Leadership Circle Designation!

As one of the top-performing insurance agencies, ANDERSON INSURANCE has earned the prestigious Leadership Circle designation from Grange Insurance.

This award recognizes Grange's most experienced agency partners who excel in professionalism and performance. ANDERSON INSURANCE is one of just 48 agencies out of nearly 4,000 to receive this year's award. Located at 570 Vale Park Road, ANDERSON INSURANCE serves customers in Valparaiso, Chesterton and beyond. Stop by or call 219.462.5178 for a free quote.

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Chesterton United Methodist Church
Church Family & Friends Nights

Join us for a Church Family & Friends nights on the Thursday nights of Lent (Feb. 26 - April 2)! Chesterton UMC is located at 434 South 2nd Street. For more information contact the church office at 219.926.1478 or visit our website.

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