Duneland Chamber Express, August 29, 2014

rot1Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
NWI Symphony Woodwind Concert
Friday, August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for an evening of popular classiscs from around the world by NWI Symphony woodwinds quintet! This travelogue will feature composers from Bach to Gerswhin. What a great way to start the Labor Day weekend! Sponsored by the Indiana Dunes Tourism and Lakeshore Public Media.

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Road to Life Church
Conclusion of "The College of Common Sense"

Life is happening at Road to Life Church! Join us as we conclude our series, "The College of Common Sense," based on Proverbs 2:5. We are learning about wisdom and why we need it during these uncertain times that our world is facing. Kids are also learning to "Wise Up" in KidTown USA through high energy worship, teaching, games and more! Road to Life is a thriving church that offers cutting edge worship and teaching that is relevant to this generation. We currently meet each Sunday at Chesterton High School with services at 8:30,10 &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 in downtown Chesterton. See you soon!

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Duneland Business Initiative Group
Taste of Duneland
Saturday, August 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Spend the last unofficial last Saturday of summer, Labor Day Weekend enjoying great food from local restaurants, such as Lucrezia Cafe, Sage, Wagner's and El Salto. Relax in Lucrezia's beer & wine garden. Live music by the Unit, and headliners, Johnny V & the Killer Bzzzz. There will be bounce houses for kids, and Chesterton Cruise Night 5-9pm. Admission is FREE. Downtown Chesterton in Thomas Centennial Park.

Purdue North Central
Sinai Forum Kick Off!

Join us as we kick off our 61st season with Jenn Lim, CEO and Chief Happiness Officer at Delivering Happiness. Jenn will share her inspirational, research-based approach to creating meaning and happiness in the workplace and a roadmap for communities, employers, educators and anyone who wants to find more meaning in his or her daily life. The 61st Season of the Sinai Forum builds on our grand tradition with an exciting line-up of thought leaders, political commentators, environmentalists and musicians.

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Chesterton Art Center
Beginning Drawing Class

MaryAnn Pals will be teaching a Beginning Drawing Class at the Chesterton Art Center starting Monday, September 8 from 7-9 pm. This 6-week class includes all supplies and costs $65 for members/$70 for non-members. Students will learn the basic fundamentals of drawing. Class is open to anyone 16 years and older. To register, please contact the Chesterton Art Center at 219.926.4711. The Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304. For a full list of adult classes, please see the website.

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East Wind Studios
Only a Few Days Left for the August Special!

Buy a 10 class card and get 5 classes for free! That's $8 per class! Free Tuesday Classes at 6:30. September 9 is Free Meditation. Upcoming Workshop is Sunday, September 21st from 3 - 6 pm 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 to register today! 219.728.1647

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Duneland Family YMCA
Emerald City 5K Hustle Run & Walk
September 13

Are you ready to hustle? Don't miss this Gold Cup Series event. The Emerald City 5k is open to both runners and walkers. All proceeds benefit the Duneland Family YMCA Fitness Dept. and will be used to purchase more equipment to make your workouts even better. Online registration now open at dunelandymca.org. Or, register in person at the Front Desk. Cost is $30 for registrations by August 29 including a terrific event shirt; late registration fee is $35 (from 8/30 up til day of the race - shirt not guaranteed). For more information, contact Penny Bigger at the Y at 926.4204.

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Dunes Learning Center
River Rendezvous
Saturday, September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for a night of celebration and learning. Live music, an extended cocktail reception, interpretive activities and a silent auction featuring one of a kind experiences and The Ultimate Glamping Package are just a few of the activities planned for our annual fundraising and award dinner, River Rendezvous: A Dunes Affair at the historic Spa Restaurant in Porter. Your ticket purchase will support hands on learning in nature.

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Chesterton Police Department
Spaghetti Dinner Benefit
Friday, September 19 @ 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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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.

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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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.

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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Porter Regional Hospital
Chandana Surgery Center Wins APEX Quality Award for 4th Year in a Row

Porter Health Care System's Chandana Surgery Center has been awarded the prestigious APEX Quality Award for the fourth consecutive year. The APEX - Attributes for Patient Excellence Award - recognizes free-standing ambulatory surgery centers across the United States that demonstrate the highest level of excellence in patient satisfaction. This year only 90 facilities in the United States received this national recognition and of the four in Indiana, Chandana is the only facility in northern Indiana to receive it.

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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 at East Wind Studios at 6:30pm! September 2 is Treating Colds and the Flu Naturally. All classes are held at East Wind Studios at 6:30pm.

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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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