Duneland Chamber Express, May 2, 2014

rot1Kernels and Kones
Come Visit Us at the European Market!

We are busy getting ready for the European Market this weekend! We will have fresh Fudge, Gourmet Caramel Apples, Hand-made Chocolates and a variety of our Popcorn including Bacon Cheddar, Buffalo Cheddar and Tootie Frootie just to name a few! Check us out! We also have Mother's Day suckers for that special mom in your life! We are located at 56 Indiana Ave in Valparaiso - Phone 299.2940.

El Salto Mexican Restaurant
Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Saturday, May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Come out and join us for our Cinco De Mayo celebration at the Chesterton location. The celebration begins at 4:00 pm. There will be a DJ from 4:00pm - 8:00pm, Folkorico Dancers at 7:00pm and live music by the Jimmy Sarr Band from 8:00pm - 12:00am. We will have food and drink specials along with giveaways and fun.

Road to Life Church
Come Celebrate With Us!

HOLY SHIFT! Celebrate with us at Road to Life Church!! We are a thriving church that offers cutting edge worship and teaching that is relevant to this generation. We currently meet at Chesterton Middle School every Sunday with 3 services to choose from: 8:30, 10:00, and 11:30am. Have kids? Bring them to KidTown USA, where they will learn through high energy worship, teaching, games, and more! For more info about RTLC, please visit our website or call 219.728.6290. You can also find us Facebook @roadtolifechurch or follow us on Twitter @roadchurch. See you soon!!

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Duneland Family YMCA
Mother's Day Candy Fundraiser

Kernels & Kones has partnered with the Y to provide mouth watering, delicious handmade chocolates, toffee and their famous flavored popcorn that will be on sale at the Y Front Desk starting Monday, May 5. The assortments come in lovely gift boxes or baskets. Stop in and pick up a sweet surprise for your Mom. It's a great gift idea, and the Y appreciates your support. All proceeds from your purchase will help support the Y's Strong Families Scholarship program. For more information about the fundraiser, call the Y, 926.4204. If you'd like to know more about Kernels & Kones complete line of products, contact Kim White at 299.2940.

Ashley's Jewelry by Design
Celebrating 20 Years

Come out and join us in celebrating 20 years with Ashley's. We are having our anniversary sale starting May 5 and running through May 24. Stop by and save up to 50% off in stock merchandise. We are located at 221 Broadway in downtown Chesterton.

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Give Local Porter County
Give Local America

The Porter County Community Foundation and 51 local nonprofits are joining forces to raise significant funds for local needs on May 6. Simply visit the website, select the causes you want to support and make a gift using your credit card. Each gift increases your charity's chances to win national and local cash prizes. You can help win a $10,000 national prize for Porter County nonprofits by making a gift between 4pm - 5pm (CDT) on May 6.

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East Wind Acupuncture
Check Out Our Classes

FREE TUESDAY NIGHT CLASSES at East Wind Studios at 6:30pm! May 6, join us for What is Acupuncture? Join one of our acupuncturist from our clinic as they explain the benefits and accessories to this 5000 year old practice. FREE DEMO! Saturday Massage on May 17 from 10am - 2:00pm; Appointment Only. 219.395.9928

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Chesterton Art Center
Chesterton High School Art Exhibit

The Chesterton High School art students will display their work at the Chesterton Art Center from May 1 - May 10. This annual exhibit will include drawing, painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media, among other mediums. To see more information about this and other events at the Art Center, please see the website. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304. The hours are weekdays 11-4 and Saturdays 1-4.

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Town of Porter Park Department
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

You're invited to the Town of Porter Park Department's Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser in the Community Center at Hawthorne Park (500 Ackerman Drive), Saturday, May 10 from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm. An $8 dinner ticket ($5 for kids 10 and under) purchased at the door includes Fazoli's spaghetti, breadsticks, salad & a beverage. All proceeds from the dinner will be used for new playground equipment at Hawthorne Park. Carry out is available. For tickets or questions, please contact Brian at 219.921.1687.

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
Spring Open House
Saturday, May 10

Celebrate spring with a variety of garden activities, a sidewalk sale, food and more. Explore the grounds. This event is free to the public. For more information, visit the website or call 219.462.0025.

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Duneland Chamber of Commerce
After Hours with a Heart
Wednesday, May 14 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us for treats and sangria from Great Lakes Catering as the Duneland Family YMCA kicks off its annual campaign for the Scholarship Fund. Enjoy this great networking opportunity with community leaders. We promise you'll be very pleased you made time in your schedule to attend this "After Hours with a Heart." Please call the chamber at 219.926.5513 to RSVP.

Octave Grill
Spring Beer Dinner at Octave with Hunter's Brewing
Wednesday, May 21

Join Octave Grill and Hunter's Brewing for our second beer dinner Wednesday, May 21st. The dinner includes 5 street food-inspired courses paired with 5 beers. There are two seatings, one at 6:00 pm and the second at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $50 each and going fast! To view the menu and purchase tickets click the link below.

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Seven Peaks Waterpark
Opening Soon!

Seven Peaks Waterpark Duneland will be opening Saturday, May 24 for the summer season of sun filled fun. Seven Peaks Waterpark Duneland tempts aquatic thrill seekers with 13 slides, a gigantic half-pipe tube ride, and 70-foot free-fall drop slides. Kids' areas and kids' slides and a 650,000-gallon wave pool. Hours of operation are: Monday through Saturday 11am to 8pm. So come on in, bring a friend, grab a tube and ride the waves!! Seven Peaks - The Fun Never Ends!

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Porter Regional Hospital
Is Asking Patients for Input in Selecting Top Nurses

Porter RegionalHospital is once again seeking to honor one of its nurses through its annual Patient Choice Award program. This award recognizes the level of quality care, comfort and compassion offered by nurses each day. If you or a family member have come to Porter Regional Hospital for inpatient, outpatient or emergency care in the last year and have a nurse you'd like to thank for going the extra mile, don't miss this chance. Nominations for the 2014 Patient ChoiceAward will be accepted until May 26.Patient Choice nominations can be made online at the hospital's website.

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Wrap It Up
Hershey's Miniatures 40% Off!

Events are expensive and we'd like to help you make them a little less by offering 40% off ALL Hershey's Miniatures. Use the code MINI40. Hershey's Miniatures are great to decorate tables, use as party favors, or sprinkle throughout your party for guest to grab and nibble on. We can add photos for weddings & graduations, brand it with your company information, or design them to match your invitations or party colors. Free personalization and delivery (Porter County only). 219.728.6443.

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Molly Bea's Ingredients
New Hours!

Molly Bea's is back to being open on Sundays! Stop by and see us, we are open from 12pm - 4pm.

Club New
New Club Hours This Spring & Summer!

So lets get excited! Now you will have no excuse to have a nutritional shake in your day! New hours are: Mondays-closed; Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm; and Saturdays 9am-2pm.

Have a Party at Hooligans!

Are you looking for some place to host your party, shower or reunion this summer? How about having it at Hooligan's? Hooligan's has the space to accommodate up to 150 people for a private party. We can offer a choice of appetizers for a buffet, sandwiches or a plated dinner as well as a full bar. Let us do all the work so all you have to do is show up for the party. For more information or to make a reservation, please call Lisa at 219.873.5472.