Duneland Chamber Express, November 7, 2014

Flower Cart Holiday Open House November 7, 8 & 9

Shop, save and be merry this Friday thru Sunday. This weekend only 20% off the entire store!! The event of the year is just around the corner! Our store is decked in its holiday best and our new arrivals will definitely make you feel jolly. Join us from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm Friday and Saturday and from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Sunday for our Holiday Open House!

Miller Bakery Cafe Celebrate First Friday Friday, November 7 at 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

This month's first Friday features Blue Point Oysters with Garnishes only $2 each, while they last! Enjoy Ana's guacamole, Le Baron champagne and cosmopolitans all on special for Miller Bakery Café's First Friday Celebration. Please call 219.427.1446 and make your reservation now.

Leroy's Hot Stuff Comedy Night Friday, November 7 at 9:00 pm

Leroy's Hot Stuff presents Comedy Night. $10 Advance ticket sale includes a 20% food discount. Excludes AYCE Fish Fry. $15 at the door. A Hysterical Management Production starring Kier and featuring Owen Thomas. Enjoy Kier's standup and spot-on musical impressions. Featuring act Owen Thomas started his stand up in 2006 and quickly became a rising star in the Midwest. You'll leave laughing you head off! Call 926.6211 for tickets or for more information.

Duneland Family YMCA Dancing Like the Stars Saturday, November 8 at 6:00 pm

The Duneland Family YMCA's premier event, Dancing Like The Stars, returns to Duneland Falls Banquet Center! Our "celebrity" dancers will be dancing to win your support! The dancers have been paired with professional dance partners from the Dimensions School of Social Dance in downtown Chesterton. Ticket cost is $60 per person and includes dinner, dessert, entertainment and a silent auction. All proceeds support the Y Scholarship Fund that helps guarantee no qualifying applicant is turned away from Y services. Tickets are available at the Y or by phone. For more information, call 926.4204 now!

Road to Life Church Life Is Happening at Road to Life Church

This Sunday, Road to Life Church will be back at Chesterton High School continuing our series, "OWN IT." Road to Life is a new and thriving church that offers cutting edge worship as well as teaching that is relevant to this generation. Services are at 8:30, 10 & 11:30 AM. Have kids? Bring them along to experience KidTown USA, where they will be learning through high energy worship, teaching, games, and more! They will also love the enormous inflatables! For more information about RTLC, please visit our website www.roadtolifechurch.us 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 located at 135 S. Calumet in Chesterton. See you soon!!

Bartlett's Gourmet Grill & Tavern Pasta Dinner Wednesday, November 12 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On behalf of Barlett's enjoy a Pasta Dinner! Dinner includes pasts, garlic bread, salad and dessert. Proceeds will go to benefit Discovery Charter School teachers' wishlists. Adult dinner tickets are $10, children ages 10 and under are only $5 and kids 3 and under are free!

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Bailly Elementary Christmas for Kids Program Friday, November 14

The sponsor a child or family program provides toys and clothing to children in need at Bailly Elementary School. We are looking for local businesses that would be willing to "sponsor" a child or family. Once we have each family's needs, we will send out information via email to you. We will need to know by Friday, November 14 if you are interested in sponsoring. Items will need to be dropped off at Bailly by Friday, December 12. Please contact Katie Masi if you are interested in helping with this program.

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Kernels & Kones %15 Off Your Holiday Order If You Order Before Nov. 15!

Start planning your Holiday orders for your top clients, friends and family! We have Christmas and Thank You Popcorn Tins available with two or three different kids of popcorn...your choice! We also have ½ pound gold boxes of delicious Hand-Made Chocolates! We will be at the upcoming Holidaze Christmas Bazaar on 11/22 & 11/23 at the Porter County Expo, Portage Christmas show at Woodland Park on 11/29 & 11/30 and of course Mistletoe Market on December 6! Come by or visit us at an event or in our store. Our new online store can be found at www.kernelsnkones.com! We are located at 56 Indiana Avenue in Valparaiso and can be reached at 299.2940.

Hot Diggity Dawg Handmade Holiday Market Wednesday, November 19 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hot Diggity Dawg is hosting Handmade Holiday Market at our new location inside The Main Street building 119 S. Calumet in Chesterton. Maralee.Designs, Action Creative, Exceptional Eggs, Photo Boxes by Joann, Green Housewives Bath Company. Enjoy our great food and listen to selections from Joann Casbon newest poetry book "A Little Humor" while doing some holiday shopping.

Porter Regional Hospital Battle of the Blood Sugar Wednesday, November 19 at 6:00 pm

Pre-diabetes - higher than normal blood sugar that may lead to type 2 diabetes - is on the rise, leading to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney damage and more. Endocrinologist Dr. Ashley Therasse will discuss the importance of healthy blood sugar levels and how to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19 in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso.

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Opportunity Enterprises 7th Annual ARTability Show Thursday, November 20 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the 7th Annual ARTability Show! Held again at Framing Concepts, located at 219 Broadway in Chesterton, IN, this event showcases the original canvas paintings by the very talented artists of OE. The canvas will be sold by silent auction using bid-by-text technology provided by Auctions by Cellular, so bring your cell phone! Ceramic artwork will also be sold during the event. Click the link below for more information and to see a sneak peak of the paintings this year.

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Chesterton United Methodist Church Mission Spaghetti Dinner Friday, November 21 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Chesterton United Methodist Church Mission Team will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, November 21 from 4:30-6:30 PM. The cost is $5 per person. Children 5 and under are free! Proceeds benefit "Shop With A Cop." Chesterton UMC is located at 434 South 2nd Street. For more information contact the church office at 219.926.1478 or visit our website through the link below.

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Serenity Salon & Spa Holiday Open House Sunday, November 23 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Serenity will be showcasing the latest and greatest holiday hairstyles, make-up and nails. We will also be offering complimentary hair and skin consultations along with "Holiday Look" eye or lip make up. There will be incredible promotions ONLY available at the open house! We will be having hourly drawings for fantastic prizes and there will be wonderful holiday treats offered to top off the fun! If you bring a friend who has not been to serenity before, you will receive a $10 referral voucher!

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WaterBird Spa Thanksgiving Buffet Thursday, November 27 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We will be offering a traditional Thanksgiving spread with all the fixins. For questions, prices, or to make your reservation call Brian at 928.1514 or email him at info@waterbirdevents.com. The WaterBird will also be hosting an Improv Comedy show on Saturday, November 29th, 2014. Break out of the house this Thanksgiving weekend and stuff yourself with laughs. Northwest Indiana's own Improv Comedy Group, Disposable Theatre will be taking the Stage. There will be a premium cash bar, light appetizer menu, and plenty of comedy! Tickets are $15 per person.

Chicago Street Theatre Are You Ready for the Peanuts Gang!

Get your tickets now for a brand new stage adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas! Based on the 1966 Classic TV Special, the Peanuts Gang is a delight for audiences of young and old alike! Experience the show everyone knows and loves with its jazzy Vince Guaraldi score and "Christmas Time is Here." The show begins right after Thanksgiving on Friday, November 28 and runs through December 21. Call the box office at 219.464.1636 x 1 or click the link to purchase tickets.

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M.O.M.s Method "Barre All Excuses" Holiday Challenge

Join M.O.M.S Method as we "Barre All Excuses" this holiday season. Get 2 months of unlimited classes for just $215! We are challenging you to barre all excuses and complete 30 or more classes, then we will give you $15 off your next TWO class packages! Don't wait for the New Year to start working towards that New You. "Barre All Excuses" Challenge begins November 1st and ends December 31st. You can still purchase and participate in this challenge anytime during November and December. For more information call 219.929.1550 or visit our website.

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Bleu Lotus Yoga "Karma to the Community" Offer

Dust off your yoga matt and just go for it with our "Karma to the Community" offer - 30 days of unlimited yoga for $30. Yoga is a gift and when shared can bring about transformation in astounding ways when practiced consistently. Bleu Lotus warmly welcomes everyone with open arms and offers the most experienced and trained teachers who are dedicated to a lifelong passion of learning and sharing. Call us today at 219.299.9642 or visit our website at. A few restrictions apply. Located at 362 Indian Boundary Road, Chesterton.

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Chesterton Art Center Become a Member of the Chesterton Art Center!

Always been interested in art? You are cordially invited to become part of the Chesterton Art Center! We are continually looking for artists, art-lovers, and art-supporters. With an individual membership of only $25 and a family membership at $35 per year, it is an affordable and worthwhile investment! Members receive discounts on classes, gifts, artwork, as well as a copy of the monthly newsletter and an opportunity to sell their art. For more information, please see the website below or give us a call at 219.926.4711.

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Tube City, IMS, LLC Reduced Prices on 3" Base Material, No Charge Files

Tube City IMS, LLC, a leading service provider to the steel industry, is offering reduced prices on 3"X1.5" base material, from $2.25nt to $1.00nt and No Charge Indiana graded #53's, at our Portage, IN location inside the Port of Indiana. EAF steel slag is a renewable product that is environmentally compliant and makes excellent open-graded fill material. All you need to do is supply your own truck for the #53's, or call to set up an account for the 3"X1.5" material. If you require a truck to deliver the material, call Brad Parry Excavation from Chesterton at 219.405.5823. If you have any questions, please call Richard Russell, Manager of Aggregate Sales, at 219.384.6884.

PBS Companies "Thankful.."

This has been a very busy season for us! Some projects are almost complete while others are just starting. From Groundbreaking to Grand Opening ceremonies, we are so thankful for our customers who have entrusted us with their plans and dreams! If you have a desire to build, expand or renovate your current space, give us a call. We can provide our team of experienced designers, builders and business management professionals to provide a solution for you. For project photos and the most current project information, join us on Facebook! (If you "like" us, we will "like" you!)

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Mindful Nourishment Donate the Gift of HEALTH This Holiday Season!

Please consider donating to our 2014 Holiday Fundraiser...we are working with Merry Meals and Nature's Cupboard for the second year in a row to raise funds in order to provide each Merry Meals' family with a FRESH FRUIT/VEGETABLE option! You can earn Mindful Nourishment credits for donating!!

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Dr. Dan Keilman Purchase "The Unordained Priest" Today!

Longtime Duneland resident and Chamber Member Daniel Keilman's memoir, The Unordained Priest, has been published and can be purchased from Keilman through the link below. Although, never fully ordained, he worked to fulfill the mission of the priesthood as a husband, father, teacher, administrator and friend. The book is about the lessons he learned and those others can learn as they read it.

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Dunes Learning Center Winter Open House Saturday, January 10 @11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Don't let the shorter days and cooler temperatures keep you inside. Visit Dunes Learning Center for afternoon of outdoor fun, plus an indoor "campfire" featuring live music, cookies and cocoa. Spread the word and come ready to play! Enjoy different activities throughout the day, starting at 11am and lasting until 3pm. Visit the website or call 219.395.9555 for more information.

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