Duneland Chamber Express, October 10, 2014

rot1Miller Bakery Cafe
Celebrate 73 Years of History

Tomorrow at Miller Bakery Café, help us celebrate 73 years of history at Miller Bakery Café with great food, champagne and friendship. Tomorrow's features will be grilled old school pork chop with apple infused custard sweet potatoes and grilled asparagus. $5 Le Baron Champagne by the glass all day and triple layer cake with vanilla bean ice cream. Mark your calendars for our Nov. 1 Journeyman Distillery Mad Men-inspired cocktail dinner from 5-10 pm.

Artsmith Studio
Ladies Night Out
Saturday, October 11 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Artsmith Studio will host a Palette and Cork Event. Come for an evening of painting, wine and shopping. Enjoy a night of sipping wine as you create a beautiful painting and shop a variety of vendors including Tupperware, Origami Owl, Scentsy, Makeup Eraser, and It Works Global, That Crazy Wrap Thing. The cost for the evening is $40 if you register before the event and $45 at the door. The cost includes all painting supplies, one glass of wine with the option to purchase additional glasses and light appetizers. 219.405.0614.

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Reins of Life
Dressage Show

The Reins of Life Dressage Show in Michigan City is only a few days away! Come out to watch beautiful and graceful horses perform with their skilled riders! The second part of Reins of Life 2014 Dressage Schooling Show Series will take place 9 am - 4 pm on Saturday & Sunday, October 11-12, at our picturesque Michigan City facility. Come to witness an Olympic discipline in your back yard. Event is free and open for the public. You cannot miss it!

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Leroy's Hot Stuff
Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Benefit & Bike Run
Sunday, October 12 at 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us at Hawthorne Park for the "Out of The darkness" benefit. All proceeds will be donated to Out Of the Darkness for Suicide awareness and prevention. Enjoy live music, 50/50 raffle, vendors and door prizes. Food and cash bar will be provided by Leroy's Hot Stuff. Bike registration at 11am, first bike out at noon and last bike in at 4pm.

Road to Life Church
Special Guest Mario Murillo!

Life is happening at Road to Life Church! Join us as special guest Mario Murillo helps us begin our October series, "OWN IT." Mario Murillo is one of the most powerful evangelists who has filled stadiums and has seen hundreds of thousands of people come to Christ! Have kids? Bring them along to experience 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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East Wind Studios
October Special!

Purchase a class card and be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a FREE month of classes! Free Tuesday Classes at 6:30. October 14 is Meditation; see our schedule for more Free Tuesday Classes! Welcome back Hot Yoga! Thursdays at 7:15pm. Bring a towel and water!

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The Center for Workforce Innovations
How to Facilitate Internship Program

The Center of Workforce Innovations and Indiana INTERNnet, is presenting a series of breakfast and lunch events for local businesses and employers throughout the NW Indiana region. These events taking place at one of the four college partners, Ancilla College, Calumet College, Saint Joseph's College and Valparaiso University will highlight the benefits businesses of all sizes can experience by facilitating an internship program. An event will be taking place on Oct. 14th. Please call 219.462.2940 ext. 23

Porter Regional Hospital
Presents The Critical Connection Between Diabetes and Heart Disease
Wednesday, October 15 at 5:30 pm

Diabetes is a red flag when it comes to heart disease. Join Cardiologist Dr. Jay Shah to learn more about the healthy ABC treatment goals for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso. Sinus problems are among the most common chronic ailments. Join Ear Nose & Throat Physician Dr. Geoffrey Schwartz to learn more about symptom management and the various methods of treating sinus problems at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Radisson, 800 E 81st Ave in Merrillville.

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M.O.M.s Method
Join M.O.M.s in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Join our team as we share the love and walk to help end breast cancer at the American Cancer Society's annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Valparaiso on October 19th. Everyone is welcome to join our team. We will be walking as a team as part of our Share M.O.M.s Love Initiative which is an effort to reach into our community and give back. As part of our initiative we participate in walks and runs, as well as organizing meals for new or expectant mothers or families experiencing hard times.

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Regional Federal Credit Union
FREE Home Buyers Education Seminar
Tuesday, October 21 at 5:00 pm

Buying a new home is exciting, but it can also be intimidating. Come to this FREE seminar at REGIONAL and learn what you need to know. The seminar will last approximately two hours. Experts in the realty and mortgage businesses will be here to discuss home buying and answer your questions. Seminar attendees will receive $150 off normal REGIONAL closing costs (one per household). Call 1.800.762.7419 or email cturpen@regionalfcu.org to reserve your seat today! Seminar attendees get $150 off closing costs!

East Wind Acupuncture
Open Houses!
Thursday, October 23 at 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Open houses will take place at both East Wind Acupuncture in Chesterton and East Wind Acupuncture in Highland. There will be talks and demonstrations on Oriental Medicine, chair massages, information on nutritional programs and much more. For more information please call East Wind Acupuncture at 219.395.9928.

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Team O'Connor Martial Arts & Fitness
Family Fun Fest & Haunted Dojo
Friday, October 24 & 25 at 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Festival is open to the public and runs in conjunction with Chesterton's downtown trick or treat. The event will feature a bounce house, carnival games, face painting, Interactive haunted dojo and of course lots of candy. Interactive haunted dojo tours begin at 5pm and run every 15 minutes until 8:30pm join us as we travel back to the ancient days of the samurai. James O'Connor Martial Arts studio will be transformed into an ancient Japanese village as one brave samurai will go on a quest to save his village from the evil Shogun. This interactive journey will feature performances by Team O'Connor Elite performance team.

Chesterton Art Center
Upcoming Origami Classes

Leslie Cefali will be teaching (2) origami classes at the Art Center, starting with Galaxy of Stars on Saturday, October 25 from 10-4. This all-day class will introduce students to the world of 2-D folded stars, in a number of different styles. Next, Leslie will offer a 2-week Money Folding class on October 29 and November 5 from 6-9 pm each night. Participants will learn how to transform their George Washington into a butterfly, fish, wearable ring, or any number of other creative things. For more information about these and other adult classes, please see the website. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304.

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Curves Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Curves is offering 10 workouts for $10 donation to Breast Cancer Research or Care October 1-31st. Non-members can purchase a punch card for $10 to be used for 10 workouts, with the ENTIRE amount going toward breast cancer research. Members can purchase a card & dedicate their workouts in honor of someone they know who has battled breast cancer. Cards must be purchased by October 31st & 10 visits must be completed by November 15th. For more info call 219.929.5592.

Rittenhouse Senior Living of Portage
Vera Bradley Bingo Fundraiser
Saturday, November 1 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

20 games of Bingo will be played and each winner will chose from a variety of Vera Bradley items. Tickets can be purchased at Rittenhouse of Portage for $20/advance, $15/65+, $25/door. All proceeds will be donated to the local senior center. For additional information please contact Judy Kukelka at 219.764.2900.

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Duneland Family YMCA
Dancing Like the Stars Tickets On Sale Now!
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!

Mindful Nourishment
Corporate Wellness Programs

Did you know that a Harvard University study found that for every $1 spent on employee wellness programs...medical costs fall by $3.27 and absentee days costs fall by $2.73? We work with companies in Northwest Indiana and beyond to bring wellness programs within a corporate setting. Not only do the Mindful Nourishment Corporate Wellness Programs increase the health of your employees, they are also great for team building and coworker bonding. If you would like more information on the Mindful Nourishment Corporate Wellness Programs, please e-mail allyson@mindful-nourishment.com.

Good To Go by Lucrezia
Order a Custom Gift Basket Today!

SAVE by Ordering Custom Gift Baskets and Cheese Boxes until October 31st and get FREE delivery! Good to Go by Lucrezia creates beautiful custom gift baskets and cheese boxes for your personal or corporate gift giving. We are offering 10% discount and free personal delivery to zip codes 46304, 46383, 46385 on gift orders of 5 or more baskets/boxes OR orders greater than $250 if ordered by October 15. We create gift baskets and cheese boxes to fit any budget. Please contact Joyce Coulter at info@goodtogobylucrezia.com or call 219.926.3866.

PBS Companies
New Worship Facility!

After 10 years of worship in a Jr. High facility, PBS is honored to design and build a new worship facility for Village Christian Church. With our extensive experience in the planning, design and construction of religious, commercial, industrial and municipal facilities, we are here to answer any questions you may have related to your vision for renovation, expansion or new construction.

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Michigan City Mainstreet Association
The Perfect Space for Your Special Occasion

If you are looking for a beautiful space to host your special occasion, here is a space that may fit your needs. Seating up to 45, Walnut Ink Projects offers a delicate and comfortable atmosphere for any occasion. For more information, please click the link below.

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Papa John's Pizza
Exclusive Online Offer

For a limited time only use the special promo code: TMcwhirter30 through our website to get 30% OFF your entire ONLINE order of menu price items.

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Hair's The Thing
Check Out Our New Place!

Come say "hello" to Jeanine McElfresh and Genelle Smith, owners of a one-of-a kind salon. Located at 205 Broadway in Chesterton. Both having a passion for their "calling" in styling hair, coupled with their artistry and design ability, is what sets this duo apart! All in their charming, pocket sized salon, they offer a host of men's and women's hair care services including haircuts, hair color enhancing, hair extensions and retexturing with keratin smoothing treatments and permanent waves. With 30 years of experience, we believe if your signatures on it, your heart is in it!