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Hammond Celebrates the Region with 219 Day 2018

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On Saturday, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the 219 Day Committee welcomed Region Rats from all across Northwest Indiana as they threw a party to celebrate 219 Day, the Region’s official holiday.

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219 Day is "Strongest" Party in the Region

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything Region, 219 Day. The 219 Day is at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 17 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. This year, the event’s theme is “Feats of Strength”. There will be a Gladiator Joust, Punching Arcade, Thumb Wrestling, Tattoo Contest, Climbing Wall, Selfie Booth, Region Rat Piñata and more. The event is free admission.

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Duneland, Hobart & Portage Chambers Host Combined Event to Power Community Potential

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If you’re a small business owner, being a member of your local chamber of commerce is incredibly beneficial. It provides you with many contacts, and prospective clients for whatever business you may run. Indeed, that’s the primary mission of a chamber, to link up businesses in a community and provide ways to help them grow.

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Plenty of Fun This February along the South Shore Line


Plenty-of-Fun-This-August-along-the-South-Shore-Line-2017Now that the holidays are behind us and a new year is upon us, there is still a lot going on in the Region. Don’t let the cold dissuade you from venturing out along the South Shore Line in search of fun things to do!

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Mini Road Trip Getaway's from Northwest Indiana

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As the winter months slowly but surely give way to spring, the travel bug starts itching to take flight. While most of us don’t have a week-long tropical cruise scheduled anytime soon, here’s some drivable mini-vacations that can give you a day or two of adventure with less than a four hour road trip. Whether exploring towering natural wonders among Indiana’s forests or enjoying a charming small-town shopping trip, these destinations are sure to make it on your weekend getaway list.

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Duneland Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Recognizes Departing Members, Welcomes New Year of Prosperity

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The Duneland Chamber of Commerce had the Blue Chip Casino buzzing on Wednesday night, not with swarms of eager gamblers, but with the excitement of both new and old members looking toward the future of Duneland-area prosperity.

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Happy Birthday, Many Happy Returns!

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Birthdays hold a special meaning for us. They signify the day that we entered this world and became a part of the lives of our family and friends. As we grow older and enter new friendships, those that care for us want to help celebrate the fact that we are in their lives. Enter the birthday celebration.

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Celebrate ‘Da Region at 219 Day

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything Region, 219 Day. The 219 Day is at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 17 from 6:00 to 11:00 pm. This year, the event’s theme is “Feats of Strength”. There will be a Gladiator Joust, Punching Arcade, Thumb Wrestling, Tattoo Contest, Climbing Wall, Selfie Booth, Region Rat Piñata and more. The event is free admission.

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1st Source Bank Supports Community Athletes at Annual PCC Sportsmanship Banquet

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In early January, Porter County Conference continued the 51 year tradition of their Sportsmanship Banquet. Every year they fundraise to provide student athletes with the tickets they need to attend the event, but even after raising money, many still needed tickets. That’s when 1st Source Bank stepped up and made it possible for 80 athletes to participate in the time honored tradition.

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Save the Date for Sand Creek Country Club's First Bridal Experience Event

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Save the Date! Sand Creek is hosting their first ever Bridal Experience event on March 4th, guaranteed to provide a wonderful, high end experience to all in attendance.

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Lifer Ladies Enjoy a Night Out with Blue Chip Casino and Spa Blu

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With it's cold temperatures and threats of snow, winter can put a damper on any group trying to have fun. Slick roads, cold cars, and biting winds, can make Northwest Indiana a less than glamorous place in the dead of winter. Luckily, places like Blue Chip Casino exist, making a ton of fun available under one roof!

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