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Business Development

Duneland Chamber: Free Business Consulting! + Dawn of Duneland October 14 + CNN Baskets

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October 3

Free, one-on-one, confidential small business consulting with the Indiana Small Business Development Center representative Gary Brownlee. Get a handle on your start- up, small business or pie-in-the-sky dream. Registration is required. Book your free one-hour appointment below, or call to RSVP.

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Duneland Chamber: Monthly Luncheon September 24 + Sunrise Seminar October 2 + After Hours October 8

logoMonthly Luncheon
September 24

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend our September Monthly Luncheon where we will be hearing from Diane Thalman, the Economic Development Manager at Nipsco. This month will be held on the normal, last Wednesday of the month. Sponsored by the Duneland Family YMCA, September's luncheon will be held and catered by the Hilton Garden Inn. RSVP to let us know you plan on attending.

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Duneland Chamber Express, September 19, 2014

rot1Chesterton Police Department
Spaghetti Dinner Benefit
Friday, September 19 at 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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Construction Begins at Jeorse Beach

2014-Northwest-Indiana-Regional-Development-Authority-Weekly-Update-09-17Construction Begins at Jeorse Beach
East Chicago project will create jobs and improve the community

The City of East Chicago held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday to celebrate the beginning of work to restore the Lake Michigan shoreline in East Chicago. The RDA has provided $17 million in matching funds for this and other lakefront revitalization projects planned in East Chicago over the next several years.

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Duneland Chamber: CNN Baskets + After Hours October 8 + Trick or Treat

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Donate to a Basket
October 16

Are you looking to get your business name out to over 800+ potential customers? Think about donating an item to the Chamber Network Night Gift Baskets! Call the Chamber office at 219.926.5513 or email Leslie Bryan, Membership Marketing Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested.

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NIRPC to Host Public Meetings

nirpcThe Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) will host a series of public meetings throughout the region in the months of September and October. These meetings will provide the public an opportunity to provide input into the update of NIRPC's Burnham Award-winning 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan (CRP).

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Lynn's Bedroom City: Family Owned Since the Beginning

Lynns-bedroom-portage-1There are many things that go into making a business successful: quality products, reliable employees, great bosses and management, and memorable customer interactions are some of the things that need to be factored in. Upon walking into the Portage location of Lynn's Bedroom City, I was fortunate enough to witness all of these things happen at once, in one place. 

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