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Stepping Up For Stepping Stone

stepping-stones-2013-4The Stardust Event Center at The Blue Chip Casino housed the 2nd annual Wines of NWI on Friday evening. The event is a wine versus beer tasting in which all of the proceeds go to benefit the Stepping Stone Shelter for Women, Inc.

Stepping Stone Shelter for Women, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides emergency shelter and transitional housing to those who are victims of domestic violence in the La Porte County area. It is an extension of a Citizen's Advisory Committee that was formed in 1982 at the request of the Swanson Center, which is La Porte County's Comprehensive Mental Health Program.

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County Line Orchard Treats Kids, Connects Businesses with the Community

Trick-or-Treat-2013-1Get out the princess dresses and ninja turtle costumes. The County Line Orchard in Hobart held their fourth annual trick or treat event.

According to Operations Manager Joe Jamicich, this event is their way of giving back to the community.

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Chesterton Does the Trick with Halloween Treats

chesterton-trick-or-treat-4Friday afternoon was quite a spooktacular spectacle as the third annual Downtown Trick or Treat event took center stage. Local businesses opened their doors to the citizens of the town, and armed with loads of candy, they happily doled out the sweet treats to the many children that entered their buildings. Parents looked on with pride as their festively clad kids went from business to business, filling their bags and plastic pumpkin pales with candy.

There were many creative costumes to be seen that day. There were witches, princesses, Mario and Luigi, walking Legos, a few dinosaurs, Batman, Frankenstein’s Monster (in baby form), cats, zombies, a Rubik’s Cube, some cute cows, and a dancing Spongebob Squarepants.

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Trick-or-Treat the Downtown this Friday!!

chsterton-trick-or-treatLooking for a place to take your kids trick-or-treating this year? Why not take them to Downtown Chesterton? The Downtown Trick-or-Treat is Friday October 25 4-6pm.

Downtown businesses will be offering trick or treating for Duneland families. Parents and their children should look for orange flyers in the windows of participating businesses along Indian Boundary, Calumet and Broadway in Chesterton.

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Museum and Sorority Partner for Fall Harvest Fest

porter-county-museumOn Friday, October 25, the Porter County Museum will be taking part in downtown Valparaiso’s Fall Harvest Festival. Children of all ages will find no shortage of activities in which to participate from 4-6pm, when the museum opens its doors to trick-or-treaters from the community looking for Halloween shenanigans.

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Safe Trick or Treat Set for October 29th

PumpkinYou won’t want to miss the Porter County Social Service Fair/Safe Trick or Treat planned for Tuesday, October 29th from 3:00-6:00pm. This year the Fair will be held at Ivy Tech Community College at 3100 Ivy Tech Dr.(In Eastport Center between LaPorte Ave & Hwy 30) in Valparaiso.

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Heartland Hauntings to Host Presentations at Indiana Welcome Center

Heartland-HauntingsPresentations set for 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Oct. 26

Heartland Hauntings will be offering two free presentations at the Indiana Welcome Center on Saturday, Oct. 26. During the presentations, team members with Heartland Hauntings will offer information collected from investigations performed throughout Northwest Indiana.

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