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The 9th Annual United Way Golf Outing Brings Out the Good in Golfers

unitedway26It was a bright and sunny Monday afternoon on the green, at Pottawattomie Country Club in Michigan City. The country club played host to the 9th Annual United Way Golf Outing, for the La Porte County division of the United Way. 144 golfers showed up, ready to enjoy the day’s activities.

The afternoon started out with a lovely luncheon in the clubhouse. As attendees browsed the buffet line, they also eyed the silent auction table that was near by. The silent auction held an abundance of wonderful items up for bid, including signed photographs of legendary golfers Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods. There were also many other prizes to be won throughout the day as well.

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Chesterton Brings the Party to the Park

Duneland-2013-Party-in-the-Park-1The Duneland Chamber of Commerce held the 8th annual Party in the Park today from 5 to 9 at Thomas Centennial Park in downtown Chesterton. The celebration was held to kick-off the upcoming 2013-2014 school year.

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South Shore CVA Releases "Rube," 30 Stops in 30 Days Video

Rube 30 Years SignThe South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority celebrated their 30th anniversary with the month-long 30 Stops in 30 Days campaign. The campaign took the South Shore Tour Mobile throughout the South Shore, promoting attractions, festivals, businesses, restaurants and events. Stops were made in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties.

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Green Screen, Beer Garden at Party in the Park Aug. 17

logoMore than 800 Duneland area residents and visitors are expected to attend the 8th Annual Party in the Park event to be held this Saturday, August 17, from 5pm-9pm in Thomas Centennial Park in the heart of historic downtown Chesterton. Tickets are currently on pre-sale at the Duneland Chamber of Commerce office, located at 220 Broadway in Chesterton. Adult tickets are $5 per person, and children 7 years of age and under will be admitted to the event free of charge. Tickets may also be purchased the evening of August 17 at the event ticket booth, which will be located behind the fountain within Thomas Centennial Park.

Party in the Park will feature a community potluck dinner, in which ticket holders can sample special dishes prepared by more than a dozen different Duneland area restaurants. A beer garden will be hosted by Leroy’s “Hotstuff” Mexican Restaurant, while 27 Entertainment will bring the party to life with a top-tier professional DJ. A free green screen and photo booth will be offered by Impact Solutions – giving guests the chance to commemorate their time at Duneland’s 2013 back-to-school bash.

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Duneland Chamber Hosting Party in the Park August 17

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce will be hosting three events during the first week of May – all of which are free and open to the public.

duneland-chamberThe Duneland Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 8th annual Party in the Park event on Saturday, August 17, from 5pm to 9pm. A Duneland community tradition, this summer celebration will serve as the kick-off event for the 2013-2014 school year. Festivities will be held in Thomas Centennial Park in historic downtown Chesterton, Indiana.

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Royal Family Car Show Sees Great Turnout

Car-Show-2013-1From Steve Massow- RFKC car show organizer: "We had over 30 cars register for the show this year at the Portage First United Methodist church parking lot last Saturday. What a great day it turned out to be once the threat of rain went away."

"When we combine the proceeds from the previous car wash, the car registration donation, and the snack bar income we have almost $2,000 collected for next year's Royal Family Kids Camp."

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South Shore CVA Awards $2,000 Family Express Gift Card

Spero-Hrapek-Nathan30 Stops in 30 Days closes with Rube Goldberg Machine

To celebrate the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s 30th anniversary, the campaign 30 Stops in 30 Days was created to take the South Shore Tour Mobile throughout five counties in July. With a different stop each day, the Tour Mobile promoted attractions, festivals, businesses, restaurants and events in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper Counties.

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