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ReStore Kicking Off New Year with Customer Appreciation Sale

ReStore-Jan-2013-SaleCome out to the ReStore for our Customer Appreciation Sale. We want to say thanks for supporting Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana and helping Habitat for Humanity have successful year serving more families in Northwest Indiana. We look forward to an even more exciting 2013!

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Last Minute Gifts for Everyone On Your List!

Christmas is just days away but there is still time for those last minute shoppers to get their gifting completed! The Bargain Barn is full of unique items that make great presents for everyone on your list. We've rounded up 10 items for your last minute shopping!

Paracord Bracelets and Accessories, $4.99 and up
Customize a unique piece of jewelry that's as individual as the person you are gifting! Paracord bracelets are made from a lightweight nylon rope, mixed and matched with colorful clips.


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December 20 Final Holiday Shopping and $5 Dining Tour

duneland-chamberThis Thursday, December 20 will be the final Duneland Progressive Open House, with holiday shopping sales at participating retailers (4pm-8pm) and $5 food and drink specials at participating restaurants (4-7pm).

This is a perfect opportunity to finish up last minute shopping, and enjoy $5 starters and drinks across town while you whittle away those holiday to-do lists,” says Heather Ennis, the Duneland Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Director. “We often take for granted all of the unique, one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques and restaurants that we have right here in Duneland. When you compare your holiday lists to what’s available locally, there’s really no reason to drive all over Chicagoland to do your shopping.”

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Holiday 2012 Gift Guide

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December is finally here and Christmas shopping is fully underway with stores offering specials on all of the gifts your family wants. This year, we suggest that you do some of your shopping with local businesses, supporting those who keep the local economy moving! Check back often as we continue to update with great gifts from the region!Dunes-Fall-copy

Can’t get enough posters? Check out Air One Aerial Photography’s series of posters that artistically represent Valparaiso, Northwest Indiana, the lakefront and other major visual references throughout the Midwest. While you’re browsing posters in the store, check out their book that offers a bird’s eye view of Northwest Indiana, “A Different View,” featuring over 100 color images, great for the photography enthusiast, the aeronautic fan, or anyone who is interested in seeing the region from up in the air.

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Business Connection-Portage Out for December 2012

BizConnectionDecBusiness Connection's goal is to give local consumers more ways to save and businesses more ways to succeed.

Business Connection – Portage is a monthly advertising mailer that is delivered to every single address in Portage, 16,326 addresses to be exact. The advertising mailer is delivered to businesses, single family homes, condos, townhomes, apartments, and mobilehome communities. No one is left out.

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Holiday Shopping Tips for December

Black Friday came and went. Cyber Monday has passed. Only a few shopping days until Christmas arrives — is your wallet ready?

It’s said up to $465 billion or more could be spent on holiday gifts and decor this year alone. The majority of shoppers last year (73%) shopped between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. That means there are lots of purchases left to make.

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Flat Screen TV Giveaway at Mistletoe Market

Mistletoe-MarketChesterton’s European Market will be hosting its Annual Mistletoe Market on Saturday, December 1, from 9am – 3pm. The event will be held at Westchester Intermediate School, located at 1050 South Fifth Street in Chesterton.

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