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A Wise Way to Help Homeless Families in Northwest Indiana

If possible, hold off from your next trip to the grocery store until Saturday, November 13, between 7:00 am until noon. That's when WiseWay Foods will donate 5% of your purchases to Housing Opportunities, Inc., a nonprofit organization devoted to helping the homeless and preventing homelessness in Northwest Indiana.housing-opportunities

Simply shop at your local WiseWay Foods store on Saturday morning, November 13th. At the checkout, tell the cashier that you are shopping for Housing Opportunities. Then, WiseWay Foods will donate 5% of your purchase to Housing Opportunities. It's as easy as that!

WiseWay has five convenient locations to serve you:

1600 Pioneer Trail
Chesterton, IN 46304

10839 Randolph St
Crown Point, IN 46307

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It is Time for Holiday Helpers and Holiday Giving!

giftcard_for_christmas22 days left before Thanksgiving... you know what that means- It is that time of year again to start shopping for the holidays! The Caring Place created a unique way to help clients. Instead of purchasing individual gifts for clients, interested “holiday helpers” purchase gift cards.

By giving gift cards to our clients, it empowers them and provides them with the opportunity to buy a special present for their child(ren) or purchase something special for themselves.

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1st Annual Vendor and Craft Fair to Benefit Hannah's Hope

Please join us for a fun filled day of shopping, food, raffles and drawings! Ambassador-Banquets-map

Saturday, November 13, 2010
10 am to 4 pm
Ambassador Banquets
1967 E 37th Ave
Hobart, IN 46342
Highway 6 and 51 behind Paragon Restaurant

Bring your camera! Bring your kids! Holiday scene set up so you can take your own pictures for greeting cards and gift giving.

Some of the vendors include:

  • Cookie Lee Jewelry
  • Abigail's Desserts
  • Curves
  • Silpada Jewelry

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Book Sale at the Portage Public Library

It's the Annual Fall Book Sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. books-pile

Open to the public 10-5pm on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22 and 10-4 on Saturday, October 23. Saturday is bag day. All items $2.00 a bag. Take this opportunity to join the Friends of the Library!

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Simply Amazing Market Grand Reopening

Celebrate the Grand Reopening of the Simply Amazing Market! Simply-amazing-market-reopening

Check out our expanded product line now including a large assortment of candies and toys!

Bring your family for a life-size game of Candy Land (ages 12 and under)

Saturday, November 13, 2010 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Present this invitation for 15% off your total purchase!

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Portage American Legion Auxiliary Vendor Sale

The American Legion Auxiliary Portage Unit 260 is hosting a Vendor Splendor Show! American-Legion-vendor-sale

Saturday, October 9, 2010, at the Holiday Inn Express in Portage, located at Willowcreek Rd and the Indiana Toll Road, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is free!

Featured vendors include Lia Sophia, Pampered Chef, Mary Kay, Tastefully Simple, Party Light, Stampin Up, Avon, Tupperware, The Jar Ladies, Curves, Discovery Toys, Cake Lady, Rada Knives, Celebrating Home and more!

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Keenan Baxter This Saturday at the European Market

The European Market has extended its regular 22 week season by four weeks to bring a quality shopping experience to Duneland even earlier this year. The Market will be open every Saturday from 8am to 2pm, closed only the weekend of the Oz Festival, September 18, 2010. chestertons-european-market

Entertainment is always available at the European Market. Different live artisan demonstrations will be held every Saturday in Thomas Centennial Park from 10am to 1pm this year, featuring artists from the Chesterton Art Center performing their craft, ranging from weaving to glass blowing. Live musical entertainment this Saturday, September 11th will be Grammy Contender and Keyboardist, Keenan Baxter from 10am to 1pm

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