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Holiday Ham & Fudge Sale to benefit Discoveries Unlimited and Opportunity Enterprises

HamDiscoveries Unlimited is partnering with Opportunity Enterprises in their semi-annual Holiday Ham & “Simply Amazing” Fudge Sale now through December 15, 2010! Proceeds directly support the Discoveries Unlimited STEM Mentor program and Opportunity Enterprises.

The Discoveries Unlimited STEM Mentor program is a one-on one mentoring program, creating teams between female middle school students and industry professionals from Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields. Through a variety of activities and experiences, young women are introduced to and supported in a multitude of career and educational possibilities in STEM. Opportunity Enterprises is a not-for-profit organization that creates sustainable life choices for individuals with challenges and disabilities. Since 1967, OE has provided quality employment, enrichment, and residential services for individuals with developmental disabilities. More than 1,000 children and adults throughout Northwest Indiana receive services on an annual basis.

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OE’s Simply Amazing Market Unveils New Look for the Holidays

Customers-Shopping-OE-Simply-AmazingThe Simply Amazing Market at Opportunity Enterprises has introduced a new product mix, including some items at lower price points, for the holiday season. Customers can also take advantage of the opportunity to shop during new Saturday hours, which are 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. The market is also open weekdays from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, and is located on the north side of OE’s main facility at 2801 Evans Avenue, Valparaiso.

The market continues to feature its two signature product lines – Simply Amazing Gourmet Fudge, and Simply Amazing Gourmet Popcorn – but has added a large variety of other gourmet candies, including locally handmade treats priced as low as $2 each, and a selection of old-fashioned “penny candies.”

Also available is a large selection of holiday-themed gift baskets, which can be purchased pre-made, or ordered in-store or on-line at

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Bring the Look of a Checker Board or a Serene Outdoor Patio Into Your Home with Tile

Do you know the difference between natural stone tile and ceramic tile?”

Tile Flooring Guide
Versatile. Beautiful. Distinctive. With its wide range of materials and colors, tile offers endless possibilities for creating your vision for a room. In addition to its variety of decorative design options, tile is very durable and easy to maintain.

There are a number of common tile materials, which each offer their own unique characteristics. Natural stone, such as granite or limestone, are naturally formed so no two pieces are exactly alike. This helps create floors that are elegant and distinctive floors. In either glazed or unglazed styles, ceramic tiles are a popular choice for attractive, long-lasting floors. Glass, mosaic and metal tiles provide opportunities for fresh creative expression in flooring design.

While it requires careful installation, tile is a preferred choice for high traffic areas, like entranceways, and places where moisture is an issue, such as kitchens and bathrooms.

Tile Flooring: Guide for Home Decorating
Durable, easy to maintain, and water resistant, tile flooring offers a number of advantages for use in practically any room in your home and even outside. While the choices are nearly limitless, there are a few key things to consider. Consider this tile flooring guide when choosing ceramic tile for your home.

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Simply Amazing's Grand Reopening A Sweet Event

Simply-Amazing-Grand-Reopening-1Check out photos from the event here!

The gray, rainy skies this Saturday, November 13, couldn’t dampen the cheer of hundreds of kids at the Simply Amazing Market’s Grand Reopening. A colorful, giant Candy Land game board covered the floor in the warehouse, with real life characters from the game at stations around the room. Face painting and coloring stations provided kids entertainment while they waited for their turn.

Kids walked through Gum Drop Lane, the Peppermint Forest, and past the Taffy Waterfall. Students from the Alpha Lambda Delta sorority at VU, the freshmen service sorority, dressed as gingerbread men, Princess Lolly, and other characters from the game. As they made their way around the board, there were special spots they could land on and win prizes such as fudge. At the end, they were met by the Queen in front of her “castle”, a bounce house, and given tickets to pick out a prize.Simply-Amazing-Grand-Reopening-2

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Buy a Car, Get $1,000!

Best deal of the year!!! Arnell-Visa-Deal

For the first time in history, and for a limited time, Arnell Auto Group is offering a $1,000 Visa Gift Card with every vehicle purchase!

Vehicles as low as $1,995! Incentives as high as $6,000! Lease as low as $49 a week! '07 Impalas from $6 a day!

Before you hit all of the sales on Black Friday, stop in for a great deal!

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Simply Amazing to Celebrate its Grand Reopening with a Life-Size Candy Land Game

Simply Amazing Market, a gourmet popcorn and fudge market located in Valparaiso is celebrating its grand reopening and is inviting the community to take part! Simply-Amazing

The grand reopening will be Saturday, November 13, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., and will feature a life-size Candy Land game (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.) for kids 12 and under. Your child will become part of the game as he creates his own character and maneuvers though a huge indoor Candy Land course. All participants will receive a prize from the Market!

The Market has been redesigned and has expanded its product line to include a wide variety of candies, custom-made and do-it-yourself gift baskets in addition to the gourmet fudge and popcorn they’ve always carried.

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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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