Duneland Chamber of CommerceJoin the ChamberMembership DirectoryUpcoming EventsEconomic DevelopmentEuropean Market49 Sign Advertising

Chamber eNewsletter

Chamber ProfileDirector's Message | Board of Directors | Committees | eNewsletter | Make a Donation | Staff


      Membership Directory     Events     Economic Development     49 Sign Advertising     eNewsletter      


  220 Broadway :: Chesterton :: Indiana :: 46304        


Be sure to connect with us via:  Like us on Facebook  View our profile on LinkedIn  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube  

Purdue University North Central

Purdue Day of Giving


The Purdue Day of Giving video contest has begun! Visit the Purdue North Central Alumni Association Facebook page and look out for the video. Sharing will help the PNC Department of Communication win $5,000! Don't forget to use the hashtags #iampnc and #PurdueDayofGiving when sharing.  


Click here for the video.

M.O.M.s Method

BASICS CLASS at Mind Over Matter Studio!


Let's get back to basics!  Basics Flat Abs Workshop is this Saturday the 25th at 9:45 with Rachel! Rachel has extensive training in human anatomy and physiology and will get down to basics of abdominal work. The one hour class will leave you with a deeper understanding of M.O.M.S Method and one step closer to those flat abs you always dreamed of! The workshop cost is $16; either sign up online or call 219.929.1550. If you have heard the Barre Buzz and are ready to take the next step, this is the class for you! See you Saturday at your local Mind Over Matter Studio. 


Click here to sign up.

Road to Life Church

Pastor Duane Vander Klock at Road to Life Church


LIFE is happening at Road to Life Church!! Come join us as we conclude our April Series 'Living Out' with special guest speaker Pastor Duane Vander Klock of Resurrection Life Church in Grandville, MI! Pastor Duane is one of the major reasons that RTLC is planted in Chesterton today. Let's give HIM a warm welcome as he has believed in us & that GOD has big plans for INDIANA! Kids are also continuing the series "LOL - Living Out Loud" in KidTown USA through high energy worship, teaching, games, and more! Road to Life is a thriving church that offers cutting edge worship and teaching that is relevant to this generation. We currently meet each Sunday at Chesterton High School with services at 8:30,10, & 11:30 AM. For more information about RTLC, please visit our website www.roadtolifechurch.us or call 219.728.6290. You can also follow us on Twitter @roadchurch, find us on Facebook @roadtolifechurch or visit us in person at the Living Room Bookstore in downtown Chesterton. We hope to see YOU there!!!

SERVPRO of Porter County

"Fill the SERVPRO Truck - Food Drive" 


Throughout the month of April, SERVPRO has been collection non-perishable food items to help restock the food pantry of The Salvation Army in Porter County. Rather than just having it at our office in Valparaiso, we've invited some of the insurance agencies in the area to partner with us. Across the county, we had a total of 18 office join the cause with us. For a full list of locations and more information visit the "News & Updates" section of our website. We will be in Chesterton, collecting food from the various offices on Monday, April 27th. If you or your company would like to participate, please drop off your donations at one of the offices or contact us to schedule a pick-up at your office when we come through on Monday! 219.476.1883 or greer@servprolaporte-porter.com


Click here to learn more.

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

Help Us Give Back to Our Military


We have teamed up with Americlean to support operation gratitude in their efforts to show appreciation to members of our military. We need your help to collect items to build care packages to send to individual soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines. Starting April 27 through May 20 wish list items can be dropped off ion the office during regular business hours. Click the link below for accepted items.  


Click here to learn more.

Purdue University Calumet

Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center Ribbon Cutting 


The Purdue University Calumet Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center provides advanced manufacturing opportunities and related training to companies of all sizes and assists local businesses to engage faculty experts and students in bringing their ideas to market. Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas L. Keon cordially invites you to the Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony April 30, 2015 from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. 7150 Indianapolis Blvd., Hammond, IN 46320 Refreshments will be served. RSVP by April 27 to 219.989.2323 or events@purduecal.edu.

East Wind Studios

From East Wind Studios


Check out our new website! April Special - Buy 20 classes and get 5 classes for free! Free Tuesday classes at 6:30! April 28 is TBA; May 5 is Acupuncture and Accessory Techniques; May 12 is Meditation; May 19 is Reflexology and May 26 is Yoga. Our upcoming workshops include May 15 Ladies Night Out! This is a free event, but RSVP is required as we only have so many spots. What you can expect: Young Living Oils - Experience of aromatherapy; Ashley Jewerly - Showing off some shiny gems!; Our EWA Massage Department - Chair Massages; EWS - 9 Day Isagenix Cleanse and Studio info; Running Vines Winery; The Traveling Tranquility Spa will be here from 6:30pm - 9pm and will take Appointment Only manicures and pedicures and Chelle's fashion show.

Chesterton Art Center

Children's "Cre8" Art Exhibit at the Chesterton Art Center 


The Chesterton Art Center is hosting work from the preschool and after school children's art classes in an exhibit titled "Cre8" until April 29. Kids ages 3 and up are showcasing their work from throughout the school year, including pieces inspired by Michelangelo, Monet, Picasso and many other great artists. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304. For a full list of exhibits, please see the website by clicking the link below. 

City Electric Supply

CES Counter Day

Thursday, April 30 @ 11:30am - 1:00pm


We will be having a counter day at the Chesterton City Electric. Stop in for a FREE LUNCH and see what we have to offer. Generac will be the featured vendor at this counter day. We are running a promotion currently with Generac. If you purchase a 8ks - 20kw generator you receive a free 200 amp service rated transfer switch. In conjunction with this special, on April 30th (Counter day), buy a pad and battery with the generator and switch and receive 5% off the pad and battery. Plus we will be running monthly promos on many other items (i.e. new led retro fit kits, lamps, ballasts, etc...)

St. Mary Medical Center

Symptoms and Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease

Thursday, April 30 @ 6 pm


Aortic Valve Disease weakens the heart and may lead to heart failure. It may not produce warning signs right away, making early detection difficult. Join Cardiothoracic Surgeon Bradford Blakeman, M.D., for a seminar discussing the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment options for Aortic Valve Disease at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 30, at the Valparaiso Health Center of St. Mary Medical Center, 3800 St. Mary Drive in Valparaiso. To register for this free program, call 219.836.3477 or 1.866.836.3477.

El Salto Mexican Restaurant 

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Saturday, May 2 @ 4:00pm


All are welcome to the Biggest Cinco de Mayo Celebration in NWI! Saturday May 2nd El Salto will begin at 4pm with Live music from the Crawpuppies Band, food and drink specials. Don't miss out on this annual bash! Tons of fun and entertainment for the whole family! 

Duneland Exchange Club

Sweets 'n Style Fashion Show

Thursday, May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Ladies!  Come out, Thursday, May 7th from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. to The Spa in Porter for the first ever Sweets 'n Style fashion show. Enjoy some tasty desserts and see the latest Spring and Summer fashions from Beyond Pink and Dune Clothiers and Once Upon a Child will be featuring children's clothing too. This fun evening is sponsored by The Duneland Exchange Club as a fund raising event for their many youth and community services projects. Tickets are only $25.00 each and can be purchased at Porter Bank or Dune Clothiers. Buy early to secure the best seats!

Dunes Learning Center

National Get Outdoors Day Open House

Saturday, June 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Come celebrate the great outdoors in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. This free event offers families a chance to explore Dunes Learning Center's 63-acre campus through themed hikes and participate in the Hoosier Riverwatch program. Live entertainment, kayak demonstrations, crafts and a picnic lunch are just a few of the activities. For more information and to pre-register, visit DunesLearningCenter.org by clicking the link below.

Duneland Family YMCA

Duneland YMCA Announces New Half-Day Preschool Program


Duneland Family YMCA is pleased to announce new half-day preschool programming at their Early Childhood Development facility, set to start September 1, 2015 and run through May 27, 2016 for children ages 3 to 5. Activities challenge kids to develop their cognitive, social/emotional and physical skills including large motor activities in the facility gym. Kids need to be potty trained and 3 years old by August 1. Curriculum and activities include literacy, mathematics, science & technology (STEM), social studies, field trips and outdoor exploration. We'll help them reach their next developmental milestones! Fee schedules are available upon request and financial assistance is available. For enrollment information, email Shannon at sspratley@dunelandymca.org call 219.921.0183.

Porter Regional Hospital

CareEXPRESS Urgent Care Centers Offers $25 Sports Physicals


Porter Regional Hospital's CareEXPRESS Urgent Care Centers are offering $25 sports physicals from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week at all three Porter County locations. CareEXPRESS Urgent Care Centers are located in Porter's Chesterton Medical Campus at 650 Dickinson Road, in Chesterton, in Portage Hospital at 3630 Willowcreek Road in Portage, and at 809 LaPorte Avenue in Valparaiso. For more information visit PorterCareExpress.com.

PBS Companies

We're Eager to Help YOU!


PBS Companies was honored to partner with Will County Health Department and TransAmerica Group for the Health Department Services and Offices Build-Out of an approximately 4,000 square foot space. The project features clean lines and modern design features and was completed on time and on budget. If you have a desire to build, expand or renovate your current space, our desire is to walk you through the process! Our team of planning, design and construction professionals will partner with you to help your organization achieve the solution you desire. Contact us today at 855.672.4010.


Click here to learn more.

Jill Adams NP, LLC & Associates

Welcoming New Patients!


Jill Adams NP, LLC & Associates is the only practice that offers local Psychiatric, Health & Wellness Services. Psychiatric Services Provided: psychiatric evaluations, medication management, alternative medicine, psychological testing. Disorders Treated: depression, anxiety, bipolar and ADHD. Treats children, adolescents and adults. Health & Wellness Services Provided: sports physicals, camp physicals, college physicals, DOT physicals and health screenings. See website for further information by clicking the link below.  


Click here to learn more.

Edible Arrangements

Fresh Fruit Smoothies!


Now Arriving in time for the sizzling summer. Fresh Fruit Smoothies by Edible Arrangements $4.95 each. Choose your flavor: Banana, Pinapple, Strawberry.
Banana-Orange or my personal favorite Kale, pineapple, honeydew, orange. Get something seriously refreshing while on the go! Available at both our Portage and Valparaiso locations. We also have lunch in a 24OZ fresh fruit salad and complimentary fork. Stop in....Grab N Go!