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Meals on Wheels Preps for 2018 Fundraiser Dinner


Meals-on-Wheels-Preps-for-2018-Fundraiser-DinnerFor the 16th consecutive year, Meals on Wheels is bringing fine dining to northwest Indiana with its annual fundraiser Dine with the Chefs Gala. On March 4, chefs from all around the region will come together and prepare a luxury five-course-meal for the community and its sponsors at Avalon Manor in Merrillville. The donations from the event will assist in the cost of the meals for the clients of MOW in the region.

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Blue Chip Presents Free Fallin: A Tribute to Tom Petty

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Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Indiana, presents Free Fallin: A Tribute to the Memory of Tom Petty on Friday, April 6 at 8 pm CT in the Stardust Event Center.

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Adopt a Fur Baby from Northwest Indiana's Shelters!

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In February, the month of amore, there’s no better time to add unconditional love, cuddles and kisses into your life! We aren’t talking about sparking up a romance, but adopting a four-legged companion from one of the many adoption shelters in Northwest Indiana!

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Methodist Hospitals Foundation Celebrates Annual Mardi Gras Benefit

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Anyone strolling through Innsbrook Country Club Saturday night could easily have mistaken their surroundings for New Orleans’ famous Bourbon Street. Since 2011, Methodist Hospitals Foundation has been delighting patrons and community members with an annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Benefit. Everything from the sparkling Mardi Gras beads adorning guests’ necks to the bustling bluesy band marching throughout the rooms transported attendees straight to the Louisiana city.

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Hammond Celebrates the Region with 219 Day 2018

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On Saturday, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the 219 Day Committee welcomed Region Rats from all across Northwest Indiana as they threw a party to celebrate 219 Day, the Region’s official holiday.

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219 Day is "Strongest" Party in the Region

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything Region, 219 Day. The 219 Day is at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 17 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. This year, the event’s theme is “Feats of Strength”. There will be a Gladiator Joust, Punching Arcade, Thumb Wrestling, Tattoo Contest, Climbing Wall, Selfie Booth, Region Rat Piñata and more. The event is free admission.

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Call Out for Artists - Lubeznik Arts Festival 2018


Lubeznik-Arts-Festival-2018Lubeznik Center for the Arts invites artists to apply for its annual art festival featuring fine art and fine craft exhibitors, plus contemporary art galleries, interactive family art activities and food. A non-refundable application fee of $35 is required. Application deadline is March 15, 2018.

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Exciting Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Region

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As Valentine’s Day comes closer, it can be a scramble to brainstorm ways to treat your loved one and yourself to a memorable evening of fun. However, Northwest Indiana is filled with delicious places to dine, unique events and fun activities. We’ve got you covered for the date, just don’t forget the gift!

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What's Galentine's Day? Celebrate on Feb. 13th!

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Thanks to Parks and Recreation’s character Leslie Knope, light has been brought to a holiday that can sometimes leave people feeling a little left out – Valentine’s Day. Ever since episode 16 in season 2 of Parks and Recreation aired in 2010, Galentine’s Day has immersed itself into the lives of many as a way for ladies to show their love and appreciation for the women in their lives.

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Local Drone Photographers Catch a Bird’s Eye View: Part 2

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Our second part to our drone photography series takes you soaring over Indiana Dune State Park, Soldier Field in Chicago, Whiting’s wintery, Whihala Beach and more! Be sure to check out these talented local photographers and follow their work for more amazing aerial footage and photos!

Trevor Mahlmann
Lives: West Lafayette
Drone Equipment: Mavic Pro

Experience: “I have been taking aerial pictures for 3 years!”

Favorite Places to Photograph: “My favorite place to take flight is lighthouses along Lake Michigan and Lake Superior!”

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Duneland, Hobart & Portage Chambers Host Combined Event to Power Community Potential

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If you’re a small business owner, being a member of your local chamber of commerce is incredibly beneficial. It provides you with many contacts, and prospective clients for whatever business you may run. Indeed, that’s the primary mission of a chamber, to link up businesses in a community and provide ways to help them grow.

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