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Community Appreciates Uniqueness of La Porte Sunflower Fair


The La Porte Sunflower Fair is a one-of-a-kind event that brings rare activities and competitions to the community. This year marked the 20th year of the one-day fair that commemorates the end of summer and celebrates the beginning of the fall season.

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7th Annual NIPSCO Luminary Awards Shine a Spotlight on Community Leaders


The streets and homes of Northwest Indiana are always full of light, and with light comes joy and happiness. NIPSCO has been lighting up our communities for over 100 years, and recently added a joyous spotlight for community leaders and organizations partnered with the company.

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The GreenHouse at Zao Island Offers Upscale, Elegant, and Entertaining Weddings and Events


Every wedding is special thanks to the people in it, but an excellent venue can elevate a memorable wedding to an unforgettable one for the couple and everyone involved. Zao Island, one of the Region’s most iconic locations, expanded their services this year by opening the GreenHouse Wedding and Event Center, a beautiful building that offers an upscale wedding experience without sacrificing any of the unique fun Zao Island is known for.

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The Region Slips Into Heels for Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana


Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana continues to support the community through many outlets, such as its unique fundraising approach. One prime example is the fundraising event Heels for Meals. The event prompts guests to sport the funkiest, most outrageous heels, flats, or socks in order to compete for the winning spot in those three different categories. Heels for Meals was specifically designed to raise funds for the Meals on Wheels endowment fund in order to support their long term service to the community.

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Sand Creek Country Club Celebrates the End of Summer and Community at Annual Labor Day Party


In its second decade, the Sand Creek Country Club has continued to recognize and thank its loyal patrons for their extraordinary support by hosting their annual Labor Day Party. With over 400 people in attendance, the Labor Day celebration is one of the largest events Sand Creek hosts, inviting guests and their families to enjoy the last hoorah of summer.

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Centier Bank Presents Whiting Mascot Hall of Fame with $250,000


The National Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting is moving along quickly as it prepares for a 2018 debut, and it got a huge boost on Wednesday when Centier Bank presented the museum with a $250,000 check.

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Shedd Aquarium Wants You to Look Nature in the Eye This Summer with New Outdoor Aquatic Experiences


Shedd Aquarium is taking learning and exploration outside of the aquarium walls this summer with new, outdoor aquatic experiences designed to spark curiosity for local waters and wildlife by bringing people closer to them. From a traveling aquarium exhibiting animals in some of Chicago’s neighborhood streets and parks, to a new floating island conservation program for Chicago River kayakers, to hands-on science experiences in a boat on Lake Michigan, the initiatives are driven by Shedd’s commitment to increase accessibility to nature within the city.

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Boyd Gaming Launches All-New ‘B Connected’


Boyd Gaming Corporation today announced the launch of the all-new B Connected – taking its award-winning, nationwide player loyalty program to a new level with the addition of new reward tiers and exclusive new benefits for Boyd Gaming customers.

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Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center Residents and Families Enjoy a Slice of Paradise at Luau and Cookout


Leis, fresh food, and a live musical performance took the residents of Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center on a midweek vacation as a slice of the Hawaiian Islands came to the facility for its Luau and Cookout.

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Blue Chip Casino, Hotel, and Spa: Your One-Stop Wedding Shop


With elaborately themed receptions, personalized hashtags, and lavish bridal showers, bachelorette, and bachelor parties, weddings have become a full-scale affair. When you want your day (or rather, your month) to be perfect, it can be a little bit overwhelming to know where to start. Luckily, Blue Chip Casino, Hotel, and Spa has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a sizeable space to hold your reception, a bevy of games for a bachelor party, or the most decadent spa treatment for the bridal party, Blue Chip has it all.

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Briar Leaf Golf Club and Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce Sport at Business After Hours


Thursday evening brought plenty of people to the green as the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce and Briar Leaf Golf Club hosted Business After Hours for members. Hosted at Briar Leaf, the event pulled local chamber members in for a fun networking experience.

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