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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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Blackbird Cafe Supports Local Talent with their Artist Reception


Valparaiso is home to a lot of interesting businesses that host many exciting events to bring the community together. One business in particular does so by hosting Artist Reception events for local artists where they offer free treats for the public during the event.

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4 Generations of Von Tobel Leaders Host Annual Contractors Luncheon


Every year before Labor Day, Von Tobel hosts their annual contractors luncheon, an event that brings their loyal customers together for a day of food, door prizes, and fun. On Friday, the sun shone brightly on the crowded parking lot as burgers and hot dogs sizzled on the grill for all to enjoy.

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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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Crown Point Hosts Opening Ceremony for Wall of Heroes Memorial to Honor City’s Veterans


Our veterans and troops have fought hard to protect our freedom and our country, so it’s important to remember and honor their bravery and sacrifice to keep us safe. On Monday in Crown Point, an opening ceremony was held for The Wall of Heroes in front of the “Embracing Peace” statue. The iconic statue of a sailor kissing a nurse after the end of World War II arrived on Valentines Day this past year in Crown Point.

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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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Residences at Coffee Creek Presents "Coffee and A Concert"


The newly established senior living community, Residences at Coffee Creek, is known for engaging with its community. Both Coffee Creek and its sister facility, Residences at Deer Creek, in Schererville, are locally owned and operated, which cultivates a strong sense of community and serves the tastes of their patrons.

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New Dawn Phase: Memorial Opera House Celebrates 125th Anniversary

125th-moh-logoWith a milestone like a 125th anniversary, it’s only fitting that the volume gets turned up. According to Scot PJ MacDonald, Executive Business Director at Memorial Opera House, that’s exactly what’s happening at the iconic theater as it continues to celebrate its 125th Anniversary of existence and its profound impact on the region.

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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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Johnson’s Farm Produce’s 2nd Annual Raspberry Festival Adds a Little Sweetness to Family Fun


On Saturday, Johnson’s Farm Produce held their annual Raspberry Festival which offered family activities, food to taste, and fresh produce to pick. Attendees were able to enjoy a fun-filled day with their family by participating in activities such as the pedal carts, sports games, produce cannons, Choo Choo Train, Goat Village, and the chance to pick delicious, sweet raspberries from the UPICK fields.

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Annual Valparaiso Popcorn Festival Cutest Baby Contest Creates Lasting Memories

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As the Valparaiso Popcorn Festival prepares to turn 40 this year, some of its biggest little stars have only just turned one. Proud parents toted their tots to the Indiana Beverage Activities Building at the Urschel Pavilion in Central Park Plaza on Saturday to participate in the Cutest Baby Contest.

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