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Excepetional Events Happen at the Porter County Expo Center

Expo-mapWhy Look anywhere else? Hundreds of events are held at the Expo each year. Whatever your needs we have a space that fits. Our prices are very competitive, our space flexible and our staff is always ready to help.

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Duneland Chamber: Monthly Luncheon September 24 + Chamber Directory + Download the App. Today!

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September 24

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend our September Monthly Luncheon. This month will be held on the normal, last Wednesday of the month. Sponsored by the Duneland Family YMCA, September's luncheon will be held and catered by the Hilton Garden Inn. RSVP to let us know you plan on attending.

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Hobart Chamber Newsletter: August 20, 2014

Kibble Kitchen Pet Pantry 3rd Annual Paws for Homeless Animals Event
Saturday, August 23, 11-5:00

On Saturday, August 23, Kibble Kitchen will hold their 3rd Annual Paws for Homeless Animals Event at Festival Park, 111 East Old Ridge Road. There will be a 10:30am fun walk to kick off the event. This is a family friendly event! There will be animal rescue groups and shelters, pet blessing, fotos for Fido, professional pet photos, Nina G. Photography, $5 nail trims, $15 micro-chips, live entertainment, over 60 vendor booths. All leashed pets are welcome! For more information, visit

State Farm Insurance - Glenn Barath - Ribbon Cutting
August 22, 10 a.m.

We will be welcoming a new State Farm Inusrance Agency - Glenn Barath, to Hobart on Friday, August 22, at 10am. Please join the Hobart Chamber of Commerce at Glenn's new office located at 7779 East Ridge Road (across the street from Strack & Van Til).

Limited Amount of BOOZFEST 2014 VIP Tickets Still Available!
BOOZFEST will be Friday, October 17th, at the Radisson

The Hobart Chamber's new and exciting fall event will feature local craft brewers and wineries with tastings, live entertainment, giveaways, and more. Our vendors include One Trick Pony, Transient Artisan Ales, The Devil's Trumpet Brewing Company, Ironwood Brewing Company, 18th Street Brewery, Burn 'Em Brewing, People's Brewing Company, Beer Geeks, Journeyman Distillery, Anderson Winery, and Cooper's Hawk! ChicagoLand Popcorn will also be selling popcorn!

VIP tickets are still available and include unlimited beer, wine, and liquor samples, commemorative beer glass, goodie bag, lanyard with glass holder, hour early entry, and a commemorative t-shirt.

The Radisson is offering discounted room rates. Make sure you tell them, you are coming to the Hobart Chamber BoozFest when you book your room! Make sure to check our website - GA tickets go on sale Wednesday, August 20th!

Buy Your VIP Tickets Here

School City of Hobart Looking for Volunteers for Rachel's Challenge
Hello Everyone!

I am reaching out to you because on September 2 (middle school 7th grade) and September 5 (high school 10th grade) we are doing a Chain Reaction for Rachel's Challenge.

The entire student body in those grades are split into groups of 3 - meaning 100 a group. I have to have a 4:1 student to adult ratio. I need volunteers for 730-230 - lunch provided. I need 50-70 per day. HELP.

Can you please help get adults to volunteer? It is the most amazing experience you will ever be a part of. I promise!

Thank you!

Peggy Buffington, Ph.D.
School City of Hobart

Click Here to Learn More About Rachel's Challenge

Important Upcoming Meetings and Events:
BoozFest Committee Meeting - Thursday, August 21st, 9am
Ribbon Cutting at State Farm Insurance - Glenn Barath - Friday, August 22nd, 10am
Kibbles Kitchen 3rd Annual Paws for Homeless Animals - Saturday, August 23rd, 11am-5pm
Rebuilding Together Blacktop BBQ - Saturday, August 23rd,
"Casual Conversation" Networking Breakfast - Wednesday, August 27th, 8:30am

Hobart Chamber of Commerce
1001 Lillian St.
Hobart, Indiana 46342
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Making Valparaiso Sweeter

sticky-fingers-1Valparaiso is a wonderful city. There are lots of cool attractions, unique restaurants, prosperous businesses, the school system is great, and the people are so darn friendly. This town has everything...including a candy store.

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Duneland Chamber: Good Luck New Teachers + Sunrise Seminar September 4 + Free Business Consulting!

rot1Good Luck Teachers on the 2014 School Year!

Good luck to all of the Duneland school teachers on the upcoming school year, especially the new teachers to the Duneland School System. We hope you have a fantastic first year! Click the link below to view the moments captured from the 2014 New Teachers Reception Luncheon this past Thursday. While you're there, like us on Facebook!

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South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority 2014 Board of Directors Meeting for August

lakemichiganThe South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority (SSCVA) (formerly the Lake County CVB) board of directors will meet on the third Thursday of each month at noon unless otherwise noted. Executive sessions will be advertised at least 48 hours before the meeting.

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Duneland Chamber: Thank You! + Chamber Directory + Chamber Network Night

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Thank You!

A BIG thank you to everyone for coming and participating in this years Party in the Park! A special thanks to all of our awesome volunteers, who helped work the event, and to all of our sponsors who are a huge part in making this event so successful. Click the link below to see some of the moments captured from the event and while you're there, like us on Facebook.

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