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Kevin Brinegar to Speak on 2015 Legislative Preview

PORTAGE — The Northwest Indiana Forum (Forum) will host Kevin Brinegar, President, Indiana Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, October 29th from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. at the Northwest Indiana Forum at 6100 Southport Road in Portage.

The program is complimentary for elected officials, municipal leaders, economic development professionals and regional business leaders. To register, contact Paula Mathis at 219/763-6303 or email

Brinegar …

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Prominent Women In Business Luncheon

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, the Lakeshore Chamber 10th Annual Business Expo & Luncheon will feature a panel of experts who will showcase the prominence of women business leaders in Northwest Indiana. The Business Expo will take place at Dynasty Banquets in Hammond with lunch from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm and the business expo immediately following from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. Business after …

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Free Health Insurance Marketplace Sessions

MUNSTER – Do you have questions about the new Health Insurance Marketplace? Staff members at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System are providing free information sessions on “Navigating the Marketplace.” Our licensed certified Indiana Navigators will be on hand to discuss all of the options, answer questions and schedule an appointment to help you complete your application online.

The hour-long sessions are scheduled at these …

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Heartland Film Festival 2014 Grand Prize Winners

INDIANAPOLIS — The 23rd annual Heartland Film Festival has announced its Grand Prize Award Winners at its Awards Ceremony at Old National Centre. The event was presented by The David and Betty Klapper Family Foundation.

Winners include:

$45,000 Grand Prize for Best Narrative Feature
“Siddharth,” directed by Richie Mehta (India, Canada)

$45,000 Grand Prize for Best Documentary Feature
“Happiness,” directed by Thomas Balmès

$5,000 Grand …

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SBA Now Accepting National Small Business

INDIANAPOLIS– The U.S. Small Business Administration Indiana District Office is proud to announce that SBA’s online portal is ready to accept nominations for its 2015 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year award.

SBA has been following the mantra – Smart, Bold and Accessible in the way the agency conducts business. This is now the third year …

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Colts Dwayne Allen to Host Wishing On Stars Event

INDIANAPOLIS — BRANDed Management announced today Indianapolis Colts tight end Dwayne Allen will host the annual Wishing on Stars benefit on Monday, October 27, 2014, at Sullivan’s Steakhouse in Indianapolis. An annual event since 2004, Wishing on Stars was first hosted by former Indianapolis Colts Tight End Marcus Pollard. Fellow Colts players, Indiana Pacers, Indy 500 drivers, and other local celebrities are expected to attend …

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South Shore Roller Girls for Our Last Home Bout

HAMMOND — Treat your family to an action-packed night of roller derby as the South Shore Roller Girls battle it out against the Midwest Derby Divas from Sterling, IL, for the last home bout of their inaugural 2014 season on October 25, 2014. The event will take place at the Jean Shepherd Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN, 46323; doors open at 6:30 pm …

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Annual Cancer Symposium

Plan on attending our annual Cancer Symposium-Common Cancers in Women. It will be held on October 29 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts at 1040 Ridge Rd., Munster, Ind.

This years’ program features “How to Decipher the Pathology of Breast Cancer” by Brenda Eriksen, MD, Medical Director of Pathology, Community Healthcare System and

“Cervical Cancer Screening: Enhancing the …

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Craft a Perfect Publicity Cocktail

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Crafting the Perfect Publicity Cocktail

The handcrafted cocktail has skyrocketed in popularity. Thanks in part to period-piece television dramas such as Mad Men that romanticize bar scenes of yore, drinks like the Old Fashioned and the Sazerac have risen from the recesses of the speakeasy to the drink menu of the neighborhood watering hole. With its focus on precision and detail, the art …

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Public Auction at SBN

SOUTH BEND – South Bend International Airport (SBN) will hold a public auction on Friday, October 24, 2014 starting at Noon at its maintenance facility at 4721 Lathrop Street.

The auction includes a 2001 New Holland model TS100 front wheel assist diesel cab tractor; 1996 Ford Versatile 9030 articulated bi-directional tractor; 2004 Ford F350 dual wheels dump truck; 1996 Hummer 6.5 liter four wheel drive …

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