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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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Grow It In a Pot

Gardening is a great way to enjoy the warmer weather, and you don’t even need a lot of space to grow some great edibles.

by Jean Starr

Anything that can be grown in the ground can also be grown in a pot. Think of the advantages of walking outside to snip a salad from a container of lettuce, or picking a tomato warmed from the …

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Culture Shock Multicultural Fest

GARY — In partnership with Live Arts studio, Indiana University Northwest and 444 Caribbean Grill, Arise is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Culture Shock Multicultural Fest Hosted by Eva Gomez from WLTH 1370 and Arise youth. The Gary community will once again enjoy the opportunity to “Discover the World”, as the Culture Shock Multicultural Festival returns to Live Arts Studio on Saturday, October 25 …

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Registration Deadline for Business Plan Competition

WEST LAFAYETTE — Registration is underway for the 28th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, the third-oldest business plan competition in the country, slated for Feb. 17 at Purdue University’s Discovery Park.

Any Purdue student looking for the opportunity to define their business ideas in commercial terms can compete for $100,000 in prizes. The deadline to register is noon on Oct. 24. To register, …

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“Common Cancers in Women” Free Symposium

MUNSTER – “Common Cancers in Women” is the title of the free, annual symposium being offered to the public from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road in Munster.

The Annual Cancer Symposium is sponsored by the Community Cancer Research Foundation, Inc. working toward the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Doors open …

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2014 Jean Banchet Awards Nominations

Nominations for the highly coveted Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence are now open for voting by the general public. The Jean Banchet Awards is the only Chicago-based awards presentation that recognizes and rewards culinary originality and talent in the Chicagoland area.

Chicagoans are encouraged to vote for their favorite chef starting Monday, October 13. Voting can be done at GrandChefsGala.com. This year, the …

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Community Wellness Events in Merrillville

Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in Merrillville:

Don’t Run From Sinus Problems
Sinus problems are among the most common chronic ailments. Join Ear, Nose & Throat Physician Dr. Geoffrey Schwartz to learn more about symptom management and the various methods of treating sinus problems. The event will be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Radisson, 800 E. …

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Morning Business Hour

“Incorporating Emerging Technology Trends to Increase your Sales and Profitability”

Small business owners and managers will learn new technology trends to not only increase their company’s online presence, but increase their efficiency and workflow.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at FIRST Financial Bank’s Crown Point Banking Center, 11890 Broadway (US 231 & Broadway), Crown Point, IN 46307;

RSVP appreciated to: Judith.mariola@bankatfirst.com

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Indiana’s Domestic Violence Shelters Receive Additional Funds

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute’s (ICJI) Victim Services Subcommittee approved more than $1.2 million in additional funding for Indiana’s domestic violence shelters. The dollars will be added to the Domestic Violence Treatment and Prevention (DVPT) Fund – which is used to provide immediate assistance and short-term support to victims of domestic violence.

“ICJI is moving quickly to ensure the domestic violence shelters receive …

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Celtic Woman “Home for Christmas, The Symphony Tour”

Celtic Woman “Home for Christmas, The Symphony Tour” is coming to the Morris Performing Arts Center, South Bend, Indiana, on Monday, December 22, at 7:00 p.m.

TICKETS ARE $42.00, $62.00 and $102.00 and are ON SALE at the Morris Box Office, by phone at 574-235-9190 or 800-537-6415, or online at www.MorrisCenter.org. The Morris Box Office is open regular business hours Monday – Friday, …

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