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On the Duneland Calendar

Sun01FebKids Rule!: Join an Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore park ranger… Details >

Sun01FebCoffee & Canvas at Hawthorne Park: Grab a group of friends and join Porter County Parks… Details >

Sun01FebFeed the Birds at the Indiana Dunes: Feed the Birds. Join the Naturalist outside the… Details >

Sun01FebWinter Beach Walk at the Indiana Dunes: Bundle up and join the Naturalist for a winter hike… Details >

Sun01FebKnitting Together at the Museum: Area knitters are invited to gather in the Brown… Details >

Tue03FebYear Round Run Club at Sunset Hill Farm: Join Sunset Hill Run Club for a run to discover… Details >

Tue03FebBits and Bytes: Bits and Bytes will continue at Westchester Public… Details >

Tue03FebDuneland Photography Club Meeting: The Duneland Photography Club members meet monthly… Details >

Tue03FebDuneland LULAC #5016 Monthly Meeting: Duneland LULAC #5016  monthly meetings are… Details >

Wed04FebLittle Calumet River - East Branch Watershed : Join Dr. Candice Smith, Save the Dunes’ Water… Details >

Wed04FebBattles of the American Civil War: Battles of the American Civil War will continue… Details >

Wed04FebBlock Party at Hageman Library: Hageman Library, Westchester Public Library’s… Details >

Thu05FebWeekly Open Studio with Acrylics: Beginners will learn basic painting techniques from… Details >

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Duneland Directory

The Duneland Directory has over 800 listings, including local businesses, schools, the Indiana Dunes, festivals, & lots more!

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Chesterton PicksThere are countless options for shopping, eating, and entertainment around the Duneland area. These are just a few of my Chesterton favorites!

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How about: Top 10 Things To Do on a Rainy Weekend… Beach Bums' Best-Kept Secrets… Four Stops You Can Make Without the Kids Screaming… Five Fantastic Field Trips… or The Perfect Duneland Date? You can stick with the basics, too, like Laura's List, Nick's Faves, or Joe's B2B List.

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What's New?

Tutoring Program at Westchester Public Library

January 29, 2015

Westchester Public Library will continue its reading tutoring service for children preschool age through grade 12 this winter.  The program is designed for children who are in need of assistance in improving reading scores or reading levels/skills.  Individuals interested in volunteering... Read more >

Donations are needed for Rebuilding Together Duneland

January 28, 2015

As the economy slowly recovers, many Americans across the country are still struggling. Families in our community are still placed in the position of choosing between vital necessities such as food and medicine or a roof that doesn’t leak. Unfortunately, the challenges of repairing homes and... Read more >

Housing Needed for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Summer Employees

January 22, 2015

The National Park Service is in need of short-term housing near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for the summer’s seasonal workforce of park rangers, guides, maintenance workers, and research aids. Summer employees often have difficulty in finding suitable short-term housing. Most of the... Read more >

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5/23/11: Part time Sales Consultant

Here Comes the Dress, an upscale bridal boutique, opening in mid-August in Valparaiso is seeking a part-time sales consultant. Ideal candidate requirements:

  • Energetic, friendly and engaging with excellent communication both in person and on the telephone.
  • Motivated and committed to providing outstanding customer service.
  • Extreme attention to detail with an eye for store layout and smart merchandising techniques.
  • Punctual with strong time management skills.
  • Must be skilled on the computer, internet and email.
  • A consistent positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • At least 5 years of bridal retail experience with the ability to close sales.
  • Interest in a career in retail, marketing or business management a plus.

Job duties include:

  • Assist clients with finding the right dress and restocking inventory following appointments;
  • Steam dresses and prepare merchandise for the client;
  • Assist the seamstress with fitting appointments;
  • Maintain inventory information in computer system;
  • Maintain sales floor appearance;
  • Work under the direction of a manager or owner to assist in several other tasks.

Evenings and Saturdays are a must. Looking to hire between 7/18/11 and 8/8/11.

Email your resume, availability and desired hourly requirements to herecomesthedress@gmail.com.

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10/20: Just wanted to express my appreciation to the state troopers pulling over speeders on 1050 North in Chesterton today. The speeding has been out of control. Coffee Creek Resident, Chesterton

10/3: Greek's Pizza, you will be missed!! Seth, Chesterton

9/14: Shame on some Chesterton drivers who stop at the stop sign, then move right along without waving on the kids. I've seen countless cars go by, one after another, while kids stand at Porter and 5th waiting to cross the street. Frustrated Parent, Chesterton

9/14: Happy to see the Oz Festival is returning to Chesterton! A Duneland Visitor, Chicago

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