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Hard Rock Four Winds joins chefs across the world in celebrating Anthony Bourdain Day


WHO: Chefs of the Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds®, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and Four Winds Casinos

WHAT: The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds will join restaurants and chefs throughout the country and participate in a special event to support suicide prevention efforts. #BourdainDay, June 25, is an event created to honor and remember the late Anthony Bourdain, an adventure travel television host, chef, author, and owner of Les Halles restaurant in New York. Bourdain died by suicide June 8, 2018. Across the country, restaurants are offering special menus and items, with proceeds of those items going to suicide prevention causes. The chefs at Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds have created a dessert trio inspired by Anthony...

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Rescheduled for November 8: Chris D'Elia Concert at Silver Creek Event Center, Four Winds New Buffalo

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds® Casinos has announced that due to production on an upcoming feature film, the Chris D’Elia date set for July 19 at Four Winds New Buffalo’s® Silver Creek® Event Center is now moved to Friday, November 8th, 2019 at 9 p.m. ET. All tickets purchased for the original date will be valid for entry on the rescheduled date.

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Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso revisits the classics with Winamac Old Car Club

2019-auto-showYears of history filled the parking lot of Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso on Wednesday as the Winamac Old Car Club joined the community for a classic auto show. The event brought fun, nostalgia, and plenty of food for every attendee.

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Journey Senior Living treats Valparaiso community to BBQ & Blues


For most people, an assisted living facility is probably not the first place that comes to mind when thinking of a venue to spend a warm, sunny summer afternoon with friends. Melissa Green, Executive Director of Journey Senior Living, hoped to change that mindset.

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Dogs and RailCats! Therapy pets make appearance at U.S. Steel Yard

TherapyDogs3Dogs from Franciscan Health’s pet therapy program nuzzled up to fans at Youth & Senior Day at the U.S. Steel Yard during the game between the Gary SouthShore RailCats and the Winnipeg Goldeyes on June 12.

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Opportunity Enterprises Celebrates Achievement at Annual Celebration of Achievement Breakfast


Opportunity Enterprises will host their annual Celebration of Achievement awards breakfast on June 27, 2018 at 8 am at Aberdeen Manor. The awards are presented to individuals with disabilities in recognition of outstanding achievement. Awards are also presented to outstanding volunteers, staff, and businesses for supporting individuals with disabilities. An inspirational program will be hosted by Lanie Steinwart, OE board member and chair of the Communications Department at Valparaiso University.

The clients, staff, volunteers, and businesses were nominated by OE employees and a blind vote was held by the Board of Directors to select the award recipients. Being recognized this year are the following recipients of the 2019 Celebration of Achievement awards.

Clients of the Year: Michael Johnston, Jr, Daily...

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Dinner for a cause


Are you hungry for some spaghetti? On June 27, Life Care Center of the Willows is hosting their annual spaghetti dinner. All funds from the dinner will go toward the Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club wheelchair ramp team, who install temporary ramps for community members in need.

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Crown Point adds an additional day to the Farmer’s Market


Mayor David Uran’s Office of Special Events welcomes the 2019 Farmer’s Market season.

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Cancer Survivors Celebrate their Journeys at Community Healthcare System, Cancer Resource Centre Breakfast


Laughter reverberated through the Professional Building Conference Room at St. Catherine Hospital Sunday morning, as local cancer survivors and their loves ones gathered for the 32nd annual National Cancer Survivors Day Breakfast. They shared pancakes, swapped stories, and celebrated life. 

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Festival of the Lakes hosts Senior Day


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 16th annual Festival of the Lakes ensures everyone is included in the event’s fun and excitement by offering Senior Day to the community. Senior Day, held on Friday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the patio at the Hammond Marina, 701 Casino Center Drive, invites seniors aged 55 and older to come enjoy an afternoon of dancing, a free lunch provided by California Donuts, and music by Pete Carlo Three. This event is free and offers goody bags to everyone in attendance while supplies last.. Vendors will also be up in the Clipper Room with information pertaining to various senior services. Visit www.festivalofthelakes.com or call 219.853.6378 for more information.

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Jazzin' at the Shedd Kicks off


The long-standing, adult-oriented event series happens every Wednesday throughout the summer from 5–10 p.m., with opportunities for guests to unwind mid-week while enjoying brilliant sounds from local jazz talent in a relaxed aquarium setting, with food and drink to purchase and a front row seat to Chicago’s dynamic skyline and Navy Pier’s weekly fireworks display.

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