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Back to School Sale at Portage Resale Shop


Portage Resale Shop Back to School Sale Saturday, August 14, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm school-bus

All clothing items- pay what you can afford
All housewares- pay what you can afford
All furniture- pay what you can afford

Our mission is to feed the hungry, clothe the naked and take in the stranger.

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Ceramic Tile Maintenance is Easy, Important


Ceramic products, for the most part, require minimal maintenance. Glazed and unglazed tile, under normal residential situations, can be cleaned using clean water and a tile cleaner recommended by the manufacturer. Always follow up with a rinse of clean water to completely remove all the cleaning solution. Regular maintenance is recommended to avoid build-up of dirt, residue, grease, soap, detergents, or other external contaminants.

Improper maintenance and improper cleaning products can result in a build-up on the surface, causing the tile to be slippery. Wax cleaners and oil-based detergents may decrease the slip resistance and are not recommended for use on your ceramic tile.

For basic cleaning, the following procedures are recommended:

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Tri Kappa's Book Collection July 31 for October Used Book Sale


Saturday, July 31 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at Home Mountain Printing, 3602 Enterprise Avenue, the Iota Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc. will hold its used book collection in preparation for the Annual Book Sale.   Used books are gathered throughout the year for the sale that will take place Thursday through Saturday, October 14 through 16, 2010 at the National Guard Armory in Valparaiso, 1502 Linwood Avenue, on the south side of U.S. 30. books-pile

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Tom's Barbershop 5th Year Anniversary


Tom's Barbershop is having a Customer Appreciation Month during the month of July to celebrate their 5 year anniversary! toms-barbershop

$5 haircuts will be offered to all customers from July 6 to July 31 as a thank you to all of their customers for their support in establishing and building the business. Walk-ins are also welcome.

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Peapod: Bringing Convenience to Grocery Shopping


A few years ago, my lovely wife and I did some time in Chicago. We hated living in the city - which is the main reason we settled back in lovely Valparaiso. However, one thing we missed about living in the city was Peapod. peapod

Peapod is a web based service that delivers groceries right to your door. You place your order online on their website, set a delivery time and they bring it to your house. No more trips to the grocery store. As someone who hates battling the crowds at any grocery store,...

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Meet Robin Rasco of Tudor Floors Carpet One!


Meet Robin Rasco of Tudor Floors Carpet One!
Robin lives, works and worships locally. She has been in the "customer service" business for 30 years. Nothing is more satisfying to Robin than meeting new people, listening to their needs and wishes, working within their budgets ,and making it a happen for them. Robin always finds it exciting whenen customers eagerly invite her to their homes to see their finished projects or share with her pictures after their work is completed.

Robin loves helping customers make their dreams a reality. customers eagerly invite her to their homes to see their finished projects or share with her pictures after their work is completed. Robin loves helping...

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Introducing Tudor Floors' Frieda Nelson


Frieda Nelson is a design specialist who has been with Tudor Carpet One for over 2 years. She has a degree in Interior Design and has worked in the trades for nearly 20 years.

Having trouble coordinating your furniture, cabinetry , trim or paint colors with a new floor? Frieda is just the gal you need to see. She is friendly, knowledgeable , patient, and has a great eye for color. Frieda is well diverse in all flooring categories, but specializes in ceramic tile and stone.

With her...

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Tri Kappa's Book Collection for October Used Book Sale


Saturday, May 22 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at Home Mountain Printing, 3602 Enterprise Avenue, the Iota Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc.books-pile will hold its used book collection in preparation for the Annual Book Sale. Used books are gathered throughout the year for the sale that will take place Thursday through Saturday, October 14 through 16, 2010 at the National Guard Armory in Valparaiso, 1502 Linwood Avenue, on the south side of U.S. 30.

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Annual Plant Sale Fundraiser


Well, as the saying goes...April showers, bring May flowers.fd-flower-sale1 It is VERY true! The Valparaiso Fire Fighters L1124 is having their annual Plant & Flower Sale Fundraiser. If you're looking to begin the gardening season with annuals, perennials, fruit plants, vegetable plants, flowering pots and baskets, or just that perfect gift for mom this Mother's Day...we can help you out!! Come check out the great-priced greenery and blooms at the Butterfield...

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Huge Flower and Plant Sale


A flower and plant sale is being held to benefit the Porter County Special Olympics and the Chicago Street Theatre. Plants for sale include: Porter-County-Special-Olympics-Seal

  • Flats, Hanging baskets, pre-made pots
  • Impatiens
  • Egg plant
  • European Market Brings Ambiance Early to Chesterton


    The Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce would like to announce the kick off for the 2010 season of Chesterton’s European Market is May 1, 2010.chestertons-european-market The European Market has extended its regular 22 week season by four weeks to bring a quality shopping experience to Duneland even earlier this year. The Market will be open every Saturday from 8am to 2pm, closed only the weekend of the Oz Festival, September 18, 2010.

    Over 70...

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