The Week Ahead -Lake County

2013-06-09T00:00:00Z The Week Ahead -Lake CountyTimes Staff nwitimes.com
June 09, 2013 12:00 am  • 

MONDAY

Pantry on the Go stops E.C.

EAST CHICAGO | The Pantry on the Go will stop from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 513 W. Chicago Ave. Grains, fruit, vegetables, dairy and protein are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. The service is available to all Northwest Indiana residents in need of food assistance. Bring a valid proof of Indiana residency and bags or boxes to carry the items home. For more information, call Megan Sikes at (219) 980-1777.

 

TUESDAY

Wealth, wellness seminar set

MERRILLVILLE | The women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Gary Alumnae Chapter, in partnership with the Urban League of Northwest Indiana, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the National Council of Negro Women will host a wealth and wellness seminar on financial fortitude from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gamba's Ristorante, 455 E. 84th Drive, Merrillville. The $10 admission includes appetizers. Tickets are available at the Urban League, 3101 Broadway, Gary.

 

WEDNESDAY

Networking session offered

ST. JOHN | The St. John Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking session at its monthly luncheon meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. John VFW, 10400 W. 93rd Ave., St. John. Reserve a spot by calling the chamber at (219) 365-4686. Cost is $10. Lunch will be catered by Blue 82 in St. John.

 

FRIDAY

Corn roast opens to 2-day run

CROWN POINT | The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a two-day corn roast Friday and Saturday on the downtown square. Hours are 4 to 11 p.m. today and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Chamber hosts golf classic

MERRILLVILLE | The Hobart Chamber of Commerce will host its golf classic from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Innsbrook Country Club, 6701 Taft St., Merrillville. Cost is $125 for a single or $500 for a foursome and includes lunch, drink tickets, door prizes, games and cash prizes. For more information, call Mike Adams at (219) 942-5774.

Old flags to be retired

MUNSTER | The Veterans of Foreign Wars Munster Post 2697 and American Legion Post 16 will retire used American flags from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Community Veterans Memorial, Calumet Avenue and Superior Street, Munster. That will be on the south side of the memorial behind the Vietnam venue. At 6 p.m., the VFW Cannoneers will execute a Salute to the Union (50 cannon rounds) north of the pond. At 7 p.m., the Benevolent and Protective Order of Eagles Lodge 485 will conduct a special ceremony in the north circle of the memorial.

Celebrity Showcase on tap

GARY | African American Achievers Youth Corps. Inc. hosts is second annual Celebrity Showcase featuring fashions and talents of area celebrities. It will feature elected officials and leaders of Gary and Northwest Indiana. Tickets are $15 in advance, $120 at the door and available at Beautiful Things, 3570 Village Court, and at the door.

 

SATURDAY

Raise money for MS research

SCHERERVILLE | Briar Ridge Country Club will host a four-mile run/one-mile walk to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Registration is at 3:30 p.m.; the race/walk follows at 4:30 p.m. Those not up to the challenges of a run or mile walk can participate in the family walk around the clubhouse, which will be led by Chicago White Sox mascot Southpaw. After the race, participants can enjoy the beverage tent and go to the clubhouse for a post-race party and cookout or dinner. Cost is $35.

Brewery marks anniversary

CROWN POINT | Crown Brewing will celebrate its fifth anniversary by offering tours of its new beer aging cellar in the old Lake County Title building. There also will be live music, free beer schwag and a special beer to celebrate the anniversary. For more information, call the brewery at (219) 663-4545.

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