MC Chamber Business & Community Networking event May 16

MICHIGAN CITY – The Michigan City Chamber of Commerce invites the public to the May 16 Business & Community EXPO at Blue Chip Stardust Event Center from 3 to 6 p.m. Admission is free.

This year’s EXPO is a unique mash-up of businesses, non-profits and the arts. Michigan City High School Art Department students will ask attendees to participate in an interactive art project and over forty exhibitors — from insurance companies to the Michiana Humane Society, child care providers and the city of Michigan City. BAC Marketing is offering professional head shots for just $30 the first two hours of the event.

Popular eateries, including Bartlett’s Fish Camp, Barker Pub, Quaker Steak & Lube, Patrick’s Grille, Sweet Lou That’s Who and Zorn Brew Works, will offer food and drink samples. Exhibitors will have giveaways and door prize drawings, and WEFM 95.9 will be broadcasting live from the event from 3 to 5pm.

“We are celebrating everything Michigan City with an expanded expo this year. This networking event will provide the opportunity for a diverse group of businesses, organizations, artists and community members to connect with each other in one location,” said Katie Eaton, Chamber president.

For more information contact the Michigan City Chamber at 219.874.6221 or email


Golden Spike event to be held at Steam Museum

HESSTON — Visit Michigan City La Porte is holding a Golden Spike Event for the grand opening of the new railroad pass at the Hesston Steam Museum. The event has been moved to 2 p.m. May 18, and is open to invitation and RSVP only.

The museum's new Glacier Pass is a 1929 steam locomotive, which will travel in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.

To RSPV, contact Jane Daley at the La Porte County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 4073 Franklin St., Michigan City, 800-634-2650 ext. 307, or

The Hesston Steam museum is located at 1201 E. 1000 N., La Porte.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.