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In Our Hands: A Dunes Affair

  • Sand Creek Country Club 1001 Sand Creek Drive Chesterton, IN, 46304 United States (map)

Join Dunes Learning Center leadership and friends for a gala night of festive fun as we celebrate hands-on learning in the Indiana dunes. Featuring:

  • An extended cocktail reception with sumptuous hors d’oeuvre
  • Live music by Rocco Labriola on the pedal steel guitar with vocalist Dan Moore
  • A silent auction offering one-of-a-kind handmade items and hands-on experiences
  • Keynote address by education advocate and children's champion, Jo Ann Engquist
  • The presentation of the 2017 Green Apple Award to School City of Hobart Director of Curriculum and Instruction Debbie Matthys
  • Games, prizes, and much more

The future of environmental education is in your hands! Purchase your tickets today >

Attire: Casual Chic

Event Committee: Deb Backhus, Tyler Botbyl, Abir Clark, Jaime Golba, Laura Hennessey, Joan Machuca, Teresa Massa, Eric Neagu, Shannon Sobeck, Maureen Turman, and David Wright. Committee Chair: Chris Hoham

Thank you to Premier Sponsors, ArcelorMittal and NITCO; Sustaining Sponsor, Lakeshore PBS; Supporting Sponsors, BP, Enbridge, and Friends of Indiana Dunes; Contributing Sponsors, Mark J. Mihalo D.D.S Family Dentistry, and Teresa Massa, Attorney; and Event Patrons, Dr. Ken Schoon, Republic Services, Schepel Cadillac, and Thorgren Tool & Molding Co., Inc. Dunes Learning Center is a proud partner of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Later Event: January 13
Winter Open House