Press release by Duneland Chamber of Commerce:

Chesterton, IN – The Duneland Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Community Awards Wednesday, July 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Spa Speakeasy & Special Event Center in Chesterton.

Many local organizations, businesses, and individuals are being awarded for their efforts in making the Duneland community a better place to live, work, and play. The winners are as follows:

Putting Duneland on the Map – Aidan Torres

Business Renovation Award – Glacial Sands Oral, Facial, Implant Surgery; Heartland Wellness Center; Lia’s Bella Cucina

New Construction Award – Allen Law Group

Humanitarian of the Year – Duneland Exchange Club

Volunteer of the Year – Brian Bolin; Scott Palla

Golden Achievement Award – Scott Ness; Carol Michaels

Duneland Distinguished Woman – To be announced at event

Serviceperson of the Year – Officer William Reshkin; Officer Darren Conley

For more information about the Duneland Chamber of Commerce, or upcoming events, or to RSVP, please call the Chamber at 219.926.5513, or email

Thank you to our sponsors who help make this event possible: Comcast, Urschel Laboratories Inc., Cleveland-Cliffs, Avalon Springs, NITCO, WIMS 95.1 FM/AM 1420/106.7 FM, 1st Source Bank, Franciscan Health, McColly Real Estate – Paul Boyter, NIPSCO, Centier Bank, Horizon Bank, Legacy Sign Group, and Porter Bank.

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst organization committed to ensuring that its member communities are vibrant places to live, work, and play. Through service to the towns of Beverly Shores, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Dune Acres and Porter, the Chamber provides a unified voice for robust community-building events, meaningful educational programming and smart economic development in the Duneland area. For more information, please visit