Area Briefs 7-2-14

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Design camp for junior high students

Ivy Tech Community College Northwest is now registering sixth, seventh and eighth grade students for computer design camp at the Valparaiso campus, 3100 Ivy Tech Drive.

Computer design camp will be held Monday, July 14 through Friday, July 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Students will learn 3D design, Illustrator, Photoshop, produce an actual 3D object and much more.

The cost is $75 per student which includes materials and supplies.  Students are asked to bring their own lunch.

For more information, or to register, contact Suzan Perry at 219-464-8514, ext. 3055 or sperry@ivytech.edu.

HBA panel discussion

Home Builders Association (HBA) of Northwest Indiana (NWI) will hold a Builders’ Panel Discussion on Thursday, July 17 at Avalon Manor, 3550 U.S. 30 in Merrillville.

Find out what’s going on in Northwest Indiana’s home-building industry from the experts including Paul Shinn of Shinn Building and Development, Dan Steiner of Steiner Homes, Ed Kelly of Kelly Construction, Frank Morin of Accent Homes and Dick Frantz of Construction Market Report.

Networking is from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Program and lunch follows at 12 to 1:15 p.m.  Cost is $20 for HBA of NWI member and $30 for non-member. RSVP deadline is July 10

To register, call 888-812-9099 or email your name, business, email address and phone number to hbanwioffice@hbanwi.com.  Credit card payments accepted over the phone.  For more information, visit hbanwi.com

Creekside Classic for Kids

The 13th Annual Creekside Classic for Kids will be held Thursday, July 17.  This fun-filled day of golf includes a summer cookout, prizes, awards and a T-shirt for all participants.

Morning skills competition for juniors age 12 and under is 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and the classic golf outing with foursomes of two adults and two juniors begins at 1 p.m. The afternoon tournament is a 12-hole scramble. Fee for juniors is $30 for each event or $50 to play both the morning skills and the afternoon golf outing. Adults are $75 for the afternoon outing. Registration deadline is Sunday, July 13.

For more information, pick up a brochure at Creekside Golf or Forest Park Courses in Valparaiso or at the Valpo Parks office, 3210 N. Campbell St. or visit www.valpoparksfoundation.org.

Softball tournament

South Haven Fire Department holds its 2014 Men’s & Co-ed Double Elimination Softball Tournament July 18-20 at Fessler Field at Haven Hollow Park. Benefits honor guard and fire prevention.

Hit your own ball, four homeruns per game, .52 c.o.r. 275 lb ball, cash and trophy for first place. Cost is $175 per team.

For more information, contact Eric Wood at 219-608-7290 or ewood@southhavenfire.com or Jim Saunders at 219-759-3919 or jsaunders@southhavenfire.com


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