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      ABSR Events for 2018
 
Winterfest Jan 27
 Speaker Series TBD Easter Egg Hunt Mar 31
Town Cleanup & Apr 21
      Spring Cookout
 Speaker Series TBD 
 Memorial Day Coffee May 28
 Necktie 5K  June 16
 Garden & Art Walk June 30
 Summerfest July 28
 ABSR Annual                 Sept 9
      Meeting
Halloween                      Oct 27
Holiday Hop TBD
 
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ABSR Mailing Address:
PO Box 458
Beverly Shores, IN 46301-0458
 
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2018 Sand Tracks Editors:
     
Dec (2017) Nancy Nichols
Jan Dean Conrad
Feb Bob Stanley
Mar         Nancy Nichols
Apr          Bob Stanley
May Bob Stanley
June  Nancy Nichols
July Donna Excell-Steffel
Aug Dean Conrad
Sept  Donna Excell-Steffel
Oct Donna Excell-Steffel
Nov          Marvin Makinen
Dec          Dean Conrad
 
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If you are a current ABSR member and you have never logged into the website,  you will need to send a valid email address that you want linked to your membership information to:  John Blackburn at johnblackburn.chicago@gmail.com   



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Sand Tracks
 
The June Issue is Available
 
 
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Next ABSR Events












ABSR
Necktie 5K Walk and Run

Saturday, June 16, 2018
8AM CST

Bring out the entire family!

Click Here for More Information and to Register






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ABSR Sunday Speaker Series 2018

Did you miss the Speaker Series presentations?
        
  • On Sunday 3/25/2018 we have David Keller, Beverly Shores resident, and Managing Director of the Camp Douglas Restoration Foundation. Camp Douglas trained over 40,000 Union Soldiers from Illinois and was also one of the largest prisons holding Confederate prisoners during the war. It was located in the Bronzeville area of Chicago. David will talk about its history and the restoration efforts now being made by his organization.



Click Here to see the presentation on the History and Restoration of Camp Douglas by David Keller



  • On Sunday 4/8/2018 we have Gregg Hertzlieb, Director and Curator of the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University and James R. Dabbert Director of the Humanities Center at the Illinois Institute of Technology who will discuss the works and life of Frank V. Dudley, a dunes scape artist.

Click Here to see the presentation on artist Frank Dudley by Gregg Hertzlieb



  • On Sunday 4/15/2018 we have Brian McSweeney, Beverly Shores resident. Brian will be discussing how best to protect ourselves from the Scam artists that are out there.

Click Here to See Presentation on Cybersecurity by Brian McSweeney



  • On Sunday 4/22/2108 we have Terry Bonace, Beverly Shores resident and member of the Beverly Shores Environmental Restoration Group (ERG). Terry will be giving information on what to grow to replace some of our worst invasive plants along with information on how to grow them and even a little on how to obtain them.

Click Here to Go to ERG Website to See More on Environment and Invasives




 


Other Community Events






 




 
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Our Initial Fund Project:
"Town Center Project"
 
 
 
 
Please consider contributing to this worthwhile
investment in our community's future.
 
 
Kick off Goal
$136,000
 
 
  Current
   Pledges
     (as of 1/13/18)
   $137,587











FYI - Local



              

Northwest Community Action Corporation (NWICA), a community-minded not-for-profit, is the largest combined Area Agency on Aging and Community Action Agency in Indiana. They help to eliminate barriers to independence through a variety of services and advanced regional knowledge. 

 

2-1-1 is a free community service. Call them for information or to seek help in a crisis 24 hours a day, every day. Simply dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-826-7871 or

Click Here to go to their Website                                                       




Michigan City -
Michigan City Farmer’s Market.   You’ll find locally grown produce, local cheeses, proteins, baked items, and foods from local artisans.  Vendors are required to produce all their own items to ensure they are providing fresh, local, and healthy food options.   
Wednesday Market:   June 15 - September 28 (4pm-8pm) Saturday Market:   April 30 - October 30 (8am-1pm)    Location:  8th & Washington Street, Michigan City, IN

 

 

Chesterton - Chesterton’s European Market.   The European Market provides a strong tradition of quality shopping, live entertainment and a festive community experience. The artists, chefs, merchants and farmers travel from across Indiana, Michigan and Illinois to offer visitors an extraordinary collection of products and services.  The Market is every Saturday from the beginning of May through the end of October from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.   Location:  Broadway and Third Street, next to Thomas Centennial Park in Chesterton, IN.   

 

 

Porter County – The Valparaiso compost site, 2150 W. Lincolnway, and the Boone Grove compost site, 400 West 550 South, will open for the season March 28, to give Porter County residents a location to drop off and recycle yard waste from their spring yard cleanups.  (3/7/16)            Click Here to Go to News Article 

 

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ABSR Annual Meeting
September 9, 2017
Presentation


Click Here or on Image to View Presentation


 
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Photos of Interest:




If you have photos that you would like to be considered for Photos of Interest, please submit them to John Blackburn at johnblackburn.chicago@gmail.com



  
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Beverly Shores named world’s seventh

International Dark Sky Community

  
 
  
   
WGN TV Features Beverly Shores
  
 
NPR Radio Story on Dark Sky
 
 
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NWI Times Article 03/03/2013 - "Volunteers help light up the sky in Beverly Shores"

NWI Times Article 12/30/2013 - "Beverly Shores a community in harmony with nature"


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Available on Our Website

A Comprehensive Plan for Beverly Shores

By the Beverly Shores Plan Commission

Approved on October 22, 2012



 

 

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