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2019 Whitley County EXPO promises a full day of food, fun and more this Saturday

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Where can you find great food and desserts? Learn about ways to improve your wellness and look for fun activities for your children this summer. Discover ways to update your home -- or shop for a new one!

Maybe you'll look for a new hobby and somewhere to volunteer? Look for new wheels or a club to join? Meet the fine officers who keep our city and county safe? Enjoy free entertainment?  Learn about the great businesses and non-profits who serve Whitley County? You can do all this and more at the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center's annual Whitley County EXPO!  

Sponsored by 3Rivers Federal Credit Union, Bowen Center, IN Whitley newspaper and Jill Daniel Menu & Party Consulting, this popular annual event will once again be held at Indiana Springs Middle School on Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Community members will get to meet and speak with nearly 60 great businesses and non-profit organizations serving Whitley County.  Additionally, this year the event will include a Legislative Update from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., a mini Whitley County Farmers Market and more! 

"Our annual EXPO offers the opportunity to make great community connections and there is something for everyone," said Jennifer Romano, Chamber executive director. "Last year, more than 2400 people attended this event to learn about all things Whitley County." 

While learning about various products and services from the wide-variety of vendors, participants will be treated to free entertainment and ongoing activities throughout the day. This year entertainment will include Next Generation Studio of Dance, Center Stage Dance Academy and the Whitley County Community Children's Choir. Many vendors also offer the opportunity to sign up for door prizes as well. 

Additionally, education sessions will be offered -- sponsored by Brandon Ferrell of Minear Real Estate. Ferrell will give an overview of how to prepare your property for sale and how to market it successfully.

"Even if you are a life-long resident of Whitley County or if you are new to the area, there is always something new and exciting happening right here in our corner of the world," said Romano. 

Admission and parking are free 


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