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We Stand With Service

You can help support the tens of thousands hospitality employees and businesses in the South Shore during this national emergency. From ordering carryout or delivery from a local restaurant, brewery or winery to giving great reviews to your favorite businesses, you can help make a difference. See ideas of how you can help below.

How Can You Help?

Meals for the FrontlineSupport restaurants and first responders by buying a meal to be sent to the frontline at these restaurants: DOC'S Smokehouse, Radius, Bartlett's Fish Camp, White Rhino and Captain's House.

Food and Drinks Carryout and Delivery
Order carryout, curbside pickup or delivery from a local restaurant, brewery or winery. Find a list here.

R.O.S.E. AwardsNominate an outstanding service employee from a restaurant, gas station, grocery store or other business for a R.O.S.E. Award here.

Gift Cards
Buy gift cards for future use.
See some gift card specials here.

Give a review
Rate and review your favorite local businesses and attractions.

Facebook like
Like or follow area attractions on Facebook or Instagram.

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Restaurants serving pickup

CLICK HERE for list of some of the restaurants, breweries and wineries in the Region offering curbside pick up or delivery.


More from the Hospitality Industry

If you are in the South Shore and need a place to stay, click here for hotel specials.

Find out here how some Region shops are finding creative ways to connect to their customers.

Also, if you're in need of some positive news stories, we've put together a Partners Helping People page sharing stories of businesses making a difference during this crisis.

Take care everyone!

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Has someone gone that extra mile for their customers? Nominate them today!

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Place to Stay

If you are in the South Shore and need a place to stay, there are discounted special rates available at Candlewood Inn & Suites or Holiday Inn Express in Merrillville. Contact the VP of sales and marketing Carrie Collicott at carrie.collicott@ighospitality.com or corporate director of revenue management Pam Montgomery at pamela.montgomery@ighospitality.com to book your room today.

 

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Region Shops Get Creative

Northwest Indiana shops are finding new ways to connect to their customers. Sweet Home Indiana gift store in St. John has been posting videos on facebook showing how to creating crafts using items around your house. 2 Old Goats Market antique store in Cedar Lake is holding facebook auctions. Read more about what Region stores are doing on The Times here.