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Visit us at the Lake County Fair from August 4th – 13th

983.pngWhen you need a break from the rides, elephant ears, corn dogs etc., come visit us at the Industrial Building.  We will be at booth 101 and will be giving away a free spinner with each short survey that is filled in.  Don’t know what a spinner is?  Ask your kids as it is the hottest craze.   Take advantage of our Fair Special:  35% off graves in new sections at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville and for niches in the Beautiful Veteran Memorial Columbarium.  A columbarium is a bank of niches for permanent placement of a loved one a Calumet Park Cemetery.  Call for more info at 219-769-8803.  See you at the fair.

 

 

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Butterfly Release time again…July 23 at 11:00 a.m.

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Mark your calendars for the annual live butterfly release program at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, IN.  This event keeps getting bigger and bigger.  Last year there were over 600 butterflies released during this beautiful and touching time or remembrance.  Call 219-769-8803 now to be sure that you get your butterfly.  Cutoff to order your free butterfly will be July 14th.  Be part of the live music and butterfly ceremony and call now.  Release is set for Saturday, July 23 at 11:00 a.m.  See you there.

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Welcome to Fall of 2015…

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The leaves are beginning to change as do the seasons.  Today marks the end of Summer and the beginning of Autumn.  Take a ride through Calumet Park Cemetery this Fall and watch the color show as all the different varieties of trees burst into heavenly wonder.

For info on preplanning, call 219-769-8803 and visit our website at calumetparkcemetery.com

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Join with us on October 10 from 11-1 for a free hayride, free pumpkin, fun and games for the wee ones.  Kids 10 and under are welcome to join in the fun with a parent or guardian.  Hot dogs and cold drinks will be provided compliments of Calumet Park Cemetery, Calumet Park Funeral Chapel and Rendina Funeral Home.  Event will be at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel just one half mile north of route 30 on Taft in Merrillville.  See you there.

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Winner of $250 drawing for groceries from Calumet Park Cemetery’s booth at the Lake County Fair…

Erika Miller’s entry for a Strack Van Til $250 gift card was drawn from the 282 entries filled out at the Lake County Fair.

Erika Miller receives her gift card from Family Service Counselor Stan Turner

Erika Miller receives her gift card from Family Service Counselor Stan Turner

 

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Plan ahead for a fun fall festival at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

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Mark your calendar for October 11th which is a Saturday.  From 11:00 – 1:00 Calumet Park will hold its annual free hayride, pumpkin painting, face painting and snack event.  All kids under 12 accompanied by an adult are invited to share some fun time in a safe environment.  If you have questions, call 769-8803.   The fall festival will be held at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel on Taft Street just 1/2 mile north of Route 30 on Taft (east side of the street).  See you there.

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Any way you look it her, she is beautiful…

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Weather permitting, a family may choose the traditional funeral coach (hearse) or the new Harley Hearse when you elect to have your funeral service through Calumet Park Funeral Chapel (our funeral home).  Not just for bikers!  Call 769-8803 for more information.

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Veterans Benefits…a simple site for getting answers…

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Go to your search engine and enter Explore VA to find information on memorial benefits, dependents and survivors, disability compensation, education and training, employment service, health care, home loans and housing, life insurance and pensions.  You will have the world of governments benefits at your fingertips by going to this one, simple site.

veteran branch logoFor information on the programs sponsored by Calumet Park Cemetery and Funeral Chapel that enhance those of the government, page through the many articles in this blog or call 219-769-8803 to arrange for a private,  no-obligation look at how you can save over $5000 on a complete cemetery and funeral package by simply presenting your DD214 to a Family Service Counselor at the cemetery.

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Need a safe place to jog, walk or bicycle…?

Calumet Park Cemetery, at the corner of 73rd and Taft in Merrillville, is an ideal place to do your favorite aerobic workout.  There are five miles of paved roads that allow for variety as the roads form a unique pattern.

cemetery mapCalumet Park is open daily from dawn until dusk.  For your next work-out, stop by and join other like-minded people.  When it comes to having a clean, safe and quiet environment in which to get into shape or stay in shape, Calumet Park is the place.  We do request that you do not bring your dog as the families who have chosen Calumet Park as the final resting place for themselves and their loved ones do not wish to clean up after that part of “nature’s wonder”.  See you there!

For more info or directions, call 769-8803 or go to calumetparkcemetery.com

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85th Anniversary “thank you” sale on graves, markers and monuments…

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     As a way of showing appreciation for allowing us to help you with your cemetery and funeral needs for 85 years, Calumet Park Cemetery is offering all pre-need graves as follows:  buy one, get the second for 85% off the list price.  In addition, all investments in flush markers and monuments will be at 15% off the regular price (excluding setting charges), whether destined for Calumet Park or any other cemetery in the region.  This sale goes through the end of June.

     The special veteran discount programs will still be in effect until further notice.

     For further information go to calumetparkcemetery.com or call 769-8803.

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