Updated: October 4, 2012 6:06AM
Women’s conference: Lakeshore Public Television’s Lakeshore Professional Women’s Conference is planned Friday, Sept. 14, at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville. It is an all-day event featuring professional development and networking opportunities for women in all levels of the business world. The keynote speaker is scheduled to be six-time Emmy Award winner Shawne Duperon. Breakout session topics include “How to Thrive in the New Normal,” “Think Your Way to Prosperity,” “Inventing a Future that Feels Good,” and “10 Ways Highly Successful Women Lead.” A catered lunch and networking reception also are included. Individual tickets are $125, and table sponsorships are $1,500. To purchase tickets, call Aimee White at 756-5656, Ext. 327, or visit lpwc.eventbrite.com. For more information on the event or to become an event sponsor, call Brandi Anstine at 756-5656, Ext. 317, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book signing: Paula McHugh will sign copies of her book, “Talking Landscapes: Indiana Dunes Poems,” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the European Market at Broadway and Third Street, and from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th St.