Updated: March 7, 2013 6:16AM
Governor speaks at chamber meeting: The Gary Chamber of Commerce will host a free networking reception from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Genesis Convention Center, 5th Avenue and Broadway. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will speak from 11 a.m. to noon. RSVP by calling 885-7407.
Photography clinic: The Calumet Region Photo Club’s all-day clinic for all area photographers will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road. The cost is $60 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Students with current identification pay $15. Advance registration is required, and the mail-in deadline is Monday, Feb. 11. Make checks payable to the Calumet Region Photo Club, and mail the completed form to: Tom Zmigrocki, 306 N. Oakwood Drive, Griffith, IN 46319. Call 924-0537 or visit www.calregionphoto.org.
‘Chasing Dreams — Sky’s the Limit’: An open house to help promote awareness, acceptance and support of Down syndrome will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at 352 Chicago St. Enter on Campbell Road. For more information, call 299-9049 or www.chasingdreams.org.