Ambassador Mission:
The mission of the Chamber Ambassadors is to promote the role of the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce in the community by welcoming new members, encouraging current members to maximize their membership and aid in maintaining and increasing the retention rate of new and existing members through reinforcing the Chamber benefits.

Ambassadors assist in the following areas:
• Member Engagement, Mentorship, and Retention
• New Member Outreach and Recruitment
• Member Promotion

If you are interested in becoming a Chamber Ambassador, contact Danny at

Current Ambassadors




Alexa Cano, The Barker Mansion

Michele Gustin,The Barker Mansion

Jenilee Haynes-Peterson, LaPorte County Family YMCA

Johnny Roder, Duneland Media





Cara Jones, Centier Bank

Carly Levandoski, Coldwell Banker

Pia Parrott, Centier Bank

Marcos Rodriguez Jr., Ivy Tech Community College




Jessica O’Brien,

Salvation Army of Michigan City



Lakefront Career Network (LCN)

LCN Mission: The mission of LCN is to market the Michigan City area and surrounding La Porte County community as an attractive place to live, work, and socialize through relationship building, skill enhancement, community engagement and career advancement opportunities. Learn more about LCN.


La Porte County Manufacturing Forum

 The La Porte County Manufacturing Forum will exist to bring together industry leaders and decision makers to learn from one another, work toward solutions for common problems, and be a stronger voice for the manufacturing sector in La Porte County.

Because this Forum will focus on big picture issues and be problem solvers, it is imperative the company representatives be at a decision-making level.  The Forum will meet bi-monthly with a county manufacturing facility hosting each event.  Tours, discussion, and action items will be set at each meeting.  To be added to this group, please contact Katie Eaton,

Michigan City Chamber Education Committee

Michigan City Chamber Education Committee, Purpose: To enhance the local educational environment through efforts to achieve a high-quality education in Michigan City Area Schools. This committee works closely with administrators from MCAS and the business community. This committee makes recommendations on spending funds from the Michigan City Education Foundation Fund that is housed with the Unity Foundation.

This committee meets on the second Friday of each month at 8:30 am.

To join this committee, please email


Community Roundtable

Purpose: The Community Roundtable will serve to advocate and promote for key developments in the Michigan City area that create long term benefits for all its citizens and visitors.

This group focuses on moving community initiatives forward and advocating for smart growth and development in Michigan City.

This committee is by invitation only and meets quarterly. For more details on participating, please contact Katie Eaton, Chamber President, at 219-874-6221.

Upcoming Events

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