For over thirty years, Porter Bank has produced an annual calendar themed
“Our Indiana Dunes” designed by Porter Bank President Jim Ruge.
Works by Mark VanderVinne, local oil paint artist of Porter, Ind., are
featured for 2014. Dan Bruhn, of Dan Bruhn Photography, took photographs of
oil paintings by VanderVinne of locales in the Indiana Dunes.
VanVinne’s autobiography is presented in the interior of the calendar with
the title “Painting My Backyard.”
The back page features comments by Brad Bumgardner of the Indiana Dunes
State Park Interpretative Services which enumerates the special features of
the Indian Dunes in North Porter County.