A locally organized
citizen group, “Dunes Action!” has formed to oppose the proposed conference
/ banquet center addition at the Indiana Dunes State Park beach.
The group has
launched a petition campaign to show Indiana officials the scope of
opposition to the plan. The group’s Change.org petition has garnered 1,200
signatures, a number which continues to grow since its launch last week, the
group said in a press release today.
The address for the
petition is: .
Dunes Action! urges
anyone who would like to express opposition to the plan, or get questions
answered, to attend the Department of Natural Resources question and answer
meeting set for Wednesday, April 15, at the Chesterton Middle School.
encourages those opposed to the new construction to wear green.
The meeting will be
from 6-8 p.m., at Chesterton Middle School, 651 W. Morgan Ave., Chesterton.
Doors to the auditorium will open at 5:45 p.m.
The format will
include a brief presentation from the DNR, followed by an opportunity for
attendees to ask questions or make comments before the full audience. Those
wishing to speak must sign up at the start of the meeting, and will be
limited to two minutes.