City of Gary – September 2014 Events

September 4th, 2014

There are many events happening around the City of Gary during the month of September. Be sure to mark your calendars and “Like” City of Gary’s Team Gary Indiana Facebook Fan Page for Event Flyers and other news updates! City of Gary is also on Twitter @TeamGaryIndiana.   Post by Team Gary, Indiana.   September 4 Sept 4 - Catch [...]


Mosquito Spray Routes in Gary Announced

September 4th, 2014

City of Gary has announced a tentative schedule for mosquito spraying. Weather permitting & based on two trucks operating beginning Monday, September 8, 2014 .   Monday: Sections 1 & 6 Tuesday: Sections 5 & 7 Wednesday: Sections 4 & 8 Thursday: Sections 2 & 3 Friday: Sections 9, 10 & 11   Don’t know [...]


September is National Preparedness Month

September 17th, 2014

In recognition of National Preparedness Month, we will be highlighting important topics of awareness throughout the month of September.   This week, our focus will highlight understanding the nature of specific disasters to which we should be aware. These hazards include: Earthquakes Floods Hurricanes Tornadoes Wildfires Winter Storms   The first step in being prepared [...]



September 17th, 2014

Today at Gary City Hall, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson swore in 15 new officers and 6 reserve officers. bringing the force up to a total of 225  officers. Scores of family and friends crowded into the Council Chambers to show their support.   “We recognize the courageous commitment you have made to the city and citizens [...]


Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and the First Ladies of Gary invite you to “Take Time to Take Care”

September 16th, 2014

Sponsored by Walgreens, the First Ladies Health Initiative originally began in Chicago and was created to inspire First Ladies to empower their church congregations and communities to make smart decisions regarding their health. After participating in several of their Chicago-based events, Mayor Freeman-Wilson became determined to bring the program to Gary.   Joined by a [...]


Did you that September is National Preparedness Month?

September 15th, 2014

Sponsored by FEMA, the theme of this this year’s observance is “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare.” During National Preparedness Month, the City of Gary is asking members of the community to take action by helping to plan a “National Preparathon Day” which offers the Gary community an opportunity to prepare for specific hazards [...]


City of Gary to Host Events Next Week on Demolition, Education, Law Enforcement and Health

September 15th, 2014

Next week promises to be very busy for Gary, Ind. as officials prepare to launch a massive demolition project with Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann, bring together the community for a serious conversation on education, swear in 21 police officers and announce a citywide Health Initiative in partnership with first ladies of churches all over the [...]


Monthly Gary Parcel Survey (GPS) – Sat. Sept. 13, 2014

September 11th, 2014

You are invited to get to know the City of Gary, Indiana on Saturday, September 13th from 10a-2p. We’re hosting our monthly Gary Parcel Survey (GPS), where you’ll meet fellow first and second year Harris students, Harris alumni and staff, City of Gary staff and community members. Join us as we canvass the city, block by block, collecting data on Gary’s abandoned buildings. GPS [...]


City of Gary to host 2nd Community Conversation at I.U.-Northwest Sept 16

September 10th, 2014

In late May, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and the city of Gary hosted a “community conversation” in partnership with the National League of Cities (NLC) and the U.S. Department of Education to host what we a “community conversation.” Mayor Freeman-Wilson has recently announced that another “conversation” is to convene on Sept. 16 from 2-4:00 p.m. in [...]


City of Gary to Host 911 Ceremony to Remember Victims, Salute Police and Fire Personnel

September 9th, 2014

WHO:        Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Councilman-at-Large Ronald Brewer, Police Chief Larry McKinley, Fire Chief Teresa Everett and the men and women of Gary’s Police and Fire Departments WHAT:     The City of Gary will host its annual September 11th Commemoration Ceremony to remember those who lost their lives at Ground Zero in [...]


City of Gary Enters Video Contest

September 9th, 2014

The City of Gary has entered a video contest sponsored by the National League of Cities in which the winning city wins registration to the annual conference.   What is the National League of Cities? The National League of Cities are municipalities from across the country that serve as a resource to and an advocate [...]


Gary Youth Services Bureau offers new after school program

September 8th, 2014

Beginning Oct. 1, 2014, the Gary Youth Services Bureau will be offering an array of services to many students within the Gary community through its after school programs. Various program activities will take place at four park locations throughout the community, including Washington, Brunswick, Ironwood and YSB Underground, Monday through Friday. The program will be [...]




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