City of Gary – January 2015 Events

January 6th, 2015

There are many events happening around the City of Gary during the month of October. 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.   January 1 Jan. […]


Gary Citizens Asked to Limit Travel Due to Blizzard and Power Outages

February 1st, 2015

Gary, IN – City of Gary officials have once again implemented their snow plan with the anticipation of snow accumulation reaching in excess of 12 inches by late tonight. Residents are being asked to refrain from traveling on the streets after 2:00p.m. to allow staff to perform effective snow removal. In addition, the City has […]


The Heart Truth for Women

January 30th, 2015

  “The Heart Truth :  Heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the United States.  It is also a leading cause of disability among women. For African American women, the risk of heart disease is especially great.  Heart disease is more prevalent among African American women than White women—as are some of the […]


Commission Rules on Indiana American Water Company (IAWC)’s rate increase request – Minimal impact to Gary Residents

January 30th, 2015

Earlier today, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission announced its final order on the base rate case for Indiana American Water Company.  Listed are a key findings for each of you are as follows: -IAWC requested 9.84% increase in base rates or an additional $19,645,449.  The Commission’s Order allows only 2.55% or an increase of $5,121,575.  […]


Gary Selected for Vacant Properties Technical Assistance Scholarship

January 29th, 2015

The city is one of four chosen nationally to receive guidance from the Center for Community Progress GARY, IND. – The City of Gary is one of the recipients of the Center for Community Progress’ second round of the competitive Technical Assistance Scholarship Program (TASP), alongside groups of local leaders in Dallas, Texas; Detroit, Michigan; […]



January 28th, 2015

Estimated 300 Gary Civic and Business Leaders Gather to Support Education   Gary, Indiana (January 27, 2015) – UNCF (the United Negro College Fund), the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, is proud to announce that Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will once again serve as host of the Gary, Indiana UNCF Mayor’s Breakfast on […]


Prom Genie 2014-15 Dress Donation Drive “It’s Not Just a Dress”

January 27th, 2015

Prom Genie is a Not-For-Profit Organization 501 (c) 3 that provides free prom dresses to High School Girls in Hammond and the NWI area. We are in need of all sizes: Gently used formal dresses After 5’s & Cocktail Dresses Shoes Accessories Nail Polish Makeup Donations are being accepted through February at: All 4 Hammond High […]



January 27th, 2015

Governor Pence Praises Healthy Indiana Plan as “Proven Model for Medicaid Reform” INDIANAPOLIS—Governor Mike Pence announced today that the State has received approval from the federal government to use an updated version of the consumer-driven Healthy Indiana Plan known as HIP 2.0 instead of Medicaid to offer access to quality health care to 350,000 uninsured […]


Business & Professional Soccer Team Owner to Address Chamber Membership Meeting/Luncheon

January 27th, 2015

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its General Membership Meeting/Luncheon on Monday, February 9, 2015, 12:00 Noon at Majestic Star Casino Hotel Ballroom,  One Buffington Harbor Drive, Gary. The guest speaker will be Mr. Ersal Ozdemir, Owner/CEO of Keystone Construction Corporation, Keystone Realty Group and Indy Eleven Professional Soccer of Indianapolis. Ersal Ozdemir is […]


College-bound students to get free help filing for financial aid through IU Northwest

January 27th, 2015

College Goal Sunday set for Feb. 22 (Gary, Ind.) – Financial aid professionals will volunteer at Indiana University Northwest and 35 other Indiana sites to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday, set for 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22 in Hawthorn Hall, Room 428. […]


IU Northwest Festival of Dance set for February 13-15

January 27th, 2015

Event is a popular showcase of talent by IU Northwest Dance Co., performing arts students The Indiana University Northwest Dance Company invites the community for its annual Festival of Dance, set for 7:30 p.m., Feb. 13 and 14 and 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 15 at Theatre Northwest on Grant, 3660 Grant St., located one mile […]




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