Archive for the ‘Press Conference’ Category


November 12th, 2014

Officials Announce Plans for Open Enrollment in the Gary Area, Promote Ways for Citizens to Get Covered   GARY, IND– With only three days left until the Health Insurance Marketplace is open for business, local organizations and officials are teaming up to make sure Hoosiers know about enrollment opportunities in their communities.   “Over 10 million […]


City of Gary Mayor and Police Chief to Host Press Conference Today at 5p.m. (CST) at City Hall

October 21st, 2014

In an effort to keep residents informed of the safety measures being taken, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Police Chief Larry McKinley will host a press conference today, (Oct. 21) at 5:00p.m. at Gary City Hall, 401 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Gary Room. The following topics will be discussed:   -          Gary Police Department Public safety measures -          abandon structure […]


Mayor Salutes Efforts of One Church, One School Movement

October 6th, 2014

Earlier today, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson hosted a press conference at City Hall to salute the efforts of the One Church, One School (OCOS) organization. OCOS is a national organization that brings together churches and schools in partnerships that teach children to value life and to value learning.   “It is my honor to welcome representatives from […]


Mayor to Present Proclamation to One Church, One School Delegacy

October 3rd, 2014

WHO:  Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Dr. Cheryl Pruitt, Superintendent of Schools; Dr. Phedonia Johnson, Executive Director of One Church, One School (OCOS); Rev. Jerry Protho, President of OCOS Gary Chapter; Rev. Carrell K. Cargle, Sr., Coordinator for OCOS Gary Chapter WHAT:  Mayor Freeman-Wilson will join members of the education and faith communities as she presents a proclamation […]


Mayor Freeman-Wilson Welcomes Newly Appointed HUD Secretary Julian Castro to Gary; Sheraton Demolition Project Highlighted

August 18th, 2014

On Wednesday, August 20, 2014, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson welcomed newly appointed HUD Secretary Julián Castro to the Sheraton Demolition site and hosted a press conference as well. This was Secretary Castro’s first visit to Gary, and was able to visit the Sheraton Hotel demolition site. HUD has been instrumental in the demolition project through funding and orchestration. The […]


City of Gary to Host Strong Cities, Strong Communities Program Launch and Sheraton Demolition Update

July 16th, 2014

WHO:                Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, City of Gary officials, HUD Region 5 Regional Administrator Antonio Riley, EPA Region 5 Regional Administrator Susan Hedman and Bill Hanna, President of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority WHAT:              In January of 2014, the White House announced the City of Gary as a recipient for the Strong Cities, Strong Communities designation.  […]


Video: City of Gary secures first development project for Industrial Park

June 10th, 2014

Dozens of high-paying jobs for Gary residents as part of Carmeuse transaction GARY, IN, June 9, 2014 – The City of Gary has secured a significant investment from Carmeuse Lime in a transaction that will serve as a catalyst for development in an area designated as a clean-technology Industrial Park.  The $10 million transaction should […]


Press Conference Scheduled for City of Gary Secures First Development Project for Industrial Park

June 6th, 2014

  WHAT:  Carmeuse Lime selected the City of Gary to expand its operations and develop an “engineered fuel” technology facility which will result in at least 100 new good-paying jobs and an infusion of $250,000 in workforce development funds. This project is the first development in the newly established Industrial Park in Gary.   WHO:              […]


City of Gary to Outline Plans for Hardest Hit Fund Dollars Totaling $6.6 Million

May 24th, 2014

WHO:  Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, City of Gary officials, Hardest Hit Fund application team / external partners WHAT:  Early Thursday, Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann announced that five Indiana cities received a combined award of more than $15 million to help eliminate blighted and abandoned homes in those communities through the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program […]




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