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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore ParKids for Teens 2015

February 10th, 2015

The ParKids program is a year-long adventure in learning and volunteering in the park with peers. Teens learn new skills as they participate in a variety of educational, recreational and environmental stewardship programs. Parents are guardians enroll your teens by printing and completing the following forms at our website: Mail completed applications to: Indiana […]


Children and Hoosier Immunization Registry Program (CHIRP) User Group Meeting - Mar. 19

February 10th, 2015

The Indiana State Department of Health will be conducting Children and Hoosier Immunization Registry Program (CHIRP) User Group Meeting Date: March 19, 2015 Time: 9:30A.M. - 3:00P.M. Location: Gary Police Station (Community Room), 555 Polk Street, Gary, IN 46402 This meeting is an opportunity for users to meet with the CHIRP administrative staff, hear programmatic updates, learn […]


City of Gary Health Department Lunch & Learn - Feb. 26

February 10th, 2015

With the recent break out of Measles in our Country, The City of Gary Health Department would like to increase immunization rates for preventable diseases. We need your help to accomplish this goal. Please join us in our adventure educating, vaccinating, promoting our residents health and well-being. You are invited to our lunch and learn on: Date: February 26, […]


Citizens Police Academy is opportunity to learn about police work, communicate concerns

February 10th, 2015

IU Northwest, Gary Police Department offering free 10-week course beginning Feb. 17 The Police Departments of Indiana University Northwest and the City of Gary are collaborating to bring citizens together with their local law enforcement officials. The departments are providing a free 10-week Citizens Police Academy on Tuesdays from February 17 to April 28 beginning at […]


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; […]


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 […]


Job Posting: Community Builder

January 7th, 2015

Legacy Foundation recently awarded the community of Miller in Gary, IN a grant under the Neighborhood Spotlight program. Neighborhood Spotlight guides a cross-section of community members to work collaboratively and collectively on improving quality of life. As the convening organization, Miller Beach Arts & Creative District has been asked to hire an employee to spearhead […]




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