Archive for June, 2013

Clean Water Press Conference

June 27th, 2013

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will join representatives from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) at a press conference to kick off the City of Gary’s Clean Water Celebration. Reggie Kothals from the IDEM MS4 Program will make an award presentation to the Gary Storm Water Management District […]


Gary Cooling Centers

June 25th, 2013

City of Gary, Gary Community School Corporation and NIPSCO Join Together to Offer Cooling Centers   In collaboration with the City of Gary and NIPSCO, the Gary Community School Corporation is providing additional cooling centers to support Gary families who have been affected by power outages. There will be cold water available at each site. […]


Mayor On The Move - Ivy Tech Tour

June 25th, 2013

A brief tour of the Gary Campus for Ivy Tech Community College was taken.  There is a demand for workers in the industrial and electrical fields and Ivy Tech offers a variety of programs ranging from industrial training, industrial technology, robotic training, wiring, coding, innovative thinking courses, and electrician programs.  Ivy Tech’s program allow students […]


Next Week in Gary: June 22, 2013 - June 29, 2013

June 24th, 2013

Engaged citizens and friends, Here is a weekly e-newsletter that shares important news and events taking place next week in Gary, IN. This pdf document makes it easier for you to forward, print and share with your friends and colleagues also to deliver information of interest and importance to you. Click here to ENJOY this attachment.


DID YOU KNOW? June 24, 2013

June 24th, 2013

4th of July Parade Applications There’s still time for you to submit your entry for the City of Gary’s 4th of July Parade. The Parade is being sponsored by the Gary Stormwater Management District and the Dept. of Green Urbanism / Environmental Affairs. Applications are now being accepted. To obtain information about participating or becoming […]


Gary Economic Development Corp. to Host forum with FDIC

June 24th, 2013

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Gary Economic Development Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will present a community development forum Tuesday, June 25, 9:00a.m., 504 Broadway. Local financial institutions, community-based organizations and others will review and discuss local community development efforts and how these partners can support neighborhood reinvestment.   The […]


New Grass Clippings Program!

June 20th, 2013

Tired of wasting large brown bags for your grass clippings? Trying to find a more effective, efficient, and low coast way to get rid of your grass clippings? Searching for ways to be more green and environmental in getting rid of your grass clippings? Well we have amazing news for all the citizens of Gary. […]


Animal Control Closure Petition

June 19th, 2013

Gary Mayor Responds to Animal Control Closure Petition Recently, a petition was launched on suggesting that the City of Gary’s Animal Control facility and services be transferred to Lake County Animal Control (LCAC). In light of the claims raised by concerned citizens, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson issued the following statement: “We are certainly aware of […]


Summer Recreation

June 18th, 2013

Mayor helps Kick off Summer Recreation Earlier today, Mayor Freeman-Wilson had lunch at the Glen Ryan Park Pavilion with a group of Gary youth who are participating in the city’s Free Lunch and Recreation Summer Program. The program began today at 12 sites around the city and is being facilitated by the Parks Department and […]


Did You Know? June 17, 2013

June 17th, 2013

Glen Ryan Community Clean-up A  dumpster will be in the park in the Glen Ryan section of Gary from June 14th– June 16th. During this weekend, residents are encouraged to mow and clean their yards and discard unwanted items in the dumpster. Summer Free Lunch Program The City of Gary Youth Services Bureau announced plans […]




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