Archive for August, 2013

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson Reflects on 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

August 28th, 2013

“Today, we commemorate the March on Washington, an event symbolic of a movement that changed this country and the entire world.  As I reflect on this day in history and Dr. Martin King Jr.’s key role in this march, movement and the transformation of our country, I am moved by how far we have come, […]


City of Gary - Facebook Contest - Win Free Gas Cards, Visa Gifts Cards, and More!

August 27th, 2013

City of Gary’s “Team Gary Indiana Facebook Friend Referral Program” Encourage your friends to Like City of Gary’s “TeamGaryIndiana” Facebook Fan Page and you could win a Free Gas Card, Visa Gift Card, “Team Gary, Indiana” Wristband, or other cool prizes sponsored by SMDG, LLC - a social media partner with the City of Gary. […]


Next Week In Gary; August 24, 2013- August 31, 2013

August 26th, 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.


City of Gary Honors Michael Jackson This Weekend!

August 26th, 2013

Three-Day Tribute to Honor Michael Jackson in Gary, Ind. Michael’s Legacy will be hosted by Joyce Irby (former member of Klymaxx) and Glenn Cosby (radio personality for Chicago’s V-103 WVAZ-FM) at 2300 Jackson St. (Gary, Ind.) - Fans of Gary native and world famous performer Michael Jackson will have a chance to celebrate this iconic […]


Did you Know? August 25, 2013

August 26th, 2013

Urban Entrepreneur Initiative (UEI)   Last week, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson joined two business partners and the Gary Chamber of Commerce in launching the Urban Entrepreneur Initiative (UEI). Thanks to this partnership, a total of 1,000 Gary small business owners will receive free training and accounting assistance. The program includes donations of resources to local entrepreneurs […]


Do You Remember The Time? – A Tribute to Michael Jackson on his Birthday

August 24th, 2013

Do you remember when Billie Jean was a smooth criminal who saw in black and white and could talk his ABC’s and 123’s by the river Jordan who was always saying it doesn’t matter who’s wrong or right just beat it? If you just so happen to immediately catch on to all the Michael Jackson […]


Buying a Home Can Be As Simple As Making a Shopping List

August 23rd, 2013

   You go to the store knowing how much money you have, and knowing what you need to get. You start off fine, just getting only the essentials. Then time gets away from you and you start to notice other things in the store to which by something you want or something new you wanted […]


1,000 Gary Small Business Owners to Receive Thousands of Dollars in Free Training and Accounting Resources

August 22nd, 2013

Urban Entrepreneur Initiative Launches in Gary, Indiana City of Gary, Five Plus and Green-Campbell Group donate small business resource center, financial management application and training to local entrepreneurs; 1,000 Gary Small Business Owners to Receive Thousands of Dollars in Free Training and Accounting Resources Gary, Ind. – Aug 22, 2013 – Today, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson joined two […]


It’s Possible to Be a Homeowner with Bad Credit

August 22nd, 2013

Bad credit does not automatically preclude you from obtaining a home loan. Also, bad credit does not automatically require you to pay a significant down payment up front in order to buy a home.[1]     Times are hard right now and may seem to be getting harder. Many people are working long and hard […]


The Man, The Myth, The Legend: a Tribute to Michael Jackson

August 21st, 2013

Please join us as we honor with a Celebration of life Block Party 2300 Jackson Street Gary, Indiana Press Conference at 11am with Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson Thursday, August 29th Starting at 3:30 pm  HOSTED BY: Joyce Irby Roosevelt High School Marching Band Kyle Allen, Council President Kimberly K. Robinson, 5th District Councilwoman Roosevelt High Drill […]




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