Archive for September, 2013

Volunteers of America Dedicates Affordable Housing Facility for Low Income Seniors in Gary

September 30th, 2013

Gary, Ind. (September 26, 2013) – Volunteers of America, one of the largest nonprofit providers of senior housing in the United States, dedicated the new 39-unit property, The Gardens on Carolina, which provides homes to low-income seniors in Gary. Several residents have already moved into the facility and are enjoying their new homes. “Our seniors […]


30 Jobs for Hire at INDOT

September 30th, 2013

INDOT Northwest hiring dozens for winter work GARY | The Indiana Department of Transportation aims to hire as many as 30 seasonal winter program workers at a job fair next week. Potential employees should attend the job fair on  Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., located at the INDOT Gary Subdistrict, 7601 Melton […]


Did You Know? Monday September 30,2013

September 30th, 2013

DID YOU KNOW???   Affordable Healthcare Information  Enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Program begins October 1, 2013. Those interested in signing up for affordable health care can log on to There is a live chat available online for assistance as well as a 24-hr 7-day call center. The number is 1-800-318-2596. Assistance is available […]


Next Week In Gary; September 28, 2013 - October 5, 2013

September 30th, 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.


5x5x5 Neighborhood Revitalization Cleanup

September 28th, 2013

Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley slated to Join Mayor Freeman-Wilson in latest 5x5x5 Neighborhood Revitalization Cleanup   WHO:                Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, 3rd District Councilwoman Mary Brown, Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, City of Gary staff and volunteers   WHAT:              Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and 3rd District Councilwoman Mary Brown will welcome former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley to the latest […]


ECIER Foundation Becomes Official Non-Profit

September 25th, 2013

ECIER FOUNDATION EARNS 501c3 DESIGNATION  The ECIER (Educate, Communicate, Innovate, Entrepreneur, Relationship) Foundation, formerly the Don H. Barden Foundation, recently received confirmation of its 501c3 status. This designation by the federal government will now allow the group to move forward as a non-profit organization and raise funds to benefit youth for entrepreneurial programs and scholarships. […]


Free Small Business Training for Gary Entrepreneurs

September 24th, 2013

ATTENTION:   You might have recently heard about the Gary Urban Entrepreneur Initiative (, which will provide free small business development training, consulting and other resources to as many as 1,000 Gary entrepreneurs—including start-up and existing companies.     The Gary Chamber of Commerce is pleased to partner with the City of Gary, the Gary […]


Volunteers of America to Open Affordable Housing for Low Income Seniors in Gary

September 24th, 2013

Volunteers of America to Open Affordable Housing for Low Income Seniors in Gary Dedication ceremony will celebrate the opening of The Gardens on Carolina   GARY, IND. (September 23, 2013) – Volunteers of America will hold a grand opening and dedication ceremony for the Gardens on Carolina, a 38-unit affordable housing facility, serving low-income seniors living […]


Gary Mayor Responds to Airport Director Appointment Vote

September 24th, 2013

  On Friday, the Gary/Chicago International Airport met during a special meeting to address the airport budget for 2014.  During the meeting a discussion arose about the need of the board to appoint an Interim Airport Director.  Board chair Tom Collins did not believe the matter could be addressed in the absence of an agenda outlining that […]


Did You Know? Monday, September 23, 2013

September 24th, 2013

Concert to Benefit Funding of Museum in Gary The Angela Winbush Concert tix at City Hall Gary Police Department in Search of Officers APPLICATIONS FOR PROBATIONARY GARY POLICE OFFICERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FROM Through THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013. You may pick up the application at the security desk of the Public Safety Facility at 555 […]




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