Hammond Community Corporation 2018 Grant Application Now Available

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The City of Hammond for the social betterment of the community formed the Hammond Community Corporation in 1997. The organization is designed to grant financial assistance to Hammond not-for-profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in our community. The Hammond Community Corporation was originally funded by money donated from the Empress Casino-Hammond (now known as Horseshoe Casino–Hammond). These funds …

Notice of Public Comment Period

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Pursuant to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, the City of Hammond has prepared its 2018/2019 Annual Action Plan that describes the resources available and the proposed use of those resources to meet the community development, affordable housing, and homeless priority needs of the City. A summary of resources and expected uses is provided below. …

Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast & Resource Fair

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The purpose is to recognize youth, adults, and organizations that reach out and make a difference regardless of a disability. Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities will choose award winners. The Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities would be greatly honored if you would nominate someone you think deserves recognition from one of the following categories: Nomination Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2018 Please complete …

Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Bishop Brandon A. Jacobs, Sr., President of The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity, present the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Legacy Awards Celebration. Lineup for the march is at 6:30am on January 15, 2018, at Hammond City Hall, 5925 Calumet Ave, and the march will begin at 6:45am. The celebration …

Hammond Community Corporation 2017 Grant Application Now Available

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The City of Hammond for the social betterment of the community formed the Hammond Community Corporation in 1997. The organization is designed to grant financial assistance to Hammond not-for-profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in our community. The Hammond Community Corporation was originally funded by money donated from the Empress Casino-Hammond (now known as Horseshoe Casino – Hammond). …

PUBLIC NOTICE: Funding Request Applications Now Available

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The City of Hammond, Department of Planning and Development is in the process of preparing its 2018-2019 budget for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Community Housing and Development Organization (CHDO). Applications will be available beginning September 11, 2017. Application must be completed and return to the Department of Planning and Development, 5925 Calumet Ave, Suite …

2017 Realtors Breakfast

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GNIAR (Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors) and the City of Hammond invite all Realtors to join us for the Annual Realtors Breakfast Discussion Topics: Economic Development, College Bound, Homebound, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Parks & Recreation and much more. Free golfing for registered realtors. Please RSVP by calling Owana Miller at (219) 853-7326 or email millero@gohammond.com by Friday May 26, …

Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast & Resource Fair

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The purpose is to recognize youth, adults, and organizations that reach out and make a difference regardless of a disability. Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities will choose award winners. The Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities would be greatly honored if you would nominate someone you think deserves recognition from one of the following categories: Nomination Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2017 Please complete …

2017 Black History Month Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Hammond Human Relations Commission and Department of Community Development will host a Black History Month Celebration on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Hammond City Hall, 1st floor lobby. The festivities will begin at 10:00am. The theme for this year’s event is “Women of the Cloth.” Mayor McDermott will present a proclamation honoring eight African …

Notice of Public Comment Period

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Pursuant to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, the City of Hammond has prepared its 2017-2021 Consolidated Plan and 2017 Annual Action Plan that describes the resources available and the proposed use of those resources to meet the community development, affordable housing, and homeless priority needs of the City. A summary of resources and expected …