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 …

Free Prom Dresses Available at Prom Genie’s 4th Annual Boutique Day

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Boutique Day is Prom Genie’s annual prom dress giveaway. This event is open to all high school students within Hammond and surrounding cities. The Prom Genie staff and a host of volunteers will be present to outfit a young lady with FREE dresses, shoes, and accessories. There will also be FREE manicures, make-overs, and hairstyles along with the opportunity to …

14th Annual Hammond Job Fair

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The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development presents the City of Hammond’s 14th Annual Job Fair Contact Gabriela Gallegos at 219.853.6508 Ext.1, or email gallegosg@gohammond.com

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 …

Rusted Root at the Hammond Civic Center

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Rusted Root with Special Guest Devon Allman Tickets: $22 online at Universe.com/gohammond or at the Hammond Civic Center Box office for $25. Doors open at 7:00 pm. All ages show. General admission seating. Concessions available for purchase. Phone (219) 853-6378 with questions.

Hammond Celebrates 2nd Annual 219 Day – Back in Rat

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Mark your calendars! Mayor Tom McDermott, Jr. brings 219 Day “Back in Rat” to the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 18 from 6:00 pm until midnight with the holiday that is all about ‘da Region. The event boasts free admission with craft beer, food vendors and entertainment exclusively from the 219. Check in early and often for updates at …

Hammond Video Game Festival

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Admission is $15 for a one-day pass; $25 for a two day pass. Tournaments, Indie Game Developers and Rhythm Games to try out. Tournaments will be in Streetfighter V and Super Smash Bros IV. Tournament entry is free, but you must pre-register at www.ipgnation.com. Rhythm games available to try out will be Just Dance 2017, Guitar Hero. NBA2K17 will be …