Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities Recognition Award Nomination Form

Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast & Resource Fair

CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

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 8, 2019 New for …

Hammond Invitational Tournament (H.I.T.) 2019

CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office

Dear League President/Team Manager: On behalf of the City of Hammond, I am excited to announce and invite your baseball team(s) to what has become one of the premier summer invitational tournament in the region. From Friday, May 31st through Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, the fifth annual Hammond Invitational Tournament (HIT) will take place throughout Hammond. Over the last several …

2019 Black History Month Celebration


Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Department of Community Development, the Black History Coalition Committee and the Hammond Human Relations Commission, will host the 2019 Annual Black History Month Celebration. The celebration will take place in the Community Room of the Hammond Sportsplex Facility located at 6630 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond, Indiana, on Thursday, February 14, 2019, beginning at 10:00 …

Celebrate ‘da Region at 219 Day


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents (over the age of 21) to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything we love about the Region… 219 Day! 219 Day will be held at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 16th from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. This year’s theme: …

Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration

CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity, Inc. and Hammond’s Department of Planning & Development invite the public to attend a candlelight march to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 21, 2019. Participants are to meet in the Hammond City Hall parking lot located at 5925 Calumet Avenue to …

Edison Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Please join Hammond Mayor, Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Board of Parks Commissioners and 4th District Councilman William Emerson for a ribbon cutting ceremony of the revitalized Edison Park. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 14th at 3:30pm at Edison Park. The public is welcome to attend!

Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 55th Edition of the Carden International Circus proudly present the 2018 Orak Shrine Circus at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., beginning Friday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 25. Come and see the elephants, tigers, ponies, dogs, aerialists, jugglers and much, much more! Three big days … six big shows!! Friday …