Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Announces Reduced Cost Home Security Program Event


CATEGORY: Featured, Hammond Police Department, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond today announced its partnership with Ring and details for the upcoming launch of a joint program that will provide discounts for Hammond residents who wish to purchase select home security devices. With funds approved by the City of Hammond along with matching funds from Ring, the $37,500 discounted home security …

Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast

2019 Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast


CATEGORY: Events, Featured

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., and the Hammond Department of Community Development will host the 2019 Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast. This years’ theme is: PRAY FOR AMERICA – LOVE ONE ANOTHER. The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. On May 5, 1988, President Ronald Reagan designated the …

NFL to Honor Hammond As One of Its ‘Original Towns’ During ‘NFL100’ Centennial Celebration


CATEGORY: Featured, Mayor's Office, News

When the Hammond Pros took the field as one of the original NFL Teams, not many people knew what the NFL would become over the next 100 years. Now, nearly 100 years after the National Football League was born in Canton, Ohio, the NFL is celebrating the 13 communities, including Hammond, that were home to the teams in its inaugural …

Hammond’s 15th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration


CATEGORY: Events, Featured, Parks Department

Sponsored by Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, and Pepsi Beverages Company. Food served by El Gran Taco Mexican Grill (from 5:00pm – 8:00pm). Entertainment by: All tickets include food for $15. Children under 12 are $5. Cash bar available. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 219-853-6378.

College Bound Application Deadline Approaching


CATEGORY: College Bound, Featured, News

With the end of the school year approaching, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. would like to remind all returning college students and high school seniors to apply for the College Bound Scholarship Program. This Program provides eligible students with up to $10,500 per year toward tuition at the accredited college or university of their choice located in Indiana. The …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Announces 2019 “Mayor’s Night Out” Schedule


CATEGORY: Featured, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce the Mayor’s Night Out schedule for 2019. The Mayor’s Night Out program is an open public forum that allows the residents of Hammond access to the Mayor and a representative from each city department to discuss Hammond’s current events. Be sure and mark your calendars to join us for this very ...