Job Posting: Tax Credit Property Manager

CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

This is not a full listing of the detailed duties of this position. If additional information is needed please contact the Personnel Office at (219) 853-6501. Position will be posted internally only from November 1, 2019, until November 7, 2019. If the position is not filled internally it will be held open for external applications an additional ten (10) days. …

Job Posting: Secretary

CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

High School Diploma, GED or 2 years business or college diploma or certificate Ability to type 35 wpm Ability to communicate both in verbal and written form Must be self-motivated Must have good computer skills – knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred General clerical experience Ability to deal with the public in a professional manner Must have integrity and …

Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond

CATEGORY: Events, Featured

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Carden International Circus proudly present the 2019 Orak Shrine Circus at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., beginning Friday, Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 1. Come and see the elephants, tigers, ponies, horses, dogs, aerialists, jugglers and much, much more! Three big days … six big shows!! Friday Saturday Sunday December …

Santa Canvas Paint Party

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

$35 per person, includes all materials.  Spaces are limited to 20 guests.  Cash, Cards or Checks Payable to Hammond Parks Department will be accepted. Register at the Hammond Civic Center before December 1st or until spots are full.  Call us at 219-853-6378.

Finger Painting Picassos

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Ages 2-4 with parent Children will work with paints, glue, paper, shaving cream and more.  All supplies, borrowed apron and snack included.  Special Holiday activity on the last day! Cost is $25 per child.  Minimum class participants: 6; Maximum class participants: 12. Register at the Hammond Civic Center.  Call 219-853-6378 for more information. Deadline to register is November 7!

Hammond’s Edison Park Design Wins Award

CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Congratulations to the City of Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., 4th District Councilman Bill Emerson, the Hammond Board of Park Commissioners and Parks and Recreation Administrator, Mark Heintz on the award winning Edison Park. The Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (INASLA) recognized outstanding professional achievement projects completed in the State of Indiana at an awards …

Ribbon Cutting Welcome for Midland Metal Products


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development are pleased to announce the arrival of Midland Metal Products into Hammond. Creating a business-friendly atmosphere in Hammond and fostering strong relationships with its local businesses is a priority to Mayor McDermott and his Economic Development team. “Our economic development team has worked hard over the past 15 …

Hammond Community Corporation 2019 Grant Application Now Available

CATEGORY: Community Development, News

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 …