Hammond Sanitation Department

Garbage pick-up delays in observance of Thanksgiving

CATEGORY: News, Sanitation Department

The Sanitation Department will not be working Thursday, November 28, 2019, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Monday through Wednesday pick-ups will be as scheduled. Thursday and Friday scheduled garbage pick-up will be one day late. We will be working on Friday, November 29th, and also on Saturday, November 30th.

Final Master Plan with Jeff Speck and Associates


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Economic Development Department invite you to the last presentation of Jeff Speck and Associates, where they will present their Final Master Plan of Downtown Hammond on Wednesday, November 20th at the Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, from 6pm to 7:30pm. Doors will open at 5:30pm, with light refreshments in the lobby. On this …

Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond


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 …