Mayor McDermott Announces 2017 Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities Award Winners

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces the 2017 award winners at the Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities 31st Annual Awards Breakfast and Resource Fair which took place this morning at the Dynasty Banquet Hall. Awards are presented in seven categories: Business Award Individual Adult Volunteer Award Individual Adult Award Youth Volunteer Youth Caregiver Award Charles Nagy Junior Award The 2017 Awards …

Spring Indoor Garage Sale

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring you the first Indoor Garage Sale of the spring on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10am – 3pm at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive. Come and turn an unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items from …

Hammond’s Annual Easter Egg Hunts

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite Hammond residents to bring children ages 12 and under to the Annual Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, April 8, 2017. There is no charge to attend. Both hunts begin at noon. Locations: Dowling Park (by the FOP, off of J.F. Mahoney Drive, turn down 175th Street to the parking area) …

Hammond Marina Fishing Derby

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Hammond Marina Fishing Derby When: Saturday, April 8, 2017 (No rain date), 7:30am – 4:00pm. Where: Hammond Marina, 701 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, IN 46320 Prizes and trophies given for: Largest Salmon, Largest Trout and Largest Bass No entry fee, free parking and refreshments. Derby is subject to all fishing & games laws of IDNR (license & stamp). Call 219-659-7678 …

Job Posting: Assistant Kennel Master

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Position will be posted internally only from March 13, 2017 until March 17, 2017. If the position is not filled internally it will be held open for external applications an additional ten (10) days. The position will remain posted until filled or no more than 10 days. Download Job Posting

WWE Live at the Hammond Civic Center

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WWE Returns to the Hammond Civic Center! Sunday, April 23, 2017, 7:30pm. Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship: Randy Orton vs. AJ Styles vs. Bray Wyatt Intercontinental Championship Match: Dean Ambrose vs. Baron Corbin Plus more of your favorite WWE Superstars including: Dolph Ziggler, The Miz, Becky Lynch, Alexa Bliss, American Alpha, The Usos, and many more!* Tickets start …

American Red Cross Blood Drive

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The American Red Cross Blood Services Indiana-Ohio Region is hosting a blood drive at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive on Wednesday, March 15 from 1:00pm – 6:00pm in Café A and B. To schedule an appointment in advance, call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit, sponsor code “jscommc”. For more information, visit Your support and participation gives …

Hammond Sanitation Department

Yard Waste Pickup Begins April 17th

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On April 17th, 2017 (weather permitting), Hammond Public Works will begin curbside pickup of 30 gallon paper, biodegradable yard waste bags on a regular weekly basis. Residents can expect their yard waste pickup on the same day as their scheduled garbage pickup days. The bags must not weigh more than 50 lbs. and only grass and leaves can be placed …

IHSAA Boys 3A Basketball Sectionals

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are excited to announce that the 2017 IHSAA Class 3A Boys Basketball State Tournament will be held at the Hammond Civic Center on Tuesday February 28, Friday March 3, and Saturday March 4. Here is the game schedule: Tuesday, February 28: Doors open at 5:00pm and the game starts at …