Visclosky announces 19 Town Forums beginning Friday

2014-01-02T00:00:00Z 2014-01-02T16:53:35Z Visclosky announces 19 Town Forums beginning FridayTimes Staff nwitimes.com
January 02, 2014 12:00 am  • 

MERRILLVILLE | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will hold 19 Town Forums throughout Indiana’s First Congressional District this month. Visclosky hosts the forums each year to give constituents an opportunity to ask questions and to provide an update on the issues facing the region and the country.

“Northwest Indiana and the country are faced with many opportunities, including the opportunity to create good-paying jobs through infrastructure investments. These forums allow me to hear the views of my constituents so that I can best represent them in our nation’s capital.”

Local students will lead the Pledge of Allegiance and introduce Visclosky to their communities at the start of each forum.

Visclosky’s Town Forum schedule:

Friday, Jan. 3

10 a.m. – Tri-town: Dyer Town Hall, 1 Town Square

Noon - Munster: Munster Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Road

2 p.m. – Hammond: Purdue University Calumet, Room with a View, 2200 169th Street,

4 p.m. – Highland: Lincoln Center, 2450 Lincoln St., Room 108 and 109,

6 p.m. – Griffith: Griffith Town Hall, 111 North Broad St.

Saturday, Jan. 4

10 a.m. – Valparaiso: Valparaiso City Hall, 166 Lincolnway. An interpreter for the deaf will be present.

Noon – Portage: Portage City Hall, 6070 Central Ave.

2 p.m. – Michigan City: Michigan City-City Hall, 100 E. Michigan Blvd.

4 p.m. – Chesterton: Westchester Public Library Service Center, 100 W. Indiana Ave.

6 p.m. – Gary: American Legion Miller Dunes Post 27, 6601 Hobart Road, Gary

Sunday, Jan. 5

2 p.m. – Hebron: Hebron Community Center, 611 N. Main Street

4 p.m. – Crown Point: Crown Point Civic Center, 101 S. East St.

6 p.m. – Cedar Lake: Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, 13140 Lake Shore Drive

Monday, Jan. 6

10 a.m. – Hobart: Hobart City Hall, 414 Main St.

Noon – Lake Station: Lake Station City Hall, 1969 Central Ave.

2 p.m. – Gary: Gary YMCA, 150 W. 15th Ave.

4 p.m. – East Chicago: East Chicago Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive

6 p.m. – Merrillville: Merrillville Town Hall, 7820 Broadway. An interpreter for the deaf will be present.

Tuesday, Jan. 7

10 a.m. – Hammond/Whiting: Calumet College of St. Joseph, 2400 New York Ave., Room 200

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