South Shore Convention And Visitors Authority
HAMMOND | What do you want for Christmas? Write a theme and tell the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority what you really want for Christmas, much like Ralphie Parker did in the holiday classic “A Christmas Story.” Ralphie pours his heart out in his theme for his teacher, Miss Shiel…
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority (aka Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau) announced the annual Gary Air Show would be relocated from Lake County, where it has been for the last 10 years, to a private business in Newton County — Fair Oaks Farms.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority's redesigned mobile Web site recently won a gold award in an international competition.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is complaining about the South Shore Air Show moving to Fair Oaks Farms, in effect saying tourism efforts should be confined to Lake County's boundaries. Hogwash, we say.
Speros Batistatos, president and CEO of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, left, and Fair Oaks Farm CEO Gary Corbett announce the move of the South Shore Air Show to the farm during a news conference Thursday at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
HAMMOND | After a one-year hiatus, the South Shore Air Show will take to the skies again in 2014 with Fair Oaks Farms in Newton County as the backdrop.
If these Purdue University Calumet students encounter any problems during their semester-long class project, it's to be expected.
A historical preservation and tourism initiative honoring region Civil War veterans is among three Northwest Indiana entities capturing top honors from the Indiana Historical Society this year.
These pages from Dec. 24, 2006, show the story about "A Christmas Story" having strong Hammond ties and Doug Ross' column suggestion Hammond and the local tourism bureau capitalize on that classic movie's local ties.
A recent editorial by The Times was a wake-up call about my part in the ongoing saga of the "children of tourism." The conduct of those in my industry is reprehensible, and for my part in that, I apologize.
Community leaders dispelled a long-held perception that consensus on major public policy issues is not attainable in Northwest Indiana, organizers of the recent event said.
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HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently received two awards recognizing its updated website and a promotional video for its redesigned mobile site.
GARY | During the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s 30th anniversary beach party, attendees celebrated the many accomplishments and successes of the organization. Past and present members of the board of directors, employees and special guests joined the celebration at Marquette Park.
HAMMOND | To celebrate the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s 30th anniversary, the campaign 30 Stops in 30 Days was created to take the South Shore Tour Mobile through five counties this summer. With a different stop each day, the Tour Mobile promoted attractions, festivals, bu…
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently received a Lake County Community Fund grant from Legacy Foundation.
HAMMOND | An annual photography exhibit hosted by South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority features 58 local photographers.
Quit whining, Speros. We are tougher than that in Northwest Indiana.
HAMMOND | To celebrate the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s 30th anniversary, the campaign 30 Stops in 30 Days was created to take the South Shore Tour Mobile throughout five counties in July. With a different stop each day, the Tour Mobile promoted attractions, festivals, bus…
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is seeking nominations for the annual ROSE (Recognition of Service Excellence) Awards. Nominations will be accepted through Thursday, August 29.
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