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Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently announced the winners from the 2013 Write a Theme contest. The contest is held annually in conjunction with the “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit, and pays homage to Ralphie’s theme requesting a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas.
HAMMOND | Hammond's mayor is keeping up a steady barrage of flak over the departure of the South Shore Air Show to the rural fields of Newton County.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will serve as the client for Purdue University Calumet’s Problems in Public Relations class. The student-run firm, Red Brick Rhetoric, will perform a communication audit for the tourism group.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has released the names of the newest group of the 30 Faces of Tourism.
MERRILLVILLE | In conjunction with the upcoming Professional Disc Golf Association Pro World Championships, the public is invited to attend a free disc golf expo on Aug. 6, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza. During the FlyMart, attendees will learn about disc golf and th…
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has announced the next group of the 30 Faces of Tourism.
MERRILLVILLE | IMPACT Network will be hosting their annual conference beginning June 25 through June 29 at Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza. IGNITE 2013 will bring together numerous speakers from North America and Africa to minister various sessions throughout the conference.
HAMMOND | 2013 marks the fourth annual themed photography exhibit hosted by the South Shore CVA. Since the exhibits inception it has averaged approximately 2,000 visitors to the exhibit annually and 30 photographers have been represented each year.
HAMMOND | The Chicago White Sox will be hosting a Northwest Indiana Sox Fan Night on May 24. The game begins at 7:10 p.m., and will be against the Miami Marlins.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently received three awards recognizing their newly updated website and the 2012 South Shore Air Show event poster.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has recently released the 2013-2014 visitor’s map. The map features various festivals, attractions, restaurants, shopping, accommodations, parks and visitor services.
HAMMOND | The Indiana Welcome Center will be hosting its annual Explore the South Shore: Kick-Off the Summer event on May 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The first 250 families at the event will receive a regional passport of savings from participating organizations to use over the summer. The fir…
HAMMOND | Students from Hobart High School will visit with the staff of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority on April 15.
HAMMOND | The Lost Marsh Golf Course will be opening for the 2013 season on March 27. Spring rates for 18-hole play will be $35 on weekdays and $40 on weekends, both including electric cart rental.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently announced the theme winners from the 2012 Write a Theme contest. The contest is held annually in conjunction with the "A Christmas Story" Comes Home exhibit, and pays homage to Ralphie’s theme requesting a Red Ryder BB Gun …
Hammond | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority closed out 2012 with an increase in the total estimated economic impact to the region. Large events such as the nationally televised Leon’s Triathlon and the National Softball Association’s Girls Fast Pitch ‘B’ World Series, and con…
HAMMOND | From one of the most memorable scenes of the holiday classic ‘A Christmas Story,’ the Oh Fuudge Relay Race pays tribute to the events leading up to Ralphie blurting out the mother-of-all-bad-words. Join the Indiana Welcome Center as they host the event on Saturday, December 8 with …
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will be hosting a special event for all fire, police, EMS, military and Hoosier Helpers to say thank you for their service and dedication to our community and our country.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is currently accepting submissions to their photo contest themed “Summer Fun Along the South Shore.”
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