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Visclosky Announces 2015 Town Forums


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Congressman Visclosky announced today that he will hold 12 Town Forums throughout Indiana’s First Congressional District during the month of January.

Visclosky hosts the Town Forums each year as an avenue to hear directly from constituents and to provide an update on issues facing the region and the country.

“I host these annual Town Forums so that I may share updates on the previous and forthcoming legislative sessions and, moreover, to hear from the public on the important issues of today,” said Congressman Pete Visclosky.

As in previous years, local students will lead the Pledge of Allegiance and introduce Visclosky to their communities. Each student will give a brief introduction speech that will include information on the history and economy of the First Congressional District.

“Some of Northwest Indiana’s best and brightest will join us during the 2015 Town Forums. I am excited to have their participation throughout the week, and I appreciate their willingness to take an active role in our democratic process.”

Congressman Visclosky’s 2015 Town Forum Schedule:

Thursday January 15, 2015:
10:00 a.m. CST-Michigan City: Michigan City-City Hall, 100 East Michigan Boulevard, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
12:00 p.m. CST-Chesterton: Westchester Public Library, Library Service Center, 100 West Indiana Avenue, Chesterton, Indiana 46304
2:00 p.m. CST-Valparaiso: Porter County Government Center, County Commissioners’ Chambers, 155 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
4:00 p.m. CST-Portage: Portage City Hall, 6070 Central Avenue, Portage, Indiana 46368
6:00 p.m. CST-Hobart: Hobart Community Center, 111 East Old Ridge Road, Hobart, Indiana 46342

Friday January 16, 2015:
10:00 a.m. CST-Crown Point: Crown Point Library, 122 North Main Street, Crown Point, Indiana 46307
12:00 p.m. CST-Highland: Wicker Park Social Center, 2215 Ridge Road, Highland, Indiana 46322
2:00 p.m. CST-Hammond: Purdue University Calumet, Student Union Library Building, Room With a View, 2200 169th Street, Hammond, Indiana 46323
4:00 p.m. CST-East Chicago: East Chicago City Hall, Council Chambers, 4525 Indianapolis Boulevard, East Chicago, Indiana 46312
6:00 p.m. CST-Gary: Gary YWCA, 150 West 15th Avenue, Gary, Indiana 46407

Saturday January 17, 2015:
12:00 p.m. CST-St. John: St. John Town Hall, 10955 West 93rd Avenue, St. John, Indiana 46373
2:00 p.m. CST-Merrillville: Merrillville Town Hall, 7820 Broadway, Merrillville, Indiana 46410

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