Get up and go!
November 8, 2012 4:32PM
The inauguration express trip: DLD Enterprizes is sponsoring a trip to celebrate the second term of office for President Barack Obama. A bus will leave the Village Shopping Center, 35th Avenue and Grant Street, at 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, and arrive about 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, in Dumfries, Va., for a stay at the Hampton Suites. On Monday, Jan. 21, participants will attend the inauguration-parade and return home by about 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. Cost is $500 per person. A $250 deposit is due by Saturday, Nov. 10. Call 359-0712 or 678-8120 for more information.
Monthly luncheon: The Gary Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will be at noon Monday, Nov. 12, at the Steel City Buffet and Grill, 411 E. 5th Ave. The speaker is Edmond Lighthall. Cost is $17 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 885-7407.
Community forum: Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and 2nd District Councilman Michael Protho will co-host a community forum at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy, 3401 W. 5th Ave. Those attending can ask questions and discuss issues that concern the 2nd District and the city of Gary.