More than 500 adults and students participated at the Back to School Festival hosted by Gary Community School Corp. board president Rosie Washington, who gave away 300 bags of school supplies. | Anthony KaDarrell Thigpen/Ror Sun-Times Media
Updated: October 2, 2013 6:06AM
Mayor’s interview on the radio: An interview with Gary mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is scheduled at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at WJOB Radio, 1230 AM.
Burger Bash: The Rittenhouse Senior Living is hosting a Burger Bash, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at 1300 Vale Park Rd. Cost is $5. All proceeds are being donated to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana. Take out is available, call 531-2484. Support the group by wearing purple.
“Touch of Elegance luncheon: St. Mary Medical Center Auxiliary is hosting its 14th annual “Touch of Elegance” luncheon Saturday, Sept. 14, at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. Highway 30. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the lunch begins at noon. Cost is $25. Tickets may be purchased at St. Mary Hospital Gift Shop, 945-4104 or for more information call Mary Adams at, 942-3922 or Jan Raymond at 942-1469.
Community meeting: Councilwoman Mary Brown is hosting a third District community meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 at the Tolleston Pavilion, 1500 Rutledge St.