Fifth Third eBus tour rolls into Gary
June 6, 2012 2:48PM
Updated: June 6, 2012 5:00PM
Fifth Third Bank is bringing its eBus tour 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Catholic Charities Office, 940 Broadway. Through the tour, Fifth Third Bank will offer free tools and advice to help consumers navigate their personal economic outlook.
This tour is in partnership
with the City of Gary, Catholic Charities and the Diocese of Gary and will include one-on-one personalized counseling on saving and budgeting, home buying,
borrowing, understanding credit and protecting yourself from identity theft. English and Spanish speaking counselors and representatives will be onsite during the tour.
Later Saturday the next Pop Up Art event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. in storefronts on Lake Street. Artists will be featured in the newly remodeled Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts, 540 S. Lake St.
For more information, visit www.millerbeacharts.org or call 938-2878.
At noon Sunday, June 10,
Laini Fluellen Charities will
continue the fight against triple-negative breast cancer with the annual Save Our Daughters walk and fun run at Wolf Lake Memorial Park, 2324 Calumet Ave. in Hammond.
It is a 5K (3.1 mile) event that will include live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, health screenings and more.
Jeanne Sparrow, co-anchor of WCIU-Channel 26/The U’s morning program, “You and Me This Morning” will be the hostess and co-chairperson for the event.
Laini Fluellen, a Prairie View A&M University college graduate, noticed a lump in her breast in January 2006 at age 35. She initially ignored the warning sign because she assumed it was a benign cyst.
Within a short time, however, the small lump tripled in size and a biopsy confirmed it was a malignant tumor. Fluellen battled triple-negative cancer for three years. TNC is an aggressive form of breast cancer more commonly found in African-American and Hispanic women than other ethnicities.
The event has a minimum donation of $15 per person. Register in advance at www.saveourdaughters.kintera.org. Onsite registration starts at 11 a.m.
Starting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, June 11, the City of Gary Youth Services Bureau kicks off its summer and recreation program, “Come Out & P.L.A.Y.”
Free meals will be provided to all children at citywide churches, schools, housing developments and park recreational pavilions until Aug. 3. The program is for youth up to age 18.
The Alzheimer’s Association will host its Spring Caregiver Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Avalon Manor Banquet Center, 3550 E. U.S. 30.
The conference is designed for professional caregivers and family members of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
The cost — $30 for family members and $60 for professional caregivers — includes lunch and materials.
Call (800) 272-3900 or visit www.alz.org/indiana to register.