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World Civility Day

  • Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond 7770 Corinne Drive Hammond, IN, 46323 United States (map)

World Civility Day is April 13. The Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond invites Women4Change Indiana to attend.


Workshops will be held at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond. Cost: $25 per person, includes lunch. Register by calling Gary Chamber of Commerce (219) 885-7407. 



Workshop schedule: 

Kickoff at 8:30 am

World Civility Day Ambassadorship (Dr. Clyde Rivers) 8:45 to 9:45 am

TBA: Politics and the public (TBA) 9:50 to 10:20 am 

Civility in the Community (National Civility Center) 10:30-11:15 am

Civility books and publishing (Propriety Publishing) 11:20-11:40 am

Shared Ethics Advisory Commission (Cal Bellamy) 11:40-noon

Break for box lunch

Where Do We Go From Here – Chaos or Community? (Urban League of NWI) 12:15 to 1 pm 

The Business Case for Civility at Work (Lew Bayer of Civility Experts of Canada) 1:15 to 2:15 pm

Civility in the Classroom (Teachers, Summer Moore) 2:30 to 3:20 pm

Cyber Bullying (Cathie Bledsoe of Indiana State Police) 3:30 to 4 pm

Visiting from outside the Region? We have a host hotel, the Hampton Inn and Suites, Hammond, across the street from the Welcome Center. Call (219) 629-8720 and ask for the Community Civility Counts rate.  

Gala awards dinner and celebration at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville starting at 6 pm. Register by calling Gary Chamber of Commerce (219) 885-7407. Tickets are $60 and $550 for a table of 10.

Interested in carpooling from the Indianapolis area? Contact JoAnn Hoskins at  

Earlier Event: April 6
Planned Parenthood 101
Later Event: April 20
Demystifying Abortion