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2019 Derby Fest Fundraiser

  • B. Coleman Aviation hangar 5701 Industrial Highway Gary, IN, 46406 United States (map)

The 3rd Annual Derby Fest is right around the corner and we hope you can all attend!  The event will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 3:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the B. Coleman Hangar located at the Gary/Chicago International Airport.  The event will include live music, watching the derby on the big screen, basket raffles, silent and live auction items to include sports memorabilia, best hat contest, a 50/50 raffle, cash bar and dinner provided by Doc’s Smokehouse.  Just like last year, we are counting on your support for another awesome event and a great turnout!

For Derby Fest to be successful we need YOU!  You can purchase tickets for the event at $50.00 each or contemplate approaching your employer for a corporate sponsorship.  If you cannot attend, please consider donating a basket or restaurant/store gift card for the raffle.  Bigger items for live and silent auctions are also needed.  Tickets for the 50/50 raffle are now available for $10.00 per ticket or 3 for $25.00.  Event tickets and 50/50 tickets will be available for purchase, by cash or check, at the April 12th meeting.

Any question concerning the event or to purchase tickets and or 50/50 tickets please contact John Lohrentz at Chief Stephen Scheckel’s office at 219-836-6608 or Lori Postma from District 1 Hospital Group at 219-712-0774.  Tickets are also available at the Munster Police Department.  Donations can be given to Chief Scheckel, John Lorentz, Lori Postma or dropped off the Munster Police Department.

As a member of NIISSA your assistance is required as we cannot do this alone!  We need everyone’s participation to raise the funding necessary to reach our goal of constructing a MAC Center.  Additionally, we also support other organizations, to include local first responders, who have completed numerous exercises in disaster preparedness.  NIISSA is a nonprofit organization and relies solely on this event for funding.  We thank you for your consideration and continued support of NIISSA, our unique Public /Private partnership, which helps keep Northwest Indiana safe. Below are the buttons for the tickets, table sponsorship, and donations.


The NIISSA Fundraising Committee

Derby Fest Admission Tickets and Table Sponsors

Earlier Event: November 7