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