Merrillville Town Manager Leads Workshop

MichaelGriffinnewMerrillville Town Manager Michael Griffin will be leading a workshop explaining the various local positions that collectively make up your community’s government. The Legacy Foundation and RISE NWI are hosting the free event that starts at 5:30 p.m. July 30 at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts, 540 S. Lake St. in Gary. The workshop will highlight county, municipal, and school board positions. It will focus on what each position does and how you can engage with elected officials to make your community a better place to live, work, and play.

If you have ever wondered how your community operates or how to attend a local meeting, this workshop is for you!

This event is open to all Lake County residents, regardless of your political affiliation and if you are a first-time or seasoned voter.

Visit to register.