2016 Marks the 55th Year of the Gary Crusader Newspaper!
Join us in celebrating this milestone!
The Gary Crusader Newspaper celebrates its 55th anniversary on June 3, 2016. The celebration will be held in the Hangar at B. Coleman Aviation, Gary/Chicago International Airport. We invite you and your guests to join us for an evening filled with prominent guests, gourmet dining, entertainment and dancing.
The 55th Anniversary celebration of the Gary Crusader kicked off Monday, April 4th with festive planning reception at the Genesis Convention Center. The event included speeches by event Chairperson, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Dorothy R. Leavell, publisher of the Crusader Newspaper Group, which produces the Chicago Crusader and Gary Crusader. Jazz music and fine dining highlighted the evening as guests joined committees to begin planning the birthday bash, which will be held June 3 at the B. Coleman Aviation hangar at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. The theme of the gala is “55 years of highlighting our past and crusading for our future.” Read more about the Anniversary Kick off Reception here!