UPDATE: World Civility Day workshop schedule - March 29, 2017

Courtesy of nwitimes.com • March 29, 2017

World Civility Day is April 13. Join us for the only event of its kind in the country.

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.

Here’s our workshop schedule:

Kickoff at 8:30 am

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

Stop the Bleed (Methodist Hospitals) 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

One Approach to providing Ethics Training to Public Employees (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

Stand Up, Speak Up, Stop Bullying (Edgewater Systems) 2 to 2:45

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

Transportation will be available to our evening event. 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.

Join us for a 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.

Thanks to our sponsors: In addition to the Gary Chamber of Commerce and The Times Media Co., World Civility Day sponsors include Methodist Hospitals, AT&T Indiana, National Civility Center, Civility Experts, Propriety Publishing, Legacy Foundation, Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce, Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors, Shared Ethics Advisory Commission, Edgewater Systems, Gary Housing Authority, Hammond Housing Authority, Lake Area United Way, and Lake County Bar Association.