Officials in Gary announced today that since the Mayor's State of the City address is expected to be delivered next week to a near capacity crowd, the event will be streamed live online. City Director of Communications Chelsea Whittington says the public access channel and I-T departments have been working together to ensure the address will be available online for those who are interested in watching. The event will be held Wednesday, February 19th, at the Genesis Convention Center, where Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is scheduled to share a recap of 2013 accomplishments and challenges while also laying out goals for 2014.
There are three ways to stream the address:
Viewers may visit www.garycommoncouncil.org and click on the legislative media link on the right side of the page. Streamers may also go to
www.ustream.tv and type in “wjpn” in the search box. Lastly, may visit the following link: www.ustream.tv/search?q=wjpn. The address will also be
broadcast on Gary’s public access channel later Wednesday afternoon.