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Major Awards
Over the years Shep received many awards, nominations and tributes for his work
Jean Shepherd Community Center

Hammond Indiana

Grand Opening

March 15, 2003

The Center has two full size basketball courts with a volleyball court in between and a running track around the edge. A total of over 30,000 square feet. Opening Day Polo Shirts were available from the Jean Shepherd Community Center.
Additional Comments:
My thanks to Mary Witkowski of www.nwitimes.com and Will Uzdanovich for copies of the 5 part series on the Center which featured this website in part 4.
Links to Further Information:
• Jean Shepherd Gets His Due • 5 part series from Hammond Times
• Naming Proposal by Rick Bryant
• Opening Day Photos
• Hammond Historical Society - "Flashback"
• Brochure
Photos:


2003
Name

Courtesy: John Sturdivant


2003
Building Entrance

Courtesy: William Uzdanovich


2003
Building Exterior

Courtesy: William Uzdanovich


2003
Building Exterior

Courtesy: William Uzdanovich


2003
Unveiling of the Leglamp

Courtesy: Mary Witkowski


2003
Opening Day 'T' Shirt


2003
'T' Shirt Emblem