Annie was born and raised in Northwest Indiana with her younger sister and parents in Hammond. After spending some time out of the area chasing the radio dream she has moved back to start a family with her two main men: Jager the mutt and fiance Rob. When she is not on the air Annie enjoys cheering her favorite Chicago sports teams (Da Bears, Da Bulls, And Da Sox), hiking, and exploring new fairs and festivals! (Anything Deep Fried she's in!) Annie cannot wait to share her life with you on air and is excited to be back in the Region doing what she loves!
Paws In Paradise Walkathon & Pet Fair
When: Sat, August 16, 10am – 4pm
Description: Second Chance 4 Pets Network, a local animal rescue, will sponsor a Paws in Paradise Walk-a-thon and Pet Fair on Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Robertsdale Little League Complex, 119th Street and Wolf Lake in Hammond, Indiana. The pet fair will include a pet blessing (10:15 a.m.), vendors, animal rescues with adoptable pets, K-9 and pet safety demonstrations, food, merchandise, and pet contests and game
South Shore Roller Girls Battle Bone City Rollers
When:Sat, August 16, 7pm – 9pm
Description: Hammond, IN—Treat your family to an action-packed night of roller derby as the South Shore Roller Girls battle it out against the Bone City Rollers from Warsaw, IN, for their last home bout of the summer on August 16, 2014. The event will take place at the Jean Shepard Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN, 46323; doors open at 6:30 pm with the first whistle at 7:00 pm.
Hobart Lakefront Festival is going on through Sunday and includes fun, music, and food. Also featuring the annual Dam Duck Race
The Sunset Hill 80th Anniversary Festival presented by Porter County Parks and Recreation on Saturday July 26th from 11-3 at Sunset Hill Farm in Valparaiso will be a fun-filled day for the whole family. There will be laser ball, inflatables, an old time baseball game with the Deep River Grinders, face painting, wagon rides, crafts, food by Birky Farms, beer by Triton Brewing and much, much more AND entry is FREE!
RADIO ONE BAGS TOURNEY IS SATURDAY... still a few slots available... prize package worth over $1000... $30 gets you in and helps the American Cancer Society! Sign up here!
PIEROGI FEST IN WHITING CELEBRATES ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY...International Polka Parade is 7pm tonight... I'll be hosting Eastern Block Jeopardy Sunday! Get full schedule here!
SUNDAY IS NATIONAL PARENT'S DAY...This day pays tribute to the men and women across the country whose devotion as parents strengthens our society and forms the foundation for a bright future for America.
PORTER COUNTY FAIR... last night we were there for our Uncle Len Tribute and it was awesome! Weekend entertainment includes Jake Owen tonight and Thomas Rhett Sunday with The Swon Brothers. Plus, we have a full list of events at the Buggy Wheel Pavillion... Check out the schedule on our fair page!
HAMMOND FESTIVAL OF THE LAKES...free shows include Sublime with Rome tonight and Uncle Cracker, Blues Traveler and Sugar Ray Saturday. Carnival rides and food too!
THE GRAPE ESCAPE WINE FESTIVAL...Sample selection of wine, enjoy food, listen to music, browse the arts fair in Munster's Centennial Park. Saturday, July 19 from noon to 8 pm. Music featuring The Day Nine, Mike & Joe, Robert Fedderson, The Crawpuppies. $5 entry to wine tent.
Great American Picnic
Whiting continues its 125th Anniversary celebration Saturday with the Great American Picnic. A Gigantic Whiting replica birthday cake will be on display from 11am-4pm outside of city hall. Plus, Red and White Checkered Picnic Tables will line 119th Street where local businesses will be featuring fun picnic foods, summer games and a celebration of Whiting’s 125th Anniversary. Whiting Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce Excutive Director Karen Anaszewicz says there will be pie eating contests, an outdoor chess tournament, watermelon seed spitting contest, face painting, and much more! Get a full schedule here!
Dunes Sand Sculpture Contest
Saturday starting at 9am
Watch the sand come alive or participate with friends in the 17th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at the Indiana Dunes State Park! Registration begins at 9am and judging begins at noon! Teams wanting a jump start can come as early as 7am! Cose is free after standard gate admission!
Bark in the Park
Come to Thomas Centennial Park in downtown Chesterton to experience the town's Annual Bark in the Park! There will be contests, a run/walk, and local pet shelters on hand!
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