Regionally Speaking, Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019

Northwest Indiana financial advisor Greg Hammer talks about Social Security benefits and offers tips for filing for benefits on "Regionally Speakng."
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Today:  Northwest Indiana financial advisor Greg Hammer talks about the recent anniverary of the Social Security system and offers some ways to save time and effort in seeking benefits.  Mary Ruble of Chesterton-based "The Artistic Recovery" joins us to talk about the organization that links art and recovery from substance abuse and about this weekend's "Hooked On Art" street art festival to be held in Centennial Park.  We have another edition of "Building Northwest Indiana," supported by the Constructiion Advancement Foundation.  Host Kevin Comerford learns more about current Purdue University Northwest construction projects, and we have another conversation from the Welcome Project at Valparaiso University.

We also have Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson's conversation with Lake Ridge New Tech Schools superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley following last week's drowning death of a Calumet High School athlete in the school's pool.