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HIGHLAND BOARDS & COMMISSIONS
COMMUNITY EVENTS COMMISSION
No person shall be appointed as voting member of the Commission who has not attained the age of 18 years, who is not a resident of Highland or who holds any other town office by appointment or election. The Community Events Commission is established to advise and assist with the planning and execution of special events within the Town of Highland.
The purposes of the Commission are:
• To coordinate the annual celebration of the 4th of July festivities (Independence Day)
including, but not limited to: a festival, parade and fireworks.
• To coordinate a Christmas Parade.
• To coordinate Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day ceremonies.
• To assist with other special events the Commission determines will promote good will
in the Town of Highland, including, but not limited to an annual 18th century historical
reenactment, seasonal festivals, beer gardens, block parties, parades, arts & craft
shows and itinerant restaurants.
President: John Breslin
Vice President: Chris Kornaus
2nd Vice President: Dawn Wolak
Secretary: Sonyelle Clark
Members in charge of the following Committees:
Memorial Day / Entertainment
Kelly Bridges: (219) 670-0764
Art & Crafts / Food Booths
Dawn Wolak: (219) 616-5193
Rose James: (219) 314-2717
Twilight & Christmas Parades
Erica Wolak: (219) 718-1610
Elmo Parlor: (219) 923-8959
The Town of Highland is always looking for upstanding members of the community to serve on one of its many boards or commissions: Advistory Board of Appeals, Board of Sanitary
Commissioners, Board of Waterworks Directors, Park and Recreation Board, Redevelopment Commission, Plan Commission, Community Events Commission, Highland Main Street Commission and the Town Board of Metropolitan Police Commission.
2nd Thurday of the month
Public Meeting 7 p.m.