For Immediate Release



Award Winners Announced at Reception

Hospitality industry recognized at holiday reception


Hammond, INThe Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the following 2005 Hospitality Award winners:

AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) Region VI Track & Field Championships – 2006

Sports Event of the Year

Munster Blues, Jazz & Fine Arts Fest – 2006 Festival of the Year

Gary Air Show/Gary Jet Center – 2006 Attraction of the Year

Gamba’s Ristorante – 2006 Restaurant of the Year

Fairfield Inn & Suites Hammond – 2006 Hotel of the Year

Fairfield Inn & Suites Merrillville – 2006 Hotel of the Year

Randy Krahenbuhl, Cheese Maker, Fair Oaks Dairy – 2006 Professional of the Year

The winners were announced during the organization’s annual Holiday Reception held recently at the Indiana Welcome Center, Hammond. Nearly 300 members of the tourism and hospitality industries gathered to honor the award winners and welcome in the holiday season.