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Jean Shepherd Finally Enters Radio Hall Of Fame!
ON November 4th, 2005 the people of Hammond, Indiana and fans from all around, came together to honor our most famous citizen, Jean Shepherd -- Radio Legend, author, humorist, filmmaker, television host -- was inducted into the Radio Hall Of Fame!
ON Novmber 5th, 2005 Jean Shepherd is officially inducted into the Radio Hall Of Fame during a elegant awards cermony broadcast around the country. He was one of six radio legends honored at the gala. The event was held at Chicago's Renaissance Hotel, and Regis Philbin presented the honor in Jean Shepherd's memory.
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And, was featured on Chicago Tonight, shown on WTTW, on Thursday, October 27, 2005
READ THE SPEECH: Transcribed by author Eugene Bergmann
Jean Shepherd Hall Of Fame Celebration in Hammond, Indiana
Where: Stardust Bowl @ Columbia & 167th in Hammond, IN 219-932-5010
When: Friday, November 4th, 10pm until after Midnight
What: A Huge Party - Including Dinner, bowling, movie screenings, and goodies!
Why: Because it's Jean Shepherd, Hammond's Most Famous Resident, being inducted into 'The Radio Hall Of Fame'!
How: A measley $20 gets you in, and covers all fun!
Spend Friday Night With Jean Shepherd
Jean Shepherd, Hammond's Most Famous Resident, is about to have bestowed upon him the greatest honor that any broadcaster could ask. On November 5th, at a star studded gala in Chicago, Jean Shepherd will be inducted into 'The Radio Hall Of Fame'. It's going to be big, black tie afair, hosted by Regis Philbin, and costing a whopping $500 per person to attend. (http://www.radiohof.org/)
For those of us who don't own a tux, we're celebrating this exciting event on Friday Night, Novemeber 4th in Hammond-- Jean Shepherd's hometown--, at the classic Stardust Bowl (Did Jean Shepherd bowl there? Maybe.) Where for a measley $20 guests can dress casually, bowl all they want, eat polish sausage, sauerkraut and fried chicken, watch movies, and everyone will get a free DVD of one of Jean Shepherd's rarely seen movies!
Guests are also welcome to participate in a silent auction, win prizes, and enter a Jean Shepherd Look-A-Like contest! Space is limited to only 200 people, so please RSVP at The Stardust Bowl, or buy your tickets now and get a special VIP badge.
To RSVP or buy tickets call or stop in at The Stardust Bowl, 6639 Columbia Ave. in Hammond, Indiana. 219-932-5010.
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*Drinks available at a Cash Bar.