February 2nd, 2017
The date has been set for the twelfth annual Taste of Cass County, brought to you by Logan’s Landing. The festival will take place on Saturday August 12th starting at 5 pm in downtown Logansport, and features great food and family-friendly fun. Enjoy live music throughout the evening, as well as food and drink from local vendors. The Kids Korner will have a Pirates & Princesses theme, and will offer games and prizes for youngsters.
For businesses and organizations seeking a great PR opportunity, many different levels of sponsorship are available for the 2017 Taste of Cass County. Contact the Logan’s Landing office at 574-722-9345 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
December 8th, 2016
Logan’s Landing’s thanks everyone who helped make our 17th annual Downtown Christmas Open House a success! By exchanging donations of food and pet items for tickets and depositing those tickets at participating merchants, many lucky shoppers won great prizes, while helping our community’s less fortunate and supporting local businesses. This year there were also thirteen Prize Passport winners, who visited all 21 merchants and won a combined total of $850 in Logan’s Landing Bucks!
Thanks to the generosity of the community, we again collected more than half a ton of food and pet items! These items have been distributed to the Emmaus Mission Center, Salvation Army, and the Cass County Humane Society. Special thanks to all the volunteers, especially to Michelle Dials for chairing the event, the carolers from Civic Players of Logansport, and the folks at Cass Area Transit for providing free bus service for event attendees.
Thanks again to our participating merchants: Bodyworks, Carly’s Creations, Cass County Entrepreneurs Vendor Member Market, Dance Moore Studio, Dessert First Catering & More, Fernbaugh’s Diamonds & Fine Jewelry, The Fudge Shoppeé, The Gray Mill & Graybeal’s Carpet Plus, Hair to Dye For, Judy’s GoodLife Emporium, Lin’s Asian Cuisine, Mike Anderson Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, Minglin Jewelers, The Nest, Pear Tree Gallery, The People’s Winery, Rekindled, Schwering Realty, the Shrimp King & More, the State Theatre & Record Farm, and Vineyard Community Church. Special recognition goes to Hair to Dye For, the winner of this year’s Spirit of Christmas Award for the fun and festive atmosphere they provided to event attendees!
Congratulations once again to all the prize winners: Mary Ellen Albright, Chris Armstrong, Gary Armstrong, Judy Barton, Christine Bir, Rebecca Bowman, Pamela Conklin, Marla Evanich, Diana Gearhart, Christina Gillaspy, Sonia Hoover, Lori Kimbrell, Carol Kinsey, Sandy Kistler, Coletta Kleckman, Karla Kreighbaum, Linda Ludwig, Kim Lytle, Tami McMahan, Lorna Mollencupp, Julie Morris, Terri Penn, Sheila Piercy, David E. Shuck, Jennifer Sult, Bev Tabler, Kristin Williamson, Tracy Williamson, and Victoria Winegardner.
We hope to see everybody at next year’s Downtown Christmas Open House!
November 10th, 2016
Logan’s Landing presents the 17th annual Downtown Christmas Open House, Thursday December 1st from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in downtown Logansport. Join us for a fun evening of shopping and the chance to win great prizes – all while helping our community’s less fortunate.
Next time you’re at the grocery store, pick up some extra canned food and pet items, then bring them with you to the Downtown Christmas Open House. Visit the Open House Headquarters in the Depot at Fourth & Melbourne, trade your canned goods for tickets, then visit all 21 of the participating merchants and deposit your tickets for your chance to win hundreds of dollars in prizes!
Pet items collected will be given to the Cass County Humane Society, and food items will be split between Emmaus Mission Center and the Salvation Army … so you are helping others while entering to win.
Be sure to check out the great bargains available at the 21 participating merchants, and get your Christmas shopping started right here in downtown Logansport!
For more information about the Downtown Christmas Open House, contact Logan’s Landing at email@example.com or 574-722-9345.
October 31st, 2016
Logan’s Landing is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Scarecrow Row Competition. The secret panel of judges had a difficult decision to make, as all 44 entries displayed creativity and hard work, but only one scarecrow could be chosen as the winner. That winner is the “shop local” themed scarecrow created by the Nest. For creating the winning scarecrow, the Nest has received a free advertising package donated by Cass County Communication Network, Indiana’s Best Radio, and the Pharos-Tribune.
In addition, this year’s Scarecrow Row Competition also featured a People’s Choice Award, with votes being cast by “liking” scarecrows in the photo album on the Logan’s Landing facebook page. The winner of the People’s Choice Award was the State Theatre & Record Farm scarecrow, with an amazing 576 votes! The Lin’s Buffet donated the People’s Choice award of a $25 gift certificate to the lucky winner.
The scarecrows along Broadway and Market Street were enjoyed by passers-by, as well as hundreds of trick-or-treaters who participated in Downtown Spooktacular and the Elks Halloween parade. Logan’s Landing Executive Director Becki Harris said, “Once again, the scarecrows added a touch of seasonal fun to the downtown district – they were enjoyed by residents and visitors alike.”
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October 21st, 2016
Logan’s Landing announces the return of your favorite downtown Halloween traditions. On Thursday October 27th from 4-6, participating merchants in downtown Logansport will hand out treats to costumed trick-or-treaters during the Downtown Spooktacular, so bring the kids on down! Afterwards, kids can participate in the annual Elks Halloween Parade immediately following the trick-or-treating. And be sure to check out the entries in this year’s Scarecrow Row competition, located along Market Street and Broadway.
Downtown Spooktacular participating businesses will be announced in the local media. Look for the Spooktacular signs at participating locations.
For more information, contact Logan’s Landing at firstname.lastname@example.org or 574-722-9345.
Photo provided by our friends at Cass County Communication Network.
October 18th, 2016
Announcing the 2016 Scarecrow Row People’s Choice Award! Visit the Logan’s Landing facebook page and click on the 2016 Scarecrow Row Competition photo album and “like” your favorites. The scarecrow with the most “likes” in this album as of noon on Thursday October 27th will win a $25 gift certificate from The Lin’s Buffet. Tell your friends!
September 21st, 2016
Registration is underway for Logan’s Landing’s annual Scarecrow Row Competition, Downtown Spooktacular and Downtown Christmas Open House. Local businesses and organizations are invited to decorate scarecrows to be displayed from October 17 through November 1 along “Scarecrow Row” on Market Street and Broadway in downtown Logansport. On Thursday October 27, participating downtown businesses will hand out treats to costumed trick-or-treaters during Downtown Spooktacular, immediately followed by the Elks Halloween Parade. The Downtown Christmas Open House is scheduled for Thursday, December 1. Registration packets are being distributed to past participants; if your business or organization is interested in participating in any of these events, please contact Logan’s Landing at (574) 722-9345 or email@example.com. Registration deadline is October 12.
July 20th, 2016
Don’t miss the eleventh annual Taste of Cass County, brought to you by Logan’s Landing! The festival will take place on Saturday August 13 starting at 5 pm in downtown Logansport, and features great food and drink from a variety of local restaurants and eateries. Enjoy live music throughout the evening featuring local bands, as well as the third annual All-American Hot Dog Eating Contest, all on the Cass County Community Foundation Stage. The Kids Korner will have a Candyland theme and will offer games and prizes for youngsters, plus a Sponge Bob bounce house. Adult beverages will be provided by the Old Style Inn and the People’s Winery. NEW THIS YEAR: we are pleased to announce that the 2016 Taste of Cass County has been officially endorsed as a Bicentennial Legacy Event by the Indiana Bicentennial Commission!
Contact the Logan’s Landing office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 574-722-9345 for additional information – and check out the Taste of Cass County facebook page, too!
July 7th, 2016
Applications for the Commercial Facade Improvement Funding Program are now available to commercial business or property owners within the Logan’s Landing district. The program offers 50% matching funding of up to $5,000 per property for eligible improvements. Activities eligible for funding include awnings, exterior painting, exterior lighting, windows and doors, façade maintenance/restoration, and installation of a new brick façade.
Logan’s Landing Executive Director Becki Harris explains, “Logan’s Landing recently received a $20,000 allocation from the City of Logansport’s County Economic Development Income Tax Fund to replenish our Façade Funding Program. This is a great opportunity for downtown businesses to improve the appearance of their buildings, with funds that have been set aside to help downtown business owners make a visible impact on our community.”
For an application or further information about the program, please contact Logan’s Landing at 574-722-9345, or by e-mail at email@example.com. Funding is limited, so applications should be submitted as soon as possible.
Logan’s Landing is a non-profit organization dedicated to making Cass County’s downtown between-the-rivers district a viable place to operate a business, a rewarding place to live, and a fun place to visit. For more information, call the Logan’s Landing office at 574-722-9345.