Logan's Landing Blog

Nationally Accredited Main Street organization

February 28th, 2020

Logan’s Landing is a nationally accredited Main Street organization! Only about 15% of Main Street organizations in Indiana are nationally accredited.

 

LOGAN’S LANDING ANNOUNCES 2020 EVENT DATES

February 11th, 2020

Mark your calendars — here are the dates for Logan’s Landing 2020 events:

Downtown Green & Clean Day: Sat April 18, 9-noon

Celebrate Logansport: Thur June 4, 11-2

The Taste:  Sat August 8 starting at 5:00 pm

Downtown Development Week: Oct 11-17

Scarecrow Row & Spooktacular:

  • Spooktacular: Thur October 29, 4-6 (tentative)
  • Scarecrow Row Competition: Fri 10/16 through Sun 11/1

Downtown Christmas Open House:  Thur December 3, 4-8 pm

More details about specific events will be released as those dates approach.

 

DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE ENJOYED BY ALL!

December 13th, 2019

Logan’s Landing’s thanks everyone who helped make our 20th annual Downtown Christmas Open House a success! By exchanging donations of food and pet items, paper goods and cleaning supplies 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. Additionally, there were 11 Prize Passport winners, who visited all 13 businesses and won a combined total of $750 in Logan’s Landing Bucks!

Thanks to the generosity of the community, we collected approximately 1800 pounds of donated items! These items have been distributed to the Cass County Humane Society, Salvation Army, and Emmaus Mission Center. Special thanks to all of our volunteers, and especially to Michelle Dials for once again chairing the event.

Thanks again to our participating merchants: Bodyworks, Cass County Entrepreneurs Member Vendor Market, Drive Now Auto Credit (Mike Anderson), The Gray Mill, Kroeger Funeral Home, Legacy Outfitters & Black Dog Coffee, Minglin Jewelers, The Nest, Patten Monument, Pear Tree Gallery, The People’s Winery, Senior Helpers, and Yelle’s Boutique. Special recognition goes to Legacy Outfitters & Black Dog Coffee, the winner of this year’s Spirit of Christmas Award for the festive and welcoming atmosphere they provided to event attendees!

Congratulations once again to all the prize winners: Teresa Almon, June Blackwell, Lora Blackwell, Laurie Brower, Dianne Brown, Stephanie Buffum, Joe Buzbee, Vicky Conrad, Lindy Deeter, Joe Deforge, Mindy Eisenbise, Jackie Hamilton, Beth Johnson, Carol Kinsey, Lorna Mollencupp, Susie Oliver, Maryann Shuck, Cindy Smith, Libbey Spencer, Joan Strasser, Jennifer Sults, Nancy Vernon, and Tracy Williamson.

We hope to see everybody at next year’s Downtown Christmas Open House!

 

LOGAN’S LANDING PRESENTS DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE

November 20th, 2019

Logan’s Landing presents the 20th annual Downtown Christmas Open House,   Thursday December 5th 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, pet items, and/or paper goods and cleaning supplies, then bring them with you to the Downtown Christmas Open House.  Visit the Open House Headquarters in the Depot at Fourth & Melbourne, trade your donated items for tickets, then visit 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. Paper goods and cleaning supplies will be split between all three organizations

Be sure to check out the great bargains available at the 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 lldirector@loganslanding.com or 574-722-9345.

 

 

 

LOGAN’S LANDING UPDATE ON DOWNTOWN SPOOKTACULAR AND SCARECROW ROW

October 22nd, 2019

Logan’s Landing announces the return of your favorite seasonal downtown traditions.  On Tuesday October 29th from 4-6 pm, participating businesses 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 special event planned that evening at the historic State Theatre, as well!  See the flyer below for Downtown Spooktacular participating businesses, and look for the Spooktacular window signs at participating locations.

Voting is underway for the Scarecrow Row Competition People’s Choice Award.  Through noon on Friday October 25th, the public is invited to visit the Logans Landing facebook page, click on the 2019 Scarecrow Row photo album and “like” their favorites. The scarecrow with the most “likes” in the Logan’s Landing photo album as of noon on Friday October 25th will win a pizza and ice cream party from U-Know Pizza & Ice Cream Shop.  Tell your friends!  Tri-Kappa’s scarecrow was the winner of the 2019 Judges Choice Award, and won a free advertising package donated by Cass County Communication Network and the Pharos-Tribune.

For more information, contact Logan’s Landing at lldirector@loganslanding.com or 574-722-9345.

 

TASTE OF CASS COUNTY AUGUST 10th

August 1st, 2019

Don’t miss the fourteenth annual Taste of Cass County, brought to you by Logan’s Landing! The festival will take place on Saturday August 10 starting at 5 pm at Fourth & Market Street in downtown Logansport, and admission is just $1 per person or $3 for the whole family. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy live music throughout the evening featuring local bands, plus the sixth annual All-American Hot Dog Eating Contest, all on the Cass County Community Foundation Stage. Sample food and drink from local restaurants and eateries, and take part in family fun and activities for the youngsters from 5:00 to 8:00 in the Kids Korner. Adult beverages will be provided by the Cass County Roosters and the People’s Winery.

Funds raised at this event enable Logan’s Landing to continue their programs and projects to improve and preserve Logansport’s downtown district. For more information, contact Logan’s Landing at lldirector@loganslanding.com or 574-722-9345. Check out the Taste of Cass County facebook page, too!

 

 

 

 

VENDORS & SPONSORS WANTED FOR TASTE OF CASS COUNTY

July 1st, 2019

Logan’s Landing invites Cass County restaurants and eateries to participate as food vendors in the upcoming Taste of Cass County, scheduled for Saturday August 10th in downtown Logansport.  Taste vendors can connect with new customers, and strengthen relationships with existing customers. It’s a great opportunity to introduce new menu items, as well as serve up the classics.

Additionally, many different levels of event sponsorship are available to businesses and organizations.  For more information about becoming a Taste food vendor or sponsor, contact Logan’s Landing at 574-722-9345 or lldirector@loganslanding.com

THANKS FOR JOINING THE CELEBRATION!

June 12th, 2019

Logan’s Landing’s annual Celebrate Logansport event on June 6th was enjoyed by everyone! People of all ages gathered downtown to celebrate Logansport’s 181st birthday, enjoy free birthday cake and free kids activities, and eat delicious strawberry shortcake.

Special thanks to all who participated in this event. Extra-special thanks to event co-chairs Gwyn Seabolt and Kevin Crook, and the Logan’s Landing Promotion Committee. Additionally, thank you to Cass County Arts Alliance and  Reading Railroad for providing activities for children; Little Children’s Ministry for having a lemonade stand; local merchants and individuals for donating raffle prizes; Mike Anderson Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-RAM for balloons and the use of a vehicle and a driver for deliveries; Michelle Dials and Cass County Communication Network, Logansport Radio, and the Pharos-Tribune for helping us get the word out; the City of Logansport, especially Marla Evanich and the city employees who served shortcake; Logansport Parks Department and Cass-Pulaski Community Corrections for set-up and tear-down assistance; The River for joining us and providing music; Logansport Fire Department for ice; and Logansport Savings Bank for bottled water. And most of all, a huge THANK YOU to all our volunteers and to everyone who attended. We hope to see you all again at next year’s Celebrate Logansport event!

LOGAN’S LANDING RECEIVES 2019 NATIONAL MAIN STREET ACCREDITATION

May 14th, 2019

Logan’s Landing has once again been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program. National accreditation is earned by meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, including commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street Approach™.

Logan’s Landing’s performance is annually evaluated by Indiana Main Street, which works in partnership with the National Main Street Center to identify the local programs that meet ten national performance standards.  Evaluation criteria determines the communities that are building comprehensive and sustainable revitalization efforts and include standards such as fostering strong public-private partnerships, documenting programmatic progress, and actively preserving historic buildings.

Logan’s Landing is one of 840 Main Street America programs across the United States to receive this accreditation in 2019. In 2018 alone, Main Street America programs generated $4.93 billion in local reinvestment, helped open 5,310 net new businesses, generated 25,301 net new jobs, catalyzed the rehabilitation of 8,146 historic buildings, and clocked 2.2 million volunteer hours.

Logan’s Landing is a not-for-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.  Contact Logan’s Landing at 574-722-9345 or lldirector@loganslanding.com.

LOGANSPORT NAMED TO TOP 25 IN AMERICA’S MAIN STREETS CONTEST

May 6th, 2019

Logansport has been named a Top 25 quarter-finalist in the America’s Main Street contest, for a chance to win $25,000 and related prizes for downtown revitalization!

More than 230 communities nationwide were nominated, and we have advanced to the next round! Please use the link below to vote for Logansport; you can vote once a day through May 26th to help us advance to the semi-finalist round. We need community support to win! You can vote TWENTY-FIVE TIMES every 24 hours, per IP address.

For more details, to read Logansport’s nomination, and most importantly, to vote, visit mainstreetcontest.com.  The direct link to vote for Logansport is https://www.mainstreetcontest.com/profile/56.

Let’s all band together and help make good things happen in Logansport!

America’s Main Street contest is sponsored by Independent We Stand, STIHL Inc, Do it Best Corp, Flip This Town, Nationwide Marketing Group, North American Retail Hardware Association, and PPG Paints.