Eight years ago sitting with a friend at the bar at Longman & Eagle, I hatched an idea: What if there was a neighborhood resource dedicated to sharing information, news and more about Logan Square? That fledging idea turned into a Twitter handle, then a blog and into the fully grown organization you know as LoganSquarist today.
Over the years, we’ve evolved and changed with Logan Square’s needs: adding resources like our calendar of events and directory, reporting on community news and hosting local events. But one constant has remained: Our mission is focused on socializing the neighborhood. We’ve grown a lot since 2011 and we intend to keep on serving this amazing community we love so much.
To say launching LoganSquarist has been a humbling one is an understatement. And our success is due to neighbor support from readers like you, partnership from neighborhood businesses and organizations and the efforts of an amazing group of staffers lending their time voluntarily.
At our annual fundraiser, we’re celebrating this amazing entity we’ve built together.
Join Us May 15 at The Joinery
This year, the LoganSquarist Annual Fundraiser will be held Wednesday, May 15 at 7 pm at The Joinery (2533 W. Homer St.). The event celebrates eight years and proceeds will go to covering our operating costs, including website hosting fees, business fees, event supplies and marketing initiatives.
As a posh picnic-themed event, the evening will feature a raffle, photo booth courtesy of Fotio and music provided by DJ Select Inverse. Drinks and light snacks provided by local sponsors, including Feast & Imbibe, Revolution Brewing, Mesh & Bone, Foodsmart and more. In other words, we have your night covered.
In addition, don’t miss the silent auction with items from Fleur, Ampersand, Canine Sports Dog Training, Logan Theatre, Westside Paw Walkers, Second Shift and more.
Extra special thanks to our additional event sponsors Dumas and Associates Realty Inc.
Grab Your Tickets Today
Tickets are available for $35 online through April 30, and $40 until May 14, and include two raffle tickets for our raffle prizes. Tickets also include VIP access to our After Party at Green Eye Lounge (2403 W. Homer St.).
PS: Unable to join us May 15? You can help by becoming an “All-Star” Donor. Our All-Stars will receive a complimentary LoganSquarist T-shirt with donations of $75 or more.