LOOGOOTEE – CALL is a non-profit organization that helps promote business and community growth in Loogootee. Their mission is to network and collaborate with community partners, securing resources, promoting events, and strengthening pride and unity in Loogootee.
Serving as President is Molly Johnson, Vice President is Teresa Nolley and Secretary is Pam Loughmiller.
Their ultimate goal is to become a member of the Indiana Main Street Program. Indiana Main Street encourages community-driven revitalization of downtown areas in Indiana cities and towns. The program provides technical assistance and educational opportunities to participating communities. Indiana Main Street is the state’s coordinating program to the National Main Street Center.
Their first goal was to open a farmers market. The first market was held on June 26th. The market is now open on the second and 4th Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. until noon at 510 North John F Kennedy Avenue in Loogootee. The next farmers market is scheduled for Saturday, July 10th. The annual membership dues for vendors is $50 or you can pay $10 per week.
CALL hopes now that the first small step is complete it will lead towards bigger goals. That includes working on getting funding for downtown improvements.
To join the group or find out more information on how you can get involved visit their website.