LOGAN, W.Va. — Officials from city hall and the Logan Banner recently announced the winners of their contest which encouraged school spirit from downtown businesses.
Mayor Serafino Nolletti, city clerk Amber Viars and publisher of the Logan Banner Ed Martin kicked of the campaign at the Logan Banner September 20 by putting out the call to local businesses to show their Wildcat pride by decorating their storefronts for the homecoming parade.
The winners were invited into the council chambers at city hall for an awards ceremony honoring their commitment to the Logan High School Wildcats, the city of Logan, local businesses and the community as a whole.
Hannah White, Miss Logan High was on hand to present the awards along with Nolletti, Viars and Martin.
First place, receiving a half page advertisement in the Logan banner and a window cleaning, was Cheeriffic Allstars.
B&B Loans took the silver medal for their storefront and will receive a quarter page ad in the Logan Banner and window cleaning.
Closet Swap received third place, and will receive a quarter page ad in the Logan Banner and a window cleaning.
Fourth place, receiving a quarter page ad in the Logan Banner and a window cleaning was Wolfe Law Offices.
All windows that were decorated for the contest will receive a window cleaning from the City of Logan.
This contest marks the beginning of long term effort to foster community growth in the city.
Beginning in November, another window decorating contest will be launched for the Christmas season.
The theme for the upcoming window decorating contest will be, “The Grinch that Stole Christmas.”
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Amber Viars contributed to this article.
Owen Wells is a reporter for Civitas Media. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1729 or by email at email@example.com.