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February 2020 Coffee Meet-up: Decluttering & Organizing for the New Year

February's installment of the Local First Lexington's Coffee Meet-Up series will be held at Martine's Pastries. Our topic is Decluttering and Organizing for the New Year. Our local experts this month is Emily Evans, owner of Eliminate: Professional Organizing. Emily...

September 2019 Coffee Meet-up: Local Government Resources for Your Business

September's installment of the Local First Lexington's Coffee Meet-Up series will be held at Third Street Stuff. Our topic is Local Government Resources for Your Business. Our local experts this month are Todd Slatin and Ashton Potter Wright, DrPH, from...

August 2019 Coffee Meet-up: Building Strategic Partnerships to Grow Your Business

August's installment of the Local First Lexington's Coffee Meet-Up series will be held at Manchester Coffee Co. Our topic is Building Strategic Partnerships to Grow Your Business. Our local expert this month is Ashley C. Smith, Co-Founder of Black Soil: Our Better...

#IndependentsLex Social Media Contest, July 1-7

Celebrate local independents July 1-7, and you might win a gift certificate for Local First Lexington member businesses! It’s easy to enter and win: Take a selfie (or a photo of your pet!) at any independent, locally owned business. Post your photo to Facebook or...

LFL Happy Hour and Team Trivia Night, Wednesday 6/26

Grab a few friends and colleagues Wednesday to join Local First Lexington for an evening of fun and games at The Burl Arcade in the Distillery District! Thanks to our sponsors Bank of the Bluegrass & Trust Co. and The Wildcat Group! LFL's happy hour starts at...

June 2019 Coffee Meet-up: Making Neighborhood Events Work for Your Business

June's installment of Local First Lexington's Coffee Meet-Up series will be held next Friday morning, June 14 at Martine's Pastries. Our topic is Making Neighborhood Events Work for Your Business. Our local expert this month is Chad Walker, from Walker Properties and...

April Coffee Meet-up: Building Community through Social Media

April's installment of Local First Lexington's Coffee Meet-Up series will be held Friday morning, April 12. Our topic is Building Community through Social Media. Our local expert this month is Dr. Kinga Mnich, a business consultant and social psychologist. Public...

2019 Election of New Local First Lexington Board Members

Local First Lexington presents six candidates for election to the LFL Board of Directors for two-year terms beginning in April 2018. Current members of LFL can vote for one to six candidates via SurveyMonkey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LocalFirstLexington2019 Each...

LFL Board of Directors Elections

LFL-Board-Application-Form-2019 (PDF) Board Member Application (Google document)  Are you passionate about encouraging consumers to Buy Local? Do you have experience leading organizations or projects? Can you commit 6-8 hours a month to collaborations that help...

March 2019 Coffee Meet-up

March's installment of Local First Lexington's Coffee Meet-Up series will be held at Beach House - Caribbean Coffee & Tapas. Our topic is Building an Inclusive Workforce. Our local expert this month is Annette Jett, Executive Director of Build Inclusion. The...