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May 2018 Coffee Meetup at Wild Fig

Date & Time: Friday, May 11 at 8am to 9:30am Location:  Wild Fig Books & Coffee Get Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/6sv8EUtVXfG2 Topic:  "Tips and tricks on how to build an online presence" Local Expert: Emily Riddle from Gathered Living and Miss Molly Vintage...

Mixer for Potential LFL Board Members

Wednesday, March 7 at 6 PM - 8 PM Hayden's Stockyard Eatery, Bluegrass Regional Marketplace 4561 Ironworks Pike, Lexington, KY Board Member Application: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DeFXxzSICnj0Gj9soxjU4vqeIiON-BtRWMvzbH3YNYI/edit?usp=sharing Are you passionate...

February Coffee Meet-up at Lussi Brown

Date & Time: Friday, February 9 at 8am to 9:30am Location:  Lussi Brown Coffee Bar, 114 Church Street, Lexington KY Get Directions:   https://goo.gl/maps/G79YkmRJoR62 Topic:  "How to collaborate and not compete" Facilitator:  Kevin Heathcoat from Bourbon N...

January’s Coffee Meet-up at Broomwagon

  Date & Time: Friday, January 12 at 8am to 9:30am Location:  Broomwagon Bikes & Coffee, 800 N. Limestone, Lexington KY Get Directions:  https://goo.gl/maps/8SqvEXvy3HR2 Topic:  "Doing Business in an Age of Online Reviews" Facilitator:  Candace Reichbach,...

Autumn Member Mixer on October 19, 2017

Date: Thursday, October 19, 5:30-8:30pm Location: IntegrityIT, 3080 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington KY *Food from Smithtown Seafood at West Sixth, sponsored by Build Inclusion and the Coalition for Workforce Diversity We invite members and potential members to attend our...

Introducing the Localist Rewards Card (Webinar)

Local First Lexington is excited to announce our NEW Localist Rewards Card to reward our community shoppers who shop, eat & support local, as well as provide benefits to our local merchants. Local First Lexington is partnering with Obsidian* to bring a new, robust...

October’s Coffee Meet-Up at Coffee Times

Date & Time: Friday, October 13th at 8am to 9:30am Location:  Coffee Times Coffee House, 2571 Regency Road, Lexington KY 40503 Get Directions:  https://goo.gl/maps/iKiH379EBx42 This month’s installment of Local First Lexington’s Coffee Meet-Up series will be held...

Summer Member Mixer on August 17, 2017

YOU’RE INVITED TO LOCAL FIRST LEXINGTON’S SUMMER MEMBER MIXER! Date: Wednesday, August 17, 5:30-8:30pm Location: The Burl, 375 Thompson Road, Lexington KY (The Burl is one of Lexington’s coolest live music venues, located in the Distillery District!) *Drink Specials...

August 2017 Coffee Meet-up at Lussi Brown

Date & Time: Friday, August 11th at 8am to 10am Location:  Lussi Brown Coffee Bar, 114 Church Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40508 Get Directions:  https://goo.gl/maps/KupDL957G182 This month's installment of Local First Lexington's Coffee Meet-Up series will be held...

July’s Coffee Meetup Summary

If you missed our July 2017's Coffee Meet-up ... July Meeting's Wrap-Up Local First Lexington’s Coffee Meet-Ups are small by design. The purpose of these monthly meetings is to connect with your fellow members, build relationships, and learn from one another. We...

July 2017- Coffee Meet-up

    Building Strong Employees Join us tomorrow morning for July's Coffee Meet-Up at Third Street Stuff & Coffee. Networking with substance! This month we will be discussing the conventional and non-conventional ways we have trained and built working...

Meet Localist: Will Anderson

Favorite Non-Profit: Seedleaf, The Humane Society, The Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center, and Lexington United are some of my favorites. 2-4-6-8 Why do you appreciate?! People are always willing to help you out. It doesn't matter if you're working on a project for your...

Something for Everyone: Local Gifts Under $25.

You don't have to break the bank to shop local this holiday season. We are sure you can find something for everyone on your list at Local First Lexington member businesses! We hope you enjoy these holiday shopping gift ideas. Everything is under $25 and each business...

Congratulations Lynn Martin!

Local First Lexington member and the only private local radio organization in Lexington: LM Communications has some big news. Lynn Martin, President & CEO of LM Communications Broadcast Media Group, was inducted into the Kentucky Broadcasters Association Hall of...

Sourcing Thanksgiving Locally

Local First Lexington is excited about our Holiday Shopping Challenge (starting Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26), but let’s not forget the first Holiday of the season – Thanksgiving. Here are 7 ways you can locally source your Thanksgiving celebration. If you are the...