Be sure to nominate your local favorites by 5pm tonight!

Last Chance to Submit Your Nominations for This Year's Local First Member Awards!

We can't wait to come together at this year's Member Celebration and recognize the amazing local businesses and non-profit that make La Plata County so great! Nominations for this year's Local First Member Awards are due tonight, March 25th, at 5pm! Nominate your favorites for the following:

The Local Legend

Celebrating a long-standing local, independent business who never fails to inspire us all to be great and do great!


The Community Collaborator

Recognizing a local, independent business who goes the extra mile to bring together and collaborate with their local business and non-profit neighbors.

The Stellar (c)3

Acknowledging a local non-profit organization that goes above and beyond to serve the community.


For consideration, nominations must be received by 5PM on March 25, 2022!

Save the Date: Annual Local First Member Celebration
April 8th, 2022 | 6PM - 8PM


Join Local First staff, business members, and community localists for an evening of celebration, connection, and camaraderie on April 8th from 6-8pm at The Powerhouse.

Alongside the opportunity to come together, this year’s Local First Member Celebration will feature food provided by Sage Farm Fresh Eats, live performance by Lacey Black presented by Ska Brewing, our 2022 member awards ceremony, and guided conversations to continue our collective work of strengthening the local movement.

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