Build our Local Economy with Your Gift!

Make Lexington a more vibrant, and economically flourishing place by making your tax deductible donation to Local First Lexington today! Giving is safe and convenient.

You can click here, to donate through square online, or you can send checks or money orders to:
Local First Lexington, 501 West Sixth St. Suite 250, Lexington KY, 40508.

Every gift matters and any amount you can share will be greatly appreciated and put to good use.
We appreciate your generosity and kindness!

Donate Now!

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

#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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

February 2019 Coffee Meet-up

February's installment of Local First Lexington's Coffee Meet-Up series will be held at Broomwagon Coffee + Bikes. Our topic is Doing Well by Doing Good. Our local expert this month is Dan Wu, chef and owner of Atomic Ramen. A former contestant on tv's MasterChef, Wu...
Read More