Local First Springfield crowned eight businesses award winners during a ceremony at the annual meeting hosted by Springfield Electric Lighting & Design and Capital City Event Planning last night.
Local First Springfield is a nonprofit made up of local independent businesses and organizations in Sangamon County. Its purpose is to educate and create awareness of the value of supporting local businesses.
Jamie Stout was sworn in as President replacing Desiree Logsdon.
“Local First Springfield is committed to supporting and celebrating independent, local businesses, and their owners. The board of directors looks forward to strengthening our local economy by helping these businesses that make our community thrive,” said Jamie.
The winners included:
The Local First Springfield 2019 Marine Bank Local First Champion Award presented to Ace Hardware.
The Local First Springfield 2019 Sangamon Reclaimed Member of the Year Award presented to VELE.
The Local First Springfield 2019 Heartland Financial Services Best Collaborators Award presented to Distinctive Designs for Kitchens & Baths & The Arizona Tile Company.
The Local First Springfield 2019 Scooter’s Lawn Care Social Change Makers Award presented to Eck, Schafer & Punke, LLP.
The Local First Springfield 2019 Gem PR & Media Wave Makers Award presented to Springfield Electric Lighting & Design.
The Local First Springfield 2019 Innovators Award presented to Just The Basics Mobile Bar.
The Local First Springfield 2019 The Arizona Tile Company Emerging & Energized Award presented to Bailey Family Insurance.
For more information about Local First Springfield please see our about page.
The Local First Springfield 2nd Annual Awards photos are available here.