Welcome

The Think Local First initiative is designed to grow jobs, strengthen our local tax base and champion commerce in the region by encouraging local purchasing, hiring and contracting of services.

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  • Building Vibrant Communities

    Building Vibrant Communities

  • Take A Closer Look

    Take A Closer Look

Think Local First Initiative

Think Local First Initiative

When the general public, government agencies, and school districts purchase products, services, and hire within the region they have a tremendous impact on the strength and success of the businesses and communities involved.
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Partners And Champions

Partners And Champions

By unifying Chambers, Business Associations, Elected Officials, Business Owners and Community, we will work together to keep commerce, jobs and tax revenue within our region.
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Reports and Data

Reports and Data

The Think Local First Initiative unveils its regional spending impact report. In addition, see how your community is spending the tax revenues it generates through local sales.
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Doing Business In The Region

Doing Business In The Region

Learn how your business can connect and contract with public agencies in your region to do business. Register for email notifications; see current RFP’s and more.
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