Local First Bloomington http://localfirstbloomington.squarespace.com/ Bloomington, IN Act Local First | Business Network / Alliance Local First Bloomington is a non-profit organization committed to supporting and promoting locally owned, independent business. Our group educates the public, facilitates collaboration and engages in outreach in order to create a more economically and environmentally sustainable local community, while preserving its unique local character. Local First Bloomington has been a support network and cheerleader for local businesses since 2009. Bloomington is a vibrant community with a local character appreciated by long-time residents, students and visitors. Local business is at the center of that character. Our members benefit from collaborative marketing, free networking and educational events every quarter, membership decals and other freebies, and an immediate connection to an active community of like-minded people.