Thanks to the generous co-sponsorship of American Express and Illinois National Bank, Local First Springfield announces that it will host a special public event on March 19.
“Local First Springfield is proud to be able to bring Mr. Jeff Milchin, the co-founder of the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA), to Springfield,” Local First Springfield Board President George Preckwinkle announced today. “Mr. Milchin will lead a discussion on ''Not Just Local, But Locally Owned – how you can help independent businesses thrive, strengthen our local economy and affect public policy to maintain a vital, sustainable community.'”
“We are also delighted to add that thanks to the co-sponsorship of American Express and Illinois National Bank, Local First Springfield will be able to open this event to the public at no charge. We do, however, ask that interested parties RSVP at our website.”
Local First Springfield is a 300-member-and-growing alliance of local businesses, non-profits and citizens which seeks to educate local citizens, businesses and public officials on the direct relationship between of keeping your dollars local and the vibrancy of the Springfield economy and community.
Event time, place and location information is as follows:
Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Time: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sponsored by: American Express and Illinois National Bank
Location: INB Conference Center, 4th and Jackson, Springfield, IL
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, but please RSVP at localfirstspringfield.com