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Informer Among ‘Local First Awards’ Finalists

The Washington Informer is among categories and finalists for the 2019 Local First Awards to be presented Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Eagle Bank Club in Southwest.

The Informer, which strives to educate, empower and inform, is published by Denise Rolark Barnes. The 55-year-old weekly publication, along with other small businesses that include Black Girl Ventures, Bread for The City, Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center and Sankofa Books, is competing for “Community Champion.”

Other businesses are competing in the categories of “Builder;” “Pioneer;” “DC Maker;” “Green Thumb;” “Ripple Effect” and “High Road.”

The awards will be attended by D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson along with Council members Charles Allen and Elissa Silverman, who will join Think Local First DC in recognizing this year’s dynamic group of small business leaders.

Tickets, on sale for $79, include complimentary food samplings, beer, wine and specialty cocktails.

For a list of all the award finalists, go to http://thinklocalfirstdc.org/local-first-awards-2019. To vote, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6PXPDQY.

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