Distinctly Different

When you need a product or service, we challenge you to ask “Can I get this in the Marshalltown area?” If the answer is yes, please Think Local First!

Why Think Local First?

It adds to the local economy – Keeping money in Marshall County

It creates jobs – More business for local shops = More jobs for local residents

It reduces environmental impact – Less driving to larger cities

It’s about customer service – Local owners know you by name and are product/service experts

It helps make Marshalltown a destination – Small businesses make our community unique

2022/2023 Think Local First Leading Sponsor:

2022/2023 Champion sponsors: Farmers Savings Bank & Mitchell Family Funeral Services

2022/2023 Advocate sponsors:

  • BeMobile Verizon Marshalltown
  • C Eye Care
  • Glenwood Place
  • Manatts, Inc.
  • RACOM Corporation
  • Taylor’s Maid Rite
  • Times-Republican
  • US Bank
  • Vaughn’s Pub