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

Think Local First Leading Sponsor: Lennox

Champion sponsors: Clapsaddle-Garber Associates, Inc. and McGregors Furniture

2021/2022 Advocate sponsors:

  • 319 Decor & Design
  • AAA Septic Service Inc.
  • Augustine Company
  • C Eye Care
  • Dank’s Lazer Engraving
  • Eyecare Associates
  • Hardon’s, Inc.
  • Manatts, Inc.
  • Marshalltown Central Business District
  • My Dinosaur Dreams
  • Oliver Beene Designs
  • Tannin, Inc.
  • The Final Draft Films
  • Theisens
  • Tremont Restaurants
  • Thrivent Financial