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Laura Dowd named Finalist in “Cooperate for Community” competition! November 27, 2007

Filed under: Uncategorized — caroline@LFC @ 11:13 am

Congratulations are in order for Local Foods Connection’s tireless founder, Laura Dowd!

Laura was named a finalist in New Pioneer Food Co-op’s first ever “Cooperate for Community!” contest. The contest, sponsored in collaboration with the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) and Frontier Natural Products Co-op, honors individuals who are working for more sustainable food in our community, while exemplifying a spirit of outstanding cooperation along the way. Laura and her co-finalist, Jennifer New from Food Adventurers, both received $100 for their favorite non-profits.

The winner of the competition is Leah Wilson of the Johnson County Local Food Alliance. In addition to receiving $200 for her favorite non-profit, Leah advanced to a national contest.

To read more about the “Cooperate for Community!” award:
Cooperate for Community Award

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